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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Our new Black Labrador is not only adorable, but meaningful to pets and children across the country.
Bramble has always shown a distinct lack of interest in any potential male company until a few weeks ago when she was introduced to Riley, a handsome black Labrador.
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Black labrador Penny jumped into a fast-flowing river, clamped her jaws on the unconscious woman's clothes and pulled her to the side.
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Morris, a black Labrador retriever, walks obediently beside her as she goes on her errands at the market and post office in Toluca Lake.
Professor John Innes and his team, from the University of Liverpool, operated on Koff, a five-year-old black Labrador.