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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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Crystal   Harned, Kentucky

8/26/2014 12:15:26 PM

Our black labrador retreiver is named Nitro.

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Paul   Allen Park, Michigan

8/5/2014 12:22:10 PM

our dog's name was Shelby, becausemy 16yr old son wanted a Mustang, but
got him a blk lab

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Dawn   Orion, Michigan

7/7/2014 12:24:11 PM

I have 3 yellow labs and 1black lab there the best loyal, pertective,loving

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Michelle   New York, International

7/2/2014 7:45:28 PM

Labrador Retriever Named Maggie.

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