Labrador study offers vets clues on why dogs’ tails lose their wag

(University of Edinburgh Press Release) A painful condition that affects dogs’ tails may be more common than previously thought, a study suggests. The research offers clues to potential causes of the illness – known as limber tail – which mostly affects larger working dog breeds, such as Labrador Retrievers. Researchers say their findings are the…

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Labrador & Golden Retriever Owners asked to help tackle Canine Obesity

Owners of Labradors and Golden Retrievers are being asked to participate in a study into whether or not these breeds are predisposed to obesity. The study, being run by GOdogs, a research group at the University of Cambridge investigating the genetics of obesity in dogs, is attempting to find answers to why Labradors and Golden…

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