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Gilbertson & Page Ltd are major sponsors to the Labrador Retriever Club of Great Britain.

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The Kennel Club (UK)

The Kennel Club's primary objective is 'to promote in every way, the general improvement of dogs'. The organisation was founded in 1873 and is able to offer dog owners an unparalleled source of information, experience and advice on dog welfare, dog health, dog training and dog breeding.

Kennel Club



OPTIGEN is a service company established to provide DNA based diagnoses and information about inherited diseases of dogs. We promise the highest quality diagnostic and testing services available in the fields of veterinary medical genetics and molecular diagnostics. Our testing procedures are developed by research scientists and veterinarians associated with OPTIGEN, and are extensively field-tested in cooperation with breeders of dogs.

Optigen Website

Centronuclear Myopathy

Centronuclear Myopathy (CNM) in Labrador Retrievers is an hereditary myopathy characterised by skeletal muscle problems such as muscle weakness and exercise intolerance. It is also known as hereditary myopathy of the Labrador Retriever (HMLR).

Fosse Data

For on-line Show Results and Entry Forms.  Fosse Data Systems was established in 1982 as the first company to offer a fully computerised show service to the world of dogs.  Fosse Data is managed by staff with many years' experience of working with dog and agricultural show societies, many of whom are actively involved in the exhibition of dogs and the organisation of dog shows.

Fosse Data

Higham Press

Higham Press is a family-run business that was established in 1945. For much of that time they have been printing dog shows and dog-related publications. Higham Press provides a complete show service for secretaries for any size of show, from the smallest open shows to major all-breed championship shows.

The International Open Labrador Database

The LabraDataBase provides a documented repository for the broad range of health and physical data about our breed.  Owners and breeders worldwide can add their Labradors to a permanent, living history of the breed that is accessible to everyone via the internet.