Welcome to Pondside Retrievers!  

Pondside strives to be a peaceful haven where our retrievers can grow, play and flourish to reach their full potential as companion animals. We enjoy many hours of recreation with our dogs through such activities as agility, rally-o, and just plain fun in our own yard. We love helping rescued retrievers find there way to loving forever homes, providing socialization and training to get them off to a great start. We are also proud to provide excellent pure bred Labradors to ensure the continuation of this wonderful breed.

We generally produce one or two litters a year. Our dogs are an integral part of our family and all puppies are raised in our home and are well socialized. Prior to being bred our dogs will have completed a thorough health screening for common Labrador diseases and have had hips and elbows certified through the OFA.

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Agility fun with Junie

Junie is just getting started in her agility training but she’s learning quickly and we’re having a blast! Below is a video of Junie at 16 months old, starting to get the hang of jumps and a little sequence. 

Puppy classes

Our basic puppy training classes are in full swing at Brandow’s Feed Store in Oneonta, NY. Stop by the store to sign up for our next round of classes which will begin on Thursday, April 27, 2017. Our 4h basic dog training classes have also begun, and we are looking forward to another season of … Continue reading Puppy classes

Busy, busy, busy!

With the pending arrival of another litter of puppies and a new round of classes in progress, we have been very busy with our dogs and enjoying every minute of it! The 4-h dog program is in full swing. We started this spring with a basic class for some new puppies and have now moved … Continue reading Busy, busy, busy!

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