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Welcome to Barefoot Labradors of Killingworth

Barefoot Labradors specializes in AKC black, yellow and chocolate Labrador Retriever puppies for the family.

Located in Killingworth, Connecticut, we have been providing exceptional puppies to families in the Northeast since 1995.

Our English style labs are AKC, OFA, OFEL, CERF registered. They enjoy 12 wooded acres surrounded by Connecticut State Park and Killingworth Land Trust, and swim in lab-friendly Pond Meadow Brook.

We breed for sound health and good temperament. We raise our puppies in a home environment and socialize them through frequent handling and play.

From their third to 16th day, we give them a series of gentle neurological stimulation (The Bio Sensor Program) to improve cardio vascular performance, tolerance to stress and resistance to disease. Also, during the 8-weeks they are with us, they listen to National Public Radio (NPR).

We microchip all of our puppies to help in their return to you in the event they are lost or stolen.

Look here, Pups      I love you, Jade (Clinton, CT)

Our puppies go to their new families with immunization records, AKC Litter Pedigree Certificate, copies of their parents' OFA & CERF certificates, and general information about care and training.

They are sold with a limited AKC registration to help protect the breed from genetic faults. They come with a 30-month Heath Guarantee for hip and elbow dysplasia, and hereditary defects of the eyes.

Pups from our litters have become service dogs for the deaf and physically disabled through the National Education of Assistance Dog Services (NEADS) West Boylston, MA.

Able as a pup      Able in training
"Able" as a pup.               "Able" in training as a service dog.

Luna and her pups

Our litters are planned well in advance and sold by reservation to approved families. Occasionally, we have older labs to place to suitable homes. We post notice of their availability on this web site.

We are planning for litters of yellow, black and chocolate puppies to arrive in September, October and November. Our waiting lists are now open for 2015. Contact us by email for the details.

If you have questions or would like to consider having a Barefoot Labrador, please e-mail us at: barefoot@barefootlabradors.com or call Paul Barefoot, (860) 469-LABS (5227).

We prefer email inquiries.

Live Video Feed
This is a live video feed from our Puppy Room, which features Sky's litter of 6 yellow pups -- 2 boys and 4 girls -- that arrived on August 3, 2014. They will go to their new homes on September 28.

For a larger view of the pups and to take a still picture of the video, click Here.

Use the "Snapshot" button to take a picture and save it to your computer.

This is another live video feed from PuppyCam #3, which features Jewel's litter of 9 yellow puppies -- 2 boys, 7 girls -- that arrived on September 20, 2014. They will go to their new homes on November 15. The litter was sired by Grand Champion Aquarius Stonewall Stuart

For a larger view of the pups and to take a still picture of the video, click here for Puppycam #3.

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First time visitors may be asked to download and install a small "Active-X" program that will allow you to view streaming video. Watch for this notice in a popup window of your browser's window.

Autumn and her pups
Autumn and her 2013 litter.

How to care for your new puppy
Our new puppy owners might want to check out the "Caring for your new puppy" section on the left side bar. It has a lot of valuable information and tips for taking care of your pup. You also might want to read "How to be a responsible dog owner" from the American Kennel Club (AKC). Also, information about Puppy Development may be of interest.

Online Store
We have recently opened an Online STORE with photos of puppies from recent litters that can be ordered as post cards, greeting cards and other items. All proceeds go to help raise and train puppies for the physically challenged.

Also, take a look at our Books and Links page for suggested books to read and purchase.

Visit us often for Twitter reports on what the Barefoot Labradors are doing:
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    Yellow, Black and Chocolate Puppies
    Photos of recent puppies are featured below.

    Steamer Pup

    Meadow and Rustle puppy

    Winter's boy puppy

    Buster Quintin

    Sleeping Yellow Puppy

    Yellow Maple x Trotter pup

    Meadow's Black Girl

    Meadow's Yellow Puppy

    Meadows 2007 boy and girl

    Snow on my nose

    Black Lab Puppy

    Yellow lab puppy


    Luna and Rustle Puppy

    Chance and Echo pups

    Strawberries and Chocolate

    Chocolate Puppy

    Yellow puppies

    Chocolate Lab 6

    Luna's Puppies

    Chocolate Labrador Howkeye

    Yellow Lab Puppy

    Yellow lab puppy wags tail

    Autumn | Jewel | Maggy | Maple | Moira
    Peanut | Raven | Sky | Spring | Willow
    SIRE Moss | SIRE Tender | SIRE Rustle
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