The Labrador Retriever, or just Labrador, is a medium-large breed of retriever-gun dog. The Labrador is the most popular breed of dog in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A favourite disability assistance breed in many countries, Labradors are frequently trained to aid those with blindness or autism, act as a Colour: Only Black, chocolate, yellow (ranges from pale yellow (nearly white) to fox red). Blackjack Kennels is the preimer pointing retriever kennel in the RESMI4D.COack is family owned and operated,located in southeast Kansas,where pheasants,quail and waterfowl are plentiful. To get a feel for the quality Blackjack Kennel represents, please check out our website at RESMI4D.CO I have been working with and breeding Labradors for over 24 years. I feel they are exceptional family dogs. You will never find a more loyal and affectionate companion than a Lab. I care and show only a limited number of labs in order to give them the time and full attention they require.
Same here. October 22, I have a black lab, we call him Patton. Also, there can sometimes be unexpected pigmentation effects to different parts of the body. A healthy Labrador can do swimming wind sprints for two hours, and should keep a very slight hourglass waist and be fit and light, rather than fat or heavy-set. This section contains a list of miscellaneous information.
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The black Lab is an iconic dog with a big personality. The original Labrador Retriever, black Labs remain the most popular of the Labrador colors. All black Labs are part of the Labrador Retriever breed, which falls within the Gundog group of dogs. Black Labs grow to between They are popular for their even-tempers, and are known for being friendly, affectionate, and active.
A black Lab will live to around 12 years old on average. Black Labs have the same health, exercise and grooming needs as any other Labrador. Are you looking to find out more about your wonderful black Lab? Do you want to know where black Labs came from? What makes them so special?
This is an in-depth guide to the black Labrador. Black Labs are the most popular black dogs in the world. Find out why and discover whether a black Lab puppy is right for you. You may have heard that Labrador Retrievers were discovered in Newfoundland, working alongside hardy fishermen and taken to England in the s where they were developed into the breed we know today.
This probably happened in the s. The black Labs that worked in the icy northern waters were not quite like the dogs we know today. Some had longer coats and even more upright ears. Sadly, when yellow or chocolate Labrador retriever puppies were born, they were unwanted and often disposed of.
The Labrador Retriever , or just Labrador , is a large breed of retriever - gun dog. A favourite disability assistance breed in many countries, Labradors are frequently trained to aid those with blindness or autism , act as a therapy dog, or perform screening and detection work for law enforcement and other official agencies.
Additionally, they are prized as sporting and hunting dogs. In the s, the 10th Earl of Home and his nephews the 5th Duke of Buccleuch and Lord John Scott ,   had imported progenitors of the breed from Newfoundland to Europe for use as gundogs. Another early advocate of these Newfoundland dogs, or Labrador Retrievers as they later became known, was the 2nd Earl of Malmesbury who bred them for their expertise in waterfowling.
During the s, the 3rd Earl of Malmesbury , the 6th Duke of Buccleuch and the 12th Earl of Home collaborated to develop and establish the modern Labrador breed. The dogs Buccleuch Avon and Buccleuch Ned, given by Malmesbury to Buccleuch, were mated with bitches carrying blood from those originally imported by the 5th Duke and the 10th Earl of Home.
The offspring are considered to be the ancestors of modern Labradors. The Labrador breed in Britain dates back to at least the s, when it was first introduced from ships trading between the Labrador region of Canada and Poole in Dorsetshire. Early writers have confused the Labrador with the much larger Newfoundland and the Lesser Newfoundland , with Charles St John even referring to the Lesser Newfoundland as the Newfoundland.
Colonel Peter Hawker describes the first Labrador as being not larger than an English pointer , more often black than other colours, long in its head and nose with a deep chest, fine legs, short and smooth coat, and did not carry its tail as highly as the Newfoundland. John's breed of these dogs   in the fifth edition of his book Introductions to Young Sportsman published in The first photograph of the breed was taken in the Earl of Home 's dog "Nell", described both as a Labrador and a St.
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