INTRODUCTION Adopting a new dog can be a daunting task. One of the reasons for this, is that many dog breeds have temperaments that can be difficult to deal with, or they can develop serious health problems later in life. Dog owners worldwide have agreed – the Labrador Retriever is the easiest and most agreeable […]
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Labrador Retrievers have always been a favorite among dog lovers. For the past eighteen years, the AKC (American Kennel Club) has labeled the Labrador as the most popular breed of dog registered in their database. Because of their loving qualities, as well as their charming personality, Labradors have been a preferred choice for families all over the world.
There are three requirements set by the GDA (Guide Dogs of America) that are essential for a dog to qualify: willingness, health, and temperament. There are three breeds that meet these standards – the Golden Retriever, the German Shepherd, and the Labrador Retriever.
One of the most rewarding experiences for a Labrador owner, can be the opportunity to care for and raise a Labrador Retriever puppy. There isn’t any feeling that quite compares to raising a dog that you’ve seen through every stage of development.
In respect to the most popular breed of dog for dog owners, the Labrador has always been the favorite. According to the AKC (American Kennel Club), the Labrador has been the most popular breed of dog registered for the past eighteen years. Because of their wonderful, loving qualities, the Labrador has been used extensively in servicing disabled individuals, as well as a reliable rescue dog.