3 Lessons Learned: PetsPosted by: kuro | Posted on: June 1, 2018
The Labrador Retriever as a Family Pet and Hunting Partner
You can find three colors for Labrador Retrievers including black, chocolate brown, and yellow. There are different shades of chocolate and yellow Labrador retrievers, but the black ones are just simply black. You can also find Labrador Retrievers that have some white patches on their chest which is just really normal.
The coat of a Labrador Retriever has 2 layers of hair coats that protects them from cold and water. The first soft coat of the Labrador is for keeping it dry and warm. The outer coat is a harder one which is quite water repellent. The second coat is able to repel water, so it comes right off the dog after swimming. The first coat helps to keep the dog warm.
Labrador Retrievers are great hunting dogs. If you look hunting for birds, then you can rely on your Labrador Retriever to fetch the bird that you have shot during hunting. Even if you want something fetched which is in the water, the Labrador Retriever will not have a problem swimming out in the water to fetch it for you. Labradors are fond of the water and of swimming. Just make sure that the water temperature is normal and don’t make them swim in freezing water.
In America, Labrador Retrievers are the most popular. They are very popular as household pets. The reasons for this is that Labradors make for great pets. They are friendly dogs that love people especially children.
Since the average weight of a Labrador Retriever is 50 to 80 pounds, they fall under medium or large sized dogs.
However, Labradors are not really good watchdogs. But, their size and their bark can scare people away. But the truth is that they are very friendly and will not be able to stop thieves from stealing your valuables.
If you need a family or a hunting dog, then Labrador Retrievers are ideal. But they can still scare burglars away with their size and sound. And these burglars would rather break in a house with no dogs then a house with a large dog.
Since they are retrievers by nature, they love fetching things for you. Playing fetch is their favorite and it is easy to teach them to retrieve things. They are great family dogs since they are very smart and excitable. They are great at obedience classes since they are easy to teach. A Labrador Retriever is great if you love to go hunting. It is a nice weather resistant dog which can hunt for hours.
Labradors can swim with the help of their bushy tails. Its shape is natural that gives it an advantage while swimming. The tail is used as a rudder to control the swimming direction when they have something in their mouth that they are taking back to you.
Plenty of exercise and fun time are what Labradors need. Labradors need space to run and exercise.