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Latest Labrador Retriever Stories

2012-02-28 08:49:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The German Shepherd defied the nation by surpassing the Labrador Retriever to become Buffalo's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Proving the people of Buffalo make their own trends, the German Shepherd overtook the loveable Labrador...

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 Baltimore's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Boxers and Bulldogs are on the move in Baltimore," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Both breeds jumped three spots last year,...

2012-02-28 08:48:00

-- 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 German Shepherd is Miami's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "For the fifth year in a row, the German Shepherd ranks number one in Miami," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The Labrador Retriever ranks...

2012-02-28 08:48:00

-- 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 Houston's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The Beagle is the country's third most popular dog, but places only 18th in Houston," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "As a matter of fact, this...

2012-02-28 08:48:00

-- 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 Boston's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Bostonians have shown their love for small breeds," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "While Boston's top six mimics that of the rest of the...

2012-02-28 08:47:00

-- 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 Cincinnati'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 Cincinnati must think the Siberian Husky is one terrific dog," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "This hardworking...

2012-02-28 08:47:00

-- 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 German Shepherd Dog defied the nation by surpassing the Labrador Retriever to remain Philadelphia's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "The German Shepherd Dog remained Philadelphia's top dog last year," said AKC Spokesperson...

2012-02-28 08:47:00

-- 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 Austin's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular breeds in the U.S. "The people of Austin love their French Bulldogs," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The loveable breed, ranked 18th nationally,...

2012-02-28 08:46:00

-- 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 Long Island's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Lookout Labs," said AKC Spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "The Golden Retriever made a strong play for Long Island's top spot by leaping over the German...

2012-02-28 08:46:00

-- Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remained America's Most Popular Breed While the Beagle and Rottweiler Make Strong Gains -- NEW YORK, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The small but mighty Chihuahua made news by surpassing the beloved Labrador Retriever to become Honolulu's top dog according to the American Kennel Club's (AKC®) 2011 ranking of the most popular dogs in the U.S. "Proving the people of Honolulu follow their own trends, the tiny yet spunky...


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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