FINGERS CROSSED!

Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

WE RECENTLY BRED OUR “NAVY” TO A GORGEOUS, HIGHLY ACCOMPLISHED YELLOW BOY.  IF THIS PREGNANCY TOOK

WE WILL HAVE BLACKS AND YELLOW LABRADOR PUPPIES BY EARLY OCTOBER 2017.  NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS.

NAVY IS THE BLACK GIRL ON THE LEFT IN THE BACK OF THE RANGER.

This is our “Navy Girl”

“TREBLE”, THE SIRE – ON THE LEFT.

“TREBLE” FROM LAKEWOOD LABRADORS. SHOW CHAMPION, OBEDIENCE AND HUNT TITLES

Border Terrier puppy photos

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

JUNE 8, 2017 – I ADDED SOME NEW PHOTOS ON THE BORDER TERRIER PUPPY PAGE TODAY!  CHECK IT OUT.

 

 

Our 2 Wonderful Lab Puppies

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Nyx and Benelli produced a very small litter of Labrador babies.  We have one yellow male and one black female.  Both getting big fast,

due to having the milk bar all to themselves!  Lovely, Healthy puppies!

Yellow Boy at 1 week old

Yellow Boy at 2 weeks old

Here he is at 3 weeks…up on all 4’s

Precious Black Labrador Girl– Here at 2 weeks old

More photos will be added as she grows!  Eyes just opening here at 2 weeks old

3 weeks old. Black Puppies are hard to photograph…way cuter in person!

“FESTUS” Yellow Lab Male at 3 weeks old

Black Lab Girl at 3 weeks

Yellow Boy named “Festus”

Black Female- she has a Forever Home waiting.

All tuckered out after visiting the Border Terrier box. FESTUS AND TIMBER

ENJOYING LUNCH TOGETHER. LABS AND BORDER TERRIER.

JUNE 1ST, 2017   LAB PUPPIES LOVE THE GREAT OUTDOORS!  “FESTUS” THE YELLOW BOY AND “TIMBER” THE BLACK GIRL AT 4 WEEKS OLD:

FESTUS AND TIMBER ENJOYING THE EVENING.

SWEET BABY “TIMBER”

FESTUS HAS HIMSELF IN A “RUT”!

DAN HOLDING SWEET BABY FESTUS.

JUNE 8TH, 2017  THE 2 LABRADOR BABIES ARE 5 WEEKS OLD ALREADY!  MORE PHOTOS SOON.

NYX IS A PHENOMENAL MOTHER TO THESE PUPS. WE ARE ANTICIPATING SOME VERY HOT WEATHER, SO SHE DUG THIS HOLE FOR THE PUPS TO GET DOWN INTO THE BLACK SOIL TO STAY COOL.

HERE IS BABY “TIMBER” DOWN IN THE HOLE.

“OUR MOTHER SEEMS TO BE A TRAITOR” ALWAYS FEEDING THE LITTLE BORDER TERRIER BABIES.

WE DON’T CARE WHERE WE EAT, AS LONG AS WE EAT!! FESTUS AND TIMBER

LABRADOR BABIES ARE 6 WEEKS OLD AND HAD VISITORS TODAY….”KIDS!  OUR FAVORITE KIND OF PEOPLE!”

Grandpa Wilson with Riley and Timber

SUCH FUN ON A REALLY NICE SUMMER DAY.

Lab Puppies with their new Friends

JUNE 18, 2017  LABRADOR PUPPIES ARE 6.5 WEEKS OLD AND WE DID A PHOTO SESSION TODAY.  WE WAITED TOO LONG TO WEAR THE NEW HATS WE BOUGHT, SO THEY ARE A BIT SMALL ON FESTUS AND TIMBER.  HILARIOUS!

FESTUS IN AN OLD CREAM PAIL

FESTUS IN A BEAUTIFUL SHOW STACK.

FESTUS ON A LOG.

FESTUS SAYS “I HATE THIS!”

FESTUS WITH HIS HAT ON!

TIMBER AT 6.5 WEEKS OLD. BEAUTIFUL PUP.

TIMBER WITH HAT

TIMBER WITH HAT #2

TIMBER WITH HER HAPPY FACE

TIMBER ALL TUCKERED OUT

TIMBER IN A SHOW STACK

JUNE 24, 2017  WE ARE STILL CO-PARENTING AT OUR HOUSE.  PUPPIES TRULY THINK THAT THEY HAVE 2 MOTHERS!

