15 Dog Facts: Weird and Interesting Facts About Labradors!

Labrador Retrievers are a popular and interesting breed of dog. Since your future faithful companion will accompany you for the next 10-15 years, the purchase of a Labrador Retriever puppy should be well thought out. Here we present everything you need to know about this breed.

#1 Unfortunately, the brown puppies were not a desired color at that time and so they put an end to them shortly after birth. Black was the popular color for Labradors at the time, and it was almost exclusively black Labs that made it into this older generation.

#2 Breeding originally started with the black Labradors. But if only the black labs survived, how was it that a brown lab puppy was born? To understand this, we need to delve a little into the genetic code responsible for color selection in a Labrador dog.

#3 You probably know that the genetic code that governs a Labrador’s temperament and appearance is governed by genes, and that these genes work in pairs.

Judy Taylor

Written by Judy Taylor

Judy Taylor combines her love of science and writing to educate pet owners. Her articles on pet wellness, published on a variety of platforms, reveal a deep passion for animals. With a teaching background and shelter volunteer experience, Judy brings expertise to the fields of writing and compassionate pet care.

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