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Labs 101

Posted By: TruPride  on June 18, 2018   
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Below is a video that provides a good overview of the Labrador Retriever breed.  Remember a Labrador only comes in yellow, chocolate and black!  No silver Labs.  No champagne Labs.  You should question the ethics of any breeder producing any other color than yellow, chocolate or black. The Labrador is a moderate dog, not extreme ..
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What Is A Labrador Retriever?

Posted By: TruPride  on May 3, 2018   
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Dr. Frances O. Smith, DVM, PhD talks about Labrador Retrievers at the 2012 Labrador Retriever Club National Specialty at Purina Farms outside of St. Louis, MO.  In this video Dr. Smith talks about what a Labrador Retriever is and the differences in breed type that exist today like Field vs. Show and English vs. American. Enjoy ..
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Meet the Breed – Labrador

Posted By: TruPride  on May 2, 2018   
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Loving, lovable and very patient. Highly intelligent and good-natured. The Labrador Retriever is one of the friendliest breeds in the world. This comprehensive video, courtesy of Eukanuba, is a great way to gain an understanding of the history, characteristics and care for this amazing breed...
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A Little Labrador Breed History

Posted By: TruPride  on April 18, 2018   
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This is a good speech from 1986 by the famous Labrador breeder and judge, Mary Roslin Williams. Whether you are interested in hunt tests, field trials, conformation or other, we can all learn from her words of wisdom. http://youtu.be/kFlng4i8_R4..
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Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show (2-13-17 & 2-14-17)

Posted By: TruPride  on January 8, 2017   
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The country’s oldest, most prestigious canine competition is quickly approaching.  Set your DVRs to record the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show! Monday, 2/13 @ 8 pm – 11 pm.  Hound, Toy, Non-Sporting, Herding Groups Tuesday, 2/14 @ 8 pm – 11 pm.  Sporting, Working, Terrier Groups and Best in Show TV and Live Streaming Schedule: http://www.westminsterkennelclub.org/plan-your-visit/tv-schedule/ ..
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Walter x Sadie Puppies

Posted By: TruPride  on November 19, 2016   
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 Walter x Sadie puppies 3 weeks old www.nikischmidtphotography.com  ..
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AKC National Championship (12-17-16)

Posted By: TruPride  on November 19, 2016   
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On Saturday, December 17, 2016 we will be going to Orlando to cheer on the other Florida Labrador breeders at the Eukanuba National Championship. It will be held at the Orange County Convention Center (9800 International Drive, Orlando, FL 32819).  We will only be attending the show on Saturday because that is when the Sporting ..
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Copy x Roxy Puppies (9-29-16)

Posted By: TruPride  on September 29, 2016   
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Copy and Roxy had 9 puppies!  4 females and 5 males.  Born 9/13/2016.  They are 2 weeks old and doing great!  ..
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Murphley x Penny Puppies (2-29-16)

Posted By: TruPride  on February 29, 2016   
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The puppies are two weeks old now.   Penny had 12 puppies on 2/15/2016! 6 males and 6 females Male collar colors: blue, turquoise, black, tan, brown, grey Female collar colors: green, yellow, purple, pink, red, orange Sire: www.willcarelabradors.com/murph.html Dam: www.trupridelabradors.com/penny/..
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Penny had 12 puppies! (2-15-16)

Posted By: TruPride  on February 15, 2016   
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Penny had 12 puppies on 2/15/2016! 6 males and 6 females Male collar colors: blue, turquoise, black, tan, brown, grey Female collar colors: green, yellow, purple, pink, red, orange Sire: www.willcarelabradors.com/murph.html Dam: www.trupridelabradors.com/penny/..
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Penny bred to Murphley (2-1-16)

Posted By: TruPride  on February 2, 2016   
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We are taking Penny for an x-ray on February 13th. This x-ray will confirm pregnancy and tell us how many puppies to expect on her delivery date, February 17. Fingers crossed! We bred Penny on December 18th to this handsome stud, Murphley. Here is a photo of him winning Select Dog at Westminster this year!  ..
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Labrador Specialty in Orlando (12-11-15)

Posted By: TruPride  on October 12, 2015   
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There will be a Labrador Specialty Show in Orlando, FL on Friday, December 11, 2015. A specialty show is a dog show which reviews a single breed, unlike other conformation dog shows, which are generally referred to as “all-breed” because they are open to all breeds recognized by the sponsoring kennel club. A win at ..
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Jolly x Etta (9-27-15)

Posted By: TruPride  on September 28, 2015   
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Etta welcomed 6 healthy puppies on Sunday, September 27, 2015.  1 female and 5 males!  The female was born first – ladies first!  5 males followed.  It was a quick, easy and smooth natural delivery.  Mom and babies are resting up and doing well.  They will have their dew claws removed on Thursday, October 1, ..
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Pet CPR and First Aid Seminar

Posted By: TruPride  on October 26, 2014   
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Pet First Aid is the immediate care given to a pet who is injured or ill. Knowing the skills and techniques of pet first aid can mean the difference between life and death for your pet. This class is perfect for pet owners and Pet Care Professionals. According to the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) ..
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Hooper (9-12-14)

Posted By: TruPride  on October 11, 2014   
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We love getting photos of our puppies! This is “Hooper” (Wellington x Aggie brown collar male). Thank you to Lindsey Potter for taking this lovely photo!  http://lindseypotter.com/  ..
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Sadie – Excellent Hip Prelims! (7-29-14)

Posted By: TruPride  on July 29, 2014   
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Good news!  We received Sadie’s OFA prelims and her hips are “excellent”!  Aggie, Penny and Sadie all have “excellent” hips.  ..
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The puppies have arrived! Summer 2014

Posted By: TruPride  on July 26, 2014   
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Penny gave birth to 6 males and 2 females on 6/25/2014.  Penny was bred to “Copy” (GCH Venetian’s Copy That). http://skyfarmlabradors.com/Copy.html Here is a video of “Copy” showing at the Westminster dog show. You can watch Copy’s son, “Dually”, at minute 7:30 (#56) and Copy at minute 53:10 (#57). http://www.westminsterkennelclub.org/videos/Breed%20Judging/2013/Sporting/vid:2624915   Aggie gave birth to ..
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The Countdown Begins! (6-22-14)

Posted By: TruPride  on June 22, 2014   
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If you follow us on Facebook, you’ve already seen the iPhone photo below of Penny’s x-ray. It is very hard to see the puppies, but there are plenty of them. There are at least 9 puppies, but there could have been some hidden. We will take Aggie for her x-rays in the middle of the ..
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Upcoming Litters (6-20-14)

Posted By: TruPride  on June 20, 2014   
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Copy x Penny Litter Due 6/25/2014 You can watch a video of Copy by clicking the link below. Dually, Copy’s son, is at minute 7:30 (#56) and Copy is at minute 53:10 (#57) of the Westminster breed competition.  http://www.westminsterkennelclub.org/videos/Breed%20Judging/2013/Sporting/vid:2624915   Wellington x Aggie Litter Due 6/29/2014  ..
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Litter Updates (5-29-14)

Posted By: TruPride  on May 29, 2014   
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Good news! Aggie and Penny are showing all the normal pregnancy signs, including very large and firm bellies. So we won’t be doing ultrasounds this week. There is no need to put them through a stressful vet visit to confirm what looks fairly obvious. The updates aren’t too exciting right now. They are super hungry ..
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