Nutrition - one of the main contributors to your puppy's long-term health

For several years we requested our puppies be fed a balanced raw diet, but we understand that raw feeding can be messy, time consuming and unrealistic for many families. For those that wish to feed a raw/partially raw diet, we fully support that! For those that don't, we support that too! We have spent several years researching and trying dozens of different kibbles to find what works best for our Labradors and fulfills all of their nutritional needs. We have found PawTree, Life's Abundance (both made in the USA) and TLC (made in Canada) not only to be the freshest (less than 2 months old when delivered to your door) and most nutritious, but also void of harmful fillers (i.e.corn), by-products, preservatives (i.e. BHA/BHT) and artificial colors that can contribute to health problems! 

As nutrition is an integral part of keeping our puppies healthy, we require that ALL of our puppies are fed Raw, PawTree, Life's Abundance, and/or TLC for the first 24 months. 

PawTree Dog Food

PawTree is our favorite food! They offer custom nutrition plans and a wide variety of kibble "flavors," seasoning meal toppers, treats, and other pet products. Our dogs and puppies pick this food over any other! 

Why PawTree:

  • Customized nutrition plans

  • Natural and holistic

  • Real meat, poultry or fish is the first ingredient

  • High-quality protein

  • Antioxidant-rich formulas to help support a healthy immune system

  • Contains pro/prebiotics to support a healthy digestive tract

  • Contains taurine to support heart and eye health

  • Contains Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids for a healthy skin and coat

  • Natural source of DHA – supports healthy brain development

  • Complete and balanced nutrition

  • Formulated for reduced stool volume

  • A good source of natural Glucosamine to help maintain joint health

  • Balanced Calcium and Phosphorus for bone and tooth health

  • Developed by Veterinarians and Nutritionists

  • Made in the U.S.A.

If choosing PawTree:

2-4 weeks prior to picking up your puppy, please order PawTree's "Ultimate Puppy Starter Kit." Place the order on a 8-week E-Z Ship to receive free shipping and adjust from there. Your can change the products and frequency you want at any time by logging into your PawTree account. 

Tips: I change up which flavor kibble I use each order, and top each meal with a pawParing Seasoning, Gastro Pro Plus (as needed) & Salmon Oil. I also select different PawTreats each order along with giving a large dental chew daily.

Give your puppy the PawTree advantage!

Click here to set up your PawTree account.

Pet Professionals: Contact me for more information on PawTree's PetPro program! 309-373-6722

Life's Abundance Dog Food

Life's Abundance is our 2nd choice of dog foods!

Why Life’s Abundance

• Made in the USA

• Never had a product recall
• High-quality protein from chicken meal for strong muscles
• Calcium & phosphorus for healthy teeth and strong bones
• Dietary fiber to help maintain a healthy digestive tract
• Omega-3 & 6 fatty acids for healthy skin & a shiny coat
• An antioxidant system including vitamins C & E
• A proprietary blend of vitamins & minerals
• Prebiotic fiber & guaranteed probiotics
• A selection of nutritious vegetables
• A variety of whole grains

If choosing Life's Abundance:

2-4 weeks prior to picking up your puppy, please order Life's Abundance's All Life Stages Healthy Start Kit. On your next order, place the 40lb bag of All Life Stages on auto-ship. If you choose auto-ship when ordering, you will get our wholesale price. Start with a 7-week shipping frequency and adjust from there. 


We also use and recommend Life's Abundances Treats & Pet Care Products! 


Give your puppy the nutritional advantage of Life’s Abundance!

Pet Professionals (Breeders, Trainers, Groomers, etc): Contact me for more information on Life's Abundance's Pet Professional program! 309-373-6722

TLC Whole Life Dog Food

TLC is our 3rd choice of Dog Foods

​Why TLC? 

​• Made in Canada with high-quality ingredients. 

• Never had a product recall
• High-quality New Zealand Lamb, Fresh Chicken and Omega-3 rich Atlantic Salmon
• Calcium & phosphorus for healthy teeth and strong bones
• Dietary fiber to help maintain a healthy digestive tract
• Omega-3 & 6 fatty acids for healthy skin & a shiny coat
• Includes vitamins A, C, D3 & E

• Guaranteed levels of natural Glucosamine and Chondroitin
• A proprietary blend of vitamins & minerals
• Prebiotics and probiotics
• A selection of nutritious herbs, fruits and vegetables
• A variety of whole grains

• No by-products, potato, corn, wheat, soy, fillers, artificial flavors or colors

If choosing TLC: If feeding TLC, start with a 6-week shipping frequency and adjust from there. If mixing with one of the other foods, start with a 10 week autoship for both.

Order Here is receive $5 off you first order.

(Coupon code automatically applied at checkout)

NuVet Plus® K-9 Wafers
Immune system builder with a precise balance of vitamins, minerals, omega fatty acids, amino acids and high-potency antioxidants. It is beneficial for dogs of all ages and helps support their immune system to provide optimal health and maintain a beautiful skin and coat.
Select auto-ship at check-out to receive 15% off future orders.
Use order code: 471152
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Most "treats" available at a pet food store are empty calories with little to no nutritional value. We use all of Life's Abundance's dog treats and TLC's Whole Life Health Biscuits due to the nutritional benefits. (Our dogs LOVE these treats!!)

PawTreats & Baking Mixes

We use all of their treats, but here are a few favorites: 

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PawParing's Seasoning: 

​These are a house favorite! Add a variety of flavors to every meal! 

  • A powerful blend of Natural Vitamins, Minerals and Antioxidants

  • Available in several flavors! We top every meal seasoning! 

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Life's Abundance Treats 

We recommended and use all of their treats, but here are a few favorites: 

  • Grain Free Turkey & Berry Chewies (Great for training sessions!) 

  • Tasty Rewards Nutritional Treats (Also a great treat for training sessions!)

  • Buffalo Bully Sticks (Great for crate training a young puppy!) ​​

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TLC's Whole Life Health Biscuits 

​These are one of our dogs favorites!

  • Maintain a Natural Healthy Diet

  • All natural - no by-products or chemical preservative

  • Helps Clean Teeth and Freshen Breath

  • Natural Glucosamine and Chondroitin for healthy joints. 

  • Available in 5lb or 20lb boxes.

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I am asked very often what "indestructible" toys I recommend and use. Soda Pup toys have by far been the best!
(I still have the first "Can Toy" that I purchased a few years ago!!) I highly recommend investing in a few of their toys to help  get through the teething process. Use coupon code "LABRADOR" to receive 10% off your order. 


Sherrard, IL 61281

PHONE/TEXT:  309-373-6722

Dilutes are known for skin and organ health issues.  Because we care about the long term health of the puppies we produce, we only support the ethical breeding of Labradors in the traditional colors of black, yellows ranging from ivory to fox red, and chocolates from light to dark.  Dilutes, dilute carriers and other color variations are not acceptable for breeding.  
ALL of our dogs are proudly Dilute Free.