Southern New England : North American Versatile Hunting Dog Association (NAVHDA)


Please contact us if you are interested in a puppy from an upcoming litter.

Our puppies should be excellent possibilities for field and show.

Jeff & Sue Rhodes

(330) 264-9253

Dual registration: AKC and NAVHDA.
Proven hunting and show lines.



NEW -- 2013!
Announcing the arrival of the OSAGE "J" litter - whelped March 9, 2013. 

We have 10 new puppies - 4 girls 
(1 brown roan, 3 orange roan) & 6 boys
(4 brown roan & 2 orange roan).  Sire is Osage Duxun Limited GN CD RE JH, NAVHDA NA Prize 1 & UT Prize 1. 
Dam is Osage Gemma, NAVHDA NA
Prize 1. 

New Litter!

Osage Birichino (Elmo) CD MH

Elmo, owned and handled by Bill Revercomb, achieved his UT Prize I at the Buckeye Chapter's 2008 Spring Test. He will now be training for the 2009 Invitational. We wish him much luck!

NEW 2008 Kemo Cup Recipient
VC Osage Bria (Luchi) MH

Luchi earned her 2007 Versatile Champion (VC) title on a very hot day in Mexico, Missouri. To read more about this and to see photos, click here.

NEW 2008 SCOA VC Cup Recipients
VC CH Osage Caesar (Brasch) MH
VC Osage Bria (Luchi) MH



Luchi and Brasch received the 2008 Versatile Champion Cup from the Spinone Club of America (SCOA) for top field honors.

NAVHDA Natural Ability Prize I
Osage Duxun Limited (Teal)
From our recent "D" litter.

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Osage Kennel is owned and operated by Jeff and Sue Rhodes of Wooster, Ohio. We are dedicated to the promotion and preservation of Spinoni Italiani as fine versatile hunting dogs. We have won a NAVHDA Natural Ability Breeders award for every litter, and we have bred puppies that have excelled in the show ring and the field at the highest levels.

Of the five Spinoni who have become NAVDHA Versatile Champions (VCs) since 1982, when the first Invitational was held, two of those VCs are from Osage Kennel. This test evaluates versatile hunting dogs in both field and water events, demonstrating excellence at the highest level for those dogs who qualify. Three of our dogs are also AKC Master Hunters.

We breed according to the ethics and heatlh standards of the Spinone Club of America (SCOA).

Our puppies are whelped and raised in the middle of our home - very much underfoot and in the midst of our activities and daily life. Our Dams are provided the best of health care throughout their lives with special attention given prior to breeding, during pregnancy and following whelping. The puppies are carefully tended from the second they are born.

Versatile Hunting Dog Magazine Articles Feature Brasch & Luchi

VC CH Osage Caesar (Brasch) MH became the youngest Spinone to achieve a VC title, doing so with a maximum score of 200 points at the age of 2.7 years, in 2006. Read the article.

VC Osage Bria (Luchi) MH achieved her VC title in 2007 with 192 points. She is one of only two Spinoni females to achieve the title. Read the article.

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Jeff and Sue Rhodes
1959 Millersburg Rd, WOOSTER, OH 44691
(330) 264-9253

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