Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular breeds in the United States. They are frequently trained to help the blind, used as therapy dogs, and also trained for detection work in law enforcement. They are eager to please, have great dispositions, and are very trainable. The first reference to the breed was made in 1814. They are intelligent, affectionate, friendly, and loyal. They are considered to be a medium-large dog, ranging from 60 - 90 pounds, with short straight hair. Labradors have a reputation as a very even-tempered breed and an excellent family dog
Bringing a puppy home is a big transition for the puppy and the new pet owner. There are several things to keep in mind.
*Where your puppy will sleep.
*How to create a safe environment.
*Choosing the best feeding plan.
*How to best train your new puppy.
*Is crate training a good option.
*Choosing a vet and health plan.