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Reign is a red fox, Five Gen Pedigree Labrador.

Recently, someone said to me, 'Wow, he's cute for a mongrel' When I asked what they meant they said that Labradors NEVER have a break in their fur, so he can't be pure bred. (He has a white patch on his chest, was larger when 8 weeks old but is now a small 50p size)

Obviously I was shocked and I have looked online (good old google) but, as usual, have found so many different answers.

Whilst I don't see the need for him to be pedigree, the price tag reflected as such!

HELP!!

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A small patch on the chest or on the paws is acceptable and I think quite commonly found on fox reds (my boy has white spots on his heels).

You don't need to worry about him not being a true Lab it is a perfectly normal and fairly common mismark. You can impart that knowledge to the ignoramus next time you see them!
 

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Thank you for the reassurence Pam, Coco and Griffin!

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Just for conformation, the KC Breed Standard reads:-

Colour:- Wholly black, yellow or liver/chocolate. Yellow range from light cream to fox red. A small white spot on chest permissible.

This was my fox red Lucy, with Big Bad Bethany and you can clearly see her white blaze. Perfectly acceptable!

Regards, John

 

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Thank you John. And what gorgeous girls!

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