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Black Labrador
...en to the north of England where they were used a gun dogs and retrievers. Labrador Temperament The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in Australia (ANKC registration figures – 1999) and is described as an ever faithful companion. Labradors are adaptable, friendly and loving dogs. They are also intelligent and obedient and can be trained easily and are employed as guide, service and customs dogs. Vets report that some strains of Labr... read more

Spanador

..., in answer to demand for a medium-sized crossbred dog, have developed the Labrador x Cocker Spaniel, an active dog smaller than the Labrador and supposedly smarter than a Spaniel. These dogs don’t actually have a widely known catchy name like the Labradoodle, though ‘Spanador’ has been used. The Spanador These crossbreeds have been regarded as a serious ongoing concern since around the mid nineties. They were undoubtedly produced before then but... read more

Labradoodle

Two Labradoodles
...egeneration. And it is these poodles that make for an ideal match with the Labrador. To further improve the likelihood of creating a healthy dog, responsible breeders must check that their breeding stock is free of genetic diseases. As far as temperament goes, the Labrador Retriever is a much loved and ever-faithful companion. They are friendly and loving dogs (especially of their food), which, combined with their intelligence, contributes to them... read more

Guide Dog Association

...ferred because they are highly trainable and have placid temperaments. The Labrador is a responsive, intelligent dog which learns quickly. Its greatest asset is its willingness to please. Labradors also have a very positive community image. Selection Criteria for Guide Dogs Among other things such as temperament and health, Guide Dogs are selected for their ability to ignore their natural instincts. Ideal Guide Dog people focused dog displays high... read more

La Schnoodle

...  Grooming Poodles don’t shed and Giant Schnauzers shed very little. Labradors do, so there will be some variation in the amount of shedding in the offspring. Those with stronger Labrador influence will inevitably shed most. And just because a dog may not shed doesn’t mean that it is maintenance free, in fact quite the opposite is true. If a dog doesn’t shed its hair, it will require regular clipping. Hair will need to be cut away... read more

Top 10 Dogs

...g, and some can be very neurotic. Number 9: Labrador Retriever The popular Labrador Retriever is intelligent, obedient, faithful and easy-care due to its short coat. They need lots of exercise to offset their predisposition to obesity. They can be great for families and couples, but there are some aggressive Labradors around, which is why we recommend the Golden Retriever for families. Number 10: German Shorthaired Pointer These beautiful dogs lov... read more

Peter Pan Pooches

...Terrier Golden Retriever French Bulldog German Shepherd Shetland Sheepdog Labrador Retriever Cocker Spaniel Munsterlander The results showed the more physically different a dog is from the wolf, the less aggressive behaviour it displays. For example small dogs with pushed-in faces and floppy ears such as the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel were genetically a long way removed from the wolf, and thus displayed fewer wolf characteristics. The research... read more

Newfoundland

newfoundland dog
...mesake of the eastern coastal region of Canada, coincidently right next to Labrador. During the 17th century, the breed was used as a working dog, hauling small carts and sledges and dragging fishing nets. In the 19th century the dogs became popular in England and were named by George Cartwright. The breed has a reputation as being intrepid rescuers and helping fishermen by carrying lines from one boat to another. Appearance Considered a giant dog... read more

Staffordshire Bull Terrier

...larly the fourth most popular breed in Australia, behind German Shepherds, Labrador Retrievers and Golden Retrievers, according to the numbers of puppies bred each year. A proportion of any dog breed will show aggression towards humans and other animals and unfortunately those more popular breeds can attract the notice of less than scrupulous individuals who are out to make a quick buck. They will have little regard for producing puppies with good... read more

Golden Retriever

...water spaniels, the Newfoundland and the Irish Setter. The similarities to Labradors are probably not coincidental and a shared ancestry is likely. The Golden Retriever is one of the world’s favourite pets. And, with the Labrador and German Shepherd, rates in the top three most popular dogs in Australia. Appearance Golden Retrievers are medium to large dogs, never bigger than a German Shepherd. A male stands about 56-61cm (22-24″), while females a... read more

Don’s Expert Answers: would like to know if the 2 below plants (seeds and berries are toxic to dogs)

...e plant: N/A Upload photo if available: Other Comments: I have a chocolate Labrador puppy (12 weeks old) that likes to eat the blueberries and seeds along with the leaf. Can you please tell me if these trees are toxic to my dog. I can only find little information on them. Being native to New Zealand and promotes wild bird life. I purchased my home in January 2017 with these mature trees and I am worried that my dog eats the berries and sticky seed... read more

Golden Retriever

...water spaniels, the Newfoundland and the Irish Setter. The similarities to Labradors are probably not coincidental and a shared ancestry is likely. The Golden Retriever is one of the world’s favourite pets. And, with the Labrador and German Shepherd, rates in the top three most popular dogs in Australia. Appearance: Golden Retrievers are medium to large dogs, never bigger than a German Shepherd. A male stands about 56-61cm (22-24″), while females... read more