Briar Ridge Kennels

about us


For over fifty-one years, Briar Ridge Kennels has been raising Drahthaars. We have developed what we believe to be the finest line of gun dogs for the foot hunter in the United States. We sell Drahthaars all over North and Central, and South America for quail, grouse, pheasant, ducks,dove and woodcocks and some birds in South America that I know little about. 

While our emphasis is on hunting ability and coat, our Dornenberg Drahthaars have the looks you can be proud of.  Most of the pups have roan coloring with liver head and markings.  The males usually run in the 75 to 85 lb. class while the females are generally within the 55 to 65 lb. class.  We raise only hunting Drahthaars, no field trial or "show" type dogs.


If you have not been to Gun Dog Breeders web site at:, this link should take you to my page where you can scroll down and read a bunch of testimonials about my dogs.  I am proud to have the reputation that these letters testify to.  It is worth taking a look at.

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