Labrador Retriever

Basic Requirements

They are very active dogs that need to get out and run.  They like to play fetch. They need weekly or bi-weekly brushings.


They are friendly, happy, people-oriented dogs.  They love children and like to be involved in their play and activities.  They love water and will enjoy a safe spot where they can swim and retrieve.  They make excellent service dogs.


21-24 inches tall


55-75 pounds

Life Span

10-12 years


Originated in Newfoundland during the 19th century.  Labrador Retrievers were used by fisherman to retrieve fishing nets.

Labrador Retriever Stats

Labrador Retriever Stats