Located near Indianola in East Central Illinois on 45 acres of woods and rolling fields, Blindfaith Retrievers is committed to producing high quality Labrador Retrievers that excel as pets, gundogs and hunt test/field trial competitors. We offer a twenty-seven month guarantee on hips and eyes; every dog we breed is OFA good or excellent, CERF clear, CNM clear and EIC  tested.


Morgan puppies on the ground in Tennessee! Ten puppies on the ground in Illinois! ( See Puppies page.)!

Morgan and Ten puppies due in Illinois and Indiana in September! (See Puppies page.)!


AD has been bred to Morgan ( See Puppies page)!


AD is in season ( 7/10) and we are considering doing a repeat breeding with  Morgan! ( Decision to be made by Monday, 7/20). (See Guys and Girls pages for info on these two fine yellows).


Illinois River HRC ( See Achievements page)!


Tru recovering nicely from knee surgery ( see What’s New page)!


Frozen semen now available from both Morgan and Tru ( see Stud Service page)!


Backwater Retriever Club & Ohio Valley Retriever Club ( See Achievements page)!

” Ten” Titles!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Morgan puppies ( Black and Yellow) due in March. Both litters on the ground! ( See Puppies page).


Grace has been sold to a family in Louisiana ( See For Sale page)!
Morgan is the sire of the first Blood Detection Dog in Australia! ( See The Guys page).
Wisill/Badger State HRC Hunt Test ( see Achievements page).
Michigan Flyways Hunt Test ( see Achievements page).
Fort Detroit Golden Retriever Club Hunt Test ( see Achievements page).
AD has been bred to Slider aka FC-AFC Bayou Teche Eye On The Ball ( see Puppies page)!
……And she is pregnant!!….and there are a bunch of puppies!
Backwater HRC Hunt Test ( see Achievements page).
” Dude” gets first Master pass at Madison ( see Achievements page).
Mississippi Flyway HRC Hunt Test ( see Achievements page).
Illinois River HRC Hunt Test ( see Achievements page).
Michigan Flyways HT ( see Achievements page)
Ten gets first breeding. ( see Puppies page).
Golden Retriever Club of Illinois HT ( see Achievements page).
Ohio Valley Retriever Club Hunt Test and Field Trial Qual. ( see Achievements page).
Change in breeding plans for Lumen! ( see Puppies page).
AD to be bred to FC-AFC Slider ( See Puppies page).

Backwater Retriever Club Hunt Test. ( See Achievements page).

The Yellow Dog Militia ( YDM) is here!  Coming soon to the Commentary page!
Morgan selected for importation of semen to Australia! ( see The Guys page).Third and fourth litters on the ground! ( see What’s New page).

Breeding Labrador Retrievers for excellence since 1986.

Bill and Marcia Butikas,  12285B E 350 North Rd.

P.O. Box 139 Indianola, IL 61850, (217) 247-2754

We can be reached by email using the address: billatblindfaith@aol.com.

Thanks for visiting us! Let us know if you have any questions. We welcome your calls and inquiries. We love to talk dogs!

If you are interested in buying a puppy, please read our Letter to Prospective Buyers.