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Latest Labrador Retriever Stories

2012-02-28 08:54:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Orlando's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The people of Orlando must think the Havanese is one terrific dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This small yet sturdy breed jumped nine...

2012-02-28 08:53:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Denver's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Appropriate for the Gateway to the Rockies, the Bernese Mountain Dog is Denver's eighth most popular breed," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson....

2012-02-28 08:53:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is San Francisco's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The people of San Francisco must think the Vizsla is one terrific dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Bred as a hunting...

2012-02-28 08:52:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Yorkshire Terrier defied the nation by surpassing the Labrador Retriever to remain NYC's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The French Bulldog made strong gains on its quest to overtake the Yorkshire Terrier as top dog...

2012-02-28 08:51:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Dallas' top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Rottweilers rule in Dallas," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Mirroring the national trend, this intelligent and hardworking breed broke into Dallas'...

2012-02-28 08:50:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Northern NJ's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "It's not surprising that the Yorkshire Terrier is Northern New Jersey's second most popular dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Much like...

2012-02-28 08:50:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Bulldog is Los Angeles' top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "For the third year in a row, the Bulldog is top dog in Los Angeles," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The Labrador Retriever ranks third most popular, for...

2012-02-28 08:49:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Washington, D.C.'s top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The nation's capital loves the Havanese," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This small, yet sturdy breed jumped five places last year...

2012-02-28 08:49:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Kansas City's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Both the Shih Tzu and the Miniature Schnauzer fell out of Kansas City's top 10 last year," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Their places...

2012-02-28 08:49:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Also Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Once again, the Labrador Retriever is Raleigh's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The Maltese entered Raleigh's top 10 by jumping 12 spots to tie the Shih Tzu for ninth place," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This fearless breed...


Latest Labrador 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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2008-05-22 12:47:07

The Dalmatian is a coach dog which is easily recognized for its unique spotted coat. This ancient breed has been used as a guard dog, bird dog, trail hound, retriever, and most importantly a coach or carriage dog. The Dalmatian was once used to run in attendance on a coach. This ability was eventually transferred to its career as a firehouse dog. The Dalmatian once ran in front of horse-drawn fire carts to help clear a path for them as well as guide them to fires. The Dalmatian is a...

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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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2007-10-24 16:08:27

The Labrador Duck (Camptorhynchus labradorius), was an eider-like sea duck that was never known to be common, and is believed to be the first duck to go extinct in North America after 1500. The last Labrador Duck is believed to have been seen in Elmira, New York on December 12, 1878. The last preserved specimen was shot in 1875 on Long Island. It was thought to breed in Labrador and wintered from Nova Scotia to as far south as Chesapeake Bay. The Labrador Duck was also known by many...

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