Northern Plains Retrievers - Complete Gun Dog Retriever Training - Madison, Minnesota

Parkers Prairie, MN

Training and Breeding
Gun Dogs
That Can Do It All.



Expecting Black, Yellow, and Chocolate Puppies!! - in February and March.  All parents titled and outstanding hunters!  You can find more info. on our Litters page

Now Accepting Training Deposits!  We are now accepting deposits to hold training slots for the 2016 training season.  In February we will begin working with dogs in our Puppy, Started, Finished, and Hunt Test Training Programs.  Please call for more info. or to sign your dog up today!

Northern Plains Dogs Pass 8/10 at Land of Lakes!  Our dogs passed 6 Finished tests and 2 Started tests at the Land of Lakes HRC Hunt Test held Sept. 12th and 13th at Kelly Farms in Hugo, MN.  Congrats to Pete McGinty and Jeff Travis as their dogs Toby and Kobi earned Finished passes.  Our big yellow female, Grace, earned two passes and her HRC Started Hunting Retriever title!

Northern Plains Dogs Pass 10/13 at Jim River!  The dogs passed 5 Finished tests and 5 Started tests at the Jim River HRC Hunt Test held August 8th and 9th at Lynn Lake Lodge by Webster, SD.  Congratulations to Jeff Travis, as his dog Kobi earned his HRC Hunting Retriever Champion title! Toby, owned by Pete McGinty, and our dog Train, also picked up Finished passes on the weekend.  Our dogs Tori and Faith earned their Started Hunting Retriever titles as well.

Northern Plains Dogs Pass 9/12 at Dakota HRC Test!  The dogs passed 3 Finished tests and 6 Started tests at the Dakota HRC test held by Henry, SD July 25th and 26th.  Kobi picked up another Finished pass and now needs only one more for his Hunting Retreiver Champion title, he is owned by Jeff Travis of New London, MN.
Northern Plains Dogs go 13/14 at Prairie Lakes HRC!  Northern Plains dogs passes 6 Finished tests and 7 Started tests at the Prairie Lakes HRC Hunt Test held July 11th and 12th at Elk Lake Heritage Preserve in Hoffman, MN.  Thanks to Ed and Nettie for their gracious hosting!

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!

HRCH Roux's Northern Plains Express MH Standing at Stud!  Give us a call if you have a female you would like to breed to Train.  He is a great combination of talent and trainability, plus he has thrown point in his previous litters.  Train now has frozen semen available if a natural breeding isn't possible.  Click on our Males Page to find more information and pictures. 





































We provide first class Professional Gun Dog Training for your retriever.  Whether you want your dog to become a superior retriever for hunting waterfowl, or you are looking for a gun dog trainer to develop your dog into a great upland hunter, or both, you'll find excellence in training at Northern Plains Retrievers.  We offer a number of different training programs and we will customize your dog's program to fit the type of hunting that you do.  To see the details of each program click on Retriever Training.

Are you interested in Pointing Labrador Puppies?  Looking for a labrador retriever puppy bred for drive and companionship?  We offer carefully selected breedings that will produce black, chocolate, and yellow lab pups.  Many of the dogs we breed are from pointing labrador bloodlines and either point themselves or throw pointing lab pups.  We love to get these pups back for training due to their strong instincts, great noses, and intelligence.  Simply put, they are a pleasure to train.  The disposition of these dogs makes them as fine a family dog as they will be a hunting companion.  We are expecting black, yellow, and chocolate puppies in February and March, you can get more information on our Litters page.   

In the market for a Trained Retriever?  We occasionally have labs for sale that have been through one of our gun dog training programs.  Depending on their age and the level of training they have achieved, we will sell them as Started Pups, Started Dogs, or Finished Dogs.  Started pups will have gone through our Puppy Program.  Started dogs will have been force-fetched and gone through the rest of our Started Program.  Finished dogs will have gone through our Finished Program and learned to handle on blind retrieves and retrieve multiple marks.  No matter what level you choose, once you have hunted with a trained retriever, you'll never want to hunt with anything else! To see the trained dogs we have for sale, click on Started Dogs . 

Home Training Programs Contact Us Feedback About Us Guarantees Females Males Litters Started Dogs Gallery
Copyright ©2007  Northern Plains Retrievers.    All Rights Reserved.