Block Sporthounds, Inc. are The Frozen Semen Specialists since 1996. Now Freezing and Storing Semen on all AKC Breeds. Breeder owned, breeder operated. We know first hand how important breeding programs and litters. We do not charge higher prices for holidays or weekends! Please contact Kristin Block for details.
Dog Show Ringside pickup
Daily rate plus expenses split between clients
Specializing in Hound Group and Golden Retrievers.
Wanting your show dogs in better condition? Knockhill Farm is one of the premier performance dog facilities. We have raised decades of champion performance dogs. We are in the process of turning our farm into a premier show dog facility. Dogs will enjoy 50'x50' turnout as well as serious running/play time in a 5 acre sprint field. Our SHORTEST run is 30'. This facility is for large breeds only. Perfect for hounds and working dogs. 24/7 care by a performance trainer with 30 years of experience. We have puppy training available by Patricia Mey. As well as all of Block Sporthounds, Inc. Breeding services. This is a compete facility literally from whelp to Westminster.
Kristin started as a Junior handler in 1974 with Airedale Terriers. She bred her first litter of ten puppies in 1976. From there she showed on the hunter/jumper circuit. In 1996 JT Block Racing Inc was born and after over a decade on the NASCAR circuit, she began breeding greyhounds full time. With the decline in the racing industry she began showing Scottish Deerhounds, Treeing Walker Coonhounds, Bluetick Coonhounds and breeds, shows and hunts Plott hounds. She had the #1 Plott hound female in 2013 and 2014 and has won Best Of Opposite Sex with her Plotts two years in a row at Westminster. She has had numerous placements and awards in all of her breeds at Eukanuba and Westminster.
She was the #1 in the NOHS in the Plott hound breed in 2014 and was a Top Ten Invitee in three breeds for the NOHS in 2014 and had three Invitees to Westminster in 2014. She is known worldwide for her greyhounds and has Irish Derby finalists in her kennel.
Kristin was mentored in frozen semen practices by Sharyn Conole of Camelot Farms and freezes semen exclusively with Camelot Farms SPS extender. She has worked in research at Wake Forest University where her canine reproduction knowledge was utilized. She is a graduate of Washington University In St. Louis with a Masters Degree.
Located in Rockwell, North Carolina
Thank You for Your Business
BSI is a state of the art semen collection and storage facility. Being breeders ourselves we understand how important the quality of semen is and how valuable the resulting litter is. BSI uses the world renowned Camelot Farms SPS extender to freeze semen in pellets. Hundreds of breedings are performed every year at BSI with frozen semen using the trans cervical insemination method. Although technically challenging, in the hands of a skilled inseminator, this is the safest and best method of breeding with frozen semen. No anesthesia or surgery is required. BSI is here to serve you 365 days a year 24 hours a day and will never charge extra for weekend, night or holidays. Thank you for your business! ~The BSI Team