Cousins Henry and Sassy win Majors at 2018 Puyallup shows

Cousins Henry and Sassy win Majors at 2018 Puyallup shows

Henry (Misty Mountain Hammerin’ Hank) wins WD, his third major at the Rainier Sporting Dog Association on January 12, 2018. Thanks to Judge Fred Hyer for finding Henry and confirming he is not too tall and meets the height standard via the wicket. Toni did a...
Scarlett and Chloe score ribbons at Greater Denver Specialty

Scarlett and Chloe score ribbons at Greater Denver Specialty

Scarlett (CH Misty Mountain Gone With the Wind JH CGC) took first place in the Field Bitch class both days at the September 2017 Labrador Retriever Club of Greater Denver. Her sister, Ryder (CH First Light You’ll Shoot Your Eye Out JH CGC) placed second both...
New Grand Champion – Memphis!

New Grand Champion – Memphis!

Zeus and Prada are proud to announce their 4th Grand Champion, Memphis (GCH BPISS CH Misty Mountain When the Levee Breaks). Memphis accomplished this in only 9 shows! She received 2 BOB’s, 2 BOS’s, and 4 Selects – 6 majors! Thanks to all the judges! Congrats to Toni Leitao and Shelah Frey who expertly handled Memphis for this achievement.

Chloe JAM-ing at Greater Denver Specialty

Chloe JAM-ing at Greater Denver Specialty

Congratulations to Lou (Kathy) and Chloe, CH Misty Mountain Red Aces Wild JH CGC, who received Best Veteran and a JAM each day at the Greater Denver Labrador Specialty on 10/01 and 10/02/2016. Thanks to Judge Clare Senfield and Patricia Lanctot for finding her. On...
Scarlett – New Champion!

Scarlett – New Champion!

Congrats to CH Misty Mountain Gone with the Wind WC “Scarlett” who won her AKC Championship title on September 24, 2016, at the Arapahoe Kennel Club dog show under Judge Joe C. Walton. She was owner-handled for all of her points by Lou Leitao, First Light...
Scarlett Summer culminates in Sporting Group 3!

Scarlett Summer culminates in Sporting Group 3!

Wow, summer went out with a bang for our girl Misty Mountain Gone With the Wind a.k.a. Scarlett. She’s out of GCH CH Ghoststone’s Otterly Fantastic Hollywood Kid RN JH CGC- Hubble and CH Misty Mountain Some Like it Hot JH – Sugar Kane. Scarlett is co-owned and loved by Lou and Kathy Leitao.

Over Labor Day weekend 2016 at 2 All-Breed Shows in Cheyenne Wyoming Scarlett went WB/ BOS on Saturday under Judge Mrs. Gloria L. Geringer for 1 point. Then on Sunday Scarlett goes WB/BOB under Judge Mrs. Polly (Mrs. Robert) D Smith for another 2 points. This was Scarlett’s and our 1st ever BOB.

So off to the Sporting Group we go later that afternoon and …

Crash wins BIS! New Polish Champion!

Crash wins BIS! New Polish Champion!

At the Polish Retriever Club Show 21.11.15, Am.Ch Misty Mountain Bull Durham At Ghoststone “Crash” completed his Polish Champion title with style going BOB, Club Winner 2015 and Best In Show! Thanks to  Sonia Czajor and <meta...
Diamond’s Little Gems

Diamond’s Little Gems

Welcome into the world! Sunday, August 30, 2015, Diamond brought into the world 3 girls and 2 boys weighing from 9-13 ounces. She is a great first-time mom who doesn’t like the leave the whelping box. This is also the first litter for the pups’ dad,...
New Champion – Memphis!

New Champion – Memphis!

http://www.mistymountainlabradors.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/Memphis-At-Longview-Kelso.mp4 On August 30, 2015, at the Longview-Kelso Kennel Club shows Memphis became a Champion (BPISS CH Misty Mountain When the Levee Breaks) – she also was awarded...
Congratulations Eli on QND Title

Congratulations Eli on QND Title

Say what?  QND?  Is that a new AKC title?  It’s actually an Australian hunt/retrieving title (Qualifying Novice Dog) which is similar to the American Kennel Club Junior Hunt title.  Here’s how it was explained to me. Non Slip Retrieving Trials are open to all gundogs...
There’s a new BISS in town!

There’s a new BISS in town!

We are so proud of Prada! She went Best in Specialty Show from the veteran’s class at the Rose City LRC Specialty under breeder judge, Clare Senfield – thank you! Thanks also goes to Stephanie Harris for awarding Prada Best Veteran in Sweeps. What a great...
New Junior Hunter – Laeahi!

New Junior Hunter – Laeahi!

Laeahi (Am GCH/Can CH Misty Mountain Diamond Head Hula Girl JH RN,BN,CD,WC) and Can CH Koa’s Hilton Waikoloa RN,BN,WC can now both add JH to their names! Finishing in 4 straight tests! Thanks to the Rose City Labrador Retriever Club for holding a great hunt test...
New Junior Hunter – Sugar!

New Junior Hunter – Sugar!

Congratulations to the Fab Four! Sugar, Chill, Indy, and Strider. We had a very productive Sunday! Sugar (CH Misty Mountain Some Like It Hot) finished her Junior Hunter title, Indy is one pass away from his, and Chill and Strider have their first passes under their...
Best of Breed & New Grand Champion – Diamond

Best of Breed & New Grand Champion – Diamond

What a weekend! Always enjoyed the Spokane/Coeur D’Alene circuit. Four shows and four + two BIG wins! and two new champions! 1st show – Parker wins WB/BOS (see news article here) – NEW CHAMPION, Diamond wins Select Bitch 2nd show – Memphis wins...
Best of Breed – Memphis!

