Labrador Retrievers - Dog Books for Kids
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"A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself."
- Josh Billings
Labrador retrievers are warm, fuzzy, lovable companions. They are also patient and easygoing. And they don't have a mean streak in their body! Of course it does not mean a retriever will never, ever, get upset. It only means getting angry is the exception and not the rule.
Their easygoing nature makes them an ideal pet. And their kind personality extends beyond the family home. How so? Did you know a retriever is friendly even to strangers? Yes! Their heart is big enough for everyone, so if you are getting a dog for the first time, a retriever may be the perfect pet for you.
Training a Labrador is a breeze and their puppy-like antics will bring joy to your heart. Even though their goofy acts may last well into adulthood, don't ever doubt their eagerness to please you. Their happiest moments are spending time with you in some type of family activity. And if your family activity includes water (swimming in the pool, sea or river), get out of the way, because retrieves LOVE the water! As a matter of fact, you may have a hard time getting your dog to leave the water when you do.
But their love for water is not new. Many, many years ago retrievers were known as a type of "gun dog" or "sporting dog." Do you know what this means? To understand, you will have to go way back in history to the 17th century. The country is Canada and something interesting is happening there. Can you guess what it is?
Keep reading and you will find out!