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.

Temperament

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.

Size

21-24 inches tall

Weight

55-75 pounds

Life Span

10-12 years

Origin

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

Labrador Retriever Stats


Labrador Retriever Stats