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PRESTON LABS       Shawano, WI
715-526-6946
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The Labrador Retriever   Click Here
Provides information specific to the breed and has answers to frequently asked questions.

Helpful Links
The Labrador Club  Click Here
The AKC Parent Club of the Labrador Retriever


American Kennel Club  Click Here
The official site of the AKC.

Orthopedic Foundation for Animals  OFA   Click Here
Provides a database for canine health clearances, as well as information regarding genetic orthopedic diseases in dogs.


Hip Dysplasia  Click Here
Provides information on the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of hip dysplasia.

Elbow Dysplasia    Click Here
Provides information on elbow dysplasia.
Canine Eye Registration Foundation  Click Here
CERF is a centralized, national registry of dogs certified free of heritable eye disease by members of the American College of Veterinary Ophthalmologists.

AKC TITLES
Competitive Titles (shown before a dog's name on an AKC pedigree)
NFC - National Field Champion: Winner of the annual National Open Field Trial Championship.  To qualify for this event, dogs accumulate points by winning in club trials.

NAFC - National Amateur Field Champion:  Winner of the annual National Amateur Field Trial Championship.  Dogs must be handled by non-professionals.  To qualify, dogs accumulate points by winning club trials.

FC - Field Champion:  Open stakes field trial title awarded for accumulating points and wins at club trials.

AFC - Amateur Field Champion: Amateur only handled field trial title awarded for accumulating points and wins at club trials.
 A "C" before any of these means the dog as earned the title in Canada.

CH - Champion: Championship title won in dog shows based on confirmation not field ability.

Noncompetitive Titles (shown after the dog's name on an AKC pedigree)

MH - Master Hunter: The highest non competitive hunt test title, earned by qualifying at the club hunt test level in 6 Master hunter level events.

SH - Senior Hunter:  The intermediate non competitive field title, earned by qualifying at the club hunt test level in 5 Senior Hunter level events.

JH - Junior Hunter:  The basic non competitive field title, earned by qualifying at the club hunt test level in 4 Junior Hunter level events.

"Preston's Madison Capital Gain"
HIPS OFA: GOOD             ELBOWS: OFA Normal CERF: Clear                      EIC: Clear  
Weight: 72 lbs                  DOB: 4/6/10
   
     "Ruger" is the one we've been waiting for! This is Ruger's third sired litter, and we couldn't be more excited to have him in our breeding program. He is the son of "Candlewood Atti's Sun Dubay MH". Ruger is the perfect blend of confirmation and field lines. His blocky head and thick chest turn heads. He is a well-mannered house dog and extremely talented pheasant hunter. -great marking and superb retrieval skills. Ruger is the total package!
    "Maddie" is the mother of our current litter. She is the daughter of FC Candlewood's Meet Joe Black. She has one of the finest pedigrees around. Maddie is extremely intelligent and has a strong desire to please. Maddie has a very loving personalty. She lives right in our home and will put up with anything from our 2 young children. She is very athletic and lives for retrieving in and out of the water. Maddie sports a taller, longer frame with a beautiful square head.    

"Perfect Ten Preston's Ruger Pointing Upland"
PENN HIPS: 90th percentile        HIPS OFA: GOOD ELBOWS: OFA Normal                Weight: 90 lbs DOB: 5/17/10