Monthly Archives: September 2012

Who is Aragon-Silver von den Kronwinkler Labs?

(…) In his ads it’s mentioned that Aragon-Silver von den Kronwinkler Labs has ‘DRC papers’. That looks good, because serious Labrador breeders and puppy buyers know that DRC is the Deutscher Retriever Club, one of the FCI recognised Labrador clubs … Continue reading

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Council for Purebred Labrador Retrievers

The so-called ‘Council for Purebred Labrador Retrievers’ is misleading the public, because they advocate and promote the breeding of dilutes, carrying the dd-gene, which is alien to purebred Labradors. Since dogs carrying the dd-gene can’t be purebred Labradors, this is … Continue reading

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Another Indian Summer in Rockanje

I’ve been living here for over a year now. The years before I lived in other beach resorts, like Nice (Côte d’Azur), Brighton and St. Leonards-on-Sea. There’s quite a difference between these towns and the village of Rockanje, on the … Continue reading

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Analysis of the ‘silver’ Labrador population

Introduction ‘Silver’, ‘charcoal’, and ‘champagne’ are not recognised as colours existing in the Labrador Retriever. The only recognised colours are black, yellow and chocolate (liver). The original St. John dogs, brought from New Foundland to England in the early 1800s, … Continue reading

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