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Labrador Retriever Height: Males 22.5 - 24.5 inches, Females 21.5 - 23.5
Labrador Retriever Weight: Males 60 - 75 lbs., Females 55 - 70 lbs.
Labrador Retriever Colors: Black, yellow, chocolate
Labrador Retriever Coat: Close, short, dense without waves or feathering
Labrador Retriever Temperament: Responsive, friendly, non-aggressive, intelligent.
With Children: Yes, devoted to his family and pleasing them.
With Pets: Yes
Special Skills: Field sports dog, guide for blind, drugs search dog, family pet, and others.
Guard-dog: Medium - Low
Labrador Retriever Care and Training: Needs plenty of exercise and should not be kept in a locked space. Minimum light brushing will keep his coat in great shape. Needs daily contact. Loves vigorous exercise including swimming. Puppies are easy to raise and train and should be introduced to people at an early age.
Labrador Retriever Learning Rate: Very High, Obedience - High, Problem Solving - Medium
Labrador Retriever Activity: Outdoor - Medium, Indoor - High
Labrador Retriever Living Environment: Urban or country environment with a fenced yard with sufficient exercise is given. Labs are active and enjoy human interaction. The owner of a Lab needs to be able to spend time to exercise, train and play with him.
Labrador Retriever Health Issues: Usually hardy. Potential problems with hip dysplasia, epilepsy, progressive retinal atrophy and skin allergies.
Labrador Retriever Life Span: 10 - 12 Years
Labrador Retriever Litter Size: 7 - 8
Labrador Retriever Country of Origin: Canada
Labrador Retriever History: The Labrador was brought from England to Newfoundland Island, Canada in the early nineteenth century. He worked collecting fish that fell out of the nets. He was also used as a retriever for water birds. At one time Labradors were only black, now yellow has become more popular. He remains one of the most popular breeds of dogs.
First Registered by the AKC: 1917
AKC Group: Sporting Group