Labrador retriever

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Labrador retriever,

breed of large sporting dogsporting dog,
classification used by breeders and kennel clubs to designate dogs bred for pointing, flushing, and retrieving game. These dogs hunt by air scent—as opposed to most hounds, which are ground scenters—and their quarry is primarily game birds.
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 whose origins are obscure but whose immediate ancestors were developed in Newfoundland and brought to England in the early 1800s. It stands about 23 in. (58.4 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs between 60 and 75 lb (27.2–34.1 kg). The dense, short coat is flat and oily, providing great resistance to cold weather and icy water. Its color may be black, chocolate, or yellow. The Labrador retriever is widely used to hunt both waterfowl and upland game birds; its loyal and gentle disposition has made it very popular as a companion dog. See dogdog,
carnivorous, domesticated wolf (Canis lupus familiaris) of the family Canidae, to which the jackal, fox, and tanuki also belong. The family Canidae is sometimes referred to as the dog family, and its characteristics, e.g.
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Black and chocolate labs always have an EE or Ee genotype, but yellow labs are the product of an ee phenotype, and pigment is unable to deposit into the fur.
The toughness this chocolate Lab showed, well, that's what Gunner Kennels are becoming known for, too.
Faith Price submitted this photo of her eight-week-old chocolate Lab pup, REMI.
Our 2-year-old Chocolate Lab, Ruger, with one of his favorite toys, an apple.
For example, if you are attending a chocolate lab, find out if the storeroom (the school grocery store) has dark chocolate that is dairy-free.
Emily and her partner William Hazell decided to get a new dog from a rescue centre near their home in Spalding, Lincs, after the family lost its beloved chocolate lab, Minty.
When they aren't doing well, it's a heads-up that other parts of the environment are suffering." She and her husband, Justin, also a New College research scientist, have two young children and a chocolate Lab, Aldo, named, of course, after the great environmentalist Aldo Leopold.
Dennis Elton's Britany spaniel named Woody and a chocolate lab named Brock ran when Elton got to a forest trail near Mount St.
"On a two-week road trip, Smith reflects on her life, the choices she made or that were made for her, the people she lost, and the memories that remain." (Spoiler alert: Bruno is Smith's chocolate Lab.)
Addison Edmonds discovered that as he drove his pickup truck with his British chocolate lab Gunner in the back.
One of the special areas is a Hershey's chocolate lab, the only Hershey's Lab outside of the company's headquarters in Pennsylvania.
7:07 p.m.: Newell Hill Road, a chocolate lab named Tucker was reported missing.