Yellow Lab Puppies Personal Checks put the play in playful. These active pups will make you smile with their lovable temperament and loyal friendship. Yellow Labs actually cover a color range from a light cream to shades of gold and fox red. Yellow coloring is a recessive gene and yellow pups were originally culled until the 20th century. The first Yellow Lab on record was born in 1899 and was recognized as a breed by the Kennel Club in 1903.