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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 Amazing Grace Mae"
HIPS OFA: GOOD             ELBOWS: OFA Normal CERF: Clear                      EIC: Clear  
Weight: 90 lbs                  DOB: 10/29/10

     "Guide" was the sire of  our most recent litter.  He is owned by Richard Spike.  We were thrilled to have the opportunity to introduce Guide's line to our breeding program.  He is the son of FC AFC Way-da-go Call of the Wild.  Guide earned his AKC Junior Hunter title at nine months old. At that time, he was doing doubles along with a blind retrieve. Personality wise, Guide is like a teddy bear around people and other dogs.
      "Grace"  was the mother of our most recent litter.  She is the daughter of Hillview's Reuben James JH & our very own "Onyx", the daughter of NFC FC AFC Five Star General Patton. Grace turns heads with both her confirmation and calm, friendly disposition. She is a certified therapy dog & is working daily with students in our primary school. Because of her laid back, easy going personality, she has been the dog of choice for our son's 4-H project.  This was Grace's last litter, but we kept a pup  from this litter to continue this line.
"Thunders Take Me To Your Leader JH"
HIPS OFA: GOOD               ELBOWS: OFA Normal 
EIC: Clear                            CNM: Clear
CERF: Clear            OFA Cardiac # LR-CA5495/12M/P-VPI
Weight: 80 lbs                    DOB: 12/3/10