- About The Training-

Storms Ahead Kennel's LLC

Mark an avid waterfowl and pheasant hunter, met Janet an animal lover and former veterinary assistant and K-9 trainer. They have teamed up to create a successful team of training and breeding of sound temperament, healthy and intelligent Labrador Retrievers. They train, compete and hunt with their dogs.
Lake and ShelterThey are truly part of their family.
Storms Ahead Kennel's is situated on 10 acres, having 4 ponds on the grounds, and hundreds of acres accessible for training. The kennel is conveniently located just 5 miles north of I-96, 30 minutes west of Grand Rapids, and only miles from beautiful Lake Michigan. Their 1200 sq. ft. kennel has 18 indoor/outdoor runs, heated floors, and a fenced exercise area.


Their Training Program

" We at Storms Ahead Kennels are a full time boarding and training facility. We specialize in the training of gun dogs for upland and waterfowl hunting. Our program includes all aspects of retriever training, from basic obedience to advanced marking and handling.
Our upland program includes quarting, whistle commands to hunt close and retrieve to hand.
We run in all levels of AKC hunt tests with our dogs as well as client dogs. Additionally upland and waterfowl hunts may be incorporated in our training program.
Training sessions include live ducks and pheasants. We have access to hundreds of acres of land and many technical ponds, marshes and flooded timbers.
Feel free to call us and further discuss our training program and how it'll work for you and your hunting companion, from basic obedience to hunting season ready!"

- Mark and Janet Pelfresne


- Contact Storms Ahead Kennel LLC-

Office: (231) 865 - 8733
Cell: (231)-638-2790
6911 Mt. Garfield Rd.
Nunica, Michigan 49448
Mark and Janet Pelfresne



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