Whistle Hill Puppies


We could not be happier with our 3-month-old pup, Frederick, nor the entire process of acquiring him from Martha King. From the moment we first put down our deposit to each waking day, Frederick has been a blessing in our lives. Martha was available to answer our endless questions about puppy-rearing and Frederick’s lineage and was even so kind as to introduce us to his parents, Olivia and Leo. We spent nearly an hour with Martha during the pickup and she was incredibly patient and loving during Frederick’s transition from her lovely farm to his new NYC home. Having met Martha and seen her beautiful farm gave us even more reason to love our latest four-legged family addition and she’ll be our only stop when and if we decide to grow our four-legged family again. Thank you to Whistle Hill Puppies; John and Rachel; and Martha King and family for sharing such joy with those of us fortunate enough to adopt one of their puppies. Frederick has a wonderful demeanor, is super athletic, is docile yet rambunctious and is a ‘perfect canine specimen’ in the words of our local vet.

Wes, Brooke and Frederick

Olivia/Leo puppy

March 2023Wes, Brooke and Frederick

Hi Rachel and John. I want to let you know that Monroe (Lucky from Dakota’s April litter) is just the best puppy! He’s learned a lot quickly and is very good at listening. He’s still got lots of puppy energy and loves his walks and time at doggie daycare. He’s such a loving dog and as we’re in the holiday season I wanted to just let you know how thankful I am for him. He’s really made me so happy, even in this hard puppy moments. We are doing intermediate puppy class and he is always attentive, turning his head as we get instructions. I’m attaching a few pictures.
Everyone in the neighborhood knows him and he’s so gentle with my friends kids!
I am so thankful to have found your site and I’m eager to recommend you when someone asks.
Wishing you a happy and healthy holiday season.

Megan (and Monroe)

Dakota/George puppy

November 2022Megan (and Monroe)

Hello. I thought I’d send you a picture I changed Lily’s name to Daisy. Today she is seven months old. She is a very sweet and affectionate dog and I love her to pieces. She is so beautiful,too  She was a very good choice for me. Thank you for doing such a good job with your breeding.



Dakota/George puppy

November 2022Marian

Hi John,


I wanted to share a few pictures of the Cavapoo (Joy) that we got from Martha with your help. We bought her for our 74 year old Mother-in-Law. She named her Joy because she thought she would bring her so much Joy. And she has. She is an amazing puppy and is bringing us all Joy. She spends the night at our house usually 1 night a week plus visits multipe times a week and she loves our Shiloh Shepherds. We even had Joy at work last week and she was quite the hit. We are grateful to you for helping us get Joy from Martha and very grateful for the wonderful puppy Joy is.


Orpha/Leo puppy

August 2022Donna

We absolutely love our little Izzy. Her bouncy, ever-friendly personality has brought so much joy and laughter to our home. Whether it’s going on long walks, chasing her frisbee, or cuddling up on the couch, she loves to be wherever her people are, doing whatever they are doing. We just can’t imagine life without her!


From our very first phone call, we had a wonderful experience working with Martha. She patiently answered all our questions, and we could tell how much she cared for her animals. After the loss of our older dog, we were nervous about experiencing puppyhood again. But Izzy arrived happy and healthy, and won us over immediately. We were drawn to cavapoos because of their hypoallergenic coats, small size, and warm personalities. Izzy is all of those things and then some! We highly recommend Martha for those looking to bring home a cavapoo of their own.


Thank you so much, Martha!

July 2022Rosemarie

Hank celebrated his first birthday! He has brought so much fun into our lives. Comments from friends and staff at his daycare include: joyful, loving, silly, Hank brings the party, if you’re having a bad day, go visit Hank, and he is a celebrity at the The Fish Place.

We love his unfurnished look, so unique.

We are in love with our boy and could not ask for a better companion.

Thank you John and Rachel !


April 2022Cindy

Bozley (aka Rambo) is doing great.  We love him so much. Everyone at the animal hospital thought he was sooo cute and loved his markings.   He slept through the night for first time last night until 7:15am.   He’s eating very well too.    Thank you for our wonderful, joyful pup!
Kelley and Bob

April 2022Kelley

Today is one year you introduced us to the most beautiful puppy in the world.

He has been a wonderful addition to our empty nest.


March 2022Lisalynn/Constantino

Hi John and Rachel

Sorry I have not been in touch. Life has been hectic, and I thought retirement would be restful!! I am still loving Hachi. She is the most lovable and smartest dog I have ever owned. She was easily housebroken (I think you all gave her a good start) and minds well. She knows exactly what I say to her!  I call her that breakfast is ready and she comes running from another floor of the house. I tell her to get her ball or her baby or her pig and she picks up the correct toy. She is not destructive. I have never had her chew up shoes or slippers. Of course, that may be because of the massive amounts of toys she has.

