Labradors are very happy, social dogs. They are even tempered and love people. They
are wonderful family pets as they get along very well with children. The Lab requires an
active owner because they love to run and play. They can adjust to either city or country
living as long as they get their proper amount of exercise and play time.
The Labrador Retriever is one of the most popular companion
dogs in the United States. They are very intelligent dogs often
used as rescue workers, detectives and service animals. They
are hunting companions as well.
The Labrador is medium to large in size and quite muscular.
They have broad heads, a black or brown nose, and short,
triangular drop ears. Most Labs are 21 to 24 inches in height
and weigh 55 to 85 pounds. Labradors come in several colors
including: yellow, black, brown or chocolate.