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2011 News

Lab Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary in the Top Spot,
While the Bulldog Continues Its Ascent to Reign Supreme in the Dog World

The American Kennel Club (AKC®) announced its nationwide registration statistics today, revealing that for the 20th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular breed in America.
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2010 News

Labrador Retriever Remains America's Most Popular Dog
German Shepherd Makes A Move For The Top Spot

For the 19th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America, but could this be the last year for the Lab's reign? According to AKC 2009 registration statistics, the German Shepherd Dog overtook the Yorkshire Terrier last year and is now ranked second most popular in the nation for the first time in more than three decades.
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2009 News

The Importance of Puppy Socialization
From the very start, a puppy learns important lessons through his experience of the world around him.
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The Importance of Microchipping
I recently received yet another email in regard to a lost puppy. With a microchip and the proper communication to local (and not so local) Vets, shelters, etc. the baby would get back home. As it is, the puppy may be separated from its owners forever.
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All Pups Will Go With AKC Limited Registration
For those unfamiliar: the difference between 'full' and 'limited' registration allows you AKC privileges to breed or not.
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The American Kennel Club® and purebred enthusiasts do not take breeding lightly.
Responsible breeders aim to preserve and improve the breeds they dedicate their lives to.
read more from the AKC site>>

Pointing Labradors
ALL Labs point; it is their predator/hunting instinct. Dogs in general have the innate instinct to 'point' at an object within their path (squirrel, cat, bird, rodent, etc.) that is worth the hunt. Do not be deceived into believing that all labs (or sporting dogs) are not inherently capable of 'pointing'. Any dog that is trained properly for the field, will hunt properly in the field. This includes pointing (as defined here by the AKC's Labrador Retriever Club)

Biden's Puppy Breeder: "Never, Never, Never Again"
Woman is vilified for selling a pedigreed pup to the Bidens.

These kinds of situations are results of attempts like: Illinois HB198 and SB 53. Please do not take any of these radicals lightly. $4,000 in attorney fees... for a piece of dog food and dog hair...in a DOG KENNEL!! And the journey is still going for this breeder. A PLACE WORTHY ENOUGH FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT'S STANDARDS...
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Oprah’s Puppy Dies Of Parvovirus
Winfrey lost one of those puppies to dreaded parvovirus,
which apparently was contracted while it was living at the PAWS shelter.
We strongly urge you to educate yourself.
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Congratulations To Illinois And Chicago Dog Owners
Dedication Stopped HSUS Freight Train, But Watch Out For Senators Cutting Deals

Activism by dog owners stopped the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) freight train in Illinois and the City of Chicago this past week. read more >>

The American Kennel Club would like to correct some misinformation that is circulating within the fancy. We would appreciate your assistance in spreading the word about the facts on this issue.
read more from the AKC notice>>

American Kennel Club, Twentieth Century Fox and John Grogan
Promote Responsible Dog Ownership With Marley & Me PSA Campaign

This heartwarming story about the trials, tribulations and lifelong commitment of owning a dog lends itself perfectly to a public service announcement campaign," said Rita Drucker, Senior Vice President, Feature Films, Twentieth Century Fox. "We are pleased to be working with the AKC, an organization synonymous with the care and well-being of dogs for the past 125 years, in delivering the practical message Marley & Me sends to all dog lovers.
read more from the AKC article>>

For Your Information
Please take great care when considering adopting a puppy or, contact me for proven excellence, with credentials, certified pedigrees, health certifications, references, long lineage of Titles and much more.

Beware sites like this: http://www.illinoislabradorbreeders.com/

They are run by a firm, own several domains, that are linked to several states and various breeds, which is typical of a mass production. Click here for a Google search of their phone number.

A Better Business Bureau search displays them with a grade of "F" and has them classified as a "Pet Boarding" company.

Great consideration should be given when coming across web sites as these
that can be misleading and misrepresenting.

Labrador Retriever Holds Firm in Top Spot
on AKC's List of Most Popular Dogs in America

For the 18th consecutive year, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular purebred dog in America.
read more from the AKC article>>

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