When I first decided to get a dog my daughter contacted you and spoke with Rachel. And Rachel suggested that this would be the best dog for me. So I am thankful to Rachel for listening to my story and picking out my best friend! Again, I cannot thank you both for the joy I have received in being Hachi’s best friend!

Helen Campbell

February 2022Helen

Hope you all are doing well. Benji has turned into a pretty handsome schnauzer.  And, he’s the nicest dog around.  Thanks!!

November 2021Scott

My husband and I adopted our cockapoo puppy Ruthie on December 19th 2020. It was an unforgettable experience meeting Martha King, who maintains an organic farm with her husband and five children. She is also a gifted breeder.  Ruthie is well socialized, intelligent, curious, has a loving temperament and is vibrantly healthy. Everything you’d want in a dog! Thank you Whistle Hill for finding such exceptional breeders.

My best,


March 2021Jayne Michaels

Hi John and Rachel!


Just a quick note to say how much we love our little Oscar! (Yes we decided to keep his name!).  He is such a well adjusted lovable little guy! He loves everyone he comes in contact with and he is super playful with our boys.  He is well behaved and even our vet has fallen in love with him and says she now wants a bernedoodle puppy too! She even asked me for your contact to refer any families looking for a puppy.  A special thank you to Rachel for her helpful tips on bringing him home.  He’s still working on house breaking but he has taken to his crate with no problems and has been sleeping all night since day one.  He is 16 weeks this week and is about 13 lbs and loves to play fetch and cuddle.


Thanks for a great addition to our family and happy new year!


Tara & Family

January 2021Tara & Family

Hi John,


Hope you had a great holiday season.  I just wanted to reach out and tell you how happy we are with Otto.  He is a great dog and really added to our family. Thanks and attached are a couple pictures of Otto.





January 2021Mitch

Rachel and John, a quick note to tell you we are more smitten than ever!!! Billie and Callie are wonderful “sisters”, together ALL the time, whether asleep or awake. They bring us such joy! My husband is as much in love with them as I am. Billie spends a lot of time in his lap. What a love bug! She is the definition of lap dog. She has boundless energy, curiosity, playfulness as well as love and affection.


I want to wish you and your family a wonderful Thanksgiving as well as peaceful and safe holiday season.


Warm regards,

Sue Ann & family

November 2020Sue Ann & family

Hi John and Rachel,


Hope you both are doing well. We can’t believe Otto (Dante) turned 1! He is the most perfect addition to our family, loves saying hi to everyone, chasing squirrels and eating anything with peanut butter!


Sharing some recent pictures. We can’t thank you enough for such a funny, happy and loving dog.


Thank you,

PJ and Dana

October 2020PJ and Dana 

Hello John and Rachel,

I pray that you and your family are doing well and staying healthy during this trying time in our country. It is hard to believe that it has been just a about year since we picked up Duke (aka Ricky) from you. He brings us such joy each and every day! He is the perfect addition to our family and remains the center of attention even after a year.

Attached are some pictures along with his health records. Duke was neutered in March. He just went in last week for shots and was found to be “perfect”! We also just received his ICS certificate (attached).

Thanks always,

Lynn Johns

October 2020Lynn

I hope life has “somewhat” returned to normal for Rachel and that your family is well! I’m sending pictures of Billie and Callie resting together, in their usual place under my desk, of Billie after her first grooming (we can see her beautiful eyes, again), and with a friend’s daughter.  She’s such a fun and loving dog. There isn’t a day when she doesn’t bring smiles and sunshine into our lives!!! Many thanks for doing the outstanding work you do!!!


Warm regards and be well,

Sue Ann

October 2020Sue Ann

Hi! Back in August we adopted Bo from you! I wanted to share some photos with you and thank you for the best dog! He is so friendly, cuddly, and loving! The bottom one is from the day we got him, the rest are recent. We love Bo! Thank you so much!


October 2020Allison

Hi Rachel and John,

We can’t thank you enough for our lovely, smart and well behaved puppy. He strives every day to be better and is a love to have as our dog.   Our two grandsons, ages 6 and 4, have had more giggles and fun playing catch and teaching Levi – they even chose his name!

We have had play dates with his sister, Billie, we lives close by.  And we learned that Levi is a swimmer when he rushed and jumped into her pool. Quite shocking but so sensible on a very hot day.

He loves my daughter’s dog (the Bernadoodle). And for some reason he likes to sleep inside our coffee table.   Quite unusual, don’t you think?

I will send more photos.

Be well.



September 2020Rhonda

Hi John and Rachel,


I just wanted to give you an update about Bud- who is now Shadow!


He is an energetic little guy who has brought so much joy into our lives! He has such a big personality and is such a love bug. He loves to play and cuddle and he especially loves treats! He has a bed he takes naps in and lots of toys.


