All about Labrador Retrievers
breed definitely deserves its huge popularity. Devoted, obedient and
amiable this dog is excellent with children, other dogs and
household pets. It is capable of being a calm housedog, playful yard
dog and intense field dog all on the same day!
Labrador Retrievers are strongly built and very
active, loyal, good natured and hard working.
Developed in the 19th Century from Newfoundland
Labrador Retrievers first arrived in Britain on fishing boats
travelling to Poole Harbour, Dorset. Locals were impressed by the
dogs ability to help fishermen haul their heavy nets ashore and
began keeping them as working animals. Sportsmen also began to
appreciate it as a valuable gundog suitable for wild fowling.
Now one of the most popular breeds Lab Retrievers
work not only as a gun dog, but as an impressive sniffer
dog with police forces world wide and highly prized guide dog.
Retrievers are non aggressive and make wonderful pets,
they are not great watchdogs!
Labrador Retrievers at a glance
Our 4 Paw Rating - to the suitability of
Labrador Retrievers for your home and lifestyle
Shoulder height up to 22.5 inches, weight 55 - 75 lbs
Thick, dense and weather resistant, weekly brushing
Lab Retrievers get along well with children and other animals, not a great guardog
Will adapt to the lifestyle of your family, with training, love consistency
Life expectancy 12 - 14 years
Test for cardiac, hip, and eye recommended
Lab Retrievers need plenty of exercise, need to be taken on long walks and loves to
take part in field sports and swim!
Lab Retrievers are easy to train, learn quickly, eager to please and
love to work
Retriever Secrets New
Discover how you can make your Labrador Retriever the most
obedient and happiest dog alive!
Puppy & Dog
We help you with basic puppy and dog training then show you the best places to learn how to have the most
perfectly behaved dog.
All puppies need potty training and
house training dogs is simple. Again we show you the basics then show you
the best places on the internet to learn more.
Learn how to keep your dog healthy and happy. Prevent illness and
find the right pet medicines.
Information on dog
flea control, and worms. Also Frontline
Plus, Advantage and Heartgard.
See also: [Dog