Archive for Lab

Labrador Retriever Saves Drowning Toddler

Patricia Drauch entered her garage assuming that, as always, her 14-month old son, Stanley, was close behind.

July 02, 2012

NPS Ranger Tases Man Walking Dogs Off-Leash

I've been known to flout a leash law or two (just ask my dog), but after reading this story I might just fall into line.

February 01, 2012

Meet a Dog with World-Record Ears

As a Denver Post writer quipped, here's a dog that's "all ears." In fact, owner Jennifer Wert of Boulder, Colo., says Harbor, an 8-year-old black and tan coonhound, had to grow into them.

September 12, 2011

Black Lab Retrieves Human Hand

A Mission, Tex., family got quite a shock last week when the family dog, a black Lab, returned from its morning jaunt carrying a human hand! After a 2 1/2-hour search, police found the body of a suspected illegal immigrant near a canal. Authorities believe the man, who'd been dead for about three weeks, crossed the Rio Grande less than a mile away. The case is being treated as a homicide.

August 17, 2011

"Invaluable" Lab Trained to Fetch Beers

What's the only thing better than a dog that fetches ducks? One that will go get you a cold beer!

June 27, 2011

Why We Love Dogs

It is said that you should never insult a man’s gun or his dog. I think further emphasis ought to be on the dog. Insult a gun in the presence of its owner and he will be mildly offended. Insult his dog and you better be prepared for a roll in the dirt.

May 25, 2011

Former Spouses Fight for Custody of Chocolate Lab

A divorcing Canadian couple who apparently share a very special kind of hate decided they couldn't agree on custody of their chocolate Lab without a judge's assistance. I say special kind of hate because, for one thing, they went to court over a dog and, for another, the judge wrote that "a high degree of animosity exists between the parties." Clearly. Talk about a serious commitment to ensuring your former lover's continued unhappiness.

January 05, 2011

Duck Survey Video

An addendum to the waterfowl report.

July 23, 2009