June 18, 2018

Breed Profile: Golden Retriever

Breed Profile:  Golden Retriever

By Lauren R. Tharp The second most popular dog in the United States (according to AKC registration records), the Golden Retriever originated as a hunting dog, roaming the Scottish Highlands, in the late 1800s. Now known for being excellent guide dogs and search and rescue dogs, the Golden Retriever was officially recognized as a breed […]

Breed Profile: Labrador Retriever

Breed Profile:  Labrador Retriever

by Lauren R. Tharp The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in the United States.  (According to AKC registration records).  Once the friend of the lonely fisherman in Newfoundland, the Labrador Retriever is now a friend to everyone, around the world! Physical Traits Size & Weight: A muscular, compact-bodied dog, the Labrador Retriever generally […]