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2014-07-29 23:03:14

The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) continues to be on the cutting-edge of canine health research with the funding of Dr.

2013-08-28 23:26:16

Golden Meadows announces their dogs have earned Canine Good Citizenship Certifications.

2013-07-25 23:23:08

In tandem with a fundraising raffle for Hazel, a local girl diagnosed with high-risk nueroblastoma, the charitable owners and employees of Golden Meadows Kennels recently gave blood at the Los

2013-07-23 23:29:00

When a young local girl named Hazel was recently diagnosed with high-risk, stage-three Neuroblastoma, the staff at Golden Meadows Retrievers eagerly joined together with the Talbert Family Foundation

2013-05-31 23:23:45

Adding to their already sterling resume of A-list appearances, the owners of Golden Meadows Retrievers breeding kennel are proud to announce that their prized puppies have recently appeared on

2013-05-30 23:30:34

Hazel is a three-year-old girl that was recently diagnosed with Stage-3 Neuroblastoma in late April.

2010-11-16 00:00:50

Pet insurance company Trupanion announces partnership with the National Canine Cancer Foundation. Seattle, WA (Vocus) November 15, 2010 In honor of National Canine Cancer Awareness Month, pet insurance company Trupanion is partnering with the National Canine Cancer Foundation to support National Dog Wash, an event that raises money for canine cancer research. Trupanion is proud to take part in such an important cause, and will make a $5 donation to the NCCF for any new policy established in...

2010-11-02 10:12:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Paper Retriever, a community paper-recycling program, today announced a competition aimed at encouraging individuals to be good stewards of the environment.


Latest Flat-Coated Retriever Reference Libraries

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2008-05-27 16:45:02

The Labrador Retriever is a gun dog which specializes in retrieving. It is considered the most popular breed in the world according to its registered ownership. The breed originated in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It was developed using the St. John's Water Dog, which is also a predecessor of the Newfoundland breed. The breed was originally used for retrieval as well as pulling in offshore fishing nets. The breed is fairly large; a Labrador typically weighs 55 to 80 pounds and stands...

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2008-05-24 14:36:57

The Flat-Coated Retriever is a British gundog. It was bred to retrieve both in the water and on land, flushing game and marking birds. The breed originated in the 19th century and may have come from stock of the St. John's Water Dog, which may be an ancestor to other retrievers, such as the Labrador and the Chesapeake Bay Retriever. The breed was recognized by the AKC in 1915 and became popular in America around the same time. World War II nearly caused extinction for the breed, but in the...

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2008-05-21 11:54:03

The Curly Coated Retriever is a breed of dog developed in England to hunt waterfowl. It is easily distinguished from other Retrievers by its height and its curly coat. The Curly Coated Retriever is slightly longer than it is tall, yet still appears to have incredibly long legs. It typically stands from 23 to 27 inches high and weighs 50 to 90 pounds. The curly coat can be either solid black or solid liver colored. The eyes of the breed should be black, brown or amber, and its nose the same...

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