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Llewellin Setters!

What exactly is a Llewellin Setter?    

         It is a very specific pure strain of English Setter with bloodlines tracing back to the mid 1800 English sportsman R.L. Purcell Llewellin. Who breed his Setter’s from the Duke-Rhoebe line, to the top English Setter producer of the  mid 1800s, Edward Laverick.  Laverick’s dogs were famous for there field quality and beauty.  This produced the finest hunting and field trail Setters of the late 1800s and early 1900s.         

         Llewellin’s became so dominant to any other English Setter that they got there own registry in 1902. Most of the early winners of the American Field championships were Llewellins. The Field Dog Stud Book of the American Field requires for a dog to be a Llewellin, it has to be DNA 100% Duke/Rhoebe—Laverick, no other blood is allowed.         

         These dogs have been breed since that time to be hunting dogs, not show dogs. They have such a natural instinct to hunt, point,  back, and retrieve to hand; that training is a breeze. Their greatest attribute is they have the sweetest and most companionability disposition. You can take them from the house to the field without a problem.  

Our Llewellin Setters      

       My focus is on producing the finest foot bird hunting Llewellins. Shenandoah Mountain Outfitters Llewellin’s are pure hunting dogs. You will not see a long list of field trail wins attached to each dog. With hunting and fishing, this leaves little time for trailing. We have something better, full time hunting dogs. The best way to find out the quality of your dog is to hunt it.

        I am constantly scouring the country to find the highest quality dogs possibly to bring into my hunting program. Some dogs make it, some dogs do not. This is done so my customers can hunt behind the finest Llewellin Setters and purchase top notch puppies. Shenandoah Mountain Outfitters has done all the work, so you do not have to.

        Our dogs have been DNA tested, FDSB registered, and PennHIP.

Current Llewellin Setters

 Shenandoah Mtn Creek Seanan—Male

 Shenandoah Mtn Creek Moe—Male

 Shenandoah Mtn Wind’em Casey—Female

 Shenandoah Mtn Creek Kelly—Female

 Shenandoah Mtn Sissy—Female

 Shenandoah Mtn Wind’em Shannon—Female


Shenandoah Mtn Llewellin Puppies  

Ready for a top quality foot hunting Llewellin Setter?       

Periodically through out the year I have a litter or two.  I do not breed for puppies to sell, but to produce my next generation of premium hunting dogs. This allows individuals looking for a quality dog to take advantage of my misfortune in not being able to keep the entire litter.        

I do not release any puppies for sale until they are between 9 and 10 weeks old. This helps produces well adjusted dogs later in socialization and training. Our program also includes bird imprinting and gun desensitization starting after 6 weeks old, and of course a lot of human interaction. Producing a quality finished gun dog starts from day one.       

All puppies come up to date on all shots and worming for their age. Shots are given for Bordetella, Distemper, Hepatitis/Adenovirus, Parainfluenza, Gardia, and Parvo.  They also are treated for Coccidiosis.      

These puppies have the genetics of over a hundred years of selective hunting breeding and the best start for continuing that tradition.  

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