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She went to our vet after we brought her home, and she is blind. What "eye" she does have, there isn't much there. But, other than that she is a healthy, beautiful chocolate Lab! At 10 weeks, she knows the commands "sit", "come", "down" and "stop". She also know the command "careful" means she is going to run into to something. She is learning "No bite"! We have scented our back door, and she is pretty much housetrained. She has "mapped out" our house now, and doesn't bump into things, unless you have moved something! She knows where her bowls are, where all her toys are, and how to find and torment her older sister "Bella", a 5 year old black Lab! She has been an absolute joy and we are so thankful she came into our lives!
She loves to go to the field, where big sister "Bella" plays Frisbee. She has lots of room to run safely. She runs right to us when we tell her "Come Naya!" When she gets close to us, running all out, we give the command "Stop". She stops immediately, and sits or lays down. She is such an intelligent girl!
Her favorite indoor play is her ball that has a bell in it. She always finds it somehow, and brings it back to me to throw it again. She sleeps and constantly plays with her new fluffy, soft stuffed dog "Puppy". Her favorite stuffed toy that is the same size as her. Big toys are easier for her to find!
By Connie from Kane, PA
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Obie was our chocolate Lab who lived to be 5. My son bought Obie for a Christmas present. He loved water, family, walks, biscuits and snow. My grandson would call him and he would run and then slowly approach him and lick him on his face. He was such a wonderful pet, as well as family member. He is missed and loved.
By Sally from Buffalo
Oliver is a 2 and a half year old chocolate Lab. My husband surprised me with Oliver in May of 2006.
He likes to swim in a pool, go for walks, play hide and seek, and loves going for car rides. He is the warden and my husband and I are the prisoners. He tells us when to wake up, eat, walk, play, and go to bed.
By Dee from Stuart, FL
Gaven is a 6 year old chocolate Lab. We got our baby boy when he was 6 weeks old from the APL. He was sitting in the back of the cage being the most quiet little baby boy.
He loves to play frisbee, play ball and go for car rides. He loves to get all kinds of loves. He's spoiled. He loves, I mean loves, to have his photo taken.
Gaven has a brother, a Siamese cat named Gingin. He loves his brother but he acts like he don't, a lot of times. If we don't watch him he will lay with him and kiss him but as soon as we look, he stops. lol. Just like kids.
Cocoa Cady is a 2 years old Chocolate Lab that my son brought home for me to house break for him at 5 weeks old. I have had him ever since.
He likes for me to go outside and play ball with him. He likes to catch it in the air or at least not let it hit the ground more than once. He is also a great watchdog and is very protective of me.
By Sharon from Van Buren, AR
Coco is our 17 month old chocolate Lab, we got her in April, 2005. She likes to aggravate my other dogs and cats. This is a picture of Coco right after I got her. She can sleep anywhere.
By PENNY from Ipava, IL
Coco is our 1 year, 1 month old chocolate Lab. I got Coco from a friend that raised Labs. She was born March 24, 2005 and I got her April 21, 2005. I know it was early for her to leave her mother, but my friend had run into financial problems.
She likes to aggravate my other dogs. She's just a big puppy right now and plays all the time. They love it when she's sleeping.
After having her for a year now, I don't know what I'd do without her.
By Penny Stoehr from Ipava, IL
Coco will be 2 years old March 24th, 2007. She is a Chocolate Lab and I got her from a friend in April 2005. She likes to eat ice cubes and play with our other Black Lab and 2 mixed beagles.
Gunner is a 4 1/2 year old Chocolate Lab. He's my sons dog, he raised him from a puppy.