Monthly Archives: January 2014

American Labrador Retriever — A New Breed?

No, these dogs are not Weimaraner mixes, at least not according to the American Kennel Club (AKC). These dogs have pedigrees from the American Kennel Club, stating that they are purebred chocolate Labrador Retrievers. “We register Silver Labradors as chocolate … Continue reading

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The Magic And Miracles Of Turning A Retriever Into A Pointer

  Founded in 1899 by L.E. Kellogg and Harold E. Kellogg, Kellogg’s kennels are believed to be responsible for bringing the first Labrador Retrievers west of the Mississippi River. Mayo Kellogg, the ‘founding father of the American pointing lab’ introduced … Continue reading

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How To Find Dilutes In The Database

Many breeders of dilutes (“silver”, “charcoal” or “champagne” dogs) are trying to get purebred Labrador blood into their lines. They will try to buy a puppy from you, or have their dilute-factored (dilute carrying) bitches mated by your purebred stud … Continue reading

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Color Genes Seldom Travel Alone

If you think the only difference between a purebred Labrador Retriever and a dilute dog with an invalid Labrador pedigree is coat color, then you better think again. Coat color genes seldom travel alone. Studies of dilutes and their history … Continue reading

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Strategies and Predictions

The “NO To “Silvers” Petition The Director of Genetics & Research of the Council for Purebred Labrador Retrievers (CPLR), a shady bunch of people who breed dilute (dd) mutts and call them “purebred Labradors”, is also the owner of Phantom … Continue reading

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Council for Purebred Labrador Retrievers — A Shady Bunch

The so-called ‘Council for Purebred Labrador Retrievers’ is misleading the public, because they advocate and promote the breeding of dilutes, carrying the dd-gene, which is alien to purebred Labradors. Since dogs carrying the dd-gene can’t be purebred Labradors, this is … Continue reading

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The “NO To Silvers” Petition — 24 Hours After It Was Launched

Only 24 hours after the petition was published, more than 400 people from all over the world have signed it.   The Eastern States of the USA are doing fine, and so is Alberta (Canada). Spread the word, guys! 🙂 … Continue reading

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