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Labrador Retriever

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Labrador Retriever


Labrador Retriever
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UK KC Classification Gundog
Country of Origin UK
Date of Origin 1800s
Height 54 - 57 cm (21.5 - 22.5 inches)
Weight 25 - 34 Kgs (55 - 75 lbs)
Life Expectancy 12 - 14 Yrs

Main Characteristics

Labrador Retrievers are strongly built, short coupled dogs. They are good tempered, agile and active. They have a short, dense coat that can be black, chocolate or yellow in colour.

Temperament

Labrador Retrievers are intelligent, kind and they have a strong will to please.

Suitability

If you are considering a Labrador Retriever as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They are usually ok with children
They thrive in cold climates
They are happy to live and sleep outdoors
They are easy to obedience train
They usually get on well with other dogs

Interesting Facts

Labrador Retrievers are also known as:
Labrador
Lab
Labby

 


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