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2010-01-27 10:04:00

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed As German Shepherd Dog Makes A Move For The Top Spot NEW YORK, Jan.

2010-01-27 09:57:00

Nationally, Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Breed As German Shepherd Dog Makes A Move For The Top Spot NEW YORK, Jan.

2009-12-21 16:54:00

Tips from American Humane and "Happy Dog: Caring for Your Dog's Body, Mind and Spirit" to Keep Your Dog's Skin and Coat Healthy This Winter DENVER, Dec.

2009-12-14 08:57:00

New Champions Emerge from Field of Nearly 4,000 Canine Competitors LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec.

2009-10-01 12:51:00

ST. CHARLES, Mo., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- There have been nine competitions so far in Royal Canin's 2009 DockDogs sponsorship, all leading up to the final event where the 2009 National Champions will be crowned.

2009-07-15 11:22:00

New York, July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- To help reduce the estimated 500,000 pets affected by home fires each year, The American Kennel Club and ADT Security Services today launched the inaugural "National Pet Fire Safety Day." This nationwide awareness day educates pet owners about potential risks when pets are left home alone and provides them with proven prevention measures to ensure their safety.

2009-02-13 10:35:00

Annual shows offer star of Marley & Me and special family value pack ticket deal DETROIT, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Detroit Kennel Club Dog Shows return to Cobo Center to entertain and educate dog lovers from all over the Midwest.

2009-02-01 14:45:41

A Washington marketing executive says he's organizing a campaign to put a Labradoodle in the White House. Labradoodles for Obama aims to make one of the half-Labrador retriever and half-standard poodles First Dog while raising money for the Washington Humane Society, said Greg Nelson, who owns a Labradoodle

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2009-01-29 07:36:38

A family in Boca Raton welcomed home a golden Labrador retriever puppy, for what seemed like the second time.

2009-01-28 10:58:55

A Florida couple that preserved their Labrador's DNA before dog cloning was possible has received a carbon copy of their now-dead pet from South Korea. Edgar and Nina Otto of Boca Raton are the proud owners of a Lab puppy cloned from cryogenically frozen DNA and carried by a surrogate mother in Seoul, the South Florida Sun-Sentinel reported Wednesday. Named Sir Lancelot Encore, the 10-week old yellow Labrador Retriever is a duplicate of the Otto's dog Sir Lancelot who died of cancer in 2008...


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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