Labradors Kennel was established
main interest is producing happy, sound and typical
Labrador Retrievers, breeding the English-style
Labrador, with it's lovely temperament and kind good
looks. Our Tabatha Labradors are shown primarily
in conformation at Specialty Shows, and they enjoy hunting both
upland game and waterfowl.
are a dog show restricted to one breed. The entries
are quite large and are most often judged by Labrador
Specialist from overseas. These
Specialty shows are held regionally throughout the country,
so traveling is part of the fun. At times we exhibit
at All-Breed shows that are held locally, but truly
the joy comes at the Specialties.
ideal Labrador has a kind, mild worried expression
because they feel they are not fed enough. They
are quite devoted to their stomachs.
of children is well known, as is their love of water
(and mud). A hallmark of the breed is their lovely manners
and they are true ambassadors of the dog world.
the present, we have a waiting list for show-quality
stock. At times
we have pet-quality puppies that
are sold on A.K.C Limited Registration. Most often we
have black Labs, as it is the color we prefer in our breeding
We would like to have more homes for
the rescue Labradors that we take in. We
try to keep the numbers down because they are truly
couch potatoes and my couch only holds 4 adult Labs!
Generally we have 12 rescue Labradors a year that
are anywhere from 6 months to 9 years old. Some
have a health problem or former owners would not have
deserted them. Their ancestry may not be known, but
their loving ways are just wonderful. After all, they