Heartland Classics

We are a family owned kennel whose experience began when raising Bichon Frises in our laundry room over 40 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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Goldendoodles

We Raise Both Standard Sized and Mini Sized Goldendoodles.

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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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Occasional Breeds

Cavatons | Havatons | Shih Tzu / Cotons / Bichon Frise

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What Our Clients are Saying!

We welcomed our beautiful Coton into our home in Feb and fell in love with her immediately! Heartland Classics is a top notch breeder and I'm extremely impressed with how organized Barb is. She made...

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Theo (Maddox) came to live with us two months ago. My husband gave him to me for my birthday, and he could not have been a better present! He has instantly become a part of family. Even our 10 year...

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My husband and I searched for weeks to find "the right puppy". We wondered at time if that puppy ever existed, well let me tell you that we have found what we were looking for at Heartland Classics!...

Chrissy Raposa | Read More


We picked up our Coton de Tulear on June 5th and he is absolutely the cutest and most well behaved puppy. Diesel is also extremely healthy! Often on my walks with Diesel I am stopped by people...

Michelle Morehouse | Read More


What a wonderful experience Iggy's first home was. Barb was excellent in answering all our questions. She went above and beyond to make us feel like we were 100% prepared for our first puppy. Our...

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I would like to let everyone know how wonderful Heartland Classics Kennel is. Everyone I came in contact with was very knowledgable and so friendly! The dogs are all exceptional. My daughter got her...

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