Great Expectations
Labrador and Chesapeake Bay Retrievers
German Shorthaired Pointers
AKC BREEDER OF MERIT
**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.  

 

Family with Labrador - Stud Service

 

 

 

     

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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, retriever basics and conformation handling.
$100 per lesson (90 minutes)
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Training Classes
We can customize group classes for your needs- customized to meet your needs..email us  for a quote. Conformation, obedience, crate training, manners, force fetch etc.
3 person minimum


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 currently full- we recommend .......
Kirk Wichman with 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.
  • Hours for drop off and pick up **Monday-Friday 9-5 some saturdays 9-12. If you are needing extended hours or sunday pick up we can recommend another local boarding facility to accomidate your needs
  • We are not accepting new boarding clients at this time- please check back soon.

 

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. Labradors, German Shorthaired Pointers and Cesapeake Bay Retrievers.

Requirements- Brucellosis testing for live cover. Labrador- OFA, EIC, CNM (field lab breedings), PRA and CERF. Chesapeake- OFA, EIC, DM, PRA, LC, 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.