The Labrador Retriever is a dog breed of medium-large gun dog. Labs are affectionate, friendly, sweet-faced, and high-spirited companions. Labrador began as a sporting breed, but for several years he has been the most popular family dog in the United States.
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- Labrador comes from the island of Newfoundland off Canada’s northeastern Atlantic coast not come from Labrador.
- The average life span for a Labrador is 10 – 12 years.
- Labradors are strong and robust dogs.
- Labrador has webbed toes and great swimmers.
- Labradors are good with kids and other pets.
- The laboratory has rightly earned the title of a “gun dog.
- Famous peoples who’ve owned Labs including Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (William Jefferson Clinton), whose chocolate Lab, was the first Labrador to be America’s 1st pet, Prince Charles, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Costner, Gwyneth Paltrow, Anne Hathaway, and Mary Kate Olsen.
- Labs suffer from eye issues, such as progressive retinal atrophy (PRA), cataracts, and retinal dysplasia.
- Lab plays a much extensive role, especially in search, hunting, drug detection, water conservation, rescue, and tracking.
- The Labrador is a moderately rapid maturing dog breed, reaching adult height from 6 to 12 months, but possibly still complete until 2 years of age.
- Labrador can be found in three main colors: the Black Lab, the Yellow Lab, and the Chocolate Lab.
- The retriever is an enthusiastic athlete who needs a lot of exercises to stay physically and mentally fit, such as swimming and marathon games of fetch.
- In the 1903’s, the Labrador was registered by the Kennel Club of England (KC).
- In 1917’s, Labrador was recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC).
- He was brought to America at the beginning of the 20th century.
- The feet are described as “webbed” and longer skin between the toes to make swimming easier.
- They’re friendly housemates who bond with the whole family, they socialize well with neighboring dog and people.
- Labrador is an extraordinary working companion that is used for several purposes, such as personal protection and physical assistance.
- According to the AKC, Labs became the most popular dog registered in the United States.