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Spirithawk Labrador Retrievers


Updated  9/21/18

Click on our new u-tube sensation. Our year old lab, Jena, and my son’s Boston Terrier puppy, Franklin, go head to head, paws to paws to see who can be the top tetherball player of the day. Watch it all the way through and you can see Jena score three times and even serve up the ball once. Franklin is the little jet dog that has tons of energy and does a super job even with his small size.     


We are located in a small old mining town in Northern Ca. Both my husband and I were born and raised here and have raised our two sons in this wonderful small town as well. We are both retired teachers who have time and energy to spend with our grandkids and dogs.

We pride ourselves on having just enough dogs to treat them as our pets and family companions. Our dogs live with us as family members. We do not have kennels or crates to house our dogs.  We enjoy spending time with them as well as sharing our competing moments with our beloved labradors. Showing and competing with our labs have lead us to long lasting and valuable friendships.

We hope you enjoy taking the journey into our Spirithawk Labrador World.

A  typical evening at Spirithawk Labradors

You can get these great beds by going from our link to the Kuranda web site. These are highly durable and comfortable off the ground beds for you dogs.

Cindy and Butch Ellis

Northern California

Rest in peace sweet Jena. You were the light of our lives with such spirit and joy.

The AKC Parent Club of the Labrador Retriever ~ position on Silvers:

SILVER coat color in LABRADORS-----Official Statement:

There is no genetic basis for the silver gene in Labradors.  The silver color is a disqualification

under the Standard for the breed.  The LRC does NOT recognize, accept or condone the sale or

advertising of any Labrador as a silver Labrador.  The Club opposes the practice of registering silver as chocolate


Members of:

Golden Gate Labrador Retriever Club: http://gglrc.org

Central Valley Labrador Retriever Club: http://cclrc.org/CCLRC/Welcome.html

A fun outing at the ponds with dogs, pictured here is Bay in front and Gaucho in back.

Beware when tempted to purchase a “silver Labrador” there are no such things.  They are a mix breed and falsely registered as a labrador. They have a multitude  of potential health problems and may not have the temperament you are hoping for.

There are only three colors for a labrador. NO SILVERS