He is a great addition to our family and can’t thank you enough! Pictures are attached


Take care,


September 2020Samantha

I searched high & low for a trustworthy cavapoo breeder, and I am forever grateful my search lead me to Whistle Hill. I absolutely fell in love with the runt of the litter, Sasha (who I renamed Nova), after putting down a deposit.


Rachel was super helpful and easy to get in touch with. When picking up Sasha at 8 weeks, she provided me with enough kibble to get started! I was given Sasha’s vet records and her microchip information.


The Zook’s guarantee genetic health for each puppy, and I can attest to that promise. My pup has been in absolute perfect health overall – no worms, parasites, illnesses, fleas, ticks etc. – since I’ve taken her home in October 2019. She is just about 1 year old. I had her genetically tested at my vet, and she tested negative for all major genetic health issues commonly associated with both Cavalier King Charles Spaniels and Miniature/Toy Poodles. My puppy’s temperament exemplifies the care she was given as a baby, in the Zook’s care. My pup is extremely intelligent, playful, non-aggressive, social, spunky, easily trainable and unconditionally loving. I was able to potty train her in less than a week!


I have referred Rachel & John Zook’s puppies to many friends in the greater Philadelphia area. I love following up & hearing from friends that adopted from the Zook’s. They certainly offer sweet, adoring and unbelievably cute pups. When it’s the right time to add another pup to my family, I will be going straight to the Zook’s.


Casey & Nova

August 2020Casey & Nova

Hello Rachael,

Just wanted to share a few pictures of Willow (aka Molly).  We cannot believe it has been a year already.  Willow is doing great and having fun and the kids love her so much! We could not be happier! Thanks so much Whistle Hill Puppies!


The Spragues

August 2020Christine

Hi Rachel.


Gatsby ( Ringo) is adjusting nicely to his new home. We are all smitten!  He has the sweetest personality! Thank you for giving him a warm and loving first home!!


July 2020Corrine



I wanted to give an update of our Cavapoo that we picked up from Martha King! His name is Simba and he’s literally been a blessing in disguise! I wanted to first start off by saying that working with Martha has been an amazing experience. She was always available to answer any minor questions I had prior to picking up our puppy. In addition, she was able to properly bathe him, cut his nails and even provided us a good amount of his puppy food that we use today. Our entire experience has been an extremely pleasant one as we are first time dog owners! Simba has been a very healthy and happy puppy and the experience of training him has been amazing! Hope everyone is well and staying safe! Here are some puppy pictures of Simba! I hope you enjoy them! Simba is now 4 months and is doing AWESOME!


Himanshu & Purvi

July 2020Himanshu & Purvi

Hi John and Rachel,

Just wanted to share a few pictures of Holly (now Skye) since she turned 1.

She’s a very good girl and loves going out hiking. We have a lot of fun together. Very friendly and loves meeting new people and playing with her friends.


March 2020Dennis

I think Daisy is 6 years old today…She is my therapy companion and loves people. We visit folks in the hospital…everybody loves her…Do you remember us. She was a present from my family for my 80th birthday and has been the best mini-schnauzer I have ever had….hope you are all well. ❤️🐾 Tabby and Daisy

January 2020Tabby

We can’t believe it’s almost been a year since we brought Baxter (Teddy) home. He has brought so much joy to our lives and we barely remember life before him. He is so smart, stubborn and quirky – fits our family dynamics perfectly!!! We have traveled to Florida, Montana, Wyoming and Idaho with him!! We were even talking about getting another dog for Baxter to play with but of course that is just crazy talk!

Hope all is well with you.


December 2019Joyce
January 2019Samantha

Hi Rachel,

It’s almost two months since we brought home Coco (originally Comet) Coco is such a special dog and absolutely completes our family!! He transitioned to our home from Rachel’s without a hitch. He loves the beach and long walks and is soooo playful!! We couldn’t be happier!! We are truly in love with CoCo!


October 2018Caroline

Hello John & Rachael,
It looks like you already have a deposit on Diesel. If that falls through, could you please let us know? Our Mason, formerly Peanut, would love a brother.

Mason is doing great! He loves swimming in our pool. He is the absolute best dog ever. I’ve attached a picture of him.

Thank you,
Rob & Martha

June 2018Rob & Martha

“We cannot thank you all enough for Charlie (that’s what we renamed Cody!)!! He has been a complete delight so far, had his first vet appointment and has been so sweet with all of the new people that we have met. We are beyond blessed to have you all and thankful that you took care of him so well and even started with some training while you still had him! 😊 Lauren

April 2018Lauren

Hi John and Rachel! 


We wanted to give you an update on Rosie, which is now Khali! First of all, we would like to thank you for breeding such a wonderful, well mannered, beautiful Pomsky puppy! She has been such a blessing in our lives since we picked her up from you a year ago. All of our family members and friends absolutely love our Khali girl too. She has many other doggie friends that she loves to play with and she even has found a friend and playmate in our cat! 


