Heartland Classics

We are a family owned kennel whose experience began when raising Bichon Frises in our laundry room over 35 years ago. We are proud of our imported lines of rare breed dogs, most originating from the homeland of the breed. We strive to meet the breed standards put forth by the foreign kennel clubs and the American Kennel Club to produce your next quality pet.

Give us a call, we’d love to make one of our dogs – YOUR dog.

I grew up in the show ring exhibiting swine, cattle and Arabian horses so am not a foreigner to competition. I take pride in my three children and feel my place is to be here for them at all times. I normally have handlers with my dogs in the show ring throughout the year.  We are striving to produce a top quality pet, some of which may have what it takes to enter the show ring.

YES! Each of my parent stock has a name, a personality unique to only them, and a special spot in our hearts. They are microchipped for positive identification as required by AKC and our state kennel license, but never referred to as a number. Many have had their share of time in the back yard or in our homes. All are “social butterflies” and enjoy visits by our own children/grandchildren as well as friends who come to play

YES! Our veterinarian comes on site to inspect our operation, complete health checks on the babies, assist in difficult deliveries, and provide advice as needed. We are also licensed and inspected by the State of Nebraska and the United States Department of Agriculture. We are inspected by the American Kennel Club as well since most of our dogs are registered by the AKC.

Our Breeds

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is England’s most popular breed. These dogs are recorded as living with the royalty as early as the 1500’s, but didn’t arrive in America until 1956.

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Coton De Tulear

The Coton de Tulear (pronounced coe-TAWN day TULE-ee-r) is a new breed to the U.S....

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Standard Goldendoodles

We only raise standard size Goldendoodles due to issues in genetic health when mating a small poodle with a large Golden Retriever...

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Havanese

The Havanese belongs to the Bichon family of dogs. The Havanese orginated in Havana, Cuba as the cross of the...

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Portuguese Water Dogs

PWD are very active for the first year or so of their lives. They are also a very intelligent dog, so need training and much socialization with everything...

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Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

American Haircoat - An American Coated wheaten is a plush teddy bear look and feel | Irish Haircoat - An Irish coated puppy is born with soft hair as well.

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Standard Poodles

Poodles are water retrievers and are therefore great mates for a game of fetch or an afternoon of water sports...

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Mixed Breeds

Cavatons | Havatons | Shih Tzu / Cotons

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What Our Clients are Saying!

We've had our little girl SCWT for a week now. She fits in with my familiy like we have always had her. My younger adult dog is thrilled to have a play buddy, and my elderly dog just wants to be left...

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Miss Dixie is nearly 4 months old, and has the stolen the hearts of everyone one she meets. She has such a wonderful personality and is an instant friend to everyone she meets, from one year old to...

Tom and Jeanne Gilley | Read More


Herbie the transplanted Cornhusker is 4 years old today! I wanted to write and tell you all once again how truly blessed we are to have stumbled across Heartland Classics! Herbie lives in North...

Rebecca Sink | Read More


We got our SCWT a little over a month ago and he has fit into our little family so well. He knows he is the cutest little boy and is the center of attention any where we go. Working with barb on...

Meghan Solan | Read More


I adopted my Coton de Tulear from Heartland Classics. Barb is wonderful in communication and answering any questions. Pictures are sent every two weeks as well as all emails are answered within a few...

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I've been wanting a puppy for quite some time and finally decided on a Wheaten Terrier! After searching the internet I found Heartland Classics. I can't put in words how lucky I feel getting a great...

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