About Alder Brittanys

  • Owners and breeders of quality Brittanys located in Northern Ohio.
  • We compete with our dogs in AKC field trials and conformation shows.  
  • We are Active members of the Buckeye, Pennsylvania and American Brittany Clubs. 
      • Dan has served several terms as President of the Buckeye Brittany Club, and is a Regional Director of the American Brittany Club.  He is also a licensed AKC field trial judge.
      • All of our dogs are hunted frequently, including at least one trip a year to South Dakota.  A long week pursuing spooky birds over rough terrain separates the pups from the bird dogs and is the number one way we evaluate our breeding stock.  Performance in competition, health and temperament tells us the rest of the story.
About Us
     We're Dan and Allison, a lawyer and a veterinarian, living with our son and other animals on a small farm outside of Cleveland.  When we're not working, we're training or competing with our dogs.
Our Farm
     Allison and Dan have a small farm with enough room to train dogs and keep a few other animals.  Along with our dogs, we keep two cats, two horses, two cows, chickens, turkeys, quail and pigeons.  See pictures of our farm here.


Alder Brittanys Recent News

  • Like Mother, Like Daughter It was a great weekend for Alder Brittanys, with two big wins that took place on opposite ends of the country.  First, Alder Sophie Brook (pictured left), handled by her owner Dan Campbell, won a 20 dog open gun dog stake put on by the Wasatch Front Brittany Club in Elberta, Utah.  Dan sent us the good news while we were at the Buckeye Brittany Club trial in Dresden, Ohio.  Not to be outdone by her daughter (even from 1,830 miles away), our FC AFC High Hopes Little Ann put down a beautiful run, winning a 26 dog open gun dog stake.  Both Sophie and Annie are now qualified to run in both the Open and Amateur Gun Dog ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2015, 5:59 PM by Alder Brittanys
  • Jake x Annie puppies are here We're very pleased to announce the arrival of 7 very active puppies.  There are 3 boys and 4 girls.  Annie and her pups are doing great.  More pictures can be found here.
    Posted Nov 18, 2014, 5:53 PM by Alder Brittanys
  • Riley finishes his Field Champion Title! Our Riley is now named FC High Hopes Big Gamble after finishing his Field Champion Title (pending AKC verification) at the Michigan Saginaw Brittany Club trial on September 13, 2014.  Riley finished in style, placing first in a 29 dog Open Gun Dog Stake.  A special thanks to professional trainer/handler Jimmy Johnson of Legacy Bird Dogs for all his work with Riley.  Jimmy is not only a fantastic trainer, he's one of the best people we know.  Now it's on to Gun Dog Nationals!
    Posted Sep 13, 2014, 5:30 PM by Alder Brittanys
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What's special about Alder Brittanys?

-Dedicated to competing with and breeding the finest Brittanys for field, show and home

-Competition shows us which dogs are worthy of being bred

-We breed for health, temperament, hunting ability and looks

-All of our dogs are family dogs and live in the house

- We prefer our dogs run big but they will all handle to a hunter on foot

-Field trials prove a lot about our dogs but we know that a bird dog is only as good as his ability to put wild birds on the table