Labrador Retriever – Breed Information
Breed Information:The Labrador Retriever has a broad head, wide muzzle, pendant ears, and brown eyes with an intelligent expression.
Labradors have muscular bodies and straight front legs. They have short, thick, double coats that are water resistant. Labradors also have webbed toes which help it while swimming. This breed has three coat colors: black, yellow, and chocolate.
- Size: Dogs Height: 22-24 inches/Weight: 65-75 poundsBitches Height: 21-23 inches/Weight: 60-70 pounds
- Breed Specific Health Issues: The major problems associated with Labrador Retrievers are Hip Dysplasia, Progressive Retinal Atrophy, and other eye diseases.
- Life Expectancy: 10-12 years is the average life expectancy for the Labrador Retriever.
- Grooming Requirements: The Labrador coat is very easy to maintain, needing only the occasional brushing with a stiff brush.