Historically, Labradors earned their keep as fishermen’s helpers: hauling nets, fetching ropes, and retrieving fish from the chilly North Atlantic. Making them both a friendly companion and a useful dog breed. Up to this day, they are known to be as hard-working and good-natured as their ancestors.
No Wonder they are America’s most popular breed.
This lovable dog has so many great attributes, and listing 50 of them wasn’t so hard after all.
1. Best Cuddle Buddy
wait a minute; this isn’t the park…
Labradors are affectionate and want nothing more than to be with their human. They are big dogs that love to curl up in your lap and nuzzle up to their adorable face to you.
Also, the perfect therapy session when you are having a rough day!
Fluffycenter 2. They Offer Comfort
just ate the snow
Labradors can feel your emotions. If you feel sad and want to sleep all day, they will be there next to you and offer you hugs to feel you better.
A furry shoulder that you can lean on.
Maya_05_18 3. Labradors Are Gentle
seeing my future self right in from of my eyes
Although they look intimidating because of their immense size, they are actually very gentle and sweet. They are known to be the safest dog to have around vulnerable people.
They are not aggressive, and you can trust them.
Dog.universe__ 4. They Give Companionship
I’ll steal your heart like I steal your side of the bed every day.
There’s never really an alone time when you have a labrador. This furry friend will always be with you, following you around as you go along with your day.
Hunter.thefoxredlab 5. Their Smile Is Contagious
Feeling like fetching today!
Feeling down lately? Just spend time with a labrador, and you’ll have the energy for the rest of the week. Labradors are known for positive and cheerful energy.
Oakley.goldenlab 6. They Are Enthusiastic
shall we begin playing catch, please?
They have all the energy to learn new things making them very trainable dogs. They radiate refreshing and cheerful energy.
photo from: Sue_meinmadchen
7. Great Family Dog
waiting for Heaven to send treats like…
Labradors are known for their chill temperament, making them suitable children. They love being part of a family, and they have a keen instinct to protect their family. They will happily attend a child’s birthday party, even if it means wearing a party hat!
Rocco_the_chocolatelab 8. Great With Other Pets
Í’m on a serious mode
Labradors are known to generally get along with other dogs, especially if it’s a puppy. They have no problem accepting other pets if they had plenty of exposure!
Ben_the_chocolab 9. They Are Born To Help
did you say treats?
Thanks to their ancestors, they were known to being good service dogs. They love assisting their human. They would be more than happy to help by detecting contraband or acting as sight dogs, or helping people with day-to-day tasks.
Finnegan_the_black_lab 10. Loyal
adorable little pup
Labradors may be super friendly with other people or pets; they will always come to their home, which is you.
Simbas_world9 11. Quick Learners
Sometimes I don’t understand my human. She laughs and smiles at me. It warms my heart, though.
Labradors are very intelligent and always love learning new things. They take obedience training very seriously. Whether you work with a trainer or do it yourself, your Lab is ready and eager to learn. Just make sure you have a handful of treats ready as a reward!
Barrettthelabrador 12. Your Best Workout Partner
I’m the cutest, am I right?
If you are looking for a daily exercise partner, then a labrador is perfect for you. Labradors love to run and play all day long.
Labradorpics 13. Friendly Towards Strangers
They are most likely to greet an intruder and happily show them where the goods are. Making them not very ideal as a watchdog.
Labradorpics 14. Excellent Therapy Dogs
Yes! More belly rub!
Because of their sweet nature, they make an excellent therapy dog, visiting homes for the elderly and hospitals, and their intelligence makes them an ideal
assistance dog for those with disabilities
Labradorpics 15. A Search and Rescue Dog
throw it, maybe?
They would also excel as a search and rescue dog or as a retriever for hunters, thanks to their athletic build, strong nose, and courageous nature
Dougthechunk 16. Loves To Eat
will my butt smell like sunshine and flowers after this???
Labradors go crazy for treats. Their love for food may make them obese very quickly if not controlled. Make sure to limit their treats and give them plenty of exercises to keep them healthy.
Dougthechunk 17. Eager to Please
after a whole night of NetFlix and chill
Labradors love to please and impress their owners, no wonder training them is easy.
Angus_theyellowlab 18. Obedient
Did you say WALK?
Labradors love to keep you happy, and if making you happy means following your every command, they are more than willing to do it.
Angus_theyellowlab 19. Patiently Waits For You
Do we no longer have treats? I can’t believe you, mom
Do you believe that true love waits? Love-radors, as loyal and loving companions, will patiently wait for you.
Angus_theyellowlab 20. Loving Dog
love at first sight
Labradors are heaven sent to love you unconditionally, and they are a gift to every family.
Labradorpics 21. Low Grooming Needs
High Five, my lovely Hooman. You did great today!
Labradors only need occasional bath and brushing. Their coat is short and dense and sheds on its own. No need for haircuts. No irksome hairballs. No tangles.
Labradorpics 22. Labradors Encourages Us to Learn
A walk during the autumn season is the best
If you live with a dog, you are challenged every day to train them because they learn super quickly. Learning and teaching them is a great bonding experience you both do every day.
Dogtorzuko 23. Labradors Are Brave
Good morning! I have to pee, please!
Labs are more than willing to take the extra mile to protect you.
Dogtorzuko 24. Good Listeners
always a good time with my buddy!
So many thoughts on your mind and no one to share? Whether you want to rant about your day or just want to share a memorable experience, labradors will listen to you with no judgment.
Labradorpics 25. Can Withstand Any Weather Conditions
today is the day that I sleep all day!
Labradors coat has two layers: a short, thick topcoat and a relatively water-resistant undercoat. This two-layer coat protects them from cold and wet weather.
Otie_oats 26. Webbed Toes For SnowShoe
Kids these days. When I was a pup, I only had one toy and a stick.
Their webbed toes can effectively act as a snowshoe in colder climates, as it keeps snow from collecting between their toes. No need to buy shoes for your dogs when walking them outside.
Otie_oats 27. Great Swimmers
I heard you were eating…
Because of their webbed toes, they make great swimmers!
Labradorpics 28. Guide Dogs
this is the reason why we are called “love-rador.”
Labradors are very easy to train, intelligent, and with a gentle temperament. They are no doubt would be suitable as a guide dog.
Labradorpics 29. They Are Goofy Bundles Of Fur
Uhm… You can let go now
Labradors don’t take life seriously, which reminds us that we shouldn’t either! Labradors have a hilarious sense of humor. They are funny, silly, goofy, and they can make you laugh each and every day.
Labradorpics 30. 10-12 Wonderful Years
I need to chew that big flower!
Labradors are healthy breeds. You will have 10-12 years to show them your love. Make everyday count!
Thelifeofkuma 31. Never a Boring Day
When you have a lab, there’s no such thing as a dull day as they are game with anything you want to do.
Thelifeofkuma 32. Popular Dog
This day is fur-fect
Thelifeofkuma 33. Great Looks
a daily dose of cuteness
Labradors have a broad skull with ‘chiseled’ features softened by his kindly expression and soft ear flaps. His body is powerful and well-muscled and ends in a thick tail that tapers to a point.
Their body has a good cooling system and has a robust set of jaws with a full complement of 42 large white teeth.
Labradorpics 34. Interesting Colors
working on my tan.
Labradors come in three colors, yellow (sometimes called Gold), chocolate (which used to be called Liver), and Black.
Labradorpics 35. Athletic
