Retired Girls

Hardin’s Hot Rod Hemi SH, RA, CGC, NA, NAJ, NF, “Hemi”

Chocolate Labrador sitting up

Hemi is an excellent marker, she is full of drive, speed, and style. She wants to work/train as much as she can whether she is training for a hunt test, obedience training, or practicing agility. Hemi has 4 AKC Senior passes, an AKC Rally Advanced Title, a Canine Good Citizen Certificate, a Novice Jumpers Title, a Novice Agility Title, and a Novice FAST title.

hemi21birdsHemi is also an excellent hunting companion.  Whether up land hunting or waterfowl hunting on the Columbia River she hunts with heart and style.  From upland hunting to waterfowl hunting Hemi retrieved 100s of birds this season (2013)!


Hemi is a joy to have in the house. She finds just as much joy in running around the house with a squeaky toy as she does running in the field! She also loves to relax and cuddle on the couch.


Hemi was born June 12, 2009. Hemi’s sire is FC AFC Wayda Go Call of the Wild, “Drake” and her dam is Jacob’s Hermione MH, “Mione” a Master Hunter out of AFC Portland’s Muddy Waters, “Muddy”. Hemi is a dark chocolate with a very athletic build, she weighs a little under 60lbs. For more information on Hemi click the link or links below. 

Hemi’s Pedigree (coming soon)
Hemi’s Clearances
Hemi’s Titles:  Canine Good Citizen, Advanced Rally, Novice Jumpers, Novice Standard, and Novice FAST (coming soon)

field trial training

Sky River’s Candle in the Wind JH RN, “Norma Jean”

Norma JeanNorma Jean was born on September 12, 2011. She received her Junior Hunter Title and Rally Novice title the summer of 2013. Norma Jean is now working on getting her Senior Hunter Title and Canine Good Citizen Title. She is also upland bird hunting!

Norma JeanNorma Jean is a fun loving goofy girl until it comes to retrieving then she is very serious. She is an excellent marker and LOVES water. She also does well at AKC Rally and will be an great pheasant dog.

 Norma Jean is a reddish, small golden weighing only 50lbs. Her sire is FC AFC OTCH FTCH AFTCH TNT’s Stanley Steamer UDX WCX MH FDHF OS and her dam is Porjay’s Black Eye Pea JH. See below for Norma Jean’s pedigree and clearances:






Red Roses for a Blue Lady, “Rosie”

Pup RosieRosie is a dog I bought for my mom so that she would have a nice, calm, intelligent, Chocolate Labrador and Rosie is just that. Rosie is beauty and brains. Although my mom has not competed with Rosie, she does everything my mom asks of her and is a GREAT dog. Rosie lives with my mom in Coos Bay, Oregon and gets to spend a lot of time on the beach.

Rosie not only is a great companion she is also very pretty, with a broad but feminine head and dark chocolate coloring. Rosie’s sire is Ch. Sooner or Later XIII and her dam is Latte’s Miss Leah CD. Rosie has whelped two litters of exceptional puppies and will have one more litter this summer and then be spayed.

GussiIsland Acres No Here Heel MH CGC CDX RE, “Gussi”

Gussi is going to be nine years old this year. In her nine years she has earned her AKC Master Hunter Title and qualified for the 2006, 2007,2008, and 2010 Master National. Gussi has also achieved her AKC Companion Dog Excellent Title, her AKC Rally Excellent Title and her AKC Canine Good Citizen Title. Gussi has even modeled for Ducks Unlimited and will soon be in a Eukanuba add. Gussi has whelped and been a great mother to two litters of puppies (18) before being spayed. Her puppies love to work and almost all of them hunt and/or compete in trials on a regular basis.

Gussi RallyNow Gussi is in retirement and loving it! She spends her weekdays helping people new to Hunt Tests learn to run a dog and her weekends hunting ducks and geese. Occasionally, she helps out with the 4-H group and obedience classes I teach. Currently, Gussi is training to compete in Team Obedience at the 2012 Rose City Classic. Although Gussi is retired she has a lot of life to live and will live on in her puppies and grand puppies.

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