All puppies are whelped and raised in our home. After birth, our puppies have a checkup with our veterinarian to ensure their health. Mothers stay with the young until the day they leave for their new home. This allows the Mother to influence, interact with, and train their young. This is vital to the development […]Learn more
No breeder can guarantee that all puppies produced will be free of genetically inherited conditions. We only use stud dogs and bitches that have been tested and cleared of genetic problems in our breeding program. These tests are used to determine that the sire and dam are unaffected by hip and elbow dysplasia and inherited […]Learn more
At 6 and 8 weeks of age, we perform temperament and conformation tests. The puppy temperament test was designed to help us in the placement process by predicting adult temperament. The temperament test evaluates several components. These components include, socializing with people, curiosity, degree of dominance, physical energy and reactions to external stimulus. The test […]Learn more
Owner Evaluation Not only is it important evaluate the temperament and conformation of the puppy, we also look to evaluate and match the dog with the potential owner. We take the role of breeder seriously and are responsible for the puppies we produce. Our puppies are very special to us and will always have a […]Learn more
Labradors Retrievers are social animals, and thrive on human contact. They are happiest when they are spending time with you. As people we are the same. We encourage new owners to contact us anytime they have a concern or encounter a problem. We are always here to answer your questions or provide a training tip. […]Learn more
Lure Labradors is one of the few kennels that offers to share the joy of raising their labradors with LOCAL families. We have found our existing labrador families would love to have a second labrador as a companion to their first, but is not interested in taking on the additional expense of buying a labrador. […]Learn more
“Our experience with Lure Labradors was nothing short of excellent! From the first call, to the time we arrived, and even to this day when I still have questions, they have been over the top. Lure Labradors has a beautiful , family friendly kennel tucked away in the country side. I was so impressed! They take such loving care of each of their Labs. We were blessed with one of their older pups, a one year old black male. He came to us so very loving, well mannered, and trained. Everyone who meets him loves him! Many thanks to Lure Labradors. We would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a great Labrador!”
Howard and Crystal Redmond – Lake Lure, NC
We were lucky to find Lure Labradors in our search for a Lab pup near home! They are a great family, have a beautiful facility for their dogs. They bring a lot of knowledge, care & integrity to their passion for breeding orthopedically sound, intelligent, loyal Labs with relaxed and loving temperaments. Ruby is a super puppy, and so gentle and sweet with our kids. Throughout our relationship, Matt and Kathrine have been so responsive, always just a text or FB message away!”
Hilary Drake – Asheville, NC
Our family welcomed Elsa into our home in the Spring of 2016. For the last five months we have seen her grow into a beautiful adolescent. Perhaps the friendliest dog in the neighborhood, Elsa garners loving attention from event he most purposeful walkers; she even stops some joggers in their tracks for a little pat on the head. Very playful yet gentle with our 10 and 12 year old children, Elsa seems to know intuitively not to push boundaries. She’s still a Labrador puppy and like to chew on things, but is very easily corrected with lasting effect. While she had an initial fear of steps and large bodies of water at first, she now runs up and down the steps and hops right in the water on command. Bath time is a dream. She calmly stands in the water and lets you get soap in all the tough to reach places, then allows a thorough rinse without shaking water all over the bathroom. When it’s time for a walk to relieve herself, there’s no guesswork. She tells you exactly what she needs when she needs it.
We are just thrilled with Elsa and with Lure Labradors.
Jack Bolton – Asheville, NC
WHEN CHOOSING AN IDEAL LABRADOR, YOU SHOULD TAKE INTO ACCOUNT A NUMBER OF FACTORS.
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