Labrador Retriever

Today’s Lab is as good-natured and hardworking as their ancestors, and they’re also America’s most popular breed. Modern Labs work as retrievers for hunters, assistance dogs, show competitors, and search and rescue dogs, among other canine jobs.

Today’s Lab is as good-natured and hardworking as their ancestors, and they’re also America’s most popular breed. Modern Labs work as retrievers for hunters, assistance dogs, show competitors, and search and rescue dogs, among other canine jobs.

Vital Stats

Dog Breed Group

Sporting Dogs

Height

21 to 24 inches at the shoulder

Weight

55 to 80 pounds

Life Span

10 to 12 years

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Breed Characteristics

Adaptability

3/5

All-Around Friendliness

5/5

Health And Grooming Needs

4/5

Trainability

4/5

Physical Activity

5/5