This breed originated in Newfoundland and is descended from the St. John's Water Dog of the 16th century.
Care and Health
Generally healthy breed but they are susceptible to joint problems and obesity. They have a double-coat that comes with seasonal shedding.
Labradors make amazing search and rescue dogs.
People with active lifestyles, hunters, households with land, people living in rural areas.
Happy and Gentle
Size large, short Fur,
sheds a lot,