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  The dogs who are the guiding eyes for the blind

Family dog kept missing boy alive, sheriff says

A mixed Labrador retriever was being hailed as a hero after it was found with a 22-month-old boy who had gone missing the night before. Full story

Life-saving Lab sniffs out danger for diabetic girl

  Diagnosed with an especially severe case of type 1 diabetes at the age of four, Rebecca Farrar was unable to feel any change in her blood sugar levels and suffered from life-threatening complications. Shirley, a yellow Labrador, can detect changes in Rebecca's glucose levels and is now Rebecca's con

Pacemaker implants help pooches live longer lives

The 8-year-old yellow Labrador lies obediently on the stainless steel exam table, tail wagging, as Dr. Henry Green monitors the dog's heart rhythm — every beat of which is guided by a pacemaker implanted beneath the scruff of his neck. Full story

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Two Labrador Retriever named Faith and Luke, splash around while tugging over a stick tossed by their owner Debra Nessing of Vernon CT., Wednesday afternoon, June 8, 2011, as they cool off from a temperatures that reached into the 90's, at Bolton Lake in Bolton. (AP Photo/Journal Inquirer, Jim Micha

Cotton Rusk
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This photo provided Feb. 3, 2011, by Darrell Rusk shows his son, Marine Pfc. Colton Rusk, with Eli, a black Labrador being retired from military service following the death of Rusk. Cotton's parents are adopting the bomb-sniffing dog who the military says loyally rushed to their son's side when he

  Koreaceratops hwaseongensis
  Koreaceratops hwaseongensis

The first horned dinosaur found in South Korea, Koreaceratops hwaseongensis, would have been about the size of a Labrador dog with a fan-like structure on its tail.