French Brittany Spaniels from Pheasant Country

Plum Creek Kennels

Hunting is a way of life for a Plum Creek French Brittany. We've hunted our dogs on wild birds with our clients at our hunting lodge in South Dakota for over two decades, and so the bar of expectation for the performance of all of our French brits in the field is necessarily quite high.   We researched and selected only the best to build our foundation blood lines.  And because we are serious, committed French brittany breeders, we have imported  the best French brittany blood lines in Europe to our kennels. We breed selectively and ONLY with hip certified French brittany parents. Please enter the site to explore all the info inside and here's wishing you many staunch points!! Bill and Kathy
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  • Included here are articles we have written that have been published in Pointing Dog Journal, Bird Dog News, Bloodlines and various other magazines.  From time to time we add something here we've written in hopes it will be of some interest or value to dog owners in general and French brittany owners in particular.

  • Some articles written by others are published here, with permission.

  • Just pick a title from the list or thumbnails below and click to read.

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    The Epagneul Breton in the USA

    The Look of a French Brittany

    Before You Breed

    Crate Training

    Microchipping - Is It For Your Canine Friend?

    The Benefits of Spay/Neuter

    Pet Proof Your Home and Pet Tips

    Your Dog's Need to Chew

    Brushing Up on Grooming

    A Report on the Vaccination Controversy

    The Colour Black

    Skunk Deodorizing Recipe

    You can click the book above to purchase a copy at Amazon

    The first book in the U.S.A. written in English about the French Brittany!

    Our book, THE FRENCH BRITTANY, Lí EPAGNEUL BRETON IN THE U.S.A., written by Bill and Kathy Dillon includes information on the Epagneul Breton, a study of the breed standard, genetics, some history of the breed, what to do with your pup when it gets home, how to get it started in the right direction, building bird passion and continues on to whoa training, the field training of your dog and hunting as well as safety and equipment. It's a full color book with lots of pictures of wonderful Epagneul Bretons.

    Click on the book above to get a copy.

    Bill and Ultra featured on
    American Gun Dog Sportsman Channel

    Hunting wild quail in Texas
    Bill was also training some
    young dogs as he does
    each year.

    A First in France
    by Bill Dillon


    Competing on the
    World Stage

    by Bill Dillon


    Interview with Bill Dillon
    American bretonnier

    by Jacques Morrier

    An English translation is included with the original article (in French)

    The AKC has posted an article about Bill's field trials in France and the Euro Cup on their website.
    Click here to read it.

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No unauthorized reproduction or publication of articles is expressly prohibited without prior written approval.

Bill & Kathy Dillon
38548 280th Street,  Armour, SD 57313