Labradoodle study reveals dogs are actually mostly poodle

Labradoodle study reveals dogs are actually mostly poodle

English cocker spaniels and American cocker spaniels also made small contributions in some dogs.“The thing that we didn’t expect to such a degree was that the Australian labradoodle retains a huge amount of poodle genome and doesn’t retain a lot of the Labrador retriever genome,” she said.

Two dogs left in sweltering hot car while owners went to theme park

Two dogs left in sweltering hot car while owners went to theme park

Police shared pictures of the two panting dogs in the car park at the Blackgang Chine theme park on the Isle of Wight on Saturday afternoon where they had been left despite the hot weather.

Labrador dumped outside kennels with note saying he hadn’t ‘lernt to be good’

Labrador dumped outside kennels with note saying he hadn’t ‘lernt to be good’

The Labrador was abandoned outside Jasmil Kennels in Kent (Picture: Swale Council/ SWNS)An elderly Labrador was found tied to the railings outside a dog kennel with a note saying he had not ‘lernt to be good (sic)’.

Group of rescue chicks become best friends with adorable Labrador

Group of rescue chicks become best friends with adorable Labrador

Ruby the Labrador and the little chicks (Picture: Jadene Maloy/SPLITPICS UK)We’ve seen a lot of unlikely friendships emerge over recent months.Owner Jadene said Ruby even went as far as to get inside the box with the chicks, so they could snuggle up to her for warmth.

Labrador gives birth to one of the biggest litters in history for the breed

Labrador gives birth to one of the biggest litters in history for the breed

‘We know, we’re adorable’ (Picture: SWNS) The litter was made up of four black boys, four black girls, three yellow boys and three yellow girls (Picture: SWNS) ‘Did somebody say food?’ (Picture: SWNS) Proud mum Bella endured a seven-hour labour (Picture: SWNS) The owners have a lot on their plate feeding 14 hungry labs (Picture: SWNS)Hazel said: ‘Bella was scanned when she became pregnant but the numbers are never right and we certainly were not expecting 14!

Most popular dog breed in the US has been revealed

Most popular dog breed in the US has been revealed

This week, the American Kennel Club (AKC) released its 2019 registry list, which marked a record-breaking popularity streak for the dog breed.The list also revealed the least-popular dog breed of 2019 - the English foxhound - which placed 193rd.

Hot cross buns are toxic for dogs so don’t give in to their puppy eyes

Hot cross buns are toxic for dogs so don’t give in to their puppy eyes

Dr Laura Playforth, professional standards director for out-of-hours pet care firm Vets Now, said: ‘It’s unclear exactly what causes the toxic effects of raisins but just one can kill a susceptible dog so real caution should be taken with foods, like hot cross buns, that contain them.

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Dumpling the blind, overweight Labrador has finally found a forever home

Settling right in (Picture: @dumplingandbobby/Instagram)The Labrador Rescue group shared the good news with followers, saying: ‘Our little Dumpling has become a massive social media star, her story has been shared far and wide by our supporters, celebrities, news sites, it’s been overwhelming!.

Dumpling the blind, chubby Labrador is looking for a home

Dumpling the blind, chubby Labrador is looking for a home

Dumpling was dumped at a shelter and staff are worried he won’t find a home (Picture: Labrador Rescue/Facebook)Dumpling is a ten-year-old Labrador and he’s looking for a loving family to spend his last few years with.

Lizzy the Labrador pushes her brother Freddy in a toy car and it’s too adorable

Lizzy the Labrador pushes her brother Freddy in a toy car and it’s too adorable

Meet Lizzy the Labrador – she’s a therapy dog and she knows some impressive tricks.Freddy climbed in and waited patiently until Lizzy jumped up on the back and pushed him forward.Do you have a dog who knows some impressive tricks?

Florida dog drives doughnuts in unmanned car before police rescue

Florida dog drives doughnuts in unmanned car before police rescue

Florida authorities said they responded to a rogue vehicle spinning in reverse around a suburban cul-de-sac and found a a lone occupant inside: a black labrador retriever named Max. News outlets reported that residents in Port St Lucie called police on Thursday after seeing the dog trapped and clambering around in the car as it spun repeatedly round, effectively performing circular “doughnuts”, a move favoured by victorious motor sports drivers.

Black Labrador gives birth to one of Britain’s largest ever litters

Black Labrador gives birth to one of Britain’s largest ever litters

Black Labrador Beau gave birth to 13 puppies – one of Britain’s largest ever litters.Beau gave birth to 13 pups (Picture: SWNS) Beau’s owners helped with the delivery (Picture: KMG/SWNS) Kisses (Picture: SWNS)All of the other puppies have been named to match their own unique personalities.

Labradoodle inventor regrets making 'frankenstein's monster'

Labradoodle inventor regrets making 'frankenstein's monster'

Speaking with Sum of All Parts, an Australian science podcast, Wally Conran, who invented the breed, said: ‘I opened a Pandora box and released a Frankenstein monster.’.

Why Labradoodle creator regrets breeding the 'Frankenstein monster'

Why Labradoodle creator regrets breeding the 'Frankenstein monster'

He said he was trying to help a blind woman in Hawaii who wanted a guide dog, but her husband was allergic to the traditional Labrador retrievers used as service dogs .Poodles have non-shedding coats that aren't as problematic for people with allergies, leading Conron to breed one with a Labrador in the late 1980s.

Man who invented labradoodle says it is his 'life's regret'

Man who invented labradoodle says it is his 'life's regret'

Conron decided to breed a poodle and a labrador following a request from a blind woman in Hawaii, who needed a guide dog that wouldn’t inflame her husband’s allergies.

Beautiful moment Labrador joins newlyweds for their first dance

Beautiful moment Labrador joins newlyweds for their first dance

The Labrador didn’t want to miss out on the fun (Picture:Nicole Funden/Storyful)To keep her steady, the bride and groom each hold one of her paws.‘They both spend so much time with Eva,’ Selena Gomes, one of the wedding guests, told the Dodo.

Pick of the Litter review – heartwarming dogumentary

Pick of the Litter review – heartwarming dogumentary

Cuteness levels regularly exceed safe norms during this heartwarming “dogumentary” as five labrador puppies – Potomac, Patriot, Poppy, Phil and Primrose – are put into training to become guide dogs for the blind.

Still the best! Labradors are the most popular dog breed in US for 28th straight year

Still the best! Labradors are the most popular dog breed in US for 28th straight year

Sunny and his buddies are still No. 1!The most popular dog breed in the country for the 28th straight year is the Labrador, just like TODAY's own puppy with a purpose, according to the American Kennel Club.

Dog with rare medical condition has his very own high chair to help him eat

Dog with rare medical condition has his very own high chair to help him eat

Buck was taken in by the charity Team Edward Labrador Rescue before his story was spotted by University of Nottingham vet and teaching associate, Emma Drinkall. (Picture: Emma Drinkall / SWNS.com)Buck weighed only 17kg (37.4lbs) when he was taken in by the charity Team Edward.

14 fabulous sport stars & their spectacular pets

14 fabulous sport stars & their spectacular pets

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling is the proud pet parent of Miley, a Cocker Spaniel-Jack Russell, who has been branded football’s most pampered dog due to the luxurious lifestyle provided by Smalling and his girlfriend Sam Cooke.