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If you want a hunt or field test dog, or a dog that can be your be your special friend and companion, please check out our excellent candidates.

Our puppies are bred to be free any known genetic defects, good looking, and intelligent. To the best of our knowledge, our breeding stock is free of common hereditary defects such as hip dysplasia, inherited elbow problems, and progressive retinal atrophy. We have been breeding Labradors since 1984 (we're starting to slow down a little) and have insisted on a responsible breeding program. That is why we feel sure you will be pleased with your puppy. Letters from our satisfied customers help confirm this. You may always come to us for questions or assistance in caring for your pup. We are located in Maryland - an easy trip for many people wishing to see our litters.


We guarantee your puppy against inherited hip/elbow dysplasia and inherited ocular disease for twenty four months from the date of whelp. Full refund of purchase price upon written proof of above disease from your vet and a letter from the OFA. In case of inherited ocular disease we need written proof from an Animal Optometrist. Also, we will need proof that your dog has been spayed or neutered.

Twin Oak Retrievers puppies are born and raised in our home and are well socialized. Their dew claws are removed & pups are wormed and vaccinated. Since most puppies are sold before they are old enough to leave, we recommend making a deposit (see deposit mailing information) to establish your turn in picking a puppy. Clients pick their puppies in the same order we received their deposits.

Getting your new puppy

We no longer fly pups, clients can fly in and fly their pup in cabin or drive here to pick up.
Puppies that are picked up locally go to new homes at 7 weeks of age; the pups that fly in cabin can fly at 7 weeks according to airlines that permit.

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Black and Chocolate Litter Born July 16, 2018

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Ace is a two year old handsome chocolate factored black male. His black coat is so beautiful it looks like velvet. Ace comes from a fantastic bloodline of hunting and field trial pedigree. His Sire and Dam have the highest certifications given out by AKC. His father is a Field Champion and his mother is a Master Hunter. What this means to a layman, is these dogs have brains and they have passed this on to Ace. He has a Senior Hunting title and is well on his way to a Master title. While Retrieving is his passion and He is extremely impressive to watch, he loves being around people. Ace is also well behaved as well as lovable.
Ace is EIC and CNM clear. He is OFA certified hips-excellent and elbows normal.

See Ace's files.

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Jelene is a beautiful chocolate female with a beautiful dark chocolate coat. She is an excellent companion dog and is a gentle sweetheart. Wonderful with children and has a great temperament. She has never met a stranger. This will be her last litter so don't miss out! Past litters have gone off to be nothing less then great. From excellent hunters to wonderful house pets.

One black female is available.

Available black female and litter:

See a video of the Ace x Jelene pups.

This black and chocolate litter was born July 16, 2018 and will be ready for new homes September 10.

All inquiries and deposits for this litter should be sent to:


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All-yellow Litter Born July 19, 2018

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Otto is an extremely handsome 70-pound yellow lab. Born 10/6/2013, the two attributes people always comment on about Otto are how muscular he is and how fast he runs. He is extremely driven to retrieve and is a Junior Hunter titleholder. Otto loves to be in the hunting blind either in the field or on the water. When he is not retrieving, he is everyone's best friend and will readily roll on his back for belly rubs. He comes from a great line of Paradise Kennels' yellow labs. His Sire, Int'l CH MERGANSER'S YELLOW JERSEY, JH, WC, SH, is a beautiful 82lb Yellow Male and is that "special" combination of good looks and brains/free of known genetic defects. His Dam, SHR DDC'S ICE ON THE TRESTLE, is a 65 Ib beautiful yellow female. She, like many of our dogs, has an excellent pedigree and is one of the sweetest dogs we own.
Otto has OFA Excellent Hips, OFA Normal Elbows, Clear Eyes, DNA Tested Clear for CNM, EIC, Degenerative Myelopathy, Hereditary Nasal Parakeratosis, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, Progressive Rod-Cone Degeneration, Retinal Dysplasia/Oculoskeletal Dysplasia 1, and Skeletal Dysplasia 2. See Otto's files in pdf.

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Rimi is our beautiful 70 pound yellow female. She comes out of sire Black Points Cash Money and dam Bettiegrue's River. She is a wonderful combination of a companion and hard worker. Her pedigree has a long line of hunt test champions. She is one of the most talented yellow girls we have in our breeding program. Her certifications are ofa Hips are good, Ofa A Elbows are Normal, DNA tested clear for EIC and CNM. She is a very loving girl with a great attitude. She is always ready to work and to just hang out by your side. Rimi loves retrieving on the water and is our fastest swimmer!
See Rimi's complete files.

Four females and one male are available.

Five yellow males and four yellow females were born July 19.

See a video of the pups.


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Chocolate Litter Planned for December, 2018

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Krush is a handsome chocolate male. He is that special combination of good looks and brains. He comes from a excellent hunting and field trial pedigree. He currently holds a Master Hunter title which is the highest title that can be obtained in AKC. He has proven himself as a spectacular working dog and he is just as good on a sofa. Krush should sire pups that are great pets and/or hunting partners.

Krush is OFA certified hips-good and elbows normal. He is EIC and CNM clear.
See Krush's OFA.

See Krush's pedigree

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Polly is a 60 Pound Chocolate female. She is another of the well bred dogs that we own. Her breeding and genetics would rival several of our females in the number of titles (brains) in her ancestry along with the number of good/excellent hip certifications of those dogs.
With all this tremendous breeding behind her, she is still one of the friendliest dogs we own. Polly is very intelligent, easy to train and loves being around people. Her hips are OFA Good, Elbows OFA Normal, Eyes OFA Normal, she is DNA tested Clear for the EIC and CNM. SEE POLLY'S COMPLETE FILE HERE. Her pups should make great companions and also be able to compete at high levels in competition if you desire to go that way.

This chocolate litter is planned for December, 2018. We have deposits on 5 males and 3 females.

All deposits for this litter should be sent to:

Clients pick their puppies in the same order we received their deposits.

Please click on Deposits for mailing information.

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Twin Oak Retrievers
Danny and Rachel Truitt
331 Teat Branch Road
Sudlersville, MD 21668

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