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Two repeat breedings are planned for early spring 2021...



FC HRCH Black Ice's Carbon Copy Of Ammo Mud Bud MH Qa2 ~ Buddy
TNT Pirate Flag and an Island Girl MH ~ Ahni 

Ahni's Clearances...
Hips: LR-224053G27F-VPI
Elbows: LR-EL75647F27-VPI
Eyes: LR-EYE11123/27F-VPI
CNM: Clear
EIC: Clear
PRA - prcd: Clear
D Locus: Clear 

Buddy's clearances...
Hips: LR-202776E24M-VPI
Elbows: LR-EL58382M24-VPI
Eyes: LR-EYE1520/24M-VPI
CNM: clear
EIC: clear
D LOCUS: Clear
More info can be found at ...

Puppy pedigree can be found ... https://www.huntinglabpedigree.com/puppy.asp?id=29845


TNT One of the Boys MH QA2 ~ Willie 


Double D and TNT Little Miss Shadow MH ~ Shadow 

Puppy pedigree ... https://huntinglabpedigree.com/puppy.asp?id=26164 

WILLIE ... (FC AFC Close-Hauled to Windward ~ Sailor x MHR TNT Vermillion Struck It Rich MH ~ Nugget) https://huntinglabpedigree.com/pedigree.asp?id=63090

OFA Hips: LR-204464E24M-VPI (Excellent)

OFA Elbows: LR-EL59668M24-VPI (Normal)

OFA Eyes: LR-EYE1746/72M-VPI EIC: clear CNM: clear

Derby Points: 9

Willie ... Hunt test/field trial competitor...Derbies, Quals, SRS and AKC hunt tests. Bird dog...waterfowl, pheasant, hungarian partridge, sharptail grouse...works as a guide dog at a premiere hunting lodge in SD (Firesteel Creek Lodge). Family dog.

2017-2019 hunt test seasons, Willie went 16 for 16 in AKC Master (has never failed a hunt test) and earned a 2018 Master National plate. Willie is qualified for Master Nationals 2019 and the Super Retriever Series Crown Championship this fall. 

SHADOW ... (HRCH MHR TNT Pirate Lit the Fuse MH QA2 ~ Cannon x HRCR GMHR Rudy Spirit of the North MH ~ Rudy) https://huntinglabpedigree.com/pedigree.asp?id=130751

OFA Hips: LR-224072G24F-VPI

OFA Elbows: LR-EL75664F24-VPI OFA Eyes: LR-EYE11113/24F-VPI

PRA-prcd: clear CNM: clear EIC: clear

D Locus: clear

Shadow ... Hunt test/field trial competitor... Quals, SRS and AKC hunt tests. Qualified for Master Nationals and the SRS Crown in 2018. Bird dog...waterfowl, pheasant, hungarian partridge, sharptail grouse...works as a guide dog at a premiere hunting lodge in SD (Firesteel Creek Lodge). Family dog. Shadow/litter owned by Dean Downer.


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About TNT

Troy and Niki bring over 25 years of dog training, and socialization experience to TNT Labs and Kennel. Their background in gun dog training and competition show in the quality of a well trained hunting and house companion.  Niki also will whelp your litter and provide them with a great start.

Along with producing a great hunting or competitive dog, Troy has a special skill of working with the animal's owner to pass on the knowledge of handling their dog and getting the most out of them.

Persistence, patience, understanding and the ability to read a dog,  are the qualities needed to gain the trust and respect of an animal. Not all dogs are the same and Troy will change the type of program to fit the individual animal, whether that may be a pointer breed or retriever.

When Troy is not training, you will find him competing at AKC,UKC or NAHRA Hunt Test events and or AKC field trials with their own loyal retrievers and client dogs.  We are also members of multiple retriever clubs throughout Minnesota. Troy also guides for an outfitter in South Dakota so client dogs along with our own get a huge amount of exposure if needed.  As of July 27,2016 Troy will no longer be training dogs for others, allowing more family time and time for TNT owned dogs.  Many thanks to all of those who have been clients in the past years.