Khali loves going on our long walks every morning, and she loves to cuddle up with us at night. She loves to chew on every toy until the squeaker and stuffing are no more! She is extremely intelligent and knows about ten commands so far. 


We just had her annual check up at our veterinary, and she weighs about 50 lbs and is as healthy as could be! 


Thank you for bringing Khali into our lives. We cannot thank you enough for your healthy and responsible breeding. We would gladly recommend Whistle Hill Puppies to anyone searching for the perfect pup for their family! 


P.S. Our only regret is not bringing home a sister or brother for her…yet. 


The Martins 

April 2018The Martins

Hello! Here are a couple of photos of our sweet pup, Holly (Molly). She is going to be 6 months old on Monday and she is such a joy! We all love her very much and are so happy she is ours! The first photo was taken  in April and the second was taken this past week.

The Ruess Family

July 2017Missy

Hi John and Rachel

Hope all is well with your move ! I just wanted to check in and let you know ” Dutchess”  who I named Roxy is the absolute LOVE of my life! … everyone loves her ! I can’t walk down the street without every other person stopping me! She is beautiful and the cutest thing ! So sweet and gentle!  She still looks like a teddy bear! I adore her and she makes my life better each and every day!

Here are some photos from last 6 mos.

Jennifer Scarozza

And Roxy ( aka Dutchess)

July 2017Jennifer

Hi Rachel and John!

I just wanted to let you know that Riker (formerly Justin) is SUCH a sweet boy. He’s incredibly energetic and playful and is so good with other people and dogs.

He went to the vet who said he’s in perfect health and he’s absolutely beautiful as well! Thank you so much!

We’ve also connected with his sister Ava (formerly Jill) who lives in Berkeley and have been talking with that couple about how our pups are doing!

Also — we’ve been posting pictures of him online on Instagram and many people have asked where we got him, so we’ve been sending them your way! Hope that helps:)

Here’s a few pics of the little guy!

Thanks again!


April 2017Tara

I just had to share this photo of Cooper (now known as Kai). The doctor gave him a clean bill of health and he now weighs 6 pounds at 10 weeks. He is training so well and already knows his name, crate, sit, potty, and we are working on down. He is unbelievably smart, loves to cuddle, and is adored by everyone he meets. Thank you so much John and Rachel! We could not have chosen a better breeder. The transition has been seamless and it was such a pleasure to meet and work with you! More updates to come ☺


March 2017Courtney

Hi John and Rachel. Just wanted to let you know that everything is going wonderful with our new puppy Charlie. He is now named Storm. We took him to the vet on Friday and he had an A plus health rating. He has also been easy to train thanks to you setting him up with good habits in the crate and going outside to make potty. Thank you very much!


March 2017Maria

Attached is updated picture of Gabby. She is absolutely wonderful with our grandson Gage who is autistic. I believe she’s knows Gage is special and I want to thank you again for all the experience you gave her when she was a little baby. We have a white schnauzer named Bodhi and he will not let Gage come near him. I want everyone to know the awesome job you do with your puppies.


February 2017Diane

Hi John and Rachel,

I want to thank you both. Nora is such a blessing. She brings so much joy to our home every day!
She is very smart and knows all her basic commands as well as some other neat behaviors. She even knows how to throw a ball!

Nora is very healthy, with no signs of any physical issues at all.

Nora is very social and loves to greet all humans and four legged creatures and never barks at them when she is outside. (When she is home, she throws her bark down an octave and acts the guard dog whenever she hears someone near the door. Once she sees that I am alerted, the stops barking.)

Nora is a beautiful, smart, gentle soul. Thank you!


All the best,


January 2017Barbara

Hi John and Rachel,

I wanted to send a quick update since it had been a while since I had contacted you about Milo (formerly Duke).

He continues to be a joy in our family, and is constantly considered everyone’s favorite family member. In September we celebrated his first birthday and in November we celebrated his “homecoming day” (I attached a fun recreation photo on his official homecoming day).

One of the greatest things about Milo is his loving nature and friendliness with every person that he meets. We have had many friends and family members who were afraid of dogs come to our house, meet Milo, and end up falling in love with him as well. He has been a great “ambassador” for his breed, and we still get many compliments on both his unique looks and his wonderful personality.

Milo continues to enjoy running around at daycare with his doggie friends, and on his days off from daycare, he enjoys curling up on our couch or carpet in a patch of sunlight.

Attached are a few recent pictures of Milo enjoying his naps and the recent snowfall we had.


January 2017Rita

Hi John & Rachel!

