Our Dogs

Check out this video of Boo stopping sniffing when he finds source 

Hunter’s Heart has been breeding occasional litters of exceptional Brittany Spaniel puppies since 1999, for scent detection, hunting, and athletic partners for families that enjoy an active lifestyle. Our Brittany Spaniels have completed won multi Elite High in Trials (UKC Nosework), and qualified in Iron Dog (Sniffing Dog Sports, USA). In addition to field and scent titles, Hunter’s Heart Brittanys have won gold at AAC Agility Championships, Best of Breed at the National Brittany Specialty, and achieved numerous top 5 national rankings in agility, conformation and obedience.

We are taking reservations for BB x Boo’s last litter in 2018, and ZZ’s first litter in 2019. BB should go into season about April 2018, and we will breed her with Boo. While there’s no way to influence timing, our best guess is that puppies would be ready to go to their new homes around Aug. 2018. Puppies are generally all reserved before the litter is born, so please reserve early to avoid disappointment.

Hunter’s Heart Brittany Spaniel Puppies

ZZ (centre) retrieving a toy, surrounded by brothers Frankie (left), and Jager (right). Photo by Hunter’s Heart.

We breed occasionally, striving for health, temperament and biddability. Sound, balanced structure leads to function, for healthy dogs with fewer injuries, even into old age. Our Brittanys have great noses, and are a pleasure to hunt over (we mostly find grouse in the foothills). Their eagerness to please helps make these Brittanys great companions for families who enjoy an active lifestyle.

Our Brittanys are purpose-bred, athletic working dogs from field lines. They love to run and their eagerness to please makes them good companions for families that enjoy an active lifestyle. These parents have consistently produced outstanding working dogs, for hunters, scent detection dogs, partners for dogsports and family members. Photos are at:

Please don’t consider a Brittany unless you’re searching for a high energy dog that loves to run, that will fit into your active lifestyle. Brittanys are not a good choice for pets for most families, since they are athletes requiring daily exercise. Without adequate exercise, Brittanys can misbehave, be destructive, and end up in Brittany rescue. These are high maintenance dogs that need a job to do, during hunting season, and every day of the year.

About “BB” (the Dam)

Photo BB indicating a ladder

BB indicating a ladder. Photo by Kristy Strunks Photography

HuntersHeart Black Betty (a liver & white female) is an eager hunter and impressive scent detection dog. Around the house, she’s a gentle girl who likes snuggling, and is an excellent mother when raising pups. BB’s hips have been PennHip certified and her eyes have been CERF certified. BB won National High in Trial Agility Brittany (CKC 2017) at her first CKC agility trial, and was on the podium twice in Nosework Excellent B Sniffing Dog Sports (Washington 2017). BB is the daughter of Canada’s #2 Agility Brittany, Vite, (CH HuntersHeart Prairiestorm Vite FDJ MSCDC AGDC ADC AGNJV HPN NAC, CKC 2015, #1 Agility Brittany CKC 2016) X USA National Amateur Gun Dog Champion AFC DC CH GCH Triumphant’s To Hot To Handle JH.

About “Boo” (the Sire)

Boo indicating a baseboard. Photo by Furever Reflections

CH HuntersHeart RedDevil Fantome FDJ CGN AN SGDC SDS-SP TOG MN, Boo (a with and orange male), is exceptionally friendly and outgoing. He’s an eager to please, happy worker who makes everyone smile.

Boo is a multi-High in Trial winner who’s competing internationally in Elite level in UKC Nosework (see Boo qualified in the first Iron Dog Competition (Sniffing Dog Sports, California, 2017), and completed the highest level of scent detection in K9 ABC Games (Triple Odor Games Title) in one weekend.

Boo’s elbows and patellae are normal and he’s been certified OFA Good, CERF (2014). Ranked Canada’s #4 show Brittany in 2013, Boo is retired from the show ring to do what he loves. He is son of National Specialty Winner BISS Can/Mex/Int’l CH ATChC HuntersHeart Big Chief FDJ CDX RE CGC (who was Canada’s top agility Brittany several years, and ranked top 5 in both obedience and show) x BPIG winner CH RedDevil’s Fire Without Flame CD. Thank you to breeder/owner Joseph Pownall for letting Pepper stay with us a while and produce some amazing kids.

About ZZ (their daughter)

ZZ holding her green ball while she balances on a Bosu. Photo by Hunter’s Heart.

ZZ (HuntersHeart She’s Got Legs) is an orange and white female, born Sept. 22, 2017. She is a bed bug detection candidate showing great promise. We plan to breed ZZ in 2019, provided that she matures into a healthy, biddable working dog and passes hip and eye certifications. Unfortunately we can’t predict timing of heat cycles. The stud dog will be announced around the time of mating.

Jager (ZZ’s brother) is also a bed bug detection candidate. Check out this at the age of 6 months:

Learn more about our Brittany Spaniel puppies at:

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