Is the Labrador Retriever a healthy breed?
Labradors are generally a healthy breed but are prone to eye problems, ear infections and Hip displaysia. Eye problems may be as simple as conjunctivitis from debris getting in the eyes due to loose lids or serious as Cataracts or Retinal Dysplasia which can cause blindness. A responsible breeder will have the pups tested prior to selling them and will give a health guarantee. Most of this is purely genetic and a result of over breeding. Ear infections is a result of floppy ears and can easily be avoided by keeping the ears clean and dry.
Is there a difference between English Labrador retriever breed standards and American Labrador retriever breed standards?
A Labrador is a type of retriever (it's full name being Labrador Retriever). The term 'retriever' is usually used to describe a dog breed that was originally used to describe a breed used for retrieving water fowl. Other breeds of dog with 'retriever' in its name are Golden Retriever, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Curl-Coated Retriever, Flat-Coated Retriever and Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever.
The Labrador Retriever is a breed itself. They come in black, yellow, chocolate and silver which is not a recognized color according to most breed standards. A list of all Retrievers is as follows: Retriever, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Curly Coated Retriever, Flat Coated Retriever, Golden Retriever, Labrador Retriever, Nova Scotia Duck Tolling
A Labrador Retriever is a defined breed that consists of deliberate cross-breeding within itself. As this breed has been around for over 100 years, it is difficult to explain what breeds were used to originally develop the Labrador Retriever, although several spaniel and retriever dog breeds were involved.
Here are some dogs i have seen around: * Australian Shepherd + Labrador Retriever = Sheprador * AiredaleTerrier + Labrador Retriever = Lab'Aire * Beagle + Labrador Retriever = Labbe * Bloodhound + Labrador Retriever = Labloodhound * Border Collie + Labrador Retriever = Borador * Boxer + Labrador Retriever = Boxador * Brittany Spaniel + Labrador Retriever = Labany * Bulldog + Labrador Retriever = Bullador * Bullmastiff + Labrador Retriever = Bullmasador *…
Defiantly the Golden Retriever. Next is the Labrador Retriever According to the Guinness World Records, the most popular dog breed in 2010 was the Labrador Retriever. It is also the most popular breed in America and Great Britain in the same year. The Labrador Retriever well the lab dog ,golden retiever, chihauhaua,corgi,cocker spainle,poodle,dachshund,german sheper,husky,dalmatian,hound,beagle, ANY DOG IS THE BEST!!! WE LOVE DOGS!!!!!!!!!! (L) (L) (L) The most popular dog in the world i think is…
It depends. Some breeds such as the Poodle could be capitalize or not. In kennel clubs such as the AKC, both words that form the name of the dog breed (eg. Labrador Retriever) is capitalize, but if you type "Labrador Retriever" in a Word document, it will tell you to change it back to "Labrador retriever."
Here are some interesting facts about the Labrador Retriever: The Labrador Retriever was originally bred to assist fishermen. This breed of dog has webbed feet. A Labrador can carry an injured animal in their mouth without hurting it. The Labrador is one of the friendliest and easiest to train breeds. The Labrador is the most popular dog breed as a pet and a guide dog in the world. There are three coat colours that Labradors…