Labrador retriever

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Labrador retriever

a medium-sized, strongly built gun dog with broad head, drop ears, thick tapered tail, and short, very dense coat in black, yellow or chocolate. The medium length tail has a thick base and is covered in the thick coat, but not feathered; sometimes called an 'otter' tail. The breed is predisposed to inherited cataracts, progressive retinal atrophy, cystinuria, hemophilia A, osteochondrosis and hip dysplasia.
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ME AND MY SHADOW: Andy Carr from Nunthorpe and his black labrador
Guide Dogs for the Blind uses yellow and black Labrador retrievers, golden retrievers, German shepherds and Labrador/golden retriever crosses as guides.
Our new Black Labrador is not only adorable, but meaningful to pets and children across the country.
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And the mum of three was so enamoured with one particular little pooch, a black Labrador Retriever mix named Tara, that she adopted the mutt on the spot.
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A BLACK Labrador has been honoured for protecting its family from a knife-wielding burglar who stabbed the dog in the chest and legs.
The animal charity launched an investigation after receiving complaints following the publication of pictures that appeared to show Edward striking his black Labrador with a walking stick.