Welcome to Twin Lakes Labrador Retrievers
Updated April 5, 2018.

Thank you for visiting.

Announcing our *hope* for April 2018 Pups - available June 2018.

We took our gal Shadow up to Iowa on Friday February 16th for a rendezvous with Griz from Marshaltown.

Shadow is *very* preggers, plump as a pumpkin and eating like a horse...

This is the same pairing as our extremely successful 2017 litter and we are anticipating similar results with Pups available in June 2018.

The Shadow / Griz litter from 2017 produced one of the best, if not *the* best, litters of Chocolate Labradors in the country for genetic health, intelligence, disposition,  waterfowl retrieving & upland game pointing, (In our humble opinion) .

We are of the belief that this years litter will be of equal quality.

As the saying goes, "don't pick the pup, pick the litter.

Note: Griz and his Kennel, Hunters Point Kennel, of Marshalltown, IA, are featured in the February 2018 'Covey Rise' magazine article about 'Pointing Labradors' - available at Barnes and Noble if you would like to read up on their amazing breeding program and one of the very best Pointing Lab Kennels in the world.

    Covey Rise Magazine February 2018 Preview

P.S. Link above is only to the Magazine Preview, if you wish to read the full article it will cost you $12 at Barnes and Noble - but well worth it.

See also our web page tab above labeled 'Stud Pics', as
well as our Stud Griz's Kennel's website at



   Griz's Page

If interested in having a June 2018 Chocolate Labrador Pointing Lab pup join your household, please contact us to get on our waiting list.

Early-interest price for pups from this litter is $1,500.

Price will most likely rise once the litter is born (whelped).

$500 Deposits will be accepted only once pups are actually whelped.

First pick male and first & second pick female pup choices have been pledged.

If interested in making a pledge and 'calling dibs' for the second pick male or third pick female - please let us know asap.


Text below is from our 2017 litter:

Homes have been found for all pups from our Summer 2017 litter.

Please feel free to email us if interested in our 2018 litter.


Five guys and two gals whelped Sunday morning June 20th, 2017.

$500 deposit required to hold pups.

Delivery available to Kansas and Colorado.

Click here to view Puppy Cam 

We are hobby breeders in Columbia Missouri who have been breeding great pups for over three decades.  We are currently accepting adoption applications for our 2017 litter of 

AKC Registered Chocolate Labrador Retriever pups.

The sire, Griz, is a retriever of waterfowl *and* is a natural Pointer of upland game fowl - also known as a 'Pointing Lab', and is a Four Time Grand Master, or "4XGMPR", see also http://pointing-lab.com/4xgmpr-mpr-cpr-grizzly-sh-griz/ 
 or visit their home page at pointing-lab.com  . 

To learn more about Pointing Labradors and their amazing abilities, please visit:


Shadow is the granddaughter of all time field champ "Barracuda Blue" one of the most highly regarded Chocolate Labrador lineages in the United States or World.

(See also silvercreekkennel.com  or search on "Barracuda Blue" for more information about his lineage and history).

Shadow has OFA certification of hip health and is EIC clear (does not carry the gene associated with Exercise Induced Collapse).  

Shadow's June of 2017 litter with Griz is her second litter.

Since both Griz and Shadow are certified EIC Clear, then all of their pups in this litter will also be EIC 'clear' (non-carrying).

Pups are AKC register-able, come with a health guarantee, have their dew-claws clipped, have been Vet-checked, micro-chipped, genetically tested by the University of Minnesota to confirm EIC 'clear' status and have had their first shots, worming, etc.

Family raised in our 'Kitchen Kennel', your new family member shall be well socialized, healthy and eager to make your acquaintance.

To meet your new family member, please contact us via email at twinlakeslabs@yahoo.com or phone 573-424-6695 .

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Our Girl

    Cuda's Chocolate Thunder Shadow  (Shadow)

Shadow and Summer 2017 litter below, pic taken 6/24/17:
Photos of prior litter pups at six weeks