Labrador Retrievers come in a range of colours but they all tend to be equally cute.Labrador Retrievers come in a range of colours but they all tend to be equally cute.
Labrador Retrievers come in a range of colours but they all tend to be equally cute.

Labrador Facts: Here are 10 fascinating dog facts you should know about the loving Labrador 🐶

They’re the UK’s most popular breed of dog, but how much do you know about the lovely Labrador?

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If you’ve been thinking about getting a new dog then you’re not alone – Kennel Club figures show that the number of people looking for puppies has surged to record levels in the last few years.

But with 221 different breeds of pedigree dog to choose from, there’s plenty of thinking to do before you select your family’s latest four-legged addition – Those with active lifestyles might want to consider a larger dog, while somebody with allergies will be looking for a hypoallergenic dog.

There’s even academic guidance to seek out, with Psychologist Stanley Coren’s book ‘The Intelligence of Dogs’ ranking breeds by instincts, obedience, and the ability to adapt.

One 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 a great family pet.

Here are 10 fun and interesting facts about the breed.

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