ROOSTER VALLEY LABRADORS

2014

 
 

We are located in the heart of California’s Central Valley.  We are a small family operated kennel breeding family oriented dogs.  As a farming family with lots of acreage for a dog to run on, and a love for hunting at a young age, I was constantly on the lookout for the perfect companion and working dog.  The Labrador Retriever was the answer.


Our love for the Labrador Retriever gave us the desire to produce a dog with a good temperament and healthy genetic background.  All of our dogs are lovingly raised by our entire family.  With three children of elementary school age, the puppies are well played with and handled from the moment they are born. The puppies have on multiple occasions been known to be seen wrapped in blankets, being pushed around the yard in strollers, or been snuck into the house as babies!  Our children actively take part in the care and raising of the puppies, with each having specific tasks involved with the puppies.


The overall health, temperament, and conformation of each individual dog is taken into consideration before each breeding.  We try to compliment one dogs weaknesses with another’s strengths to produce  the best possible puppy.  Keeping in mind that there is no perfect dog out there, we take into consideration every aspect of each dog.  One dog may have a beautiful conformation, a very desirable temperament, and clear eyes, but may be weak in the hips or elbows. Through conversations with our veterinarian and using our own experiences from the past, we would try to match that dog to one with stronger joints.  But in saying that, if a dog completely fails a health test, it won’t be used for breeding.  Keep in mind that genetic testing is not a guarantee that the puppies will have perfect joints and eyes, but it is a good insurance policy.  If both parents have good joints and eyes, there is less chance that the puppies will be affected.  If you want more information on Hip or Elbow Dysplasia, please see Orthopedic Foundation for Animals website at www.offa.org.  For more information on Eye Screenings go to the the Canine Eye Registration’s website at www.vmbd.org/cerf.html.


We have recently had all our breeding adults tested for Centronuclear Myopothy (CNM) which is a hereditary disease becoming more common in the Labrador Retriever.  All of our dogs were cleared and given a registration number.  Any offspring coming from parents that have both been cleared have no chance of carrying the gene and therefore cannot spread the disease.  Centronuclear Myopothy is a degenerative disease that can leave a dog completely crippled at a very young age.  For more information visit the Centronuclear Myopothy website at www.labradorcnm.com.

 

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Located in Central California

We are an hour and a half drive from san francisco/bay area, sacramento and the fresno area.

True Labrador Retriever temperament is as much a hallmark of the breed as the “otter” tail.  The ideal disposition is one of a kindly, outgoing, tractable nature; eager to please and non-aggressive towards man or animal.  The Labrador Retriever has much that appeals to people;  his gentle ways, intelligence and adaptability make him an ideal dog.

Last Updated June 16, 2014

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