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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Who: Yellow Labrador retriever Guide Dog Roselle and her human partner, WTC survivor Michael Hingson.
Last month, I wrote a column about Judy and Mary Bovier of Sylmar, who are training two yellow Labrador retriever puppies for Guide Dogs of America.
The Armstrong Project is named after Armstrong, a three-year-old male yellow Labrador Retriever, who was obtained in October 2003 from Guide Dogs for the Blind, Inc.
It's not a moniker the 7-year-old yellow Labrador retriever really wanted when he became the second canine to have an elbow replaced with a steel and plastic joint at Foster Hospital for Small Animals.
1 -- color) Mary Bovier of Lake View Terrace gets a kiss Friday from 8-week-old Melody, the enthusiastic yellow labrador retriever puppy she'll raise and train for Guide Dogs of America.
At the Kaiser Foundation Rehabilitation Center in Vallejo, two dogs -- Sadie, a playful 6-year-old yellow Labrador Retriever, and Megan Lynn, a cuddly Yorkshire Terrier -- are working together with therapists to help support the patients' rehabilitation goals.
A special guest appearance by Duffy the Dog, a yellow Labrador retriever with diabetes and the subject of the children book "Duffy's Dilemma," is planned.
And, in McLain's case, you place a lot of responsibility on the furry shoulders of Dolly, a 3 1/2-year-old yellow Labrador retriever supplied by Sylmar-based Guide Dogs of America.
3) Diane Sullivan, who teaches animal law, is shown with Whitey, her 10-year-old male yellow Labrador retriever.
The yellow Labrador retriever has been honing her olfactory senses for a new job this year, when she will make random drug-sniffing stops at secondary schools throughout the Glendale Unified School District.
Mick will be sorely missed by his inseperable companion and personal therapist, his blocky Yellow Labrador Retriever.
I'd love to do more sailing,'' she said as her guide dog, Naples, a yellow Labrador retriever, stood watch.