Monthly Archives: February 2014

Let Everybody Know That You Say NO To Silver Labradors!

  Labradors only come in three colors: Black, Yellow, and Chocolate. “Silvers”, “charcoals” and “champagnes” are carriers of the dilution (Dd or dd) gene, which is alien to the Labrador Retriever breed. Feel free to publish this banner on your … Continue reading

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Labrador Clubs & Kennel Clubs: Beware!

Although every 4-year old is able to tell you that this is not a purebred Labrador, but a Weimaraner mix, the American Kennel Club (AKC) begs to differ, and the Labrador Retriever Club Inc. (LRC) has definitely not done enough … Continue reading

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Alternatives To A Failing Registry System

We can’t deny it: we’re in a nasty situation because the Kennel Clubs refuse to listen to the (parent) breed clubs and breed councils. The democratic system, if there ever was one, is failing big time. I’m sure there must … Continue reading

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So You Want To Buy A Silver, Charcoal or Champagne Labrador?

There are some facts you need to consider before you acquire such a “rare, designer Lab”. 1. You will pay a fortune for a mutt. Every dilute “Labrador” or it’s “normal” littermates carry the dilution (d) gene, which is alien … Continue reading

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SHAME ON YOU, U.K. KENNEL CLUB !

Dreamcoat Silver Dexter, a “silver Labrador”, was born on 8 December 2011 in the United Kingdom, out of dilute parents, both imported from the United States. The sire, a “silver”, and the dam, a “charcoal”, were both registered by the … Continue reading

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