Best of Breed – Memphis!

So very proud of our Memphis (Misty Mountain When the Levee Breaks) who was expertly handled by Tonya Struble and won over Judge Shelley Hennessy today (5/25/15). Memphis won Winners’ Bitch and then proceeded to win Best of Breed over 5 specials (1 of them who...
New Champion – Parker!

New Champion – Parker!

Here’s the UNofficial show picture of Parker (Misty Mountain Chasin’ the Bird) who finished her championship today (5/23/15) at the Spokane Kennel Club under Judge Ruth Zimmerman. Thanks to Tonya Struble for her expert handling and support. Papa Zeus and...
Huntin’ is in our blood

Huntin’ is in our blood

Congrats to Laeahi (GCH Misty Mountain Diamond Head Hula Girl CD RN BN WC) who received her first wing towards her Junior Hunt title today at the PSLRA Hunt Test. She’s joined in the picture by Iz who got his second wing and Paris who got her first. Thanks to...
First Home Bred Champion for First Light Labradors

First Home Bred Champion for First Light Labradors

Congratulations to Lou and Kathy Leitao of First Light Labradors who created a wonderful match between their accomplished Chloe (CH Misty Mountain Red Aces Wild JH CGC), a Zeus daughter, and Hubble (GCH Ghoststone’s Otterly Fantastic Hollywood Kid JH), a brother...
Crash wins JAM at Potomac!

Crash wins JAM at Potomac!

    On April 7, 2015, at the “Ruby Jubilee” 40th Anniversary of the Labrador Retriever Club of the Potomac, Misty Mountain Bull Durham at Ghoststone “Crash” (Sugar Kane x Hubble) wins a JAM! There were 1099 dogs entered in the...
Laeahi earns CD

Laeahi earns CD

A great weekend! Laeahi exhibited her obedience prowess and achieved her CD! Iz got his second CD leg with a fourth place and Domino for his second beginner novice leg!!
New Junior Hunter – Gibson

New Junior Hunter – Gibson

Congrats to Misty Mountain Smokestack Lightning JH “Gibson” on achieving his Junior Hunt title this weekend. Expertly handled by James Colleti and supported by many, including Jennifer Snyder. Papa Zeus and mama Prada are very proud of you as are you...
Gibson Drawing

Gibson Drawing

Here’s a wonderful drawing of Misty Mountain Smokestack Lightning “Gibson” (Zeus x Prada) by Janet (janet@janetfineart.com).
New Champion – Drummer!

New Champion – Drummer!

Congrats to Sandra Flanigan and her boy “Drummer” who took Winners Dog at the San Diego Labrador Specialty under Jan Grannemann (2.15.15) – what a way to finish his AKC Championship! Drummer is CH Kintra’s Celtic Thunder (Zeus x Kintra’s...
Best Opposite Sweeps – Chill

Best Opposite Sweeps – Chill

On Saturday, January 17, 2015, at Dog Fanciers of Oregon dog show, First Light Frosty Noggin at Misty Mountain “Chill” (Chloe x Hubble) won Best of Opposite in Sweeps under Judge Lisa Curanas. Thanks to Toni Leitao and Misha Abbenhouse for preparing her...
News – Flash!

News – Flash!

        Many thanks to Terri McFadden and Janet Schoonover who donated this lovely drawing of Flash when he won the Best in Specialty Show (BISS) in June 2014. On the left is the picture used to create the drawing, expertly done by Winnie...
Crash – New Champion!

Crash – New Champion!

On Friday, January 16, 2015, at the Dog Fanciers Association of Oregon, Misty Mountain Bull Durham at Ghoststone “Crash” (SugarKane x Hubble) finished his championship winning Winners Dog for a 4 point major under Judge Douglas Johnson. Expertly handled by...
NEW CHAMPION – Diamond!

NEW CHAMPION – Diamond!

We are excited to announce another homebred Champion from our boy Zeus and girl Prada. CH Misty Mountain Millennium Star JH “Diamond” finished in style by taking WB at the Whidbey Island Kennel Club show on November 15, 2014, for a 3 point major. Thanks to...
Diamond takes Del Valle Major

Diamond takes Del Valle Major

Photo Credit: Kim Kaila Diamond (Misty Mountain Millennium Star WC JH) who was expertly handled by Toni Leitao won WB for a 4 pt major at the Del Valle Kennel Club on Sunday, October 19, 2014. This was a supported entry following 2 Specialty shows. Diamond entered the...
Over the Top weekend in Las Vegas

Over the Top weekend in Las Vegas

Zeus is one proud papa!  Zeus’ pups had a successful weekend in Las Vegas at the Black Mountain Kennel Club (10/12 & 10/13) that we had to share. Congrats to Janet Schoonover, Terry McFadden, and Alexandra Flanigan. Miley (Ms T’s Char-Don Life’s...
Scarlett Wins 2nd Major

Scarlett Wins 2nd Major

Huge congratulations to Lou Leitao and Scarlett (Misty Mountain Gone with the Wind WC) who took their second major today at Arapahoe Kennel Club in Colorado. Thanks to Judge Tomas (Alane L) Gomez for her recognition. Crash (Misty Mountain Bull Durham at Ghoststone),...