- The Labrador Retriever actually does have more than three coat colors. The color Silver, is actually technically a part of chocolate Lab but because of a defect in genes, this caused the color to change to a lighter tone. There’s also a “Fox Red” color as well.
- The Labrador Retriever was voted America’s most popular and best breed by the American Kennel Club for the past 24 years. This may earn them the nickname, “The Cal Ripken of Dog Breeds.”
- Labs are great at most outdoor things they do including swimming. This could be because of their strange webbed feet.
When it comes to the breed standard, most clubs will model the looks, heart and talent around that of a Labrador Retriever. They can swim, they can solve problem, they can detect illegal activity as if they are Batman, they can rescue and fetch and solve math equations (okay, maybe not that.)
The Lab is always going to be America’s best friend. That’s because it does everything so well. But what the Labrador does better than anything else, which is crucial as a dog, is provide the perfect amount of companionship for its family and master.