The most popular worldwide
A perfect family dog: noble, obedient, intelligent, kind and happy to withstand the pestering of the youngest family members.
Of medium size, strong constitution and good (but not excessive) musculature, the Labrador retriever has a friendly, noble outlook. The Labrador retriever is the most popular breed in the world in terms of quantity of registered specimens, according to the AKC, The Kennel Club and Dog Breed.
Its exceptional affability, friendliness, intelligence, energy and goodness mean that Labradors are generally considered good companions for people of all ages, as well as trustworthy working dogs, commonly forming a part of canine police squads in anti-drug and explosive operations, search and rescue squads and more. With training, the Labrador is one of the most docile breeds of dog; obedient and talented
The Labrador is famed as a well-rounded race and an excellent family dog. This includes a good reputation with children of all ages and other animals. It’s not suitable as a guard dog: although it might be able to bark a warning, in general it won’t act aggressively, given that this type of dog is friendly to everyone, especially if it’s socialised from a young age.