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Black Ice Retriev­ers is the Proud Home of…

  • Two AKC (QAA) Qual­i­fied All Age dogs & 1 w/All Age placements
  • Mul­ti­ple AKC Mas­ter Hunt Titles and all their devel­op­ing titles, JH SH
  • One addi­tional dog work­ing on their QAA
  • Mul­ti­ple HRC Retriever Champions
  • Mul­ti­ple APLA Grand Mas­ter Point­ing Retrievers
  • The only Point­ing Lab prgrm w/ 5 Open Nat’l Chmp
    • 2 NBDCA (National Bird Dog Chal­lenge Assoc)
    • 2 NUCS (National Upland Clas­sic Series)
    • 1 UFTA (United Field Trial Association)
  • Mul­ti­ple “Dog of the Year” Awards (2004 & 2007)
  • 1 Hall of Fame Induc­tion and 2 more qualified
  • In “Shoot to Retrieve” Series:
    • Over 1,700 Open Cham­pion Points
    • With more than 185 1st Place Open Wins
    • With over 325 Open top 3 placements

All this with just 4 dogs? WOW…and we are just get­ting started!

To that end, over the past 30 months we have added 4 more poten­tial cham­pi­ons to our devel­op­ing ken­nel in the likes of Blast, Buddy & Jazz. See details on each under the “Our dogs” page.

Blast & Buddy come from the two best choco­late blood lines in the coun­try. Their early accom­plish­ments (col­lec­tively pass­ing 17 of 18 Hunt Test) will cer­tainly lead to some great off-spring. Wait until you see their pedi­grees!
Indeed, we have been very blessed to say the least with some of the health­i­est, intel­li­gent point­ing labs we could find. We have a sup­port team of mul­ti­ple awe­some pro­fes­sional train­ers / great friends, which share our unquench­able pas­sion to help Black Ice Retriev­ers pro­duce the most intel­li­gent dec­o­rated point­ing Labradors in the coun­try.
We take that respon­si­bil­ity, invest­ment and the exten­sive research that goes along with that goal, extremely seri­ous. Some­times we have waited close to three years across mul­ti­ple repeat breed­ings just to get the exact one pick of the lit­ter we desired. Such was the case in our selec­tion of our devel­op­ing Choco­late male named Mud Bud – “Buddy.”

BuddyHRCH Black Ice’s Car­bon Copy of Ammo Mud Bud “Buddy” MH QAA

If you’re inter­ested in a pup sired by Buddy check out our “Up Com­ing Lit­ters“page.

Fire

Black Ice’s Rain­mak­ers Come on Baby Light My Fire” born 06/7/13

I am orig­i­nally from the “Show me state,” so see­ing is believ­ing. I grew up hunt­ing ducks off of the Mis­souri & Mis­sis­sippi Rivers in ST. Charles, Mo. where if your lab could not han­dle mul­ti­ple marks and blinds, you and your dog were not invited back. We have some of the high­est stan­dards in the indus­try. While other lab ken­nels breed great grand chil­dren, grand chil­dren, & daugh­ters of well accom­plished dogs, we only have lit­ters from dogs that are well accom­plished them­selves.
We prove that your puppy’s imme­di­ate par­ents are highly intel­li­gent are we just don’t breed them like the major­ity of breed­ers do. Why do breed­ers pro­mote pup­pies from unproven par­ents? Pri­mar­ily two rea­sons; first they don’t pro­mote the parent’s intel­li­gence because it sim­ply might not be smart enough to do advanced work and or the test­ing of the dog takes time, effort & invest­ment.
BUYERS BEWARE! There are only two types of lab breed­ers; those that breed for quan­tity AND THOSE THAT BREED FOR QUALITY. You need to decide for your­self what type of buyer you are and then do your research.

Whelped Litter

Black Ice x Deuce lit­ter of 8 whelped on 03/17/13

This indus­try is very com­pet­i­tive and you can buy a lab from just about any news­pa­per you pick up….but you get what you pay for. Our best cus­tomers are fam­i­lies who sim­ply want the best pos­si­ble dog for the dol­lar and take the time & effort to make the best informed buy­ing deci­sion pos­si­ble.
Thank you for vis­it­ing our Web site. We hope you enjoy brows­ing all the details of our devel­op­ing brand. If you have any ques­tions or com­ments please feel free to reach out to us. Our con­tact infor­ma­tion can be found on the About Us page. May God Bless you and your families.