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Everything you need to know about Labrador Retrievers

Labrador retrievers are popular dogs, which have become a good choice for dog owners due to their personalities.

As they were built for sport, they have an athletic demeanor. They have a small coat, which does not require a lot of grooming. They are playful and are full of energy. Labradors are loving and people-oriented. This means that they are very loyal to their owners and love to spend time with them.

Their warm and sweet nature makes them great therapy dogs, this is why they are often taken to visit the elderly and hospitals. They are great hunters and rescue dogs.

 They aren’t great at tolerating changes in weather. Labs are not suitable for apartment living. They cannot tolerate being alone, so you will have to take that into consideration.

Labs are lovely with families and babies. However, there are a couple of things you can do to make this introduction easier. Although they are easy to groom, they will shed a lot. They do drool, but not as much as some other breeds. They can be trained easily, but you need to pick the best suitable method to train them.

They are really playful and have high energy levels. As they are active, they need a lot of exercises. You will have to take them out for exercise. If you don’t they can put on weight, and obesity is generally not good for health. Even if your dog is old, they will need exercise, this will ensure they do not get arthritis and other age-related diseases.

They are versatile and this is why, over the years, they have proven to be excellent companions to humans. Throughout the years, they have become companions of fishermen and now are a modern working dogs. If you are looking for a loving, furry friend then Labs are perfect.

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