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Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever
  • Size Large
  • Height Males 57 to 62.5 centimetres at the withers
    Females 54.5 to 60 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight Males 29.5 to 36 kilograms
    Females 25 to 32 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy High
  • Colour Black, yellow or chocolate
  • Activities Agility, Conformation, Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both
Friendly, gentle, intelligent and eager to please, the Labrador Retriever is an ideal hunting companion and family dog. Developed in 19th-century Newfoundland as a water dog, the Labrador Retriever has a stable temperament and a kindly, outgoing nature. He is highly adaptable and trainable and thrives with active owners. His dense, water-resistant coat sheds seasonally and needs regular grooming.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
In 2011, the Labrador Retriever was the most popular dog breed in the U.S., according to American Kennel Club Dog Registration Statistics.