Watermark Retrievers





Quality Labrador and Golden Retrievers by Mary Tatum, DVM since 1975.

Houston's Premier Golden and Labrador Retriever Breeder.
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Hunting Dogs

Our dogs come from champions. They train well and have great dispositions. See our Goldens and Labradors.

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Show Goldens

Whether you want a top show dog or a loving companion for a family pet. View our Golden stars.

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Field Trial Dogs

Watermark Retrievers are constant top performers at field trials. Meet the Labs.

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We offer outstanding puppies. Learn how to prepare with your new puppy by watching these training videos.

Cinderella litter and dewclaw amputation…..

We are not amputating dewclaws from our litters.      The reason for that is there is evidence that dogs with dewclaws have less carpal injuries and because they have a practical advantage there is no reason to remove them. In fact many search , rescue and performance...

…Cinderella, a Couple Special Cinder Pups Available.

Here is a picture of Bill Teague and Cinder after her first Master National qualification and PASS with her awards. She, herself is special and was bred to NFC Watermark's Running Back. Enjoy this short video of one of the...

Announcing Litters & Congrats to ‘Scoop’

Congrats to Paula Ferguson with her Open and Amateur 2nd places with Watermark's Read All About It! This is a Pike and Darby pup. Check out these new Watermark litters! This pup in the video is out of one of our past litters, and the snapshot is from the current...

Congratulations & Current Litters

Wow, Brian Herzog and Buddy (he's out of our Emmit & Promise litter) won the Qualifying this past weekend. Buddy just turned 2 and now has a Second and a Win in the Qualifying. For info on our current litters and pedigrees go to our Litters & Available Dogs...

Recent Ribbons & Accomplishments

What a weekend at the Missouri Field Trial and the Waterloo Hunt Test! Gary Storch's Rowdy won the Open, while his girl, Pearl, won the Derby in Missouri. At the same trial, Watermark's Coal, was awarded Open 4th and Amateur 3rd! Watermark's Cappy completed his Senior...

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