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Lowry x Angus Litter

**Excellent Field-Bred Puppies--Hunt Tests, Field Trials, Agility, Obedience, Hunting, Therapy, SAR, and Pets--

Puppies (2 Females and 3 Males) born Nov. 21st. Going to new homes approximately January 9, 2019. SOLD OUT!


Blue Male


Red Male


Green Male


Pink Female


Purple Female

Eating out of a dish for the first time and first time out of whelping room Video (Click Here) 12/10/18

Eyes are open and we are moving video 12/4/18

We Are 6 days Old Video!! (Click Here)

Lowry Pups Waiting for Momma Video (Click Here)

k9data Test Breeding

We chose this breeding to produce outstanding field-bred puppies that will be ready to train for whatever the new owners throw at them!!

These puppies should be extremely suitable for a variety of purposes!! They will be extremely eager and a joy to train. Lowry and Angus both possess wonderful Golden temperaments. This litter will be extremely suitable for anyone looking for that special Golden to be part of your home but still wanting an extremely trainable and competitive dog with drive. These puppies will be gold to dark gold (red) in color and weigh approximately 55-65 lbs. as adults.

DOB: 06/01/2013
Registration: SR78555701
Hip clearance: OFA GR-113864G24F-VPI
Elbow clearance: OFA GR-EL35206F30-VPI
Thyroid clearance: GR-TH2683/15F-VPI
Cardiac clearance: GR-CA28523/24F/C-VPI
Eye clearance: GR-EYE7980/50F-VPI
CHIC# 110739
Prcd-PRA: Clear
PRA1: Clear
PRA2: Clear
Ichthyosis: Carrier

DOB: 06/30/2018
Registration: AKC SR93800705
Hip clearance: OFA GR-123438G25M-VPI
Elbow clearance: OFA GR-EL43077M25-VPI
Thyroid clearance: OFA GR-TH3605/24M-VPI
Cardiac clearance: OFA GR-CA33438/24M/C-VPI
Eye clearance: OFA GR-EYE13077/13M-PI (8/17)
PRA2: Clear
prcd-PRA: Clear
PRA1: Clear
Ichthyosis: Clear

Lowry's Page

Lowry's Photo Album

Angus's Page


4-Generation Pedigree

Litter Highlights

Angus [Thunderstruck Like None Otter QA2 MH WCX OS x Topbrass Forget the Rest QA2 MH WCX OD] is an great performance dog: extremely stylish, birdy, and athletic. he has a Derby JAM, 2 Senior Hunter Passes, and a WCX title. He has the personality that makes him a favorite around the house and training grounds just like Otter, his sire! He absolutely loves retrieving and birds! He shows excellent potential--very birdy, hard-driving, biddable, obedient, water crazy, and quick learning. He is currently training/competing in hunt tests and field trials and people comment on how similar he is to his sire. His siblings are doing extremely well in a variety of venues--field trials, hunt tests, agility, obedience, tracking, hunting, etc.

Lowry [FC AFC Glenhaven HTRS MN Baronet MH OS FDHF x Topbrass Tiny Dancer] earned her Senior Hunter title and 2 Master passes in 2017 and 2 Master passes in 2018. We are hoping to finish her Master title yet this year. She is a thinker, handles easily in training, and is eager to please. We love her gentle personlity and bidability. A very fun dog to handle when hunting or competing!!

We expect these puppies to be intense retrievers, especially in the water; great markers; and exceptional hunting companions, while still being extremely trainable, sociable, and loving. Both Lowry and Angus are calm and steady while trialing and testing or hunting, but posses strong desire and drive.

