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Coco January 2002sml

We are no Longer breeding

No puppies planned. If you are looking for puppies in Australia, contact some breeders listed in the FAQ.

Hey, what type of dog is that?

This page is for people who are interested in Chocolate Labrador Retrievers.

When walking my dog in suburban Melbourne, I am asked what breed is she? - followed by "I've never seen a Labrador THAT Colour before".

Statistically black labradors are the norm and the yellow and chocolate colours are the rarity. There are 4 chances in 9 of being Black, 3 chances in 9 of being yellow, and 2 chances in 9 of being chocolate. The Coat Colour Genetics pages explain it all in great detail, including how to breed for Chocolate dogs and why the Chocolate coat colour occurs.

If you are considering a Labrador as a pet, keep doing your homework on the breed, and read "Are you really ready for a Labrador?"

How do Chocolate dogs come about? - Look at the genetics of breeding Chocolate Dogs to see how and why the Chocolate coat colour occurs.

Tree labradors

Labrador Retriever Club of Victoria Inc.

(Find Other States in the FAQ)

For Labrador information in Victoria, contact the Labrador Retriever Club of Victoria Inc. (New photos of each colour of puppy!)

Secretary: Mary Conheady - phone: (03) 9746 1331 - e-mail : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Puppyline:1900 931 099

The club puppy line number will give you a list of breeders phone numbers who have puppies for sale at the moment whose sire and dam have had hips x-rayed and scored and whose eyes have been checked for hereditary diseases within the last 12 months.

In New South Wales, the phone number for puppies is (02) 96521858

Make sure you ask about OCD in the elbows of any previous litters, and in the ancestors.

 Coco, an old friend and a new friend.