Zeus @ 9 months
Zeus @ 9 months

Why Iron Hill Retrievers?

As a responsible breeders, we take every possible measure to ensure that our dogs are carefully screened by our veterinarian prior to breeding, including OFA Hips, Excellent/Good or Fair 1 grade 1 (could be from an injury)  or Normal Elbow or Penn HIP certification, PRA, EIC, Ichthyosis & Eye CERF., as well as future studs having Heart Echo done.

Puppies are vet-checked, treated with one vaccination, and de-wormed a minimum of four times, socialized/stimulated daily prior to being placed in their new homes.

Our goal here is to produce a well rounded puppy.  


All puppies take with them a health certificate from our veterinarian after a full examination, are microchip pedigree, blanket with mommies scent, wormed 4 times, 1st shot record, offer a health guarantee of 26 month guarantee against genetic hip dysplasia and 12 month on catracts that will cause blindness. 


Iron Hill Retrievers starts crate training at 5 weeks, plus offers support after puppies leave. Recommends on taking puppy to basic obedience at appropiate age or advance classes. 

Iron Hill is a responsible breeder, and as such, we sell our puppies with an AKC limited registration and recommend owners have their puppy spayed/neutered at the appropriate age.


Our best of breed lines, coupled with our care in breeding, is why Iron Hill Retrievers!!!  


As the BREEDER, we RESERVE the option/right to at least the FIRST 2 picks from each litter for SHOW or BREEDING. 


Thank you for choosing a "Heavenly Puppy" !!!

Iron Hill Retrievers Family

Chris & Ron Shanahan

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Jill & me at Puppy Jake Fundraiser event.

Welcome to Iron Hill Retrievers!

Iron Hill Retrievers is located in the beautiful rolling hills of Eastern Iowa, close to Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. We are a small breeder of English Type Labradors and Golden Retrievers. Breeding quality Labs in black, chocolate and yellow, ranging from light cream to fox red.  Our puppies are raised in our home with lots of love and care. 


At Iron Hill Retrievers, both our Labradors and our Goldens typically have a lovely strong head, a wide back skull and thick muzzle, well angulated shoulders and rears. Our Golden Retrievers are from European lines.

Most importantly, Iron Hill Retrievers possess true temperaments, very laid-back and gentle in the home, but love the outdoors and the opportunity to hunt if required. All breeding dogs have health clearances before being breed. Our Labs and Goldens have some of the best pedigrees in the Midwest.

Iron Hill Retrievers are members of our family and embraced by all the comforts of our home and family. Home of the "Heavenly Puppies"......

If you have any questions, feel free to give us a call!

Closed on Saturdays & Sundays!

Christina   563-212-9609





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