Adapts to any environment, is an excellent companion for the family, it works very well with other animals and has a capacity of above-average intelligence. The Labrador Retriever is a breed that is very sociable and will excite anyone, even in the work of hunting dog, guide, detector, search and rescue, and therapy.
The user-friendly nature, the Labrador Retriever is a dog, very agile, excellent faro, which adapts itself to any environment, as it has a great will to please those around you.
Given their capabilities, accurate intelligence, the capacity of faro and insight is, many times, the race privileged by the police in the missions of search and rescue, as well as to guide dog for the blind.
THE SPECIFIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE LABRADOR RETRIEVER
While dog, the Labrador Retriever is a breed that is overactive which requires some control and a lot of activities so that you can wear all the energy and become more calm. A feature that comes with it during growth. You can take it on the run on the beach, to swim, to accompany you on runs or bike rides. Since that is in action, the Labrador retriever is a happy dog.
It is not, therefore, surprising that the Labrador Retriever is one of the breeds that are most appreciated in all over the world.
PHYSICAL LABRADOR RETRIEVER
Is a dog very similar to the Golden Retriever, with the exception of the amount of at.
The Labrador retriever has a skull and muzzle broad; mandibles robust; brown eyes, sweet expression and intelligent; the ears small; the breast broad; and members strong.
TEMPERAMENT OF THE LABRADOR RETRIEVER
Dogs are very lively, active and sociable, but all this energy must be tamed from an early age, otherwise you run the risk of having dogs restless and hyperactive, something that happens mainly up to three years.
During the following years, Labrador retrievers have an uncontrollable desire to swallow stones, socks and dolls, so be careful with the leaves scattered there by the house.
Are animals that relate very well with children, having a calm personality and patient.
THE HEALTH PROBLEMS OF THE LABRADOR RETRIEVER
THE CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
- Changes of the heart.
- Dysplasia hip.
- Changes eye.
CARING FOR YOUR LABRADOR RETRIEVER
- Brushing daily.
- Brushing two to three times per week.
ORIGIN OF LABRADOR RETRIEVER
The breed Labrador Retriever is a descendant of the “Dog Saint-Jones”, who lived in the EIGHTEENTH century on the island of newfoundland, in Canada, and was used by fishermen for the cod to retrieve the fish escaped the net. At the beginning of the century. CENTURY, was brought to Britain, where it remains popular to this day.
As to the name, there are different theories about its origin. One of them indicates that is derived from the catalonian word “labrador”, which means the worker and which gathers the greatest consensus among experts of the breed.
The Labrador Retriever almost went into extinction in the 1880’s, due to government restrictions and tax laws: the families were allowed to have only one dog and the females were more expensive, being slaughtered at birth, so there was no procreation. Fortunately, the fans of the English race managed to reverse the scenario.
FACTS ABOUT THE LABRADOR RETRIEVER
The Labrador Retriever can jump up to 8 metres, at once.
Is a great swimmer and has a membrane interdigital and coat lightly oily helps keep you warm.
It can get to reach the speed of 20 km/hour in just 3 seconds.
The movie “Marley and Me” tells the story of a dog undisciplined and influence in the family that adopted him. It is one of the films most beautiful of the breed.