All puppies come with the following:

Individual neurological stimulation from 3 to 16 days Dew claws removed
Individual Socialization from 5 to 7 weeks Wormed
Health Guarantee in Writing DHAPP vaccination
AKC Trovan Microchipped AKC Litter Registration
Veterinarian Examination Purina Puppy Starter Kit
Price and Deposit
The puppy price is $2900 (plus Minnesota and county sales tax) and reflects the quality of breeding; the resources we have invested in training, trialing, and testing our dogs; our continual attention to health clearances; and improvement of our breeding stock. We strive for quality--carefully selecting our breedings. We will do our best to steer you to the breeding that will best meet your needs; our breedings are geared towards all-purpose dogs, but because of the various characteristics and genetics of our dogs, some of our breedings may lend themselves to being extremely strong field trial litters.We require a deposit of $300 to reserve puppies in advance of whelping or after litter is born to ensure you are on the final list.
Puppies are ready to go home at 7 weeks. The puppies we sell are AKC registered with the "Thunderstruck" prefix. Puppies are sold under limited registration until buyers have proof of health clearances for hip, elbow, heart, and eyes, at which time full registration will be transferred at no additional cost from Thunderstruck Retrievers--we just want healthy offspring to be produced! See puppy warranty link for more information.
Puppy Buyer Information

Our puppies are carefully raised: receiving early neurological stimulation, well-balanced socialization, and exposure to birds and crates. They are individually stimulated daily from 3-16 days. As they grow they will be problem-solving, playing, interacting with people of all ages, exercising, and beginning retrieving when ready. We are true believers of the benefits of early individual stimulation and socialization to maximize puppy potential.

These puppies will act as if they have been part of your home from the moment they transition from our home to yours. Pups experiencing these early benefits grow into mature, well-adjusted adult dogs. Before leaving Thunderstruck Retrievers, we do final testing and evaluating of our puppies using behavioral methods to best determine which puppies match with which prospective homes and to make final puppy placements.

We feel strongly about placing puppies in homes that best match their behaviors, personalities, and potential rather than having a "pick of the litter" system. Because of the stimulation, socialization, and exposure all of our puppies recieve from an early age, starting at Day 3, all puppies are highly desirable. We place puppies at approximately 6 1/2 weeks of age after observations and Puppy Aptitude Testing that analyzes areas such as retrieving, sensitivity, dominance, etc.; thus, it is important for clients to fill out the puppy application in its entirety and give us as much information as you can. We want you to be happy with the puppy we place in your home.

Choosing the right puppy for you is an important decision that lasts the life time of the dog and we are available to ensure you have the information you need to make that choice. We would like to give you as much information as possible and answer any questions you have. You may also fill out and submit a puppy application form. Another useful reference in your choice is the Golden Retriever Club of America.
Why buy a Thunderstruck puppy????

We are here to ensure that you receive the highest quality puppy with the healthiest start possible. Not only have we bought our own dogs out of proven stock, but we have continued that tradition by actively training our dogs and competing/testing/hunting with them.

We are active constantly in social, as well as working situations, with all of our dogs, so we are able to constantly assess their personalities and abilities. We use this knowledge when breeding, rather than just their pedigrees. We have a limited number of litters from each of our females because our dogs are not just used for breeding.

We have benefitted from breeders before us that have developed methods which have sent puppies to our home that immediately fit into our family and are eager to learn.

Because we have had this experience first hand, we value that when sending a puppy to your home. When a confident, friendly, lovable, crazy-to-retrieve puppy arrives the first day and acts like it has never known anything different, it is an amazing experience! You will know that it has the start it needs to become a well-adjusted adult dog that you can enjoy for years.

We will make sure your puppy has socialization every day, has been introduced to birds and retrieving, and learns how to play. We want it to be ready to become a part of your family. We also know the value of health clearances and DNA testing. Our puppy warranty is our guarantee that you will have a healthy companion. We have a 26-month guarantee (hip, elbow, eyes, thyroid, and cardiac) since some of the final clearances can not be done until 2 years of age.
For your own reference, these are the testing ages:
Any age--Eye clearances and DNA testing for prcd-PRA, PRA1, PRA2, Ichthyosis
12 months--Cardiac and Thyroid clearances
24 months--Hip and Elbow dysplasia
Please do not hesitate to contact us with questions and inquiries.

Thunderstruck Retrievers, LLC
8961 Teal Trail SW
Lowry, MN 56349
Call: 320-766-9624 (Benita) or 320-766-7038 (Todd)
Email: otterness@thunderstruckretrievers.com

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