PICK UP DAY HAS COME AND THE 2 DELIGHTFUL LAB PUPPIES HAD TO LEAVE RUSHWIND.

THANK YOU TO THEIR NEW OWNERS FOR GIVING THEM WONDERFUL HOMES!

JERRY AND LINDA JUST BOUGHT A CABIN ON THE CANADIAN BORDER SO FESTUS WILL HAVE A WONDERFUL LIFE WITH THEM!

TIMBER WAS READY TO MEET HER NEW FAMILY!
LUCKY GIRL!

 

MIMI AND TJ “BORDER TERRIER PUPPIES”- BORN MAY 3, 2017

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

MIMI’S PUPPY PILE AT 2 WEEKS OLD.  THERE IS MORE ACTIVITY IN THE BOX NOW THAT THEIR EYES AND EARS ARE OPENING.  WATCH FOR UPDATES WEEKLY.  ALL 7 OF THESE PUPPIES HAVE FOREVER HOMES WAITING.

MR. ORANGE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MR. RED

MISS PINK ON LEFT
MR. YELLOW ON RIGHT

MR. ORANGE – LEFT
MR. GREEN – RIGHT

MISS LAVENDER – LEFT
MR. BLUE – RIGHT

MISS PINK AND MR. YELLOW

MISS LAVENDER AND MR. BLUE

MR. RED

MR. GREEN- EYES JUST STARTING TO OPEN.

TODAY, MAY 25TH, 2017  WE TOOK THE 7 BORDER TERRIER PUPPY PICS AT 3 WEEKS.…..ENJOY!

SOME OF THEM WERE GETTING SO SLEEPY TOWARD THE END.  MR. GREEN FELL FAST ASLEEP IN DAN’S HANDS.

ALL 7 PUPS ON THE EXERCISE BOARD.

MR. BLUE-  ON HIGH ALERT!

MR. BLUE

MR. ORANGE-  “CAN YOU HURRY THIS UP?”

MR. ORANGE

MR. RED- “JUST LAY HERE AND BE CUTE??”

MR. RED

MR. GREEN-  DO WE HAVE TO DO THIS NOW??

MR. GREEN FALLS ASLEEP

MR. GREEN BEFORE HE TOOK A NAP-GETTING SLEEPY!

MR. YELLOW

MR. YELLOW- “JUST TELL ME WHAT TO DO!”

MISS PINK – “TOO TIRED FOR THIS NONSENSE!”

MISS PINK

MISS LAVENDER-  BEAUTY QUEEN

MISS LAVENDER YAWNING

MISS LAVENDER-  MISS CUTIE!

ANOTHER ONE OF MR. GREEN

ANOTHER ONE OF DARLING MR. BLUE

RESTING WHILE THEIR BEDDING IS BEING CHANGED.

ENJOYING LUNCH TOGETHER. LABS AND BORDER TERRIER.    MAY 28TH, 2017

Just had to post these pics.
Mimi is having a hard time keeping up with all the hungry babies. Nyx has an abundance of milk, so she is willing to help out!

5/30/2017 4 weeks old tomorrow. Time to start “puppy mush” and give the Mama’s a break.

JUNE 1ST, 2017 – PUPPIES AT 4 WEEKS OLD.  PICTURES TAKEN AFTER PLAYTIME, SO LOOKING PRETTY SLEEPY.  ALL 7 PUPPIES ARE DOING GREAT!!

MISS LAVENDER (L) AND MISS PINK (R)

MISS LAVENDER AND MISS PINK

MR. BLUE AND MR. RED 4 WEEKS OLD

MR. BLUE (L) AND MR. RED (R)

MR. YELLOW (L) MR. GREEN (MIDDLE) MR. ORANGE (R) AT 4 WEEKS

YELLOW- GREEN- ORANGE, BOYS AT 4 WEEKS

Woke up this morning to “peeking puppies”

June 8, 2017   Puppies are 5 weeks old and all 7 are cute and funny and active and healthy!  We will be adding individual photos in the next few days.

Miss Lavender snoozing in the corner.

The Border Terrier puppies have New Daytime Digs!

Play and Run until they pass out!

