AKS's Water-bound Retrievers

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Labrador Retriever Puppies in Eastern North Carolina
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**CLICK HERE to see our Labrador Retriever litters!**

ALWAYS- Remember the brave soldiers, marines, sailors, airmen & guardsman who died to protect our freedom and our way of life. We can never repay them, but we can remember and celebrate their lives! And please don't forget the brave, military working dogs that have sacrificed their lives to protect our men & women.

AKS Waterbound Retrievers is a SMALL family home owned  based business located in Newport North Carolina, we are dedicated to the working Retriever, specifically American Labrador Retrievers since 2001 professionally, BUT have over 20 years experience in training and breeding dogs! We have very happy puppy buyers all over the USA and Canada, see our testimonial page and visit us on Facebook to see pictures of our previous litters and client pictures!
Formally known as AKS Kennels, before retiring from "Certified Professional Dog / Retriever Training" in 2007 due to being badly injured in a car accident, we now just  train and campaign our Female Labrador Retrievers in AKC & UKC hunt tests & only breed our Females after they obtain there Hunt Test title and after they get there certified health clearances after the age of two  (OFA, CERF, CNM & EIC Tested).
We produce puppies for waterfowl hunting and AKC Hunt tests and possible Field trials but mainly for family companions.
 We no longer have kennels, our dogs have house privileges and they have 3 fenced in yards to run and explore everyday!  Our main home is located on 1.5 acres but we also own 80 acres and 3 acres that we use for training, we also have 100's of acres available to us for training.
Our Labrador Retrievers are proven preformers and campaigned in AKC & UKC hunt tests and hunted, but most importantly our family companions with exceptional pedigrees!
ALL of our dogs have there CERTIFIED health clearances:
Click on the links below to read about the importance of having these clearances on ALL breeding stock, if you come across a litter that does not, "run...don't walk away"! 
OFA HIPS & ELBOWS:  http://www.offa.org/
and tested for: 
CNM (Labrador Centronuclear Myopathy)  http://www.labradorcnm.com/
Our number one goal is to produce healthy and sound Labrador Retrievers that have GREAT temperaments, that are trainable and retained there natural hunting instincts!
This is the type of dog that can be apart of your family and your teammate in AKC & UKC competitions and hunting partner for YEARS to come!!
"Breeding Black, Yellow & Chocolate Labrador Retrievers for the future with proven Pedigrees for Health, Trainability, Preformance & Family Companions...That is are goal."

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Congratulations to AKS's dogs for passing 35 of 37 AKC Hunt Tests

AND 4 for 4 HRC Hunt Test Passes!

We have been running Hunt Tests since 2001, we have run over 200 tests (this is running two or more dogs in one weekend in multiple venues) in the Junior, Senior & Master Hunter levels.

This does not include NUMEROUS (too many to count) club day tests/competitions we have run with our dogs!

ALL dogs are Trained and Handled in AKC Hunt

Tests and Titled by: Amy Avery

Some of our passes:

Pixie ~ 5 for 6 AKC Junior Hunter Passes

Mazie ~ 5 for 6 AKC Senior Hunter Passes

Bodie ~ 5 for 6 AKC Master Hunter Passes

Bodie ~ 2 HRC Seasoned Passes

Bodie ~ 5 Straight AKC Senior Hunter Passes

Tealy ~ 4 AKC Junior Hunter Passes (Title)

Tealy ~ 2 HRC SHR Passes

Sugar ~ 2 Junior Hunter Passes , Titled by Amy Avery

2 ~ AKC Junior Hunter Passes, R.Reese

Sugar ~ 5 STRAIGHT Senior Hunter Passes

Sugar recieved her AKC SENIOR HUNTER TITLE

at 14 months old going 5 for 5 passes!!!

Bodie~ Last pass for AKC Master Hunter title and


Katie~ 8 passes for her AKC Junior & Senior hunter title

Rebel ~ 4 passes for his AKC Junior Hunter title

Dazey ~ 13 AKC Hunt Test passes for, Junior, Senior

and Master Hunter titles

Drake ~ 8 passes for his AKC Junior & Senior hunter titles

Glory ~ 4 passes for her AKC Junior Hunter title

Pixie CGC JH

Tealy CGC JH
Tealy 4 STRAIGHT JH Passes!

Sugar CGC, JH, SH
Sugar 9 STRAIGHT Hunt Test passes at 14 months old


R.I.P. Rebel CGC JH
You will be GREATLY missed and NEVER forgotten!

With GREAT SADNESS, the Avery family announces the loss of a loving member of our family!
 Scoopy's Little Ms. Dazey Mae CGC MH
3-31-2001 - 4-8-2012
You will be GREATLY missed and NEVER forgotten!

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Amy Avery ~ Owner, Breeder & Trainer
Newport, North Carolina
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