About Breeders

Labrador Retrievers are very popular, and there are a lot of people breeding Labs.  Unfortunately, the quality of purebred Labs is highly variable. 

The search for responsible breeders is not always an easy task.  Puppies come from a many different  sources, including commercial breeders, puppy-raisers, puppy mills, puppy brokers, backyard breeders, responsible hobby breeders and reputable kennels.  Health problems, inherited disorders, temperament problems and lack of socialization are often more common in puppies that come from commercial breeders, puppy mills, puppy brokers, and backyard breeders.