Labrador Retriever is one of the most popular breeds. Initially, the labrador breed was bred as a working, hunting dog, so labradors are very often used as girlfriend dogs, guide dogs, rescue dogs. The breed takes its start on about. Newfoundland on the east coast of Canada. There are three versions of the origin of the name of the Labrador breed.
The first Labrador retrievers were only black, their color is reminiscent of the "Labradorite" stone. Perhaps in honor of this stone labradors and got their name.
This version says that the ancestors of Labradors were bred on the Labrador Peninsula.
Labradors received their name from the Portuguese for their amazing performance, calling them labrador (labrador), which in Portuguese means "hard worker".
Labradors are distinguished by a complete lack of aggression towards humans and other animals. They are very contact with the person, which makes them very easy to learn and train.
Labradors - retrievers are great mischievous and behave very actively, so a young family or elderly people will find it difficult to cope with them.
Labrador retrievers are smart, active, playful, sociable dogs, they always try to please and want to make friends with all. They are great with children.