Labrador Retriever Dog Breed Information

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Labrador Retriever Dog Breed InformationJuly 29, 2017

The Labrador Retriever has consistently ranked as the most famous purebred dog in the United States for more than 10 years, according to the American Kennel Club. The AKC registers more than a 100 thousand new Labrador Retrievers every year, but when you take into account all the Labs never registered at all, or registered with another organization such as the United Kennel Club, the popularity of this stable, family-friendly dog is truly staggering.

Health
In 2014, the UK breed survey reported an average lifespan for the Labrador Retriever of 12 years and 3 months, with some living up to 19 years of age.Labrador pups generally are not brought to the home before they are 8 weeks old.
It is a healthy breed with relatively few major problems. Notable issues related to health and well-being include inherited disorders and obesity.

Labrador Retriever Dog

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Labrador Retriever DogJuly 29, 2017

Labrador Retriever Breed Information

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Labrador Retriever Breed InformationJuly 29, 2017

Popularity
2016: #1
2015: #1
2014: #1

Name
Labrador Retriever

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Other Names
Labrador, Lab

Origin
Canada
United States

Breed Group
Sporting (AKC:1917)
Gun Dog (UKC)

Size
Medium

Type
Purebred

Life Span
10-12 years

Temperament
Affectionate
Alert
Cheerful
Energetic
Out-Going
Playful
Responsive
Social
Friendly
Gentle
Intelligent
Loving
Loyal

Colors
Black
Chocolate
Yellow

Height
Male: 22-24 inches (56-61cm)
Female: 21-23 inches (53-58 cm)

Weight
Male: 60-75 pounds (27-34kg)
Female: 55-70 pounds (25-32 kg)

Litter Size
5-10 puppies

Puppy Price
Average $1000 - $2000 USD