Labrador Retriever Breeders Lafayette CO

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Colorado Gun Dogs
(303) 232-0456
Arvada, CO
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Labrador Retriever

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Sylvancreek Cavaliers
(303) 678-9479
2521 Horseshoe circle
Longmont, CO
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Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

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Portuguese Water Dog Club of America Inc
(360) 240-0292
111 Foxtail Cir
Golden, CO
Breeds
Portuguese Water Dog

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DeSagres Black Russian Terriers
(720) 301-6051
990 Everett St
Lakewood, CO
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Black Russian Terrier

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Hidden Springs Labradors
(951) 642-1196
Loma, CO
Breeds
Labrador Retriever

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Jorgensen Newfoundlands
(303) 682-0268
14222 N 95th St
Longmont, CO
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Newfoundland

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Mountain Grandeur
(303) 526-1894
28 Pine Rd
Golden, CO
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Central Asian Shepherd Dog

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Desagres BRTs
(720) 934-8183
990 Everett St
Lakewood, CO
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Black Russian Terrier

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Purelab Kennels
(407) 415-3154
Winter Park, CO
Breeds
Labrador Retriever

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Painted View Ranch
(970) 858-7341
Fruita, CO
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Labrador Retriever

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Labrador Retriever - Guide to Labrador Retrievers

Labrador RetrieverDescription: Although the Labrador Retriever as it is known today was developed in Britain, originated from dogs found along the East coast of Canada. These dogs had been known variously as the Black Water Dog, the Lesser Newfoundland, or the St John's Dog; they were descendants of dogs taken there by explorers, settlers and fishing crews. The dogs, found to have excellent hunting and fishing abilities, were brought to England early in the 1800's where their "modern" development carried on. Crossed with other local sporting breeds, the strong and sturdy Labrador Retriever became, and continues to be, England's most popular gundog. The Labrador Retriever or simply Lab for short excels in obedience and field trials, needs plenty of outdoor exercise and especially enjoys swimming.

Height: The height of a Labrador Retriever is 22.5 - 24.5" (57.2 - 57.2cm) for dogs, 21.5 - 23.5" (54.6 - 54.6cm) for bitches.

Weight: The weight for a Labrador Retriever is 60 - 75 lbs (26.8 - 26.8 kg) for dogs, 55 - 70 lbs (24.6 - 24.6 kg) for bitches.

Coat Type: The Labrador Retriever's dense coat should be smooth and feel hard. The solid body color varies from black, to chocolate, to yellow (light cream color to fox red). The coat is easily cared for with regular brushing with a slicker type brush.

Temperament: The Labrador Retriever's easy-going and friendly manner make him an excellent addition to families with children. The Labrador Retriever is easy to train and, by nature, is a true sporting dog. Labs love swimming and will play fetch in the water for as long as you will!

Health Problems: Labrador Retrievers are susceptible to hip dysplasia and all breeding stock should be x-rayed and certified clear. They are also at risk for several eye problems including progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), cataracts and retinal dysplasia, therefore all breeding stock should be examined annually. Other problems are: skin allergies and problems suc...

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