Labrador Retriever

  • The Labrador Retriever, also known as Labrador or Lab is a type of gun dog and is considered as the most popular breed in the world.
  • The foundational breed of the Labrador Retriever was the St. John's Dog.
  • Labradors are relatively large dogs; the weight of male Labradors is typically 29–41 kg (65-90 pounds) while that of females is 25–32 kg (55–71 lb).
  • The Labrador’s coat is short, dense and slightly oily and hence 'water-repellent'.
  • Labrador Retrievers are registered in three colors: Solid Black, Fawn and Chocolate (medium - dark brown).
  • Labradors mature at around three years of age.
  • Labradors’ life expectancy is generally 10 to 12 years.
  • During his tenure Former US President Bill Clinton had Buddy "Budweiser" (September 1997 – January 2, 2002), a male chocolate-colored Labrador Retriever.
  • In 2000, General of the Army Sergey Shoigu gave Connie ( a female black Labrador Retriever) to Vladimir Putin as a gift.
  • Mumbai Polices’ detection dog Zanjeer detected arms and ammunition used in 1993 Mumbai (Bombay) serial explosions and the detection of 3,329 kg of RDX was hs biggest contribution to the police force.





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