Acquiring A Labrador Retriever – 9 Facts To Consider

Acquiring A Labrador Retriever – 9 Facts To Consider

If you plan to acquire a purebred Labrador Retriever, there are 9 facts to consider.   There have been three primary color Labradors since the breed’s inception. About 40 – 50 years ago we started to see a dilution of those three colors being produced.  In either...
Not Again, Jack?!?! No Weim All Lab

Not Again, Jack?!?! No Weim All Lab

( Screen Shots are missing ) A Rebuttal to yet another Jack Vanderwyk article, “Kellogg’s Weimaraners and Other Coincidences” Written by Kristi Bussler Jenkins, research data provided by Lilly Doreen Burkhart Oxford Dictionary describes the noun “fact” as: something...
Desperate Means Call For Desperate Measures

Desperate Means Call For Desperate Measures

A rebuttal to “So You Want to Buy a Silver, Charcoal or Champagne Labrador Retriever?” (Jack Vanderwyk, February 2014) Desperation is defined as a loss of hope, or a great need that can make you act irrationally. In life, it’s important to remember that desperate...
Chew on This… Breed to the Standard!

Chew on This… Breed to the Standard!

WHAT IS A BREED STANDARD? From Wikipedia: “A breed standard (also called bench standard or standard of points) in animal fancy and animal husbandry is a set of guidelines which is used to ensure that the animals produced by a breeder or breeding facility conform to...
Chew on This… BEFORE Newfoundland

Chew on This… BEFORE Newfoundland

When considering the history of the Labrador Retriever, many people have heard it said that the breed originated in Canada, specifically Newfoundland. In the early 19thcentury there were two breeds of dogs common to the area, a larger, heavy-coated dog (now known as...