Labrador is the kindest dog
The most kind and probably the most famous breed of dogs is the Labrador. The popular phrase "Dog is a friend of a man" is best suited for this breed.…

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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…

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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…

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Where to buy and how much?

It is better to buy small puppies in specialized nurseries, from professional breeders. They will be able to provide expert assistance in choosing.

The advantages of the nursery:

you can see the puppy’s parents, assess its likely future parameters;
you can find out how your puppy looks, how much he should weigh, how to properly care for him;
with the responsible breeder, you can arrange for a puppy to be examined by a visiting veterinarian;
when a transaction is made, the buyer is provided with properly executed documents and recommendations for keeping a puppy.
A reliable way to find a good breeder – reviews of familiar owners who bought a Labrador and rated his qualities.

Conditions in the nursery should be at a good level:

in the pens kept clean, spacious cages;
dogs have constant access to clean water, items for games;
puppies have a healthy look and a pleasant smell.
Puppy price
The price of Labrador puppies varies in the range from 30 to 70 thousand rubles. The main condition affecting the size of the price is pure blood, compliance with the standard. The cost of chocolate labrador is higher than the cost of puppies of other colors. Spotted Labrador is significantly less than the appropriate standard. Dogs with excellent pedigree and good prospects for participation in exhibitions are always more expensive.

The cost of a Labrador puppy also depends on the characteristics of its parents, namely:

origin;
exterior;
titles, awards;
temperament;
quality of previous litters.
Puppies from imported mating are expensive. They are highly valued for breeding work. The cost is also affected by the costs of maintaining and raising puppies. High-quality, expensive feeds and vaccinations add to the price.

What to look for when choosing?
It is necessary to pay special attention to the following indicators:

Good pedigree. Gives assurance that the Labrador puppy will be characterized by the character and stable psyche of this breed.
Exterior ancestors. It is advisable to see the parents of puppies and, if possible, the litter from the previous mating.
A healthy puppy behaves calmly when it is taken from the usual conditions, does not look around, does not whine. Gives himself in his arms. But even healthy puppies can at first be frightened by unfamiliar places and unexpected encounters.
A good puppy has a friendly look, friendly look, perky character. The eyes are bright and clear.
First-class puppies at 8-10 weeks have a harmonious addition. They have strong bones, good wool.
The largest puppies do not mean the best. It is preferable to take a pet with a rather large head.
Paws should be quite large, proportionally developed, with powerful fingers, without flattening.
An overly soft coat that does not have undercoat is a disadvantage.
Labrador females are docile and quieter than males, but they have to put up with periods of leakage (3 weeks annually). Males are usually more resilient and active.

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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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 Retriever: what is it?
If you need a friend, then choose a Labrador. This dog is very popular. We can say that it is fashionable. This is mainly due to renowned owners, because Labrador…

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Labrador - a description of the breed, especially the nature and content
“Hey Lab! Come here! ”, The English dog lovers called their pets to themselves more than 100 years ago. The Labrador dog was brought from Canada to Britain in the…

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