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To contact Labrador Retriever Breeders, or to view Puppy Listings for members (Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts), please visit the club’s Puppy & Adult Listings page.

Announcements & News

MEETINGS:  The next regular monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10th. Agenda: Updates on Specialty. The membership has agreed to the Changing of the club year from Oct/Nov to Dec/Jan.  The Meeting will be held at the Wheeler Library, Main St.  North Stonington. Time- 7 p.m.

Next Club Event:** Pawcatuck River Labrador Retriever Club ~ 

North Stonington Agricultural Fair Demonstration by members of the PRLRC. Demo date and time: Friday, July 12 at 7 p.m. The club’s BACK to BACK Specialty is Thursday and Friday, Sept 19th & 20th at the North Stonington Agricultural Fairgrounds, 21 Wyassup Rd, North Stonington, CT. This is a pre-registration event. To enter go to the Rau Dog Show Superintendent web site at http://www.raudogshows.com

Photo by Kris Cobb Quinn

Thank you, Janet Huntley for organizing the PRLRC Winter Match, and to all members and judges who volunteered the day of to help out. The club also appreciates all of our exhibitors who braved the weather to join us on this snowy day. Congratulations on a great program! The club wishes to thank Donna Kenny and Lori Riley for organizing the Dr Carmen Battaglia seminar. We hope everyone enjoyed the entertaining and enlightening talk by Dr. Battaglia. He certainly gave us us plenty of information contemplate on, and trips for raising and training puppies.

 The WC Committee did a fantastic job at being together and on the club’s Working Certificate tests. Thank you to all:  Chairs: Robin and Tom Hoagland, Test Secretary: Julie Jussaume, and Wendy Ernst DVM, George Amenabar, Joe Falman, Peter Wolcott, and everyone else who volunteered on the day of. Special thanks also to our Judges, Nancy Wolston, Joe Falman, George Amenabar and Donna Crompton. Congratulations to all who qualified!


Other News: Special thanks to all of the hard working club members who made our Back-to-Back specialties another great event! Congratulations to all the winners and huge Thank you to our judges for making the trip to judge for the club.

PRLRC supports the North Stonington Agricultural Fair by putting on a a demonstration on Friday, July 12th at 7 p.m. Thank you, Donna Crompton for organizing this event, and sending out a huge congratulations to all of the members who participated in making this a fun event for the crowd.

FYI: Gov. Dog Food & Treats Recall List: https://www.fda.gov/animalveterinary/safetyhealth/recallswithdrawals/


“Gwen” Photo: Jeremy Kezer

We hope to introduce you to our versatile breed within these pages.

Originally our breed was described as a  “water dog”, and subsequently used for retrieving felled water and upland game birds for the hunter.The Labrador today retains the same qualities of yesterday but also has become the countries favorite companion “family” dog. Whether you are looking for a pet for your family or a hunting partner, Labradors are the perfect choice.

For more information on our wonderful breed click here

Our Members and Their Dogs Participate in all Types Activities 

                                                                                                            Katniss having fun dock diving.


The members of the Pawcatuck River Labrador Retriever Club participate in all types of American Kennel Club events which include Conformation showing, Obedience, Rally Obedience trials,  Agility, Tracking and Hunt Tests. We also have several members who use their dogs for Therapy work.


Jake working with his owner, Tom Hoagland. George Amenabar (on right) & Mandy with line steward, Nancy Wolston, at 07 WC. Photo: Jeremey Kezer.  The club offers field training sessions for members. FMI contact Audrey Wolcott

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 “Cooks Ahoy, Welcome Aboard” Cookbook!  A great gift idea for any occasion. This book is full of yummy member’s and judge’s recipes for you all to enjoy. To Order contact Beth Volle  or  click here                                                                           

You can also check out the PRLRC Club Catolog. View various club clothing and the new Etched Glassware and other items that will be available at club events. If you would like to purchase an item, please contact Janet Huntley




A Labrador is a Dog For All Reasons..

The many faces of our wonderful breed. 


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