Nyx, our wonderful Black Lab is still helping out at feedings. Pups now want her to play a bit after meal time.

OMG…I came around the corner and LOOK who’s feeding who now!!

June 11th, 2017  Dan and I started working with the puppies on the table.  They all did really well for only being 5.5 weeks old.

Here they are in some Show Stacks…….

MR. BLUE

MR. BLUE

MR. YELLOW

MR. YELLOW

MR. ORANGE

MR. ORANGE

MR. RED – MR. ORANGE – AND MR. YELLOW ON A LOG

MR. RED

MR. GREEN

MR. GREEN

MISS LAVENDER

MISS LAVENDER

MISS PINK

MISS PINK

 

IN THE GARDEN WITH THE GIRLS.

LAVENDER

JUNE 15TH, 2017  THE WILSON’S COME FOR A VISIT AND BRING THEIR GRANDCHILDREN TO HELP SOCIALIZE PUPPIES.

FUN MORNING!  …..AND TIRED OUT PUPPIES!

Lab Puppies with their new Friends

All 7 Border Terrier Pups at 6 weeks old

Grandpa Wilson with Riley and Timber

THESE FOUR YOUNG LADIES STOPPED BY TO VISIT THE PUPPIES AFTER FLOATING DOWN THE RIVER.  FUN TIMES!

AUTUMN, CHARLIZE, EMILY, AND RUBY THANKS FOR STOPPING BY!

June 18th, 2017  Puppies love being out in one of the outdoor kennels.  Mama Mimi goes in once in awhile to make sure everyone behaves.  She is busy now teaching manners and ways of the world.

The Lovely Line-up of BT’s

Mimi with her Girls. Oh what fun going in and out of the doghouse!

Pups are 6.5 weeks old now.

JUNE 24, 2017  WE TOOK A FEW HEADSHOT PHOTOS THIS EVENING.   PUPPIES ARE 7.5 WEEKS OLD.  THEY ARE REALLY ACTIVE AND SPEND ALOT OF THEIR DAY OUTSIDE.

MR. YELLOW

MR. RED

MR. GREEN

MR. ORANGE

MR. BLUE

MISS PINK

MISS LAVENDER

Heading into the Vet office for our Health Checks at 8 weeks old

THE WEEKEND OF JULY 7, 8, AND 9, 2017.  PUPPY PICK UP DAYS!  SO BITTERSWEET.  LOVE, LOVE THEM ALL, BUT NOW THEY NEED THEIR NEW FAMILIES AND INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION.  SO HAPPY FOR ALL OF THE NEW “PARENTS”!

“QUIN” READY TO FLY HOME WITH HIS NEW FAMILY TO NEW HAMPSHIRE. THANK YOU MOE AND GARY!

BECKY SAYING “GOODBYE” TO SADIE.
(MISS PINK)

MISS PINK (SADIE) HEADS ACROSS THE BORDER TO MINNESOTA. THANK YOU JUDY AND ARNIE!

BARB AND HER BABY MR. BLUE. “LINUS” GOING HOME TO MINNESOTA.

THE WAIT IS OVER….

DR. JULIE AND DALE WITH THEIR NEW ADDITION.
MR. RED WILL HAVE A GREAT LIFE!

MORE FAMILY TO WELCOME “JIMMY” HOME.

HOW EXCITING FOR ERIC AND LISA. BRINGING MR. ORANGE BACK TO MADISON, WI. “RUDI”

Peggy, our Breeder Friend from upper Michigan met us in Hayward, WI to pick up her little Miss Lavender. Her nieces Regan and Quinn were delighted with “Luna”.

Mr. Green stayed an extra week with us and when his new family came to pick him up, he just melted in their arms. Thank you Pete, Lisa, and Haakon for giving “Willis” a wonderful home!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OH, WHAT A PUPPY DAY WE HAD! MAY 3, 2017

Thursday, May 4th, 2017

TWO MAMA DOGS, ONE TRIP TO THE VET, AND TWO C-SECTIONS LATER………

FIRST CAME “MIMI” AND “TJ’S” LITTER OF SEVEN!  SOME OF THE PHOTOS BELOW WERE TAKEN RIGHT AFTER THEY WERE BORN AND PUT IN THE INCUBATOR.  ALL SEVEN DOING GREAT.  5 MALES AND 2 FEMALES.

