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Large Play Area Homes ( Not Apartments )
M : 28 - 35 kgs ; F : 25- 32 kgs
12 - 13 Years
Labradors Retrievers are large dogs , which have an origin from Newfoundland, Canada. They are one of the most popular breeds in the UK, USA, and Canada.
These breed of dogs are very friendly, active, and outgoing.They are kind, eager to please. They are tractable in nature.
The breed Labradors have a water repellant double coat. Their smooth, short coat needs to be brushed regularly to remove the excessive loose hair.
Labradors are even temperament dogs. Hence they are perfect family dogs, and are great with children.
Labs need fair amount of daily exercises to keep them going. Lack of exercise, leads to obesity and destructive behaviours.
Labs are typically big eaters. A daily dose of complete and a balanced diet full of nutrients, along with an ample ratio of water, will do the trick of keeping your labradors healthy.
Labradors are healthy dogs overall. However, they are prone to hip and elbow dysplasia, Pet parents should also be aware of the condition called bloat, which is common.
Labradors are high spirited companions , which seek human attention. They are mostly used as a retriever for hunters, assistance dog to the physically challenged, and also as search and rescue dog. The Labrador retrievers are intelligent and easy to train. Labradors mature at the age of three years old and are very playful until then. This might lead to often being considered as hyperactive.
Labradors are very obedient and filled with curiosity. They track down people and food with scents. Labs have a thick, tapering tail often referred to as the 'otter tail'. They have webbed fingers, which makes them excellent swimmers. They shed twice in a year. In temperate climate, they might shed throughout the year. This breed is recognized by the American Kennel Club.
Labradors are registered is three colors. Black, chocolate and cream colors. Labrador pups should not be brought home until they are two months old. these dogs are not very noisy breed and are not very territorial. AKC states that labs are the ideal family and sporting dog.