The male dog is 22 to 24 inches. The female dog average is about 21 to 23 inches. The weight for the male is suppose to be 65 pounds to 80 pounds.
For the female it is supposed to be 55 to 70 pounds. The skull should be wide and well developed. The skull should be equal length to the forehead. The ears on the dog should hang kind of close to the head. The ears sit low and far back from the skull.
All of the colors for labs are: black, chocolate, and yellow. TrainingFirst when you get a lab you will probably want to train it. As a puppy they are very wild and crazy. To train a dog or lab you will need the right treats. For example, don’t train your dog with crunchy regular treats. Because it takes longer for the puppy to chew and all the crumbs end up on the floor. You should always give your dog soft treats when training them. A good soft treat example is a cut up hot dog.
It is important to excite your dog with the treats you have. If your dog just ate, do not train your dog because they will not be hungry for the treats. Make sure you reward your dog with a treat when they do something positive.
Make sure you give small treats when training so they don’t get to full. PuppiesWhen you get a puppy you want to childproof your house. For example you might want to put up a baby gate where you don’t want the puppy to go. Make sure you don’t have any metal on the floor or anything the dog will eat and get sick from. Chocolate and other human foods can be dangerous for the puppy.
When puppies are born, their eyes and ears are closed. This helps protect them when they are birthed. For a week or so puppies are blind and deaf. When puppies are one to two weeks old they sleep ninety percent of the time. And the other ten percent of the day eating. When puppies are about 3 weeks old they start to open their eyes but they still can’t see clearly. Their eyes are very sensitive to light.
HealthIt is very important to keep your dog clean and healthy. There are many ways to keep your dogs clean. The first thing you should do is clean their stinky, smelly breath. There are tons of ways you can do that. One of the ways is to have your dog chew on green bones that automatically help clean their teeth and breath. The second thing you can do is wash your dog in the bath. You want to use real dog wash so their fur stays soft and their skin doesn’t get irritated. When you wash your dog it is important to scrub all over.
You want to make sure that you don’t get the soap in their ears or eyes. It could really irritate the eyes. After you’re done you want to brush their fur. You should do this because it helps keep their coat clean and smooth. Labrador Retriever GlossarySensitive:Quick to react to change.Deaf :Unable to hear. Irritate: to bother.