Labrador Retrievers Are One of The Most Popular Breeds

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Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular breeds today.  They are exceptionally good with children and they are used often for seeing eye dogs and for people with disabilities.  Labs are very intelligent and very friendly.  They have been known to over ride their master’s decision when sensing danger, saving lives because of this.

Quick Facts:

AKC Group: Sporting
Class: Gundog
Country of Origin: Canada
First Registered: 1917
Height: 21.5 – 24.5 inches
Weight: 55 – 75 lbs.

Colors: Black, yellow, chocolate

Coat Type: Close, short, dense without waves or feathering

Health Concerns: Usually hardy. Potential problems with hip dysplasia, epilepsy, progressive retinal atrophy and skin allergies.

Temperament: Responsive, friendly, non-aggressive, intelligent.

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