All the questions you may not even know to ask in relation to microchipping your Labrador Retriever – learn about your microchipping responsibilities as a responsible pet owner.
Originating in Newfoundland, Canada, the breed was developed in the 19th century to help fishermen haul nets and catch fish.
The Lab's strong swimming abilities and eagerness to please made them ideal for the task.
Over time, the breed spread to England, where they were used as gun dogs and family pets.
Today, the Labrador Retriever is one of the most popular breeds in the world, prized for its intelligence, trainability, and gentle disposition.
They make excellent companions, service dogs, and therapy animals, and are a favorite among families and hunters alike.
Labrador Retriever Breed Facts
Height (Adult): Male: 56 to 57cm Female: 54 to 56cm
Weight (Adult): Male: 29 to 36kg Female: 25 to 32kg
Life Expectancy: 10 to 12 years
Origin: Newfoundland, Canada
Temperament: Friendly, Outgoing, Agile, Trustworthy, and Gentle
To spay or not to spay. Here’s a quick guide on spaying or neutering your Labrador Retriever – with a guide to all things you might need to consider.
If you’re living in a city, you may have considered getting a small dog to suit the dog’s needs and your lifestyle. However, lots of dog lovers in the UK prefer big dogs and choose a bigger breed as their first dog. And, as the UK’s favourite dogs, Labrador retriever are often top on the list for first (and second, and third…) dog. But is a Labrador retriever the right dog for you? Check out our comprehensive guide to learn more!
We’ve noted the signs you need to look out for that might suggest that your Labrador Retriever is potentially bored or lonely. Read them and see what options you may have.
Labrador Retrievers are playful dogs who love to be out and about, exercising as often as possible. Yet, statistics have shown that 1 in 5 Labrador Retriever owners don’t regularly walk their dog, behaviour that, if sustained, can result in health problems in the long term. Exercising your Labrador Retriever doesn’t have to be a […]