Zola the Labrador retriever gave birth to 10 puppies, a very rare litter of black, yellow, and chocolate Lab pups

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Dogs of the Labrador Retriever breed come in yellow, chocolate and black.

Zola the Labrador retriever gave birth to 10 puppies, a very rare litter of black, yellow, and chocolate Lab pups

However, cases when a female gives birth to puppies of all colors at once are very rare.

A 4-year-old female named Zola gave birth to 10 puppies. Mom herself has a black fur.

There are 3 standard colors of Labradors: pale yellow, chocolate, black.

Despite popular belief, Labradors can give birth to puppies of different colors than their parents’ furs.

Zola the Labrador retriever gave birth to 10 puppies, a very rare litter of black, yellow, and chocolate Lab pups

That is, yellow, black, and chocolate babies can be born from a yellow mom and a yellow dad.

However, the birth of puppies of all 3 colors at once is a rarity.

Dog owners are professionally engaged in breeding Labradors.

They dreamed of getting a dog with genes that would allow it to give birth to puppies of all 3 colors.

Zola the Labrador retriever gave birth to 10 puppies, a very rare litter of black, yellow, and chocolate Lab pups

The female Zola became such a dog. The daddy of the babies also had genes in all three colors.

It took about 10 years of crossbreeding to breed a multicolored offspring.

A total of 10 puppies were born: 2 yellow, 3 chocolate and 5 black.

But Zola will no longer have children – in order to give birth to this offspring, she needed a cesarean section.

However, the owners still managed what they wanted: at least half of the puppies will carry the same genes.

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