The Labrador Retriever is a hunting dog that was originally used to fetch waterfowl and to help carry fishing nets. The breed originated in Great Britain.
Appearance & Grooming
The Labrador Retriever is a large dog. They have a short double coat in black, chocolate, and yellow. The Labrador Retriever sheds regularly and requires weekly brushing.
Behavior & Disposition
The Labrador Retriever is calm, affectionate, active, and outgoing. They tend to play well with children. However, adult supervision is recommended when playing with other dogs.
The Labrador Retriever has a high activity level, but it is still possible to become overweight. They need to be monitored for calorie consumption and weight.
The Labrador Retriever has high activity levels and stamina. The breed is easily trainable due to its calm and affectionate character, however, early socialization and obedience training are recommended.