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Four Rivers Kennel was started in 2011 by Dr. Craig N. Coon as an independent facility for minimally invasive canine nutrition research and dog feeding trials. Our research colony consists of only Labrador Retrievers, one of the most popular large-breed dogs. We have an expansive facility on 180 acres in rural Missouri, where we provide our dogs quality care, exercise, and daily outdoor time. 

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