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From time to time we have young dogs and older dogs available. Give me a call; 281-794-7878.

Unfortunately, we are no longer breeding goldens at this time. the web site will alert you when that happens.

  Please send an email via the link on this site,, giving your name, address and phone number; what you want, either a chessie or golden, the color and the sex, so you can get on the list. The $300 deposit, with no time limit, should be made out to Candy Van Duzer, 23595 Sanders Cemetery Rd., Magnolia, TX 77355.

More news!!! We have moved back on our property. We are next door to our original address. Our new address is 23595 Sanders Cemetery Rd., Magnolia, TX 77355. Same Driveway, just different location. Two in door kennels are up. Questions? Give me a call. 281-794-7878. Still breeding great dogs!

Alas… I’m working on the plans for our big barn. We have moved a trailer in to live in until we build our house. We’re moving 4 storage units in the new barn so we can go through all the stuff that was not delivered to the townhouse. Fences are going up. Chuck is finishing the kennels. So what I thought would take 3-4 months is almost 2 years.  

We are proud to announce that our Tina, GCH Xanadu A-Tina from Oz the Powerful, got her grand Champion status last October and is working on the next level of Grand Champion which should be soon. Her handler is Bobby Schoenfeld who shows mostly on the southern East coast. Tina will be 2 in February and is a real beauty.


Welcome to Xanadu Kennels, breeders of champion Chesapeake Bay Retrievers and Golden Retrievers


We are proud to announce that we have been accepted into the AKC’s “Breeder of Merit” Program. Xanadu kennels has bred more than 20 conformation champions since 1996 and has more conformation champions, Chessies that is, than any other breeder in Texas, maybe even in the South (I’ll have to check on that) and has more on the road to their championships. I always say we don’t breed ugly dogs; take a look, I think you’ll agree.

Xanadu Kennels, an AKC Breeder of Merit, produces Chesapeake Bay and Golden Retrievers of the highest quality for use as both companion and show dogs. We offer both puppies and established champions for sale throughout the year (all with the proper clearances), as well as stud and breeding services (including artificial insemination, whelping and raising litters), training, boarding, and inoculations. Our facilities include large indoor/outdoor dog runs, a large “beach access” pool, and plenty of space for the dogs to run around.

We have 30 years experience with sporting dogs and working dogs, so look around the site and let us know if we can help you find the perfect dog today.

Take a few minutes and read all the news about Xanadu Kennels. We’re making new champions, breeding great litters and having new pups!

All dogs bred have OFA and CERF clearances. Our line is free from DM, EIC and PRA. We only breed OFA good or excellent. Pedigrees available upon request of all our dogs.

Our foundation bitches were out of 2 senior hunters. We have many titled progenies in hunt, tracking, service, military, law enforcement, agility and obedience. Our dogs are excellent retrievers and water dogs, not to mention wonderful dispositions. In over 20 years of breeding Chessies, we have never had one dog returned for a bad hunter or being gun shy.