Gone But Not Forgotten

The links below are Matilija Labradors that are no longer with us.  They were all great dogs, and some were actual heros:


Matilija Madeline

“Pearl” Ch. Guidelines Mastercard X Matilija Mollie OFA clearances/Optigen B, carrier. Pearl was OFA excellent and elbows clear. Pearl was bred to Ch. Safari Dapper Dan at Legasea, CGC. She had two black girls on August 4, 2006. You can see Dapper at www.legasealabs.com

Matilija NDSDF Hero

“Hero” born here at our home was purchased by three friends of mine and donated to the Search Dog foundation. I was already donating a puppy from that litter of ten to search and rescue, Hero had such potential that my friends could not let her go to a pet home. This pup needed a … Continue reading Matilija NDSDF Hero

Matilija NDSDF Rosa

Matilija NDSDF Rosa passed her advanced FEMA test in 100 degree weather, her second advanced pass, with her first in 2001. She was daughter of Kimbro’s Matilija Poppy. Read more about Rosa’s deployments at the http://www.NDSDF.org site.

Matilija Sureshot Report

“Echo” was out of our Ch. Lor-Al’s Chuck Waggin X Matilija Mad About You. She was one of a litter of ten puppies, 4 in that litter were taken for search dog training, two were certified. Echo was bought by the San Bernardino Sheriff’s department specifically for search dog training. She was called a FEMA type 2 dog, … Continue reading Matilija Sureshot Report