The Labrador Retriever is a dog breed suited as a retriever-gun dog. Also just known as a Labrador, it is one of the most popular breeds of dog in the United Kingdom and the United States. Originally, the breed developed from crossing Newfoundlands, mastiffs and the St. John’s water dog in Canada.
It’s natural ability in cold water and great swimming agility, made them perfect for water. The Labrador was originally trained to receive fishing nets off the coast of Canada in the 1800s.
Life span: 10 – 14 years
Weight: Male: 25–36 kg, Female: 18–32 kg
Temperament: Outgoing, Intelligent, Gentle, Even Tempered, Trusting, Agile, Kind
Height: Male: 57–62 cm, Female: 55–60 cm