November 4, 2011
The Labrador Retriever: Capturing Hearts for Over a Century
Who doesn’t love a Labrador Retriever? With its intelligent and alert eyes, smiling face, and loyal and loving disposition, it’s no wonder that the Labrador has a secure hold on its title of most popular dog in the United States.
Due to their intellect, gentleness, steady temperaments, adaptability, and eagerness to please, Labs excel as both family and working dogs. Part of the American Kennel Club®’s Sporting Group, they have long been favored hunting companions, but are also widely used as guide and assistance dogs, therapy dogs, search-and-rescue dogs, and in narcotics detection and other law enforcement work.
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