Happiest New Year Wishes to you and yours!!
I thought I’d take a moment to send a short but sweet update on Mocha (aka Princess)… she has settled into the family quite nicely, cannot remember what it was like before her. The kids absolutely adore her and she feeds of their energy as all “children” do. 🙂 She is incredibly smart, although can be a bit stubborn (can’t we all?) and is quickly learning all her homework from puppy training. She truly looks like a miniature husky. She loves the snow… as a matter of fact just this morning I was tossing snowballs to her as the snowflakes were still falling. She brings us so much joy!
Here is a photo from just before Christmas…

January 2017Catherine

Hello John and Rachel,

I just wanted to take this time and tell you how happy we are to have Pixie as part of our family. She is the sweetest and cutest puppy ever. We couldn’t love her more if we tried. Here are a few pictures of her. Thank you so much for this wonderful gift to our family.

Have a wonderful new year to come,

Donna, Phil, Kaylee, Kathryn, and Pixie

January 2017Donna, Phil, Kaylee and Kathryn

Diego is now 2 years old! We love him so much and has become such an amazing pup. His personality is so unique. He now has a little sister Xena (who’s not so little) but their bond and love for each other is incredible to watch! Thank you again!! We will always be grateful of you guys!

November 2016Mara

Dear Rachel & John, it was a huge pleasure to meet you and your family.We wanted to thank you guys for giving us the opportunity to purchase Gordie, who is now named Rocky! He is the most adorable, loving and playful pet we have ever seen! He is now 20 pounds and he sure loves to play with our kids in our backyard. He is doing great with health and the vets love his presence. He is also loved by our neighbors and everybody who sees him, he always puts a smile on their faces when they see him. Have a happy and blessed Thanksgiving! P.S we have attached a couple of pictures of Rocky, who is now soon to be 5 months in a week!

Sincerely, Kola Family

November 2016The Kola Family

John and Rachel,

We just wanted to let you know that Abbey (Ginger) has been a great addition to our family.  She is loved by our children, our husky (Dublin), neighbors and friends.

Thank you


October 2016Susan

Star aka Stella. 10 months old. Sam, my grandson 3 years old, are best friends. She is always looking over him and getting in trouble with him. She is very smart and catches on to demands quickly. I am a proud pomsky owner.


October 2016Della

Hi John and Rachel!


We’re at week 15 and Coco is doing wonderfully!

We call her Luna and she is sweet, smart, and loving. She’s playing and eating and growing and sleeping like a champ. We have all bonded with joy and we start puppy classes this Saturday.

Thank you so much for this gift and for being a loving and faithful family.

We all want to say how much we appreciate such a glorious Cavapoo dog in our lives.

We are grateful,

Lauren, Michael, and Josie

August 2016Lauren

Jack is the best dog EVER!  We love him so much!  Here’s a picture that we took today.


August 2016Jeanne

Hi! here’s an update on Sam, who’s name is now Finn!
He is extremely intelligent and can play all day- he lives with me in my apartment at college with another Siberian husky who he loves so much! He has another friend Maverick who lives at home in PA who’s a husky hybrid. He is a celebrity on campus and loves going for long distance runs with his mommy!! He can run for days. He is nicknamed jumping bean because of his ever lasting energy!! thanks so much for such an amazing puppy.
Sincerely, Alexa 🙂

April 2016Alexa

Hi John and Rachel!

Just wanted to give you a quick update on Milo (Duke) since I last emailed. He has grown up so much! He is now 100% potty trained, although he still loves to eat some leaves whenever he can reach a potted plant. He also enjoys going on car rides and looking out the window- especially if it means he gets to go to daycare! We have boarded him a few times at his daycare location and he always does great- the staff loves him and he plays well with any other dog he meets.

No matter where we take him we receive many compliments on his look and temperament. We can’t thank you enough for giving us such a loving and adorable family member! He continues to make us smile and laugh every day.



June 2016Rita

Sarge has a great temperament, takes the train with me to work everyday, is SO playful and has tons of energy everyday. He’s also very smart and has been generally great at learning commands and going on his wee pads. We’re still trying to get him used to NYC streets. He LOVES apples and pear (like his mom!) and loves to give kisses 🙂

Diana & Johnson

April 2016Diana & Johnson

Update on Titus McFluffystuff (aka Sparky)

Good Morning John and Rachel

I hope all is well with you and your wonderful family. We wanted to send our 16 week update on our amazing little puppy! Titus has been incredible, you were right, he is not much of a barker and has been the perfect addition to our family! Up to this point he has had a perfect bill of health and has been to the vet every two weeks.

He started Puppy school a couple weeks ago, and while being of the youngest in his class he is also one of the most advanced and so smart! We love little Titus so much and are very thankful to you and you family for breeding and raising him for the first 2 months. He is definitely starting to take after his daddy as you can see.

