This breed originated in Newfoundland and is descended from the St. John's Water Dog in 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.
Labs can hit 12 miles an hour in just three seconds.
Families with children, "outdoorsy" owners with active lifestyles, rural areas, owners seeking service dogs.
Happy and Gentle
Size large, short Fur,
sheds a lot,