Over the past two years, many of us have welcomed a new four-legged friend into our homes, as the Kennel Club has seen the number of dog owners increase by nearly eight percent.
But with 221 different purebred dog breeds to choose from, there’s a lot of thought to be done before selecting your perfect pup.
There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with psychologist Stanley Coren’s book “The Intelligence of Dogs” ranking breeds by instinct, obedience and adaptability.
A dog that often appears at the top of people’s canine wishlists is the Labrador Retriever – they were the UK’s most popular pet in 2020 and have a range of positive attributes that make them excellent family pets. company.
Here are 10 fun and interesting facts about the breed.
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