About the Breed
Newfoundland is the birthplace of the Labrador Retriever, and for hundreds of years, right beside their resilient human owners, the equally resilient ancestors of the Labrador Retriever lived and worked. Read more now!
The Labrador Retriever is a strongly built, medium-sized, short-coupled, dog possessing a sound, athletic, well-balanced conformation that enables it to function as a retrieving gun dog; the substance and soundness to hunt waterfowl and much more. Read more now!
This publication is approved by the Board of Directors of the Labrador Retriever Club, Inc. It constitutes the only official illustrated interpretation of the Standard and it is intended as an educational aid for judges, breeders, exhibitors and owners of Labrador Retrievers. In no way does this publication create any change in the breed Standard. Read more now!
Some Labrador Retriever terms may be new to you or you may need refreshing on their meaning and purpose, that is why we developed a helpful Glossary to show the meaning of common words and phrases. Read more now!