Best regards,

Jason and Tracy

March 2016Jason and Tracy

Zoey (Kayla) she is well and growing she went from 4lbs. to 7lbs. We love her and I will send more as she gets older like closer to six months. She greets me every morning and shows a very husky personality. She stops on her morning and afternoon walks to tease the other dogs in the neighborhood and she knows each house. Smart is an understatement just love her.
Thank You!

March 2016Shannon
Dear Rachael and John,

First of all, it was a pleasure to meet you and your beautiful children. What a lovely family you have. 

Here is our first update to you about “Riley & Roxy”. Their new names are Marta and Franz and we are head over heels in love with them already. Last night, being their first night away from their brothers and you, they did remark well!
Franz is so sweet. By no means is he shy, but he definitely is a snuggle bunny.

We cannot thank you enough for allowing us to take two of your precious schnauzers home to Vermont. 

Schnauzers are so smart.

With warm regards,
Laurie & Scott
March 2016Laurie & Scott

Good morning John and Rachel –

I just wanted to send you a quick update on Mason, formerly Peanut.  He is doing well!!!  We love him to pieces and I think the feel is mutual.  We took him to the vet for a well puppy check last Monday, March 8, and they said he is a perfect puppy! 🙂

I can’t thank you enough for letting us buy one of your puppies.  He is an absolute love bug.  There is nothing better than all the puppy kisses he wants to give.  I have given your website information to a handful of friends already who may be contacting you.  If you ever need a reference for a prospective buyer, please feel free to contact us.  I’ve attached a recent picture for you.


Martha Jablonski

March 2016Martha

Hello John and Rachel,

Just wanted to thank you for such a perfect little puppy! Luna (aka Princess) has been the best addition to our family. We’ve only had her for a week and she’s is already crate trained as well as doing her business on the training pads! She had no problem settling and we always get lots of comments on how beautiful she is. We love her very much! Thank you again.


March 2016Jenny

Hi John,
Gracie, now named Rodi, is getting bigger every day – about 8 pounds now. Long legs and long torso. She gains a lot of attention wherever we go – people want a dog just like her!

She loves people and other dogs. She is a lovable bundle of super charged energy!

Right now we are sitting in the sun in my New Mexico back yard and she is romping through the dried leaves.

Thanks so much for breeding such a fine dog. I feel very lucky to have her.

Mary Ellen

February 2016Mary Ellen

Thank you so much for bringing such a wonderful little guy into our lives. Fritz (now Sawyer) is happy and healthy in his new home. We get so many compliments on just how cute and friendly he is… And the whole vet office just loves him! We’ve attached a few pictures here for you to see…He’s doing great!

Thank you again for your patience as we embarked on this new chapter of our lives! We will be sure to recommend you to anyone looking for an adorable Cavapoo.

Beth & Brendan

February 2016Beth & Brendan

Hi John and Rachel!

Just wanted to send you an update on how Milo (formerly Duke) is doing at home. He settled in pretty quickly and is enjoying being in Virginia. His favorite things to do are meet new people at the door and play with other dogs. He’s mostly potty trained and has no issues sleeping and napping in his crate! He also loves going for walks so that he can sit in the grass and chew on a stick.

He is so much fun to have around, everyone at home adores him. He has already learned a few commands (sit, wait, down, roll over) and does well with leash walking. He was taken to the groomers for the first time this week and was a little scared, but they say he’ll get over that with more visits. He also loves going to the vet and has had no health issues and is fully vaccinated and ready for daycare, which he should be starting next week!
Milo is very much the joy of our family. He’s definitely going to be a spoiled dog!
Take care,
January 2016Rita

Happy Halloween!! ? ? with love from Diego and the Dimmacks! Once again a huge thank you to you guys for bringing us this amazing puppy. He was born 5.31.2014 and is the center of our universe


November 2015Mara

Well, our sweet Delilah turned one yesterday. Kate absolutely loves her ! We all do !  She is the sweetest and smartest dog. She loves to watch animals on tv! Thanks for a great family member!



October 2015Donna
Hi John and Rachel.:
  Update on sweet Gabby from her Vet appointment today.  The staff at Mid-Atlantic Veterinary Hospital love her and everyone wants to hold her and give her kisses.
She goes to training class #4 tonight.   We are currently working on coming when called and loose leash walking.
She is an absolute joy!
Diane & Lee
October 2015Diane & Lee

John and Rachel,

Just wanted to send you an updated photo of Sadie (Molly). She is 7 months, 15 lbs. , very active and healthy. She is our pride and joy and we love her dearly. Just wanted to let you both know how she is doing. She is one spoiled little puppy and we thank you both for this special little bundle of joy. Everyone who meets her asks where she came from. You may be hearing from friends or us in the future. Thank you again.

July 2015
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John and Rachel,

Just wanted to send you an updated picture of Sadie (Molly). She is going great and is a total joy. We could not be more pleased or happy.

