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#5635131 - 03/04/15 11:33 PM British Lab - Male or Female
PeteTCB Offline
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Registered: 03/27/13
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Have always had male dogs. Am getting a British lab and torn between male vs female. Going to spay or neuter either way. Of course have done research but still torn. Hunting about 6-12 times a year, rest as a house dog. Anyone with experience willing to opine? Think I'm going with Wildrose in case you may have any thoughts in that regard as well. Thanks in advance.

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#5635653 - 03/05/15 10:18 AM Re: British Lab - Male or Female [Re: PeteTCB]
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I believe Angie with Tioga Retrievers has "British" blood in some of her pups. she might help you I've always been a female guy, both 4 legged and 2 smile
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#5635887 - 03/05/15 11:27 AM Re: British Lab - Male or Female [Re: PeteTCB]
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Either sex is fine and strictly a personal preference. Please do not spay or neuter before 18 months so the growth plates can close. Hormones play a big part in that.

I've trained a few wild rose dogs. Brand recognition is just that.

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#5636895 - 03/05/15 08:19 PM Re: British Lab - Male or Female [Re: PeteTCB]
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Female and make it black. grin
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#5637041 - 03/05/15 09:21 PM Re: British Lab - Male or Female [Re: Buzzsaw]
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Originally Posted By: Buzzsaw
I've always been a female guy, both 4 legged and 2 smile


I can relate. up
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#5637559 - 03/06/15 08:50 AM Re: British Lab - Male or Female [Re: PeteTCB]
kindall Offline


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I like them both for different reasons.
JMO
Males seem to stay in that clown puppy stage longer than females.
Males work just as hard as a female, but cut up more once the work is done
Females mature faster, but both windup in the same place on training.
You can rub a females belly, but I don't see anyone rubbing their males belly.
While females will love you, males fall in love with you.

I would rather find the right litter, and have the breeder pick the pup that most likely fits what I want in a dog. Male or female wouldn't be a high priority, and would only come into play if I needed to chose between two pups that the breeder felt were equal.

I've always wondered how someone goes about choosing between pups when their only days old. I would rather wait until their personalities start to show.
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#5641409 - 03/08/15 03:55 PM Re: British Lab - Male or Female [Re: PeteTCB]
sango10 Offline
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Registered: 01/23/11
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Check out Robert Milners Duck Hill Kennels Founder of Wild Rose, he has a good blog and several books on the british lab and male Vs female temperaments

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