Can a Labrador Retriever be put in a home?
This is to give peace of mind to those owners who can no longer keep their dog for whatever reason. We will never place a dog in a home where we would not be 100% happy to leave our own dog. Our role is to find the right dog for the right home. We want to ensure that it will be a kind and loving environment for any rescued Labrador.
Can a Labrador Retriever be a good hunting dog?
In short, every Labrador Retriever has inbuilt traits and history to become a great hunting dog. Their physical attributes, obedience, and temperament are perfect for long shoots and great results. But, you need to work with dogs from an early age if you want your Lab performing in that arena.
Are there any good Labrador Retriever guard dogs?
There will be good Labrador retriever guard dogs, and there will be those that won’t. One thing to note though is that Labradors also have specific temperaments. These temperaments are unique only to their breed. You also need to watch out for these if you are considering a Labrador as a guard dog.
How old do you have to be to have a Labrador Retriever?
All our Labradors are fully vetted for health and temperament and you will be told the full history of the dog. The only exception is in the case of a stray. If a stray we will not home to a family with children under 14 years. Once you have your dog then we will keep in touch with you to give you any help or advice.
Is it OK to get a Labrador Retriever?
Labs are just big dogs. There is no way around it. When they walk through the house, their tail becomes a wrecking ball. If you own an expensive vase, then you need to put it up higher or get something other than a Labrador. 4. Labs stay in the puppy stage for years
What’s the difference between a Labrador and a lab?
The Lab is a working retriever and possesses style without over-refinement, and substance without clumsiness. The original Labradors were all-purpose water dogs originating in Newfoundland, not Labrador. Not only did the breed not originate in Labrador, but it also was not originally called the Labrador Retriever.
Who is the best trainer for Labrador Retrievers?
Labrador Retriever temperament, personality, training, behavior, pros and cons, advice, and information, by Michele Welton, Dog Trainer, Behavioral Consultant, Author of 15 Dog Books What’s good… What’s bad…
Where did the Labrador Retriever breed come from?
The Labrador Retriever did not come from Labrador, but from Newfoundland. The Labrador Retriever is one of the prime breeds selected as guide and rescue dogs. The pedigrees of the two most influential Labs, “Peter of Faskally” and “Flapper,” go back as far as 1878.