Last Updated on July 3, 2023 by Dr. Ali Shahid
The Labrador retriever, or Lab as they are known to many, is one of the most beloved pets of families. The Labrador Retriever is known to be a high-energy, water-loving family dog who requires lots of exercise and attention. Labrador retrievers have long reigned as the world’s most popular dog breed, so you’ve likely met one at least once in your lifetime. The popularity of Labrador dogs in Pakistan is also due to their friendly temperament and their bonding with family members.
This article will discuss some important information about Labrador retrievers.
Labrador dogs in Pakistan
Labradors date as far back as the 1830s. They were bred in Newfoundland by European settlers and later introduced to England. The Labrador Retriever was created by breeding these dogs with British hunting dogs.
It is evident from their name that Labrador retrievers were bred for their outstanding water retrieving ability. These dogs have worked in a wide variety of weather conditions.
Their intelligence and willingness to work as a partner with men have led them to many different occupations, and they are now popular pets.
Large, expressive eyes and a broad head identify Labrador retrievers. It has a short, dense double coat that repels water well, and is known for its “feather tail.
Thick and sturdy, the tail almost follows the topline straight. A “webbed” foot is described as having more skin between the toes, which enhances swimming ability.
You can find colors ranging from black to almost white, or even red to yellow.
Weight: 29Kg-36 Kg
Height: 22–22.5 in
Price: The Labrador dog for sale price in Pakistan is 10000-100,000Rs.
Life Span: The average life span of Labrador is 12-14 years.
Labradors are an outgoing breed that loves to please their owners. Labradors get along well with people and other animals.
Besides being highly intelligent, Labs also possess outstanding personalities. Since they have so much energy, you’ll have to stay active around them, but they also enjoy family movie nights at home.
As long as their natural exuberance has been tamed through training, labs get along well with other pets, other dogs, and children.
To prevent them from dragging their owners down the street, it is important to train them at an early age.
Dogs of the Labrador Retriever breed are usually very healthy and rarely have health problems. The condition is less common in Labradors than with other dog breeds, but elbow dysplasia and hip dysplasia do occur.
Additionally, Labrador Retrievers have been known to suffer from knee and eye issues, including progressive degeneration of the retina.
Dogs with deep chests, such as Labradors, can suffer from bloat, which can potentially lead to death.
Owners must be aware of the symptoms of this disease and what to do if they occur.
Labradors have a double coat that is water-repellent and sheds often. Bathe them occasionally so that they stay clean.
As with all breeds, the Lab demands regular grooming of its nails and brushing of its teeth.
Dr. Ali Shahid is a veterinarian by profession and CEO at provets. He loves to treat animals and has great expertise in veterinary products. Our aim is to provide the best information related to your animal health.