Labrador

Breed history
Researchers failed to establish the stages of origin of this species for certain. But there are several theories on this. Their ancestors are the Nfoundland dogs that lived on the…

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Curly Coated Retriever
Curly is a strong and independent dog, smart, friendly-minded, self-confident. Sometimes black and brown colors, wool curled. Unlike other retrievers, curly-haired - less contact, can create the impression of isolation.…

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Character and intelligence dogs
Labrador breed love for its characteristics, nice looking exterior and complete handling. Retrievers are considered very adequate, obedient and motivated on humans. They are used as guide dogs and rescuers.…

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The nature and behavior of dogs

Labrador life expectancy averages 10-14 years. It depends on the conditions of maintenance and compliance with the owner of the rules of pet care.

Development features
The development of a Labrador goes through several stages:

From birth to two months. Up to two weeks the puppy is deaf and blind, completely dependent on his mother. After 2-4 weeks, he begins to see and hear his surroundings, becomes more mobile, active. At the age of 1 month, milk teeth begin to be cut. Continue reading

Breed standard

Now for the breed Labrador Retriever accepted two official standards:

English. Approved in 1988 by the official canine club of the United Kingdom (Kennel Club).
American. Approved in 1994 by the American Kennel Club.
In these standards are fixed the basic physical parameters and mental qualities characteristic of this breed. Since the English code was approved earlier, it is considered a priority when evaluating Labradors. Continue reading

Characteristic features and capabilities of a Labrador

It is not necessary to punish the dog, the Labrador responds very well even to strict intonation. He is very inquisitive and energetic, and with the help of games and rewards one can achieve almost any heights in his training. Exceptional obedience, ability to learn and excellent character led to the fact that the Labrador Retriever is considered a truly universal breed.

Initially, the dogs of this breed were brave sailors, skillful hunters, and they have long since done an excellent job with the role of a companion dog. Recently, due to their unlimited devotion to man, patience and well-developed intuition, they are increasingly being used as guide dogs for blind people. Continue reading

The history of the breed.
The history of labradors comes from the beginning of the 19th century. At this time on the island of Newfoundland, there was a so-called "small Newfoundland", which was a loyal…

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Natural Labrador Feeding
In feeding a dog, there are usually 2 alternative methods: dry food and natural food. A certain group of dog owners is categorically against dry food, mistakenly believing that it…

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Chocolate Labrador: photos, features, color description, maintenance and care
For those who live in a city apartment, but dreams of a large dog, chocolate Labrador will suit 100%. He has a calm character and will not crush the apartment…

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Labrador (dog)
General form Strong build, compact, very active; wide in the skull; with a wide and deep chest and ribs, wide and strong hind limbs and lower back. GENERAL IMPRESSION: Sturdy…

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