Origins of the labrador
There are a lot of theories, which
were worked out about the origins of the Labradors.
Miss the theory, which was based on
the shape of his tail and which said that the Labrador was born from a dog and
Let’s also forgive the theory,
which attempted to say it was a Scandinavian dog putting forward the Vikings
were the first to discover the far North.
Let’s also have our doubts toward
these who evoke the Basque or the Portuguese roots, and give no credit at the
persons who say he is born in Labrador (Canada) and who say he came from an
Artic dog. Some specialists say it is hypothetical. It is
inappropriate he came from an Artic dog, also at looking his morphology, which
is very far from this of the Eskimo tributes.
He also isn’t born in Newfoundland
because before the arrival of the Europeans, the island was almost uninhabited,
excepted the interior were lived Indians who didn’t know the dog.
The historians testify they hunted
alone and they pulled their sleigh.
We have to admit the ancestors of
the Labradors came from the Old Europe and they were introduced on the Iceland
from the English-men, who came exploit the cod shoals.
In the book “The popular Labrador Retriever” (Lady Howes), it is said that the Labrador would probably be of the type “Saint-Hubert”.
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