Duck Season has arrived! Opening weekend was prime blue wing teal shooting, NPR's Country Comes to Town, (Toby) did a great job marking and running blinds. The second weekend saw the departure of the blue wings and the arrival of plenty of green wing teal. Lots of fun burning shells and Pistol had a couple of nice blind retrieves!
Northern Plains Dogs go 9/12 at the Land of Lakes HRC Test! Dogs handled by Northern Plains Retrievers passed two Finished tests and nine Started tests, and earned three titles at
Kelly Farms September 6th and 7th.
Northern Plains Dogs go 10/10 at the Jim River HRC Test! Northern Plains dogs earned two more Started Hunting Retriever titles and Kobi passed his fourth Seasoned test in a row! Congratulations to Kobi's owners, Jeff and Annette Travis of New London, MN! Kudos to the Jim River Hunting Retriever Club for a successful inaugural hunt!!
Northern Plains Dogs go 16/16 at the Dakota HRC Test! Northern Plains dogs had things go their way as they collected two Started Hunting Retriever titles and two Hunting Retriever titles enroute to a perfect record for the weekend in Henry, SD July 26th and 27th.
Northern Plains Dogs go 12/14 at Prairie Lakes HRC Test! Dogs trained or handled by Northern Plains Retrievers passed a total of five Started tests, five Seasoned tests, and two Finished tests at Elk Lake Heritage Preserve outside of Hoffman, MN July 12th and 13th.
Congratulations! To Jessie's sire, Crow Rivers Lucky to the Max, who recently won the open stake at a field trial in Georgia to earn his Field Champion title. Congrats also to Lucky's owner, Roger Weller of Crow River Retrievers!
New Dog! We have added a new dog to our breeding program. Check out Jessie's Pedigree and Pics on her new webpage!