Service Dogs Aren’t Just Companions, They’re Life-Savers

service dog helping veteran with ptsd

There is something about a dog’s company that can be uplifting for someone struggling with mental and physical health issues. Whether the problem is depression, PTSD, special needs, or Epilepsy, emotional support dogs can save a human’s life. You are the owner who takes care of them, and they will take care of you. Trauma… Read more »

Why search and rescue dogs? A true story.

Search and Rescue Dog searching under debris

Many years ago, my brother, who lives in California came home to find his long-time partner gone from the home. It was not too surprising considering they lived on a ranch in the wine country with streams and red wood trees. It was certainly a beautiful place to go for a walk. As the day… Read more »

Labrador Retrievers and the AKC Breed Standard

Labrador god laying down in a field

At Hidden Pond Labradors, we place a large emphasis on the AKC breed standard, ensuring that our dogs come from upstanding championship bloodlines and are certified by the American Kennel Club. The AKC Breed Standard is essentially a set of criteria for a dog to be considered of the highest breed quality possible.   In… Read more »

How Labrador Retriever’s Coat Colors are Determined: Black, Chocolate, and Yellow

A Labrador retriever’s coat is a defining characteristic and an important factor when choosing the newest addition to your family. As recognized Labrador breeders, we are knowledgeable on these dogs and their coat colors. There are several factors that determine color, which every prospective buyer and owner should know. Most importantly to note: there are… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Stud Dog for Your Bitch

If you’re looking to produce a healthy litter of Labrador puppies with your bitch, it’s incredibly important that you find her the right stud dog, or Sire. Look no further than Hidden Ponds Labradors—through either side-by-side breeding or semen shipment, we have a history of producing litters that have proven immensely successful in the long… Read more »

The Importance of a Champion Bloodline for Your Labrador Puppy

When looking to add a puppy to your home, it’s important that you choose the breed of dog very carefully, find the most trustworthy and exceptional breeder, and ensure that your future companion has an outstanding pedigree. Breeding and lineage of your puppy’s parents are essential factors to consider when selecting the right pup for… Read more »

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