We purchased Merganser's Cabela from Dianne Morley, Merganser Labrador Retrievers, near Eugene, Oregon. Cabela was the pick pup of her litter. Cabela's pedigree is ¾ Show (English) and ¼ Field (American). Cabela is light yellow in color, almost white. She has beautiful black pigment around her eyes, and on her nose and paws. Cabela is a laid back, friendly house dog. She loves children, adults, and other dogs. Cabela lives to retrieve and play with our children. Cabela has a blocky show dog conformation with a broad head and otter tail. She is our big girl weighing 84#. Cabela is a full sister to Merganser Labrador Retriever's, Int/Nat CH Merganser's Opal JH, WC.
Cabela's sire is Am GCH-CH/Int CH Breton Gate Phoenix JH, CGC, WC (Zip). Zip is an AKC Show Grand Champion and an International Show Champion. Zip has achieved 8 Best of Breed in AKC show competitions. Zip achieved a Junior Hunter title with 4 straight passes. He also has Canine Good Citizens and Working Certificates. Zip completed the Skills and Aptitude Screening for Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program in June 2013. Zip's conformation is superb – broad head, otter tail, good not overdone bone, and wonderful athletic movement. Zip runs hard in the field and is a strong fast swimmer. Zip has an easy going temperament. He gets along well with other dogs, adults, and children. Zip weighs 92 pounds and stands 25 inches at the point of the shoulder.
Cabela's dam is Int CH Merganser Ruby JH, WC, CGC. Ruby is a daughter of Master Hunter/Master National Finalist, Merganser's Hacker MH, WC, CGC. Ruby achieved a Junior Hunter title, an International Show title, and a Canine Good Citizens Certificate. Ruby achieved her Working Certificate hunting title and a Conformation Certificate at the Labrador Retriever Club National Specialty in October 2007. Ruby weighs 73 pounds.
Cabela has been bred to Merganser Labrador Retrievers, Int/Nat CH Wywrdwnd's By Dawns Early Light JH, WC, CGC (Reveille) with pups due July 4, 2015.
Call Name: Merganser's Cabela
Date of Birth: February 3, 2012
AKC # SR71574501
Hip OFA LR-2209736G28F-VPI
Elbow OFA LR-EL63827F28-VPI
Eye OFA LR-EYE4136/28F-VPI
CNM: Clear by Parentage
EIC: Clear by Parentage