Piper

Retired from Breeding and competing

Retired - Lives and trains with Co-owner

retired - placed as a service dog

Our dogs are always part of our family, and we love them wholeheartedly. We don’t actively seek retirement homes, but have discovered there are often opportunities where people need/want a well-trained, adult pet. We will never place an adult unless it is in his or her best interest, no matter how much it pains our human hearts. And we are extremely careful about where they are placed. 

Please feel welcome to inquire about if and when an adult may be available if you can provide a loving, forever home. 

Choosing the right food and supplements for health and vitality!

   Choosing the right food and supplements for health and vitality!Health and Vitality We’ve always prioritized the health and happiness of our beloved pets – and we understand that our clients share the same concern! That’s why we delved deeper into researching...

Sadie and Daisy; a client testimonial

   Sadie and Daisy; a client testimonialSadie and Daisy I love getting updates from our SPFL families! George and Marge have been fantastic about staying in touch over the years. They took home one of the ‘luxury car litter’ puppies born October 2018 (Porsche,...

Porsche and Sterling puppies are HERE!

   Porsche and Sterling puppies are HERE!We’re thrilled to announce the arrival of a beautiful litter born on 1/24/2024. Porsche and Sterling have blessed us with 7 healthy and adorable puppies! 👧👧👧 Four lovely girls: 2 will be blue or silver 2 will be cafe or...

Ensuring Canine Wellness: Annual Certifications

   Ensuring Canine Wellness: Annual CertificationsAnnual Certifications As dedicated preservation dog breeders, we understand the importance of maintaining the health and well-being of our beloved companions. One of the fundamental practices we adhere to is the...

Excitement Unleashed: Anticipating the Arrival of Katie and EZ’s Poodle Pups!

   Excitement Unleashed: Anticipating the Arrival of Katie and EZ’s Poodle Pups!Dear Poodle Enthusiasts and Forest Lakes Families, We are thrilled to share the exciting news of an upcoming litter that promises to produce pups that are nothing short of...

2023 Wrap up – A Glance at Our Remarkable 2023 Achievements

   2023 Wrap up – A Glance at Our Remarkable 2023 AchievementsCelebrating Success I am so excited to share our 2023 Achievements!!! As the year draws to a close, it’s with immense pride and joy that I take a moment to reflect on the incredible journey we’ve had...

Make a Great Start: 50+ Questions to ask a Breeder when considering getting a puppy

   Make a Great Start: 50+ Questions to ask a Breeder when considering getting a puppy(c) Michele Harvey This content may not be redistributed by any individual, business entity or social media page without my express, written permission. Questions to ask the...

Secure Your Pet’s Future: Estate Planning 101 for Your Companions

   Secure Your Pet’s Future: Estate Planning 101 for Your CompanionsVersatility in Poodles (VIP) is a great resource for information. At our most recent membership meeting, we had an attorney speak regarding estate planning but it really covered many potential...

SPFL Surpasses 100 Performance Titles Goal!

   SPFL Surpasses 100 Performance Titles Goal!We were approaching our target of 100 performance and companion titles to be earned by the end of 2023, and not only did we reach it, but we also surpassed it! Our dogs have now accumulated an impressive total of 108...

Daphne x Blaze puppies have arrived!

Four girls and one boy were born October 5, 2023. Two pups were over a pound!!! Two were over 14 ounces and one little girl was 9.7 ounces. All are doing well and thriving. Momma is being wonderful and perfect!  

Crystal’s First Two Weeks with Jules

   Crystal’s First Two Weeks with JulesCrystal – Piper x Rhett Puppy – The First Two Weeks Shared with permission from the private Facebook Group Hi all!! Even though Michele doesn’t usually let her babes go so early, I have a trainer coming to my home and wanted...

Celebrating Achievements

   Celebrating AchievementsCelebrating Achievements: A Journey of Excellence in Dog Breeding and Showing In the world of ethical dog breeding and showing, our journey has been nothing short of remarkable. With dedication, passion, and a commitment to the...

SPFL in the latest Poodle Variety magazine

   SPFL in the latest Poodle Variety magazineRomeo has earned 61 Best of Breed (BOB) awards, 3 Best in Show (BIS), and 6 Reserve Best in Show (RBIS/RBISS) with a UKC Nationals Best of Breed award (NBOB) which earned him the UKC Emerald and then Ruby Gemstone...

Two of our Lovely Forest Lakes Girls are on the Top Ten List!

   Two of our Lovely Forest Lakes Girls are on the Top Ten List!We could not be more proud of, or thankful for, these wonderful gifts from heaven! We are so blessed; Forest Lakes has TWO of our beautiful white girls on the Top Ten list as of August!These sweet...

Azula is the Newest Forest Lakes UKC Champion – Owner Handled

   Azula is the Newest Forest Lakes UKC Champion – Owner HandledWow! This girl is so gorgeous, and has received so many compliments on her structure! She is Fire Princess Azula of Forest Lakes, and was recently handled to her championship by her owner/handler...

Porsche’s Versatility title arrived!

Porsche received her Versatility Excellent official title certificate! This title requires 15 points from multiple 'areas' that demonstrate a dog's versatility. Porsche earned 5 points for her UKC Grand Championship, 1.5 points for her CGCA, 2 points for her TKI, 1...

Introducing Martin!

   Introducing Martin!Martin – FBP Son of a Poo! Stepheni was one of the first people I met in Michigan at a dog show. Her boy, Poo, was probably only a year or two old at the time and I was completely smitten with his coloring, dark points and eyeliner. We...

Title Acronyms 1, 2, 3 – avoid the confusion

   Title Acronyms 1, 2, 3 – avoid the confusionMy dogs are collecting titles in various areas and I wanted to provide a list of the acronyms so the average person can decipher them! (And then my web guy will come in and rearrange things so this post works better...

We had fun adding 12 (or 14) new titles in the last week and a half!

   We had fun adding 12 (or 14) new titles in the last week and a half!I am not sure if I can count Katie’s two Total Dog Awards so I will hold off on that. But we had an absolutely fabulous weekend at the BARKC show with great friends and all of our fabulous,...

100th Title Earned!

   100th Title Earned!We had an amazing weekend with our dogs earning Best of Breed all six shows!! Deacon earned 3 Grand legs with 2 Best of Breed awards, a Group 2 and a Group 4, as well as winning the champion class twice over 2 other champions.Daphne earned...
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