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Throwback Thursday – Kaya

Throwback Thursday – Kaya

Meet Kaya, the star of this week’s throwback Thursday. We asked mum Justine a few questions to find out more about this lovely Lab.

Name – Kaya

Why did you choose this name?

‘It has the Zulu meaning of ‘restful place/home’, and that’s where the heart is.’


‘4 years 10 months’


‘Labrador Retriever’

Why did you choose this breed?

‘I think they are the best breed in the world. They are reliable, loving, gentle and crazy. They love making their owners happy.’

How old was Kaya when she joined your family?

‘She was 9 weeks old.’

Where did you get Kaya from?

‘She was from a reputable gun dog breeder.’

Favourite food?

‘Anything, she’s a lab! She particularly likes cheese, oily fish and most fruit & vegetables.’

Favourite human?

‘Her “ma”.

Favourite toy?

‘Anything soft she can hold.’


‘Swimming and rolling in fox poo.’


‘Going under the hose pipe after rolling in fox poo.’

Any quirks?

‘She has been known to “counter surf” and has had a block of cheese, a leg of lamb and a loaf of bread.  Nothing is left on the counter unattended anymore.’

If you could have any other breed, what would it be?

I’d never change breed, but maybe a yellow lab next.’

We are always on the hunt for handsome hounds and pretty pooches to star in our throwback Thursday features. If you would like to take part, email the team at Hello@Buddies.co.uk.

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