Labrador Retriever Dog Breed
Labrador Retriever Dog Classification:
Labrador Retrievers are sporting dogs.
Other Names: Lab, Labrador,
Retriever in Foreign Languages:
Navajo: lééchaa'í bil nida'azheehígíí
Origins: The Labrador Retriever
was initially bred in Newfoundland, Canada,
to assist fishermen in hauling their nets
Description: The Labrador Retriever
is a sturdily built, medium to large size
dog. Labradors have a squarish muzzle,
they have a thick tail, with ears that
Size: Labrador Retrievers weigh
60 to 88 lbs, they stand 21 to 25 inches
tall at the shoulder.
||60 to 88 lbs
||22 to 25 inches tall
||60 to 77 lbs
||21 to 24 inches tall
Coat: Labrador Retrievers have
smooth, short, dense, straight coats that
are solid colored in either: black, chocolate,
or pale cream (yellow).
Disposition: Labrador Retrievers
have a good temperment. They are easy
going, good-natured dogs that have become
popular family pets.
Type Dog: Retrievers are sporting
and hunting dogs.
Litter Size: Labrador Retriever
give birth to litters of 5 to 10 puppies.
Behavior: Labradors are "watch
dogs", but they are not overly protective
when it comes to defense. Labrador Retrievers
are even tempered and they like to please.
Traits: Gentle, good-tempered,
kind, outgoing, responsive, friendly,
Country of Origin: Canada - Newfoundland
Life Span: Labrador Retriever's
typically live 10 to 13 years.
Club Recognitions: FCI, AKC, ANKC,
CKC, KC (UK), NZKC, UKC