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LABRADOR RETRIEVER | CARE AND BREED INFORMATION

LABRADOR RETRIEVER

The Labrador Retriever comes in Breed, which peoples like a lot. This breed is much liked in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. This breed is very friendly and can be trained easily. It comes in America’s most preferred breed. They live 12 to 13 years. The Labrador retriever is from the North East Atlantic coast of Canada, from Newfoundland Island, which was born 1700 years ago. Historically, he used to work with Fishermen first, he used to work like catching a trap, taking a rope. Like his ancestor, he has kept his existence in today’s age. Pets Gyan is telling you caring and grooming about Labrador retriever.

APPEARANCE

This breed always remains in a friendly mood and is always agile. Their body is neither too big nor too small, the head is wide, snout should be strong, not thin and sharp. Their eyes are quite friendly and color of eyes is warm brown or like hazel. The backbone is quite strong. The body should have a powerful and muscular build. The specialty of this breed is the asking of “otter” which is in medium length and thick which is completely covered with large hair. The coat of the breed’s hair is very dense, but not wiry.

This breed often comes in three colors, art, chocolate and yellow. This breed should be straightforward to the leading solid bone, but should not be too heavy. Their feet should have strong bones of the foot and with muscular thighs. Mail Labrador is quite muscular like Strong, Fat Throat. Their bones are heavy. Female Labrador is slightly smaller than male and his bone is also a little less heavy.

SOME FACTS OF LABRADOR RETRIEVER

1.) This breed is expert in swimming.

2.) This breed can jump up in the back of the jeep without any help or assist and can easily catch the Frisbee which is 5 feet up in the air.

3.) When he is happy to see someone, he jumps on them, so that he can hurt the toddler.

4.) It has two coats which help him to stay hot and dry.

5.) These breeds are quite friendly that will keep you entertained all day.

6.) It’s a perfect partner for jogging.

7.) The Labrador retriever is able to sprint as much as possible. They can catch up to 12 miles per hour in 3 seconds.

8.) Labradors are very active dogs, because of that, he can stay healthy even in old age.

9.) Most of Labrador live for 12 years, but due to some diseases such as hip dysplasia and eye problems, their age may affect.

10.) Male Labradors generally reach up to 24” tall on average and his weight up to 100lb, while female Labradors generally reach up to 23” tall on average and weight is up to 70lb.

11.) There is no such thing as English Labs and American Labs, there is only one breed called Labrador retriever – They are called by different names, but they belong to the same breed, which is the Labrador retriever. Due to the different shapes of his body, two names fell. Those who are called English Labs actually they are called as show labs and American Labs are called as field labs.

DIET AND NUTRITIONS NECESSARY FOR LABRADOR RETRIEVER

It is very important to understand your dog needs because all are not equal, all breeds have a different view about nutrition. It is mandatory to understand what kind of diet you should give your Labrador. If you ask in veterinarian, then he will advise you to take care of dogs and his diet and nutrition. If there is a problem with the quality of your dog’s coat, skin condition, hyperactivity, etc., then this is the reason for all the reasons given to him.

SOME IMPORTANT POINTS 

  • You should avoid them to give food which contains primarily maize and wheat, and those which contain excessive amounts chemical preservatives. You have to take care of this thing that the food you give me more protein than the grain components. To check this, you have to keep the small quantity of dried dough from the water in water for 20 minutes if it becomes pulp, so it has more quantity grain components in it.
  • Vitamin is also played an important role for dogs by which help in their eye development and makes the bones stronger. Vitamin E is quite helpful for Labrador breed. With the help of this, they will get relief from itching skin.
  • If your dog has skin problems than you might be used B-complex vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids help to cure your dog’s skin and also helps in creating a new growth of a cell.
  • Water helps in the digestion of dogs and also controls their body temperature. You should give them a sufficient amount water in a day.

GROOMING YOUR LABRADOR

  • Labrador’s little hair is easy to handle and care for them. If you brush with bristle brush every day, their hair remains shiny and healthy or remove dry clay, sand, and dust from their coat. He will enjoy this thing, ‘massaging’ effect of the firm strokes going through his fur. Some more things that are important for grooming your Labrador is:
  • You should avoid human shampoo for a Labrador bath because it harms his fur or it can affect the eyes also.
  • You need to wash them at least once a week.
  • If the eyes of the lab have become yellow then it is natural. All these will be due to their tears and which a become stains near the eyes. To remove them, you get the cotton balls and dip in hydrogen peroxide and feed or rub their eyes gently. Before doing all this, both eyes of the lab will give one drop of mineral oil in each so it will not have the effect of hydrogen peroxide in the lab’s eyes.
  • If your Labrador’s ears are dirty having dirty wax on it, then you can clean the visible part of an ear with the help of cotton dumped into the ear cleaner. If your dog repeatedly shake his ears and scratching them and some bad odor comes then he needs some special care, he should be taken to the ear specialist, because it may have an ear infection.
  • Brushing Labrador is important because the dental plaque mix into his blood, which can lead to heart disease, so it is necessary to brush them. There are special toothbrushes and toothpaste for dogs, which prevents the bad odor coming from the mouth of dogs and removes Plaque. You should not use human toothpaste because it is like a poison for them. If your dog’s teeth are having plaque, then you will have to do regular brushing to remove it.

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                                                                                                                              Anatole France

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