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29 Things You Didn't Know About Labrador Retrievers, America's Most Popular Dog

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12. English & American Labradors Are The Same Breed
There are two types of Labrador dogs: show Labs and field Labs. Show Labs are dogs bred for show and are often thought of as English Labs since they're way more common in the UK. Field labs are dogs bred for fieldwork and hunting, and are often thought of as American Labs. However, American labs can still enter shows, and English Labs can still be used for hunting. Their names mostly refer to how they look rather than what their jobs are. And most importantly, they're all the same breed!