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Welcome to…the most comprehensive Labrador Retriever website dedicated to that portion of the general public that is interested in learning more about the breed as defined by The Kennel Club (UK) Retriever (Labrador) Breed Standard. Commonly referred to as the "English" Labrador Retriever (which does a disservice to the many fine Labrador breeders in Northern Ireland, Wales and Scotland), it is also identically defined by the Fédération Cynologique Internationale (FCI) Breed Standard which represents the pure-bred dog interests of 82 countries around the world excluding Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom. The Canadian Kennel Club Labrador Standard is very similar to The Kennel Club (UK) standard and to the "old" American Kennel Club standard.


In general, Canadians believe that Canada is the "country of origin" (since Labrador is the mainland part of the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador) and that England is the "country of development". The British believe that England is the "country of origin". In today’s world, it is the "English" Labrador Retriever that rules the conformation roost in every country in the world including the United States (in spite of the AKC standard that does not describe it).


For those of you that are trying to find a well-bred Labrador puppy or older dog, this site is specifically intended to steer you away from puppy mills, backyard breeders and stores that sell puppies and to point you towards Labrador breeders that belong to Labrador clubs which, by their very nature, try to screen their potential members. And, unless you are specifically looking for a field or field trial Labrador (which is a breed unto itself), it is also intended to steer you towards quality breeders of the aforementioned "English" Labrador Retriever.


This website is designed to walk you through a few easy steps to Labrador puppy nirvana. It is also hoped that as the health information links increase that you will continue to come back again and again for information about maintaining your Labrador retriever. In addition, our advertisers have been selected because of their excellence, not because of their checkbooks, and it is hoped that you will find many of the items that you need to keep your Labrador in the style to which he has become accustomed and to stroke your retail "taste" buds.


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