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. To learn more about us and our wonderful Labrador Retrievers go to the menu at the left and click on whatever you are interested in. Our site is being revamped so we apologize for any problems you might encounter! Please call if you have questions or comments. Bill’s cell is 217-474-7122.


Sadly we announce that our Bonnie,  Blindfaith’s Stoneridge Bandit JH and Master of Mothering, has passed away….

(See What’s New page)


MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR from all of us at Blindfaith


Kid earns  Master Title! ( See Achievements page).


Kid earns Senior Title ( See What’s New page)


Morgan has passed away at age 14. Godspeed Dear Boy!


Sophie has crossed The Rainbow Bridge. ( Story to follow on what’s New page) ( See Girls page)


Ohio Valley Retriever Club ( 9/23-24/2017) Bustin earns his Master title by passing the Master, Ten passes the Master and Kid earns his Junior title! ( See Achievements page)


GRCI Hunt Test ( 5/6-7/2017) Bonnie earns JH title! A.D. , handled by Marcia, passes the Master! ( See Achievements page)


Marcia runs her first Master with AD ( See Achievements 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 is the sire of the first Blood Detection Dog in Australia! ( See The Guys page).

The Yellow Dog Militia ( YDM) is here!  Coming soon to the Commentary page!

Morgan was 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: blindfaithretrievers86@gmail.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.