Our Labradors are like
a member of the family. They have the greatest temperment for the
conformation ring, obedience, hunting companion and the family pet.
We breed chocolate, yellow and black Labradors to standard.
The Labrador Retriever
originated on the Island of Newfoundland rather than Labrador. The
appellation, "Labrador", was used to distinguish him from
his larger cousin, the Newfoundland. During the nineteenth century
visitors to Newfoundland frequently wrote of the short haired dogs
that were admirable retrievers, and these dogs were imported to England
by returning fisherman. The dogs, originally used by the local wildfowlers,
eventually came to the attention of aristocratic sportsman impressed
by the dogs ability in the field. These aristocrats used imported
dogs from Newfoundland to establish the foundation kennels of the
The general appearance
of the Labrador should be a strongly built, short-coupled, very active
dog. He should be fairely wide over the loins, and strong and muscular
in the hindquarters.
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