Guide to Labrador Retrievers
Labrador Retrievers come in three different colors, black, chocolate brown, and yellow. There are different shades of chocolate and yellow Labrador retrievers, but the black ones are just simply black. You can also find Labrador Retrievers that have some white patches on their chest which is just really normal.
In order to protect them from the cold and water, Labrador Retrievers have 2 layers of hair coats. The first coat is soft and warm and keeps the dog dry and warm. The outer coat is a harder one which is quite water repellent. Water comes right off the dog when it comes out of the water. The first coat protects the dog from the cold.
When hunting, Labrador Retrievers are great to bring along. They are good at fetching items for you like toys or birds that have been shot during hunting. Even if you want something fetched which is in the water, the Labrador Retriever will not have a problem swimming out in the water to fetch it for you. They actually love swimming in the water. Just make sure that the water temperature is normal and don’t make them swim in freezing water.
In America, Labrador Retrievers are the most popular. They are very popular as household pets. The reasons for this is that Labradors make for great pets. Labradors make a great pet because they are very friendly and love children.
Since the average weight of a Labrador Retriever is 50 to 80 pounds, they fall under medium or large sized dogs.
If you are looking for a watchdog, then don’t get a Labrador Retriever. People can get scared of Labrador retrievers because they are big dogs and they have a scary bark. IN reality, Labradors are very friendly and will not stop a thief from stealing your valuables.
If you need a family or a hunting dog, then Labrador Retrievers are ideal. But they can still scare burglars away with their size and sound. Burglars would rather enter a house without a dog, then a house with one.
Their name ‘retriever’ only shows that they love to retrieve or fetch. You can easily teach them to retrieve things for you and love to play fetch. Many things excite them and they are very smart; great for a family dog. They are easy to teach and make good at obedience classes. You should go hunting with a Labrador Retriever. Whatever the weather, your Labrador Retriever can hunt for hours.
Labradors can swim with the help of their bushy tails. They have an advantage in swimming because of the natural shape of their tail. The tail is used as a rudder to control the swimming direction when they have something in their mouth that they are taking back to you.
You should give your Labrador plenty of exercise and fun time. IF you have space for running and exercise, it will be great for your Labrador.