“MIMI” – HIDEAWAYS RUSHWIND FORGET ME NOT

NEXT CAME THE SMALL “NYX” AND “BENELLI” LABRADOR LITTER.  WITH ONLY 2 BABIES, IT WAS IMPERATIVE THAT THEY BE TAKEN C-SECTION.

BEAUTIFUL, BIG BABIES!  1 YELLOW MALE AND 1 BLACK FEMALE.  BOTH ARE EATING GREAT.  NYX IS SO BUSY TAKING CARE OF HER NEW PUPS.

“NYX” RUSHWIND’S TREASURE AT MIDNIGHT

BOTH LITTERS IN THE INCUBATOR AT STILLWATER VET.

MORE PHOTOS AND INFORMATION AFTER WE ALL GET RESTED UP.

Babies at 3 days old. Growing right before our eyes!

Nyx babies at 3 days old

MIMI’S BABIES GATHERED AROUND THE TABLE, AT 10 DAYS OLD.

BLACK GIRL AT 10 DAYS OLD…SO HARD TO PHOTOGRAPH THESE BLACK LABRADORS!

YELLOW LABRADOR BOY- HERE AT 8 DAYS OLD.

 

HARPER GOES TO AGILITY

Sunday, April 30th, 2017

JUST RECEIVED THESE WONDERFUL AGILITY ACTION PHOTOS OF HARPER, ONE OF MY BRINKLEY PUPPIES AT 4 YEARS OLD.

LOOK AT THE SMILE ON THAT FACE!  THANKS JILL

LABRADOR BREEDING

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

FOR THOSE OF YOU ON MY WAITING LIST FOR A RUSHWIND LAB PUPPY, WE ARE HOPEFUL THAT WE WILL HAVE A LITTER BY EARLY MAY 2017.  WE RECENTLY BRED OUR LOVELY NYX TO BENELLI AND ARE EXPECTING YELLOWS AND BLACKS, IF ALL GOES AS PLANNED.  I WILL POST UPDATES AS WE KNOW MORE.  BELOW ARE RECENT PICTURES OF NYX (BLACK) AND BENELLI (YELLOW).  BENELLI BELONGS TO MARGARET KROHN OUT OF WINTERWINDS LABRADORS IN MICHIGAN.

This is Benelli doing a “scratch” with his hind legs.

Benelli at 9 years old.  Sweet, gentle boy!

 

INTRODUCING “THOMAS” RUSHWIND’S NEVER A DOUBT – CHAMPION POINTED AT 7 MONTHS

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Headshot at 4.5 months

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THOMAS   CHRISTMAS 2016

GO TO THOMAS’ PAGE TO SEE MORE…………

We have moved! Our address and phone number have changed.

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

For those of you who have been trying to reach us via phone (and get nothing but constant ringing), our phone number of 715-273-4246 has been discontinued since October 2016.  AT&T however, never disconnected our landline.  Sorry for the confusion and inconvenience.

We prefer to be contacted by email now, and I find time to give you a more prompt response.  rushwindlabs@gmail.com or rushwind@dishup.us

We are planning 2 Border Terrier breedings and 2 Labrador breedings in 2017.  We took the last part of 2016 off to build our wonderful new House/Kennel facility and are now going to catch up with our Breeding Program.

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Border Terrier Litter Arrives.

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

 

On June 13th, 2016 the SHEA X KEEPER puppies were born.

CH KOSHARE WORKIN WHISKY’S MAGIC and AM CAN GCH BENCHMARK’S WINNING GOAL

We expected 2 puppies as shown by ultrasound, but ended up with a “Bonus Puppy”.

2 Lovely Boys and 1 Spunky Girl         ALL 3 OF THESE PUPPIES HAVE HOMES WAITING.

SHEA feeling kinda groggy after the birth of her babes. 6/13/16

SHEA feeling kinda groggy after the birth of her babes.
6/13/16

Puppies at 2 hours old.

Puppies at 2 hours old.

Shea and Pups at 4 days old. Eat, Sleep, Eat , Sleep Gaining everyday.

Shea and Pups at 4 days old. Eat, Sleep, Eat , Sleep
Gaining everyday.

Lovin' their Mama at 8 days old

Lovin’ their Mama at 8 days old

Mr. Green, Miss Yellow, and Mr. Rust 13 days old

Mr. Green, Miss Yellow, and Mr. Rust
13 days old

Content and growing at 13 days old. Eyes just starting to open a bit.

