Name : Labrador Retriever
      Origin : Great Britain
          Size : 61cm (24in)

     Weight : 34kg (75lbs)
 Life Span : 15 years
      Group : Gun Dog
  1. Labrador Retrievers are medium-large sized gun dogs.
  2. They are believed to have their origin in Great Britain.
  3. They grow to an average size of 61cm and weigh around 34 kg.
  4. On an average, they live to be around 15 years old.
  5. They are versatile dogs and are able to adapt themselves to a wide range of functions.
  6. They are very well-balanced and friendly, which makes them excellent as pets.
  7. They are not prone to a host of difficult traits like pining, insecurity, destructiveness, aggressiveness etc.
  8. They are also exceptionally good retrievers, so much so that they can carry an egg without breaking it.
  9. This is because, they have been bred to retrieve game like the waterfowl.
  10. They enjoy holding objects, and even hold hands or arms in their mouths instinctively.
  11. However, they are prone to chewing, and have to be trained out of this behavior.
  12. They can be extensively used in waterfowl hunting as their coat repels water to a great extent.

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