black lab

  • Boater, windsurfers rescue dog from San Francisco Bay

    Boater, windsurfers rescue dog from San Francisco Bay

    Berkeley resident Adam Cohen was on his way home from his engineering job in San Francisco Monday evening, traveling through the bay by a motorized inflatable boat, when he spotted a group of windsurfers with their sails down, crowding around something in the water. While he first thought the surfers were having trouble, Cohen soon […]

  • Lab with beer-fetching trick is “Most Talented Pet” in Australia

    Lab with beer-fetching trick is “Most Talented Pet” in Australia

    Most dogs love to play fetch with their owners, but four-legged wonder from down under Bes takes the game to a whole new level. Bes, a six-year-old black Labrador Retriever, can crack open the fridge and fetch cold cans of beer for her waiting owner, and all on command. Bes’ trick was caught on camera, […]

  • Homeless Lab and blind Golden Retriever: The ultimate team

    Homeless Lab and blind Golden Retriever: The ultimate team

    Two Oklahoma dogs looking for a home are making headlines for the strong and healing friendship they have forged. In 2010, Golden Retriever Tanner ended up without a home when his owner tragically passed away. Blind since his birth, suffering from frequent epileptic seizures, and alone, it seemed like poor Tanner would never get the […]

  • Loyal Lab stays by dying friend’s side

    Loyal Lab stays by dying friend’s side

    When black Lab Maggie and her new friend, an unidentified yellow Lab, crossed the busy Hacienda Boulevard in La Puente, Calif., only Maggie made it to the other side. Her friend was tragically struck by a vehicle in a hit-and-run incident, and died on the street. In a kind of vigil, the stray black Labrador […]

  • Dogs with a nose for poop

    Dogs with a nose for poop

    Scientists trying to determine why killer whales are dying off are getting help from dogs; specifically, their keen sense of smell. In Washington State’s Puget Sound, scientists are examining the feces of killer whales to determine if factors such as pollution, boat traffic, and eating habits are to blame for the mammals’ declining population. The […]