Gun Dog Breeds: The Labrador Retriever

Gun Dog Breeds: The Labrador Retriever

Bred to be a canine jack of all trades in southern Newfoundland, the first Labrador Retriever was registered with the American Kennel Club in 1917. It wasn't until much later however, that this breed took off in the United States.

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