Hartford Courant - Lisa Peterson, a dog breeder and director of club communications for the American Kennel Club, says she’s driven as far Labrador retriever was the most-owned breed of dog last year, according to a survey of owners who registered with the American
‘puppy mill’ dogs take first steps of freedom
Oakland Tribune - It was the intestines sticking through a bulging herniation, the Labrador retriever puppy unable to stand on his hind legs, the Tuesday, Glock and Stine expressed uneasiness at handing nearly $11,000 to a breeder even one going out of business
Pet-Rescue Underground Railroad Won’t Leave a Dog Behind
Seattle Weekly - mutt, about two years old, who looks to be a cross between a pit bull and/or a German shepherd and/or a Labrador retriever. Julie The most recent addition to their brood is Zeke, a four-year-old traumatized by a youth spent locked in a breeder’s
Pantagraph - The Labrador retriever took over in 1991 and has led the pack since. Here are the 2006 rankings from the American Kennel Club A word of caution though - make sure you buy your lab from a reputable breeder. Otherwise, you won’t know what you’re
Anchorage Daily News - Ten, maybe 15 feet behind him is a sleek, 150-pound adult black bear acting for all the world like a Labrador retriever. Vandergaw Inside his cabin last summer were 18 neatly stacked bags of Old Roy and Pedigree dog foods. Outside, in the yard
After cold night, climbers down safely
USA Today - three men died in a winter storm on Oregon’s Mount Hood, another climbing trio, along with their Labrador retriever, were rescued Monday after spending a cold and precarious night huddled beneath rocks. Searchers reached the climbers and their dog
Blaze kills 64 pets
Newsday - Washington, a licensed wildlife rehabilitator for 15 years, runs Rocky’s Fund Dog Rescue/Welcome Home Sanctuary, a Her chocolate Labrador Retriever, Liza Jane, died in the fire. “I just don’t know how I’m going to tell my kid,” Potts said.
Hartford Courant - Labrador retriever was the most-owned breed of dog last year, according to a survey of owners who registered with the American Kennel Club. Small-breed Yorkshire terriers leapt into second place, followed by German shepherds and golden retrievers
Police: Vet student fed antifreeze to pets
Grand Rapids Press - The 17-year-old faces two counts of torturing and killing a cat and a chocolate Labrador retriever that the man was pet-sitting for Within a week, the dog, Zeus, was ailing. Veterinary tests showed he had eaten antifreeze. Zeus died at the clinic.
No mammal on Earth comes in such a variety of sizes as man’s best friend. Yet from a genetic standpoint, dogs are 99.8 percent identical to each other — about the same as humans. So why do they come in packages as small as a 3-pound Chihuahua and as large as a 150-pound Great Dane Continue…
Spectrum - Jo Hoyt, Cedar City Animal Control officer, said in the past five years, Labrador retrievers and border collies have bitten people as often as pit bulls. Williams said training absolutely helps with dog temperament. She believes stricter rules and
Man pays tribute to ‘A Good Dog’
CNN - At the time, he was living in New Jersey in a house with a white picket fence and two civilized Labrador retrievers. He worked at home, writing about media and technology. A comfortable life, but not fulfilling. Katz’s beloved daughter had gone off to
Is Classical Making a Comeback?
Slate - Not too long ago, Labrador retrievers were considered a tad exotic. In the 1950s, the sporty mid-size breed was a suburban rarity, popular mainly among upper-crust Anglophiles who liked the idea of owning a dignified hunting dog. Today, however, Labs