The reason we think Bernie has Labrador in him is because he has some congenital defects that we have seen in some Labs in our area. He seems to be dwarfed (notice his short legs and turned out feet) and he might possible have retinol degeneration because he doesn't appear to see very well. We had a Yellow Labrador that had both of these same defects and ended up being flown to Colarado through rescue! And now has a WONDERFUL home! Can we hope as much for Bernie?