According to the American Kennel Club, the Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog breed in the United States. Perhaps this dog breed owes its popularity to its versatile nature. Not only are Labrador Retrievers playful companions, but they can also be excellent hunting dogs. Yellow Labs are also able to act calmly when in your home.
Yellow Labrador Retrievers are a medium-sized dog breed. A fully-grown female Labrador Retriever can weigh anywhere between 55 to 70 pounds, males 65 to 80 pounds. The height of an adult Yellow Lab can range between 21.5 and 24.5 inches.
Labrador retrievers are an athletic dog breed belonging to the sporting dog group. This makes Yellow Labrador Retrievers well-suited for owners who hunt or lead active lifestyles. Yellow Labs love being able to go on a jog with their masters and are especially fond of swimming.
Unlike Golden Retrievers, Yellow Labrador Retrievers are a short-haired dog breed. Make sure to brush your Yellow Lab at least once a week to keep their coat looking healthy and clean.