It Could Happen to You

It Could Happen to YOU Genetic Surprise! It Could Happen to You Written by Kristi Bussler You may have seen it on Netflix.  “It Could Happen to You” is a 1994 film starring Bridget Fonda and Nicholas Cage.  It explores the actions that take place as the result of a...
Open Letter to the LRC and the Bully Labrador Purist

Open Letter to the LRC and the Bully Labrador Purist

An Open Letter to Labrador Purest and the LRC. Dear ”To Whom it May Concern;” There have been all sorts of recommendations floating around since dilute Labradors appeared on the scene in the 1980s.  Again we won’t rehash the origin stories because at this point, it’s...
Lies Lies Lies — Please Stop Lying

Lies Lies Lies — Please Stop Lying

A “Hasty Generalization” is an informal fallacy of faulty generalization, which involves reaching an inductive generalization based on insufficient evidence —essentially making a rushed conclusion without considering all of the variables. In statistics, it may...
Spend Time Outdoors with your dog during COVID-19 Pandemic

Spend Time Outdoors with your dog during COVID-19 Pandemic

Let’s face it, the same thing in your house day after day can leave you feeling bored, tired, or unmotivated. Time to grab the dog and head outside! Believe it or not, just a few minutes a day going outside can improve your mental and physical well-being and...
Two Histories One Conclusion – Silver Labs

Two Histories One Conclusion – Silver Labs

Defining Terms: BYC – Black, Yellow, and Chocolate Breeder Dilute Breeder – Someone who breeds Labradors with the d gene, which dilutes the primary colors of Black, Yellow, and Chocolate into Charcoal, Champagne, and Silver Labradors. There are two defined historical...
The Charcoal Labrador

The Charcoal Labrador

Please see also this brilliant article written by Shannon Cutts We believe when independent authors are recognizing the dilute colors, it further demonstration to the Labrador color bigots that these colors are true to form and also demonstrates the legitimacy of...
Silver Labs by Amy Dahl – coAuthor of the 10 Min Retriever

Silver Labs by Amy Dahl – coAuthor of the 10 Min Retriever

Silver Labs – By Amy Dahl, Professional Retriever Trainer and coauthor of “The 10-Minute Retriever” …A couple of years ago I wrote an article on color genetics including mismarks, and as part of the research I spoke with Dr. Mark Neff at UC Berkeley, * one of...
Bullying Continues – Part 2

Bullying Continues – Part 2

After briefly blogging about Labrador Color Bullying in the previous post, this is how some of those who choose to bully others responded to our post. It doesn’t take long for their hate to continue to spew.  Please put an end to Cyber Bullying. Notice them...
“Labrador Color Breed Bullying” defined

“Labrador Color Breed Bullying” defined

Bullying is a repeated aggressive behavior where one person (or group of people) in a position of power deliberately intimidates, abuses, or coerces an individual with the intention to hurt that person physically or emotionally. Acts of bullying can be physical or...