Hounded By Doubt, Dogged Owners Probe A Mystery : NPR

Courtesy of Elizabeth Meister and Dan Collison  While Dovekie was listed as a golden retriever-Lab mix, it became apparent as he grew he was a different breed. But what breed is he?

Hounded By Doubt, Dogged Owners Probe A Mystery : NPR.

Courtesy of Elizabeth Meister and Dan Collison

While Dovekie was listed as a golden retriever-Lab mix, it became apparent as he grew he was a different breed. But what breed is he?

Follow the progress of the search for the true identity of this dog!

June 7, 2010

What you get isn’t exactly what you pay for — but it may not always be bad, especially when it comes to a dog.

As former parents of a very happy Lab, and current parents to a very loving golden retriever, we stumbled across an Internet classified ad that seemed to be our perfect match: “Golden Retriever Lab Mix.”

The ad read: “We don’t have paper work or anything like that … The puppies are all black some with white paws, very cute and parents of dogs are both very friendly, $150, or feel free to call if you have an offer on one.”

So on Jan. 2, we drove up to the family’s house in the country outside Plainwell, Mich., and found a slew of black pups bounding around the garage.

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