Tom Massey

Tom Massey has owned and operated Snowy Pines Labradors for over a decade. They have become the leaders in English Labradors in the US. He and his team serve customers all over the US and Europe. They house their "dog family" in a state of the art facility on a large farm in the Ozark Mountains. With an obsession for genetics and temperament they raise and train dogs known across the globe for health and personality. Tom serves the pet industry in many forms campaigning for ethical breeding, training, and pet ownership.

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10 Labrador Retriever Facts You May Not Already Know If you own a Labrador Retriever, you chose one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. And, they’re popular for a good reason: Labradors are friendly, outgoing, and eager to please, making them perfect for families and first-time dog owners alike.  But how much do you really know about these popular dogs? Whether you’re a seasoned owner or are

History of Labrador Retrievers

History of Labrador Retrievers If you’re reading this, chances are you have a Labrador Retriever—or are, at the very least, interested in them and their history. America’s most popular breed has a rich history with key players that brought the breed to where it is today. Over the course of three centuries, the very first Labrador Retriever came to be. Then, they were carefully bred in England by aristocrats and

History of Golden Retrievers

History of Golden Retrievers Historians believe that dogs, one of our favorite domesticated pets, descended from gray wolves 130,000 years ago. While little is known about the early domestication of dogs or the first dog breeds, we have fairly extensive knowledge of the history of Golden Retrievers. The origin of Golden Retrievers begins with an affluent man whose favorite pastime was breeding dogs. His breeding program produced one of the

How Smart Are Labs?

Labrador Retrievers are known as one of the smartest dogs for a good reason. They were practically bred for their intelligence! In 19th-century Newfoundland, a group of fishermen wanted a dog who could fetch game for them. So they began breeding the local yet small St. John’s water dogs with the massive Newfoundland dogs we all know today. The Labrador Retriever is a direct result of this crossover. The breed

Most pet lovers know how vital exercise can be for their furry friends. Exercise is an important factor in maintaining your dog’s health and helping them live their best lives. Establishing a reliable exercise routine also deters dogs from destroying your house during a burst of high energy. Our Golden Retriever pals are renowned for their happy-go-lucky personality — these dogs are young at heart long after growing from the


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