..About the American Field Labrador
The “English”Labrador is the American Field Labrador retriever is the breed standard for confirmation showing. The American field Labrador, bred to be taller, thinner, more sleek for running through fields and swimming while waterfowl hunting.
While the English Labrador is the standard that the breed is judged against the American Kennel Club is making adjustments to the judging standards to accept Labs of taller stature. While not judged as a breed on its own the American Labrador excels on field and trial, agility and obedience competitions. They are, after all, still full blooded Labrador retrievers. [Read more…]