Content and growing at 13 days old. Eyes just starting to open a bit.

Just had to toss in a couple of pictures of the Adults having Fun!   July 1st, 2016

Banks, Mimi, Gilly, and Trixie go for a long Ranger Ride. Loved it!

Banks, Mimi, Gilly, and Trixie go for a long Ranger Ride. Loved it!

Always on the Look out for a Cook out!

Always on the Look out for a Cook out!

Little Miss Yellow at 2.5 weeks

Little Miss Yellow at 2.5 weeks

Mr. Green- 2.5 wks.

Mr. Green- 2.5 wks.

"Rusty" Mr. Rust

“Rusty” Mr. Rust

Pups are 2.5 weeks already. Rusty, Miss Yellow, and Mr. Green

Pups are 2.5 weeks already.
Rusty, Miss Yellow, and Mr. Green

Nap time with Mom. 2.5 weeks

Nap time with Mom.
2.5 weeks

THE SHEA AND KEEPER PUPPIES ARE 4 WEEKS OLD ALREADY  JULY 12, 2016.  ENJOY THE PHOTO SHOOT DONE TODAY.

Hangin' out on the floor while our bedding is changed.

Hangin’ out on the floor while our bedding is changed.

"Looking at our Mom"

“Looking at our Mom”

MISS YELLOW AT 4 WEEKS

MISS YELLOW AT 4 WEEKS

SWEET MISS YELLOW

SWEET MISS YELLOW

 MR. GREEN AT 4 WEEKS OLD

MR. GREEN AT 4 WEEKS OLD

DARLING MR. GREEN

DARLING MR. GREEN

MR. RUST "RUSTY" AT 4 WEEKS OLD

MR. RUST “RUSTY” AT 4 WEEKS OLD

FUNNY RUSTY

FUNNY RUSTY

5 weeks old already!

5 weeks old already!   JULY 17, 2016

RUSTY, MISS YELLOW, MR. GREEN 5 WEEKS OLD

RUSTY, MISS YELLOW, MR. GREEN 5 WEEKS OLD

August 2nd, 2016    The Puppies are 7 weeks old now.   Enjoy the following pictures!

7 weeks old today! From the left: "Kal", "Gracie", and "Thomas"

7 weeks old today!
From the left: “Kal”, “Gracie”, and “Thomas”

We love it when Mom puts a little pumpkin on our food...YUM

We love it when Mom puts a little pumpkin on our food…YUM

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Mr. Rusty - now named "Kal"

Mr. Rusty – now named “Kal”

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Mr. Green "Thomas"

Mr. Green “Thomas”

Mr. Green "Thomas"

Wrestling with Mama on the cot. 8.5 weeks old

Wrestling with Mama on the cot. 8.5 weeks old

Rusty at 8.5 weeks

Rusty at 8.5 weeks

Thomas at 9 weeks old. What a handsome fella!

Thomas at 9 weeks old. What a handsome fella!

Darling Miss Yellow (Gracie) posing for her photo. 9 wks

Darling Miss Yellow (Gracie) posing for her photo. 9 wks

Rusty (now named "Kal") leaves with his new family. Oh what fun he will have at the cabin!

Rusty (now named “Kal”) leaves with his new family. Oh what fun he will have at the cabin!

Border Terrier Lover for sure!

Border Terrier Lover for sure!

Playing on the deck with a pine bough. Miss Yellow and Mr. Green.

Playing on the deck with a pine bough. Miss Yellow and Mr. Green.

Attempting a show stack with Mr. Green

Attempting a show stack with Mr. Green

Hangin' Out after breakfast. Thomas and Gracie. At 9 weeks

Hangin’ Out after breakfast.
Thomas and Gracie. At 9 weeks

Sandy and Carrie come to take Gracie home to meet Gilly (another Rushwind puppy who is now almost 2 yrs old.)

Sandy and Carrie come to take Gracie home to meet Gilly (another Rushwind puppy who is now almost 2 yrs old.)

Here are Trixie and Mimi watching the puppies leave Rushwind.  The girls will be 2 years old in Dec. 2016

Here are Trixie and Mimi watching the puppies leave Rushwind. The girls will be 2 years old in Dec. 2016