Great Expectations
Labrador and Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
German Shorthaired Pointers
**AKC- Canine Good Citizens (CGC) testing facility**
Home of show champions and master hunters!

Expert Labrador Training  

Avoid the stresses of an unruly pet with our Labrador training program at Great Expectations. We offer obedience classes for your new puppy, as well as problem solving. Call (888) 963-0782 to learn how you and your dog can benefit with our Labrador training and boarding services.  


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Puppy Headstart- introduction to field work, crate training and gunfire
We provide individual care and specialized attention for your pup. Headstart is included in the raising of all litters whelped by us here at GE.  We start the developing high achievers program at 3 days of age and continue until eyes and ears are open.  Formal headstart begins at 5 weeks of age and continues until they go home at 8-9 weeks. 
We do offer crate training and housebreking for client dogs. $200 a week.

Basic Obedience- 6 months of age and over
Who's walking who here?? Use our basic obedience program to build a relationship of communication and trust. Your dog will learn- to walk on a loose lead, here, heel, sit (means stay), down, crating, socializing and more.  $750 for 4 weeks 

Private Lessons
You can do it! Let us help you have the companion you deserve.  Lessons are offered for basic through advanced obedience, problem solving and retriever basics.
$100 per lesson (90 minutes)

Group Training Classes
Please Inquire for current schedule and availability.

Retriever training
Tired of the birds not making it to the table? Let us give your family companion the education he needs to be an honor to shoot for. A limited number of openings are available reservations accepted. Let the 20 years of professional retriever training experience work for you. 
Our waitlist is full- we recommend .......
Tioga Retrievers in Tioga, TX, 
Hidden Lake Retrievers in Anderson, Tx

Secure boarding
Need to get away? Safely board your dog and relax knowing he or she is receiving daily exercise and supervised socialization in their one acre play yard. Proof of current vaccinations is required for all dogs entering the property, including parvo, distemper, bordetella, and rabies- proof of titer testing is acceptable. We do recommend a series of 2 of canine flu vaccines but do not require it.

  • General daily boarding $20 a day
  • Board and train program is available for an additional fee of $10 per day
  • There is no extra charge to administer daily medication and daily supervised play time.
  • CLOSED on sundays and holidays- no after hours drop off or pick up!
    **Monday-Friday 9-5 some saturdays 9-12. If you are needing extended hours we can recommend another local boarding facility to accomidate your needs


Breeding services
Single lab female looking for...........We have what you're looking for in the sire of your next litter.  Whether you're looking to improve conformation, working ability or temperament, you have a choice of English or American sires for show or field.  Contact us now to submit female application for consideration.

Requirements- Brucellosis testing for live cover. Labrador- OFA, EIC, CNM (field lab breedings), PRA and CERF. Chesapeake- OFA, EIC, DM, PRA, CERF. German Shorthaired Pointer- OFA, LD, CD, Dilute (if pedigree warrants), CERF. AI's and shipping of chilled semen includes an extra charge. ALL pet/hunting  puppies must be sold on limited registration and spay/neuter contracts- no exceptions!

Contact us at (888)963-0782 to learn how
you and your retriever can benefit with our
Labrador training program.