Thank you both so much.

Cindy and Billy Smith

March 2015Cindy & Billy Smith
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Hi John and Rachel,

Here’s a few photos of Max (a.k.a Hank). He is doing wonderful and is a quick learner. He has settled in and loves to play and follow and chase Sam. It’s hilarious. He has figured out how to go down small steps. Also, he likes his crate at night. No problems with him going to sleep or eating.

Best Regards,

Rima & Dave

October 2014Rima & Dave
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Hello Rachael & John,

Hope all is well with you and your family.

Daisy celebrated her first birthday yesterday and I thought you might enjoy some photos I have taken throughout the year. She also experienced her first snow storm, actually blizzard, and she loves jumping through the snow, she makes us smile every day.

She has been such a bright spot in our lives and she is such a good girl, we couldn’t imagine life without her.

So, thank you again for breeding such a wonderful little puppy and enriching our lives.


Christine & Richard Schaeffler

Rocky Point, New York

January 2015Christine & Richard Schaeffler
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Our daughter, Kate, is a freshman in college. She researched for sometime and decided that a Cavapoo was the right choice for her. We had planned on waiting until her sophomore year to buy her a dog, but her roommate moved back home. Kate didn’t want to live alone. So, after much searching we decided to buy this sweet girl for Kate for Christmas. John and Rachel Zook were very helpful and breed healthy, beautiful dogs. Whistle Hill Puppies made Delilah’s delivery from Pennsylvania to Mississippi easy. We would highly recommend Whistle Hill Puppies and purchasing a dog from the Zooks.

Kate and Delilah are both very happy, and so are we! – Donna

December 2014Donna
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Our experience with Whistle Hill Pomskies was nothing short of fantastic. Our family has been looking for a Pomsky for close to 2 years. When the opportunity arose with Whistle Hill, we were extremely excited about the possibility of a little pomsky. Yet at the same time a little hesitant because Whistle Hill was unfamiliar to us. When dealing with John and Rachel Zook, right off the bat, we were blown away by their kindness & their relentless effort to make us feel comfortable. As a family, we could not have chosen a better family to deal with. They went way beyond all the expectations our family had & made the transition of a new puppy into our family even more special and enjoyable. The health guarantee was unparalleled to any we or our vet has EVER heard of. Which gave our family a tremendous amount of confidence with our decision. The puppy is perfect.

They kept us posted on the puppy the entire time we were waiting for the pick up point. In ending, I am saying with complete confidence if you are thinking about a new puppy to join your family, there is no better choice than Whistle Hill Puppies. – Mike Glinatsis

December 2014Mike Glinatsis
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I bought Mia Rose who was formerly named Jill by her breeder on December 6, 2014 from you guys. The process was very easy and I am beyond thrilled with my little princess. I would highly recommend using the Zooks as breeders.

Love my 10 week old cutie! – Jodi Z.

December 2014Jodi Z.
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We are so enjoying the puppy we got from you, “Biscuit” was the name you gave him. We changed it to Biscotti. He has brought much laughter and joy to our household, and we are so grateful for him. He has developed quite an adorable personality. He is happy to see anyone new, or old, and is very social. Thank you for providing for us such a delightful pet. – Fondly, Carolyn

April 2014Carolyn
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Daisy is doing wonderful, she is such a joy! She went to the vet today and they said she is perfect and so adorable! Our other dog Skippy has taken very well to her and altho he is much larger than her, he is very careful with her and allows her to play with all his toys. We are very happy with Daisy and just wanted to let you know how well she is doing and to send you some photos of which I have attached, please enjoy the photos. We will keep you updated with her progress and thank you again for such a beautiful puppy. – Christine & Richard Schaeffler, Rocky Point NY

April 2014Christine & Richard Schaeffler
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We just returned from our vet with Sophia and to quote ” You have an outstanding dog”. Thank you so much for the work you do breeding fabulous dogs and we will recommend you to all our friends. – Gus & Betty Campestre

November 2013Gus & Betty Campestre

Hello Rachel, Just wanted to touch base with you about the schnauzer Bell that we bought from you and John. We named her Annabelle and she is doing wonderful and adjusting great in her new home . We just love her so much.

She us definitely one little spoiled puppy. She is bringing such joy to our home and lives. Thank you – Mary Ann & John Ratajczak

November 2013Mary Ann & John Ratajczak
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Hi John!

He is completely wonderful. Went to his first vet visit last week and he is perfect. I could swear he’s now twice the size as he was when we picked him up at your house a little over a week ago. We are so happy! My son has named him Rudolph- Rudy for short. Housebreaking is coming along – he’s a smart little guy! He’s also been great on a leash already. Can’t thank you enough for the addition to our family!

