AKC Gazette

AKC Gazette

      AKC Gazette Breed Column

Issue   Summary
January 2006  

She stood at the end of her four-foot lead, searching the faces of the many people who walked by. Her advancing age was clearly evident from the white muzzle and eyebrows, the white feet, and a generous sprinkling of gray throughout her glistening black coat.

October 2005  

A Labradoodle is nothing more than an expensive mongrel.

July 2005  

Welcome to the world of veterinary rehabilitation medicine, a growing veterinary specialty where the goal is to relieve chronic pain and restore normal function.

April 2005  

The Sporting Group is composed of workers, so why don't more of us work our show dogs?

January 2005  

Getting into showing must be overwhelming for the novice these days. The number of entries has grown by leaps and bounds, and there are so many types in the ring, so many people in the breed, and so many different opinions.

October 2004  

In 1964 Richard Wolters heralded science-based training for puppies. After studying pioneering research by Dr. J. Paul Scott, Wolters proclaimed that 'a puppy should be taken home and started in his training at the exact age of 49 days.' Forty years later Darlene Arden reached quite another conclusion from Scott's work.

July 2004  

Twenty years ago the Puget Sound Labrador Retriever Association was formed to recognize the versatility of the Labrador Retriever.

April 2004  

Looking back on all the Labrador Standards over the years, there isn't one comment involving coat directing us to moose, tease, backcomb or blow dry our Labrador Retrievers' coats in preparation for the breed ring.

January 2004  

Maya, 8 years old, is a Delta Society certified therapy dog.

October 2003  

Elbow dysplasia is a condition of emerging concern in the Labrador Retriever.

July 2003  

Once again the Labrador Retriever has been the most popular breed of dog registered in the United States accounting for 154,616 of the total 958,503 number of dogs registered with The American Kennel Club in 2002.

April 2003  

On October 8, 2002, Labradors and their people started arriving in picturesque Sturbridge, Massachusetts for the largest Labrador Retriever event ever held.