Puppy Adoption – Black And Tan Labrador Retriever Mix

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If you are considering puppy adoption, I highly recommend visiting one of your local puppy/dog rescues. In past articles I’ve talked to you about the puppy/dog rescue, Cuddly Canines. I want to do my best to help place these puppies by profiling each puppy, litter of puppies, and dogs on this blog.

***Note this dog may already be adopted as I will keep this information in my archive. Please check the Cuddly Canines website for the most recent puppies up for adoption.

Chocolate The Black Lab Mix

Born in the Riverside Shelter on October 8th to a Black Lab mommy, we are sad to report that mommy died in the shelter, but we were able to save the babies & they have been loved & cared for in a wonderful foster home, complete with 2 kids to play with. These pups are going to make wonderful family pets. There is one femail left for adoption from this litter.

Chocolate is in Foothill Ranch

What is a Black and Tan Labrador Retriever Mix?

Chocolate looks a lot like a guide dog puppy in training from our group named Egan. You can see a picture of Egan on my post about Black and Tan Labrador Retrievers. My guess is that Chocolate is not a pure-bred black and tan retriever, but instead is mixed with one another breed that has black and tan markings…maybe a coonhound, doberman, gordon setter, or rottweiller. The Cuddly Canines website says the mother was a black lab, so here’s a little bit of information on labrador retrievers:

From Wikipedia about their temperament:

Friendly, reliable, loving, affectionate, lovable, patient, highly intelligent, loyal, willing, high-spirited, lively, good-natured.

In general the Labrador Retriever gets great marks from most people and sources you talk to. On this website we rated them the number 2 dog breed good with children.

Are you interested in adopting?

If you are interested in adopting Chocolate please visit the Cuddly Canines website. If you happen to adopt Chocolate please remember, it’s never too early or too late to start him on his training. If you are interested in puppy adoption or fostering here are a few other articles you might enjoy:

Puppy Adoption And Fostering
Dedicated To My Dog Linus

Of course, Chocolate is not the only dog being fostered by Cuddly Canines. Please visit their website to see the most current pictures of all their dogs and puppies.

I’d love to hear what you have to say about this article. Is puppy adoption in your future? Do you want to try puppy fostering? If so, please visit the Cuddly Canines website.

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  1. He is the cutest lab ever our dog died a couple mouths ago if our family agrees WE MIGHT ADOUPT HIM !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. He is adorable, I would adopt him if i could, but I know my dad wont let me bcuz we have two labs.. I have a black and tan lab, looks identical to eagan. he is the best dog ever. he is a year and 3 months old.

  3. Its cool! I was just wondering 🙂 Midnight’s coat started out “regular” but has turned wavy and starting to get long, which makes me wonder if she is full lab or not!

  4. Hi Erin & Midnight,

    I’m not sure about the wavy/long haired labs. I’ve noticed Stetson’s coat is longer and a little wavy compared to some of the other labs. Maybe it’s just a variation. We have another puppy in our group, Ulie that is a golden/lab cross. She looks like a black lab with a long wavy coat. There’s a picture of her as a puppy on our Orange County GDA website. The only problem is as a puppy her coat wasn’t as long as it is now. I’ll see if I can get some better pictures for you.

    Colby, Stetson, & Linus

  5. Have you ever heard of wavy/long haired Labradors? My current puppy in training is has a really wavy and longish coat; And I haven’t been able to find anything or any pictures on any others.

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