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Labrador Retriever Dog Breed

About the Labrador Retriever

This water loving retriever loves to play fetch and swim. Descended from dogs found in Newfoundland they were crossed with other sporting breeds to create the strong, sturdy Labrador Retriever. It’s outgoing, eager to please attitude make them a popular choice for families that can keep up with their active lifestyles. More>>

Top Ten Labrador Retriever Dog Names

Buddy Friend; brother. (English)   Bailey Steward; in charge. (English and French)
Max The greatest. (Latin)   Maggie Pearl. (Greek)
Jake Held by the heel; supplanter. (Hebrew)   Lucy Light. (Latin)
Molly Star of the sea. (Irish and Latin)   Duke Leader; noble. (English)
Daisy Eye of the day; synonym for Sun. (English)   Jack God is gracious. (English)

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Eileen - 249708   Port Perry, ON

2/19/2016 4:04:44 AM

My daughter ahs 2 labs and they are amazing dogs that just love the busy kids.

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zoe   longveiw, Texas

6/18/2015 1:27:17 PM

me and my dad are thinking about naming our dog Indy, its a boy and girl name so its pretty cool! ;)

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Amber   Minneapolis, Minnesota

6/8/2015 1:06:06 PM

I recently helped my 10 yr old chocolate lab cross the rainbow bridge. His name was Thunder. Was such a fitting name for him.

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Danielle   Wabash, Indiana

3/31/2015 6:14:45 AM

im getting a boxer, doberman,lab mix and they have been calling her two-toes cuz she had two white toes when she was born. but i want a different name for her, i just dont know what... help!

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