Labrador Retrievers – strong-built, strong dogs. By proportions, they almost resemble a square, they have a dense body and strong paws. The maximum height of a dog is 60 cm, which is why labradors are referred to as medium sized dogs, but due to their powerful build they can visually appear much larger than they are. Weight ranges from 25 kg for a little bitch to 38 kg for a large dog. Dogs bred for field trials are usually taller and slightly thinner in addition.
Labrador retrievers are easily recognizable by the broad shape of the head, hanging ears and large, expressive eyes. Two distinctive features of a Labrador are a rather short two-layer waterproof wool and the so-called otter tail. Continue reading
Opinions about the Labrador’s training always disagree, because Labradors are extremely intelligent and kind dogs, and it can be easily raised without the help of a cynologist. I know many owners who, without instructors, raised their pets well, but then this is the very “but” …
Like children, pets need a special approach, not only in terms of care, but also in terms of education. Like people, animals are also quite individual, and sometimes the natural ways of raising one dog can completely spoil the behavior of another. Continue reading
The Labrador Retriever was bred to be the owner of a friendly companion and a useful working dog at the same time. He began his career as an assistant fisherman: he pulled out nets, took the ropes and took out the fish from the icy water in the North Atlantic. It was also used by hunters as a friend dog. Labrador retrievers come from the island of Newfoundland, from the northeast coast of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Originally they were called St. John’s dogs, after the capital of Newfoundland. Continue reading
As soon as you decided to start a dog, you decided on the breed, the question arises whether it is better to have a girl or a boy. In males and bitches, the character is completely different. Males tend to lead more, they are larger in size, more powerful. With a dog easier in the sense that you will never know with him what heat is, dog pants. You don’t have to defend oneself from annoying males once in half a year for a month and bypass all dog lovers. Cons males that they need long walks. Continue reading
Often, walking the Labrador, you can hear outrage from people about the fact that the dog is without a muzzle. Not everyone knows that Labradors are good-natured and non-aggressive creatures, albeit of a large size, so in order to avoid conflicts, it is advisable to accustom the dog to a muzzle. To teach them to start from an early age before the first walk in the quarantine period. Give the puppy a sniff of an unknown object (muzzle), put it near him. In the muzzle can put a treat for a puppy. Continue reading