• The Color Of Your Labrador's Coat Could Help Predict His Lifespan

    27 days ago - By iHeart Dogs

    A recent study published in the journal, Canine Genetics and Epidemiology , has worrying news for a third of the world's lab lovers. Researchers at the University of Sydney found that chocolate labs have significantly shorter lifespans than their black and yellow brothers and sisters.
    Labrador Retrievers are the long-standing favorite breed in the United States and Australia.
    The researchers collected and analyzed electronic patient data from more than 33,000 black, yellow and chocolate labradors in the U.K. They found that black and yellow labs live an average of 12.1 years, 10% longer...
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