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