Amy Stewart

November 2013Amy Stewart

Hi guys!! Haven’t talked to you in awhile but, Bandit is growing up so fast. He’ll be 1 next month! He’s so handsome. And extremely intelligent. But, we definitely picked a fitting name for him! Ha ha! He loves to chew on any and everything but his looks allow him to get away with it every time!

Have you had the baby? How is everyone doing?

– Erika Baldwin

October 2013Erika Baldwin
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Hello John & Rachel + family! Congrats on your new addition– what a pretty name too!

Just had to send another picture update of Hanna– she’s had a bit a growth spurt recently!!

Such an adorable girl– and a spunky attitude to match!! Must be that confidence you mentioned earlier!! ha ha

Thank you again!! 🙂

Lauri & Ron Weston

July 2013Lauri & Ron Weston
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We bought Duncan from you in mid-January when he was eight weeks of age. He is now over four months old and I just want you to know that he is so sweet and so smart and so sensitive and so enthusiastic, etc., etc. I think you get the picture. Anyway, we love him to death and our lives are enriched by this little guy. By the way, we did rename him to Micah and call him Mikey.

He is almost 100% house-trained and loves going for walks. We couldn’t be happier with him. He is thriving and growing like a weed, already 10.4 lbs.

We were hesitant about a puppy, but this little charmer is the greatest. – Jane Massott

April 2013Jane Massott
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We adopted sweet Gypsy from John and Rachel Zook in Steven, PA. My boyfriend and I live in Queens, NY. Though it was a bit of a trek, we decided to do the right thing and visit a reputable breeder. Rachel was very nice and accommodating. She answered all my questions about the puppy and was very helpful. I highly recommend visiting them and the cute pups!

Thank you John and Rachel! We love our Gypsy! – Mahenn and Justin, Queens NY

January 2013Mahenn & Justin

We just love our new puppy! After loosing our beloved dalmatian of 15 years, we were unsure about getting another dog. We purchased our King Charles Cavalier from the Zook family, and could not love him more. Reagan has been a blessing to our home and the grandchildren love playing with him.

He is so affectionate with everyone that he meets. When we took him for his first puppy check up the vet told us he was a healthy, happy little guy. He loves to cuddle with me on the chair and snuggle up for an afternoon snooze.

Thank you for bringing this little guy to our home! – The Hummert Family Middletown, PA

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We just got our mini bernedoodle from John and Rachel, his name was Pepsi and we changed it to Oscar. He is a very alert and smart dog. We already have him fetching a toy and he is listening to commands. He is very playful and very sweet. Any questions I had John and Rachel either replied by email or phone. When talking to John he is very direct and to the point which I personally like. And Rachel will sit and talk to you and go more in depth if need be. As far as the price for the dog we couldn’t be happier with everything it included in the price. You’re not just getting the dog, you get a bag of food to go home with. Your puppy comes microchip, a dog training video and also a link to register his name once you pick it out.As you can tell we are really happy with whistle hill and we would recommend them to everyone and we will….
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We had a great experience with Whistle Hill Puppies. They were in constant communication up until our visit. We met with the breeder's wife and she made our experience easy. She let us take our time to get to know all of the puppies and was very knowledgeable of their personality traits, further needs, and associated paperwork. She answered all of our questions. We also took him to the vet 10 days into having him, as we were told to do, and everything was good. We have had Jax for 2 weeks now and he has brought joy to our lives. Thank you!
Laura Munch
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14:52 25 Apr 24
We got our handsome boy Jax from this breeder almost 8 years ago now, he’s a healthy happy puppy. When we went to get the puppy the breeder was honest and told us everything we needed to know to be good dog owners. They also care to keep up with how the pups are doing after you’ve had them. Here’s an update on our boy Jax. Thank you Whistle Hill! (The day we got him versus today)
Callie O'Connell
Callie O'Connell
00:23 09 Mar 24
Our puppy Grizzly just turned 2 and I must say he is the most loving, smart, playful and just overall an amazing dog! We recommend everyone that ask what breeder we chose. His favorite compliment is how handsome he is. He sure is! Whistle Hill Puppies thank you!
02:24 23 Feb 24
We got our King Schnauzer mix puppy in April of 2023. He just turned 1 and is the best puppy! He adapted so easily and Rachel sent him home with a blanket that had is Mom's scent on it. Rachel was so patient as we had put a deposit on "Joey" but when we saw them in person had a connection with "Jake"-now Winston. He has been in great health and so friendly with all other dogs. Slept through the night from night one on. Thank you John & Rachel.
Steve King
Steve King
15:47 03 Feb 24
I adopted a Pomsky named Coco, now named Lucy in spring of 2022. John was very helpful and empathetic when I was overwhelmed "Puppy Blues" with Lucy about a week into having her. A year and half later Lucy is wonderfully sweet best friend.
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