Labrador puppies in Wisconsin
by Thunder Labradors
State of Wisconsin Licensed

"Where dogs are family"


Wisconsin License # 267334


Mount Smiley

All Thunder Labrador puppies are raised on the premises under control of Thunder Labradors.


All Thunder Labrador puppies come with a 12 way Health Guarantee, a Health Record and a
Vet Health Certificate

No Thunder Labradors are sold for
breeding purposes.

Do not wear flip flops or sandals in the kennel.

UPCOMING LITTERS:
Just one black male ready September 23, 2017, from Rachett and Willie. See BLACK PUPS PAGE. All other puppies on the ground are spoken for.


Due soon:


A) Cream bred to Rocky JH - all black puppies born on 9-7-17. Ready 10-26-17.
See BLACK PUPS page. Now accepting deposits.

B) Lilly bred to Guide JH - all choc puppies
Confirmed pregnant. Now accepting deposits.

C) Spike bred to Woody JH - black and choc pups
Confirmed pregnant. Now accepting deposits.

D) Jam bred to Willie JH - all yellow puppies
Confirmed pregnant. Now accepting deposits.

E) Snickers bred to Guide JH - all choc pups
Confirmed pregnant. Now accepting deposits.

These dogs have been bred. We expect black, yellow and chocolate puppies. Puppies will be ready to go to new homes from late October through November and mid December.

Photos of these females will be posted as soon as we confirm pregnancy. You will find the photos on the appropriate colored puppy page. You will also find pedigrees for these dogs on the PEDIGREE page when the pregnancy is confirmed.

Now accepting deposits of $300 to secure a pick.




Welcome to our Thunder Labrador LLC website.

We do extensive DNA testing along with radiographs to guarantee your Labrador puppy's health. Here are some important reasons you should choose us to be your breeder:

1) We offer a 12-way Health Guarantee on all Thunder Labradors. Compare us to others. Hip, Eye, Elbow, Heart, Shoulder, EIC, CNM, PRA, DM, CY, HNPK and HUU Guarantee on all Thunder Labrador puppies. There is a table below that tells you what all these acronyms mean. You want none of them.

2) We offer superior pedigrees. We believe everything begins and ends with pedigree. ALL of our puppies are the grandsons and granddaughters of a Field Champion (FC), a National Field Champion (NAFC) or a Master Hunter (MH). All our stud dogs are titled (JH) too. That is how you get a smart, trainable puppy. Excellent companion/family dogs. Most of our pups never see the field at their forever homes. But, with training, these dogs will hunt or hunt test. Tell us what you want to do with your dog and we will steer you in the right direction.

3) Our socialization program is second to none. Equally as important as a pup's ancestry, is the socialization he or she receives. All of our puppies go through an Early Neurological Stimulation Program. (ENS) See our Testimonial Page and see what past customers have said about our Labrador pups. Our program allows for socialization and motor skill development. Pups are handled daily.

4) Experience. We have over 20 years experience socializing puppies and fulfilling customer needs. The tail works on all our puppies. See our TESTIMONIAL page.

5) Our puppies and dogs enjoy a clean, stress-free environment. One poop in the kennel is too many. Consistent temperatures with in-floor heat and Air Conditioning. Consistent dog and human interaction too.

6) We start the crate conditioning.

7) We offer free phone consultations for life. Great for first time puppy owners.

8) We offer a limited space 3-week puppy training program for those that don't have the time or expertise to train a puppy right. It's not cheap but it's money well-spent. When you pick up your puppy he/she will go to the door and ring a bell to go outside and go potty. Crate trained, leash trained too. 500 per week. 608-212-7799. We can only do one puppy at a time.


You may visit any time with an appointment. We take photos for the website as time allows. You are welcome to make a field trip and bring your camera. Please step on our sanitation mat before you enter the kennel. Most dams and sires are on site. Most customers live within a couple hours from us so feel free to visit and take all the photos you wish. Appointment required.

Have you seen our TESTIMONIAL page? A link is above left.

Pups will be coming from our studs Dude JH, Guide JH, Rocky JH, Woody JH. Their pedigrees are as sweet as their temperaments. Also, Willie JH will now be siring litters. Willie is a NAFC Grady grandson. His other grandsire is FC AFC Oatie.


Because we love our dogs:

Doggy Air Conditioning by Mitsubishi Electric


Doggy In-floor heat by Utica Boilers


One of our puppy kennels with in-floor heat


One of our nursery puppy boxes and Sadie

State of Wisconsin Inspected and Licensed
AKC Inspected and Approved
All litters are AKC Registered, Full Registration


We offer a Hip, Eye, Elbow, Shoulder, Heart, CNM, EIC, PRA, DM, CY, HNPK, and HUU Guarantee on all Thunder Labradors.

All our studs are TESTED CLEAR of:

Cystinuria (CY) is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder and is characterized by the formation of cystine stones in the kidney, ureter, and bladder.

PRA-prcd (PRA) is inherited as an autosomal recessive disease. Degeneration of both rod and cone photoreceptor cells of the retina of PRA-prcd affected dogs usually occurs 3 to 5 years of age or later.

Hereditary Nasal Parakeratosis (HNPK) is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder. Affected dogs begin showing clinical signs around six to twelve months of age. They develop dry, rough crusts on the tip of the nose. In extreme cases, the nose will crack causing severe discomfort.

Dogs clinically affected by inherited Exercise Induced Collapse (EIC) will often begin to exhibit leg weakness followed by a complete collapse after just 5 to 15 minutes of strenuous activity.

Canine Degenerative Myelopathy (DM) is a devastating inherited degenerative disease of the spinal cord that can progress rapidly and cause weakness in the hind limbs and eventually paraplegia among genotypically affected dogs.

Centronuclear Myopathy (CNM) is an inherited autosomal recessive disorder. Affected pups start with significant weight loss at just a few weeks of age. Within a few months, there is a loss of tendon reflexes, awkward gait and exercise intolerance.

Hyperuricosuria, (HUU), or elevated uric acid level in the urine, is inherited as an autosomal recessive disorder and is characterized by the formation of bladder stones and occasional kidney stones.

Due to our DNA testing, you can purchase a Thunder Labrador puppy with confidence, knowing there is no way genetically possible for you to buy a pup that is AFFECTED by any of these genetic disorders. Compare our testing to other Lab breeders. We believe we offer more health guarantees, for more disorders, than any breeder in the state, possibly the entire USA.


Visitors welcome, just make an appointment. It is a requirement that we are the only kennel you visit on the day you visit us. Please step on our sanitation foot pads before entering the kennel.


Please take time to visit our TESTIMONIAL page. There are links to it in the upper left corner and at the bottom of every page. The very first testimonial is from the Wisconsin State Inspector.


Yellow Labrador Retriever Pups
Black Labrador Retriever Pups
Chocolate Labrador Retriever Pups


We also offer FREE phone consultations for the life of your Thunder Labrador. This is helpful for first-time puppy owners.


References are available upon request.
See our TESTIMONIAL page to see what customers have said.

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There is a $100 WI Dog Law fee on all pups sold to offset the expenses incurred while complying with the State of Wisconsin Dog Licensing Law. We passed our first State Inspection on August 17, 2011, and have passed yearly inspections since.