Letters of Reference from our Clients - When our puppies and dog go to their new homes we always keep in touch to ensure that our dogs and their new families are happy and pleased with their addition. Here are some quotes from recent letters and e-mails we would like to share with you:
Just a short note to let you know that my black male Double TT Labrador "TRAD" earned his AKC Senior Hunter title last weekend. TRAD will be heavily worked on both upland birds and waterfowl during the upcoming regulated bird seasons. TRAD will continue diligent training and will be campaigned toward his HRCH and MH titles during the next hunt test season. TRAD will also be worked toward a UH title as opportunity allows.
TRAD has been an outstanding companion gundog retriever to date and will only improve over the next few years. TRAD is a very positive reflection on your kennel and selective breeding program and I have made a number of referrals to folks looking for great pups from British bloodlines to contact you at Double TT.
You might wish to consider TRAD as a potential stud for your breeding program. I have secured the appropriate health clearances on him for OFA hips, elbows, CERF eyes, EIC, and CNM. TRAD has a great demeanor in both the field and the home with an "ON / OFF" switch that makes him a pleasure to live and hunt with.
Do not hesitate to contact me if you might be interested in discussing TRAD being used in your breeding program. I can be reached at (860) 576-5196.
Dear Haynes and Colleen,
Just thought I would send a short note on TRAD (KIFFIN x TARA) and his progress. TRAD is having a very nice first season. TRAD is readily recognized as a finely trained and obedient gundog. In the uplands he is a great tracking dog that quarters nicely and is steady to wing, shot, and fall. On waterfowl, TRAD is a pleasure to spend time with and has superb "blimd manners" remaining quiet with eyes to the skies, always watching for approaching birds. TRAD remains steady until sent and will readily pick up multiple marked retrieves, and handles well on long blind retrieves.
I have guided a number of waterfowl hunts over TRAD and I often have clients gun over him when I guide clients during preserve hunts. My clients are continually amazed at the level of training TRAD has achieved at 15.5 months of age.
I write often on a number of sporting dog related sites and media outlets and train client dogs during the "off season" (April - September) here in New England. I never miss an opportunity to promote the great selective breeding program you have at DOUBLE TT along with the great puppies you offer for sale. I continue to be thrilled with the abilities of my first DOUBLE TT Labrador Retriever, and after having owned and worked with Labs for over 30 years, I am highly selective with regard to my preferences in a Lab.
Wishing you both the best of the Christmas Season and the coming New Year.
Peace To All at Double TT,
Nice to talk to you this morning. As I
mentioned, my business is the transport industry here in Mexico. I work for a great US truck company, Navistar International Corporation. I am the president of Navistar Financial Mexico, the finance company that supports the growth of the company in the country. That is why I travel often to Chicago.
In central Mexico, where I live we have great small game hunting opportunities. Hunting season starts late August and ends late March. By the farm I own (more than a farm this is a small townhouse in 1.5 acre of land) I do dove shooting, duck hunting, quail hunting and chase a few rabbits with a small pack of beagles. Eventually I go farther with my group of friends to hunt deer and shoot some geese. This winter I am planning to go to Baja to do pheasant shooting. The weather down here is always good. All year round you can go outdoors and work with the dogs except in March and April when is too hot. Summer here is the raining season and is enjoyable to be in the fields training the dogs.
I am attaching a video of TTF Scott del Retiro (Scott) taken in his first hunting season and recent pictures of him that show how he is maturing. I hope you enjoy them as I do.
Thank you for your friendship and congratulations again for breeding these great Labradors.
My best wishes.
I couldn’t be happier with Ridge. He is now almost a year and month old and is about 72lbs and lean and more energy and endurance than just about every dog he is around. He duck hunted with me all year last year at the ages of 5-8 months and picked up every bird that was killed over him and even a couple of triples as well as some long blinds. I have trained him myself and still training him. I plan to send him to Steve Vires in late summer and get him polished up some before next season. He also found several deer that were killed last year. He is the most loyal, faithful, well-tempered dog ive been around in a long time and even at his young age his obedience and willingness to listen and please is above and beyond my expectations. He is a goofy, playful, gentle giant around the house and is happy 200% of the time. Great around anyone and will climb up in your lab like he’s still a 20lb puppy. Then when its time to work he is a different dog, that switch flips and he goes into serious work mode and will retrieve till the sun goes down, he absolutely loves it. I couldn’t be happier so far, he’s a joy. I don’t know what I'd do without him. Feeding him Pro Plan Performance and he seems to be responding very well. Thanks for a great companion and friend.
I thought about you while hunting with Charlie in the attached photo. I want
to thank you for picking the best dog I’ve ever owned. He really is on his game
in his second waterfowl season. Not only does he impress me, but my hunting
buddies as well. He made a 5 year old American lab look bad this past Saturday. My goal is get a female pup from you later this year.
Thanks Again for a great dog and have a Merry Christmas!
I hope you are well. Attached you will find a couple of pictures of Tango, the male lab I bought. I graduated from the Tom Rose School with Master Dog Trainer certification. To achieve that certification Tango has learned so many things. He had narcotics tests (Building, Car, Garage). Passed CGC, Agility, Novice, Open and Utility AKC tests. Schutzhund III Obedience and Tracking. He had to find a house key on a half acre field, a gun on an acre, not to mention a cadaver! Just to name a few.
This boy had an amazing nose and crazy retrieving skills. He has a big personality and gorgeous to boot!
Now that we have completed all the school requirements I can focus on Hunting and Field Trials as well as nose work competitions.
I will keep you updated as we get into competition.
I am also ready to get my next dog and would be interested in a female from Kiffin and Abby when you breed them. Let me know when I need to make a deposit.
I just wanted to give you a quick update on Bear, my Teddy and Mingo puppy from the 2014 litter. We had a very special week! First we had the opportunity to be on the show Michigan Out of Doors TV. If you want to watch the show the link is...
Then on Sunday at Ohio Hrc's test where Bear earned his HRCH title! Thanks so much for producing excellent puppies! I couldn't ask for a better dog!
HRCH UH TTF Millhouse Bayou Bear
Thanks again, Naomi