APLA The American Pointing Labrador Association awards titles to Labrador Retrievers demonstrate the ability to point birds.
AKC American Kennel Club, Hunt Test and Field Trial Titles
UKC United Kennel Club Hunt Test Titles
OFA Orthopedic Foundation for Animals Hips and Elbows
PennHIP Pennsylvania Hip Improvement Program
CERF Canine Eye Registration Foundation
CNM Centronuclear Myopathy testing
EIC Exercise Induced Collapse
PRA Progressive Retinal Atrophy (OptiGen)
RD/RF Retinal Dysplasia/ Retinal Folds ***** Labrador Retrievers that have been rejected for CERF certification because of retinal folds may now be certified with a breeder option certification and a CERF number if they pass the Optigen RD/OSD DNA test for Labrador Retrievers... 5/21/2009
DM Degenerative Myelopathy
Optigen.com Canine Genetics,,, test for genetic diseases
totalretriever.com Mike Lardy's web site good source for training info
ybsmedia.com Youngblood broadcasting source for training info
dobbsdogs.com Dobbs Training Center
alfowlpreserve.com Central Alabama Fowl Preserve Duck, Quail, Pheasant Hunting Plantersville, AL 334-366-2589
Other Sites of Interest
Microchip ID Microchip Identification System
petmicrochiplookup.org Look up the registration of a microchip, inter the # and see how it is registered
Working Retriever Central Source of Interesting information for working retrievers
Alducks.com Site to communicate with other hunters and dog trainers in Alabama ask questions and get information
Capk9.com Central Alabama Police K9,, Training of Labrador Retrievers (and other breeds) for police service work.
DogFoodAdvisor.com Rates different dog foods
Coat colors in Labrador Retrievers
VetGen DNA Identification System and Color coat genotype analysis
Wing-N-Wave Labradors Genetics Color coat Genetics in Labradors
http://www.vetgen.com/canine-coat-color.html Canine coat color genetics
http://www.woodhavenlabs.com/silverlabs.html The truth about "Silver Labs"
http://www.thelabradorclub.com/subpages/show_detail_news.php?nid=3 More on "Silver Labs" From the Labrador Retriever Club Inc. AKC Parent Club.
http://www.woodhavenlabs.com/mismarks.html Black and Tan Labs, Chocolate & Tan Labs, Pictures
http://www.thelabradorclub.com/subpages/show_contents.php?page=Breed+Standard Labrador Retriever Breed standard for the Show Ring.. Markings that are a disqualification for a "Show" Quality Lab do not effect the performance testing for the performance bred Labs.