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Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The founding breed of the Labrador was the St. The forebears of the St. The Newfoundland known then as the Greater Newfoundland is likely a result of the St.
The smaller short-coated St. These smaller dogs were the forebears of the Labrador Retriever. The white chest, feet, chin, and muzzle — known as tuxedo markings — characteristic of the St.
Early descriptions Buccleuch Avon b. Several early descriptions of the St. Inexplorer W. Cormack crossed the island of Newfoundland by foot.
In his journal he wrote "The dogs are admirably trained as retrievers in fowling, and are otherwise useful The smooth or short haired dog is preferred because in frosty weather the long haired kind become encumbered with ice on coming out of the water.
He is generally black and no bigger than a Pointer, very fine in legs, with short, smooth hair and does not carry his tail so much curled as the other; is extremely quick, running, swimming and fighting These ancestors of the first labradors so impressed the Earl with their skill and ability for retrieving anything within the water and on shore that he devoted his entire kennel to developing and stabilising the breed.
The animal was of a breed very different from what we understand by the term Newfoundland dog in England. He had a thin, tapering snout, a long thin tail, and rather thin, but powerful legs, with a lank body, — the hair short and smooth.
They are no means handsome, but are generally more intelligent and useful than the others I observed he once or twice put his foot in the water and paddled it about. This foot was white, and Harvey said he did it to "toil" or entice the fish.
The whole proceeding struck me as remarkable, more especially as they said he had never been taught anything of the kind. April Learn how and when to remove this template message The foundational breed of what is now the Labrador Retriever was known as the St.
When the dogs were later brought to England, they were named after the geographic area known as "the Labrador" they were known as Labrador Retrievers because they "retrieved" in the Labrador Sea or simply Labrador to distinguish them from the larger Newfoundland breed, even though the breed was from the more southern Avalon Peninsula.
The progenitors of the Labrador retriever were actually from Newfoundland and Labrador exceptionally, the breed known as the Newfoundland was created near the same time in Labrador.
The dog from Labrador became the large, long-furred dog we see and know today, and the dog from Newfoundland became the Labrador. Radclyffe and the breed was recognised by The Kennel Club in The Bureau of Labor Statistics is the principal fact-finding agency for the Federal Government in the broad field of labor economics and statistics.
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The Labrador Retriever, or just Labrador, is a type of retriever-gun dog. The Labrador is one of the most popular breeds of dog in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States.. A favourite disability assistance breed in many countries, Labradors are frequently trained to aid the blind, those who have autism, to act as a therapy dog, or to perform screening and detection work for law.