Unleash Your Dog's Full Potential

Breeding and Training Labs, Boykins, English Setters, and Irish Setters to Be Exceptional Canine Champions and Hunting Companions.

Customized Training

Expert trainers develop tailored plans to cultivate your dog's skills and compatibility.

Ethical Breeding

Focused on health, temperament, and lineage, our program produces exceptional, cherished companions.

Professional Dog Breeder and Trainer in Bladen County, North Carolina

We're passionate about creating exceptional canine companions for life by breeding and training top-quality Labs, Boykins, English Setters, and Irish Setters. With a focus on responsible and ethical breeding practices, we ensure our dogs possess the finest genetics, health, and temperament. Our comprehensive training programs, led by experienced trainers, are designed to nurture each dog's natural instincts and abilities, preparing them to excel in the field or as loyal family members.


Intelligent and versatile, Labs excel as hunting partners, service dogs, and devoted family pets.


Compact and agile, these charming sporting dogs are skilled waterfowl retrievers and adaptable family companions.

English Setters

Elegant and affectionate, these exceptional bird hunters thrive in active households, balancing field work and family life.

Irish Setters

Stunning and lively, these enthusiastic hunters are endearing companions, suited for active lifestyles.

Our Mission

Our mission is to bring joy and companionship into the lives of our clients by providing them with exceptional canine partners. We achieve this through responsible and ethical breeding practices, nurturing the natural abilities of our Labs, Boykins, English Setters, and Irish Setters. Our dedicated and experienced team is committed to cultivating the finest qualities in each dog, ensuring they possess excellent health, temperament, and skills. Through personalized training programs and our unwavering commitment to quality, we strive to create lasting bonds between our dogs and their owners, enhancing their lives through shared experiences, and a love that transcends boundaries.

Specializing in top-quality breeding and training of Labs, Boykins, English Setters, and Irish Setters.
Dedicated to responsible and ethical breeding practices, ensuring exceptional health, temperament, and lineage.
Comprehensive, personalized training programs led by experienced trainers to help your dog reach its full potential.

Elite Breeding Program

At Big Swamp Retrievers, our breeding program is the cornerstone of our commitment to producing exceptional dogs. By adhering to responsible and ethical breeding practices, we ensure the health, temperament, and lineage of our Labs, Boykins, English Setters, and Irish Setters meet the highest standards. We carefully select our breeding stock from champion bloodlines, prioritizing genetic diversity and focusing on the preservation of each breed's unique qualities.

Before breeding, all our dogs undergo rigorous health screenings to minimize the risk of hereditary issues. Our attention to detail and dedication to excellence is evident in the quality of dogs we produce. From their physical attributes to their strong instincts, our dogs are a testament to our expertise and passion for breeding.

Our puppies are raised in a nurturing and stimulating environment, where they receive early socialization and exposure to various experiences. This approach sets the foundation for well-rounded, confident dogs that are prepared to excel in any setting. We take great care in matching each of our puppies with the perfect home, ensuring a harmonious partnership between dog and owner.

At Big Swamp Retrievers, our breeding program is more than just producing puppies; it's about creating exceptional canine companions for life. We invite you to discover the difference our dedication to quality makes in every dog that carries the Big Swamp Retrievers name.

Exceptional Training for Lifelong Success

At Big Swamp Retrievers, our training program is designed to help each dog reach its full potential, whether as a skilled hunting partner or a loyal family companion. Our experienced trainers employ proven techniques and positive reinforcement, ensuring an enjoyable and effective learning experience for your dog. We tailor our training programs to meet the individual needs and abilities of each dog, catering to their unique personalities and strengths.

Our training program encompasses various levels, from basic obedience and socialization for puppies to advanced field training for seasoned hunting dogs. We work closely with our clients to understand their specific goals and expectations, ensuring a customized and personalized approach to training. Our trainers also provide valuable guidance and support to dog owners, helping them build strong, lasting bonds with their canine companions.

With a strong focus on consistency, patience, and respect, our training program at Big Swamp Retrievers aims to nurture your dog's natural instincts and create a confident, well-rounded companion that excels in every aspect of life.


Experience the difference and embark on a journey with a canine companion that's expertly bred, trained, and tailored to exceed your expectations.