Labrador Retriever of Newfoundland - fishermen and duck hunters' best friends
Dog breed : seen here is a young Labrador Retriever in light brown colour.
Labrador Retriever's ancestor was brought from Newfoundland to UK. In Newfoundland it was initially used to help the fishermen to haul the nets. In the 1900s, because of the tax on dog ownership, this breed was demised in Newfoundland. And in UK the quarantine laws also affected this breed. Then they interbred the existing breed with the Flat Coated Retriever, that's how this breed was established.
country of origin : Newfoundland
since : 1800s
height : 54 - 57cm ( 21 - 23in )
weight : 25 - 34kn ( 55 - 75lb )
coat : short coat in biege, light brown, black, dark chocolate
temperament : responsive, very royal, friendly
characteristics : wide skull, thick toes, wide nose, broad neck, thick otter tail
feeding : one and a half to two cans of meat and biscuits in equal amount
exercise : need plenty because of the tendency towards obesity
grooming : regular brushing
**other dog breed looks almost alike to this breed : Golden Retriever of Newfoundland
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The Right Comb and Brush for Labrador Retriever
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