- The council asserts that Breeders of Labrador Retrievers should consider all aspects of the breeding animals with added emphasis on health considerations. Labrador Retrievers with serious heritable diseases should not be bred. Breeders are encourages to obtain as many health clearances relevant to the Labrador Retriever breed as possible.
- The council embraces that the objective that the purpose of every Labrador Retriever breeder should be to improve.
- The council does not condone breeding with the primary intention to produce any one particular Labrador color, commonly called color breeding.
- The council obliges all breeders to keep complete and accurate breeding records. Under no circumstances should a breeder misrepresent registration status of the puppies they produce. Breeders should offer continued support to puppy owners for the lifetime of their puppies.
- The council encourages breeders to register their dogs and litters with reputable kennel clubs of their country, such as the American Kennel Club and Canadian Kennel Club.
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