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  1. Thread: Silver Labs?

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    They appear to be a non-profit registered out of...

    They appear to be a non-profit registered out of Ohio.


    Without question there are a lot of silver breeders who breed only for color. Yet over the last couple years of watching, there has been a...
  2. Thread: Silver Labs?

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    This lengthy rebuttal is being passed around on...

    This lengthy rebuttal is being passed around on FB. It calls into question the premise of mix breeding with weimers that this open letter is founded upon using, in part, RTF posts.
  3. Summer blues must be getting to people to bring...

    Summer blues must be getting to people to bring the silver topic back up again....It's a good thing hunting season is just around the corner. :grab:
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    That's funny. No, I actually run conformation...

    That's funny. No, I actually run conformation style Labs more suited to the marsh than the uplands, I've dabbled in field lines, they prove just too hot for my personal liking. I think this new...
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    Looks like good fun, can't wait to run. I'm...

    Looks like good fun, can't wait to run.
    I'm curious to see what the LRC comes up with as the proper style for a Lab. Hopefully it reflects moderation rather than the extremes found the field and...
  6. It means you should look elsewhere. The breeder...

    It means you should look elsewhere. The breeder obviously does not understand hips or the OFA.

    I agree that there is a general lack of knowledge among too many Silver Labrador Breeders. Most of...
  7. I think it really comes down to a trust question...

    I think it really comes down to a trust question as far as posting or even PMing info for many silver breeders. They have all watched the attacks on some breeders that were more open about their...
  8. Sharon, here is what is wrong with your...

    Sharon, here is what is wrong with your credibility challenge, which also addresses some other comments made.
    The breeders who are doing these clearances typically do not have many "silver" Labs....
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    If the foundations of our breed are "utterly...

    If the foundations of our breed are "utterly irrelevant" than so too is the breed. The breed is only as good as its foundation, it is what defines a breed!

    One could say these "field Lab"...
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    The experience Julie's sister had is just...

    The experience Julie's sister had is just deplorable. Unfortunately, breeders like that are found in all colors and types of Labs, not to mention most other breeds as well. It is a problem that...
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    There have been many topics about Silver...

    There have been many topics about Silver Labradors that the OP might search for here on RTF. This was one of the more in depth ones that might give the OP more background. ...
  12. Thread: Eddie Bauer

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    His unpublished book would be a fascinating read!...

    His unpublished book would be a fascinating read! Anyone here ever see a manuscript of it?
  13. Thread: Westminster

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    Though it is true that the parent clubs set...

    Though it is true that the parent clubs set standards, the AKC board still votes to approve or disapprove of the Parent club developed standard. If they don't like a standard, they will send it back...
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    An awesome demonstration of what a little bit of...

    An awesome demonstration of what a little bit of organization can accomplish in this day and age of social media! Glad to hear we the people still have a voice that can;t be ignored.
    I fully...
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    I was not even planning to attend, but I'll be...

    I was not even planning to attend, but I'll be making a purchase from at least one of the vendors who are boycotting to support their Patriotic stand.

    Good for them all, I hope more of the...
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    You did a great job of demonstrating the point,...

    You did a great job of demonstrating the point, by Cherry Picking.

    I am not saying that there were not a few St.John's Dogs in obscure areas that were very similar to some of today's Labradors in...
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    Take your pick: “Almost everybody has heard of...

    Take your pick:

    “Almost everybody has heard of the Newfoundland Dogs. I myself was desired to procure some of them and when I set out, for the country firmly believed that I should meet with a...
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    No doubt there was confusions in there early...

    No doubt there was confusions in there early years between the breeds and varieties of the Newfoundland dogs. Fortunately, here is the "Larger Newfoundland," from the same text for comparison, 1859....
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    Since we're looking at older representations of...

    Since we're looking at older representations of the breed, isn't this what the original supposedly looked like before the Britts and Scotts had their way with them?...
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    I gotta say, if anyone is going to be doing this...

    I gotta say, if anyone is going to be doing this kind of research, it is awesome that it is at least someone that is part of the retriever community and not just an ivory tower nazi....of course that...
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    No, no, no. Those are the dogs that are...

    No, no, no. Those are the dogs that are "affected" by a recessive gene that makes them bumper sensitive....I am sure there will be a patented DNA test and certification come out costing a pretty...
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    Thanks for posting Phil, the horse's mouth is the...

    Thanks for posting Phil, the horse's mouth is the best source.

    Please do let us know when/if the research does get published in a Scholarly Journal so that we can all take a look at the full...
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    This is what I had to say about this the other...

    This is what I had to say about this the other day when this article was first posted.

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    "While I am all for keeping our dogs safe and healthy, there are some glaring problems with the...
  24. Thread: Bumper issue

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    While I am all for keeping our dogs safe and...

    While I am all for keeping our dogs safe and healthy, there are some glaring problems with the implications of this report.

    - There are no studies that indicate trace levels of these chemicals...
  25. Seems like the genetic tests are stating to...

    Seems like the genetic tests are stating to scratch the bottom of the barrel. If breeders select for a trait, like shorter legs, then obviously there is a gene or genes involved in that trait. If it...
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