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Expert Advice: News Europe’s Most Searched for Breeds Include the Cane Corso and Rottweiler, but Not the Labrador Retriever
The Labrador Retriever may have just been named the most popular dog breed in the United States for the 27th year in a row, but overseas, this high-spirited companion doesn’t carry the same kind of clout. According to new research, Europe’s most popular dog breeds are the Cane Corso and the Rottweiler. However, these rankings, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-in-europe/ | May 23, 2018
Press Releases Labrador Retriever Leads the Pack as Most Popular for 27th Year
Labrador Retriever Leads the Pack as Most Popular for 27th Year - French Bulldog Leaps into Top Five, Knocking Out the Beagle - New York, NY – The Labrador Retriever continues to break records!  The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced at a press conference today that the loveable Lab once again is the number one […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/labrador-retriever-leads-pack-popular-27th-year/ | March 28, 2018
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Clubs & Delegates Bill Introduced to Make the Labrador Retriever Ohio’s State Dog
Active, friendly, outgoing – the Labrador Retriever, or Lab for short, perfectly encompasses the state of Ohio’s slogan – ‘The Heart of it All.’ It’s no wonder that earlier this month, Ohio State Representative Jeffrey S. Rezabek introduced House Bill 539 to recognize the Lab as the state dog. The versatile Lab is often trained […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/oh-state-dog-blog/ | March 26, 2018
Golden Retriever Rio and her owner Elizabeth Hoettels
Expert Advice: Feature For Rio and Her Owner, It’s All About Teamwork and GoldenSoul Family
Mom, Elizabeth Hoettels, and her best girl, Rio, are inseparable after work and on weekends. Photo courtesy Sweet Ventures by Nichole DuPont. Picture this for a moment. You're a military critical-care nurse, with a surgical team stationed in East Africa for several months, away from family, friends, and everything familiar. But the wonderful world of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/rio-and-owner-teamwork-goldensoul-family/ | December 14, 2017
Sports & Events Retriever Field Trials: Articles
The Role of an AKC Field Rep Scatter Creek Retriever Club - First Trial Blackhawk Retriever Club – Nothin’ But Country Blue-Green Algae and Dogs: Symptoms and Prevention Beryl Zbitnoff – Treasure Of The Treasure State Retriever Club Golden Retriever Club Of America
https://www.akc.org/sports/retrievers/field-trials/articles/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Retriever Field Trials: History
The AKC Rules for Retriever Trials state that the word "Retriever" includes the several breeds of Retrievers and/or Irish Water Spaniels. Continuing, it says that field-trial clubs formed to improve any one of the several Retriever breeds may hold field-trial stakes in which one or more of the Retriever breeds may compete. The organization of […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/retrievers/field-trials/history/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Retriever Field Trials: Eligible Breeds
All dogs six months of age or older from the following breeds are eligible to participate in Retriever Field Trials: AKC Recognized Breeds Chesapeake Retrievers Curly-Coated Retrievers Flat-Coated Retrievers Golden Retrievers Irish Water Spaniels Labrador Retrievers Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retrievers   Dogs of these breeds recorded with the Purebred Alternative Listing Program/Indefinite Listing Privilege […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/retrievers/field-trials/eligibility/ | October 26, 2017
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Sports & Events Retriever Field Trials
With Retrievers being one of the most popular breeds in America, it’s a safe bet that thousands upon thousands of hours are spent playing fetch each year. While you might think it’s just a form of play (and a fun party trick!), it’s actually much more: It’s a Retriever embracing his natural ability to respond […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/retrievers/field-trials/ | October 26, 2017
Sports & Events Retriever Hunting Tests: Eligible Breeds
All dogs six months of age or older from the following breeds are eligible to participate in Retriever Hunting Tests: AKC Recognized and FSS Breeds Airedale Terriers American Water Spaniels Barbet Boykin Spaniels Chesapeake Retrievers Curly-Coated Retrievers Drentsche Patrijshond (Drent) English Springer Spaniels (11/1/22) Flat-Coated Retrievers German Shorthaired Pointer German Wirehaired Pointer Golden Retrievers Irish […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/retrievers/hunting-tests/eligibility/ | October 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The Flat-Coated Retriever Is a Versatile Hunting Dog and Companion
The Flat-Coated Retriever (Flat-Coat) is a large and strong utilitarian hunting dog that shines at flushing birds, such as quail and pheasant, during upland shooting (the pursuit of birds usually found in heavy cover on the ground). He is also skilled at retrieving game from the land and the water. Here are nine interesting facts […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/facts-about-flat-coated-retriever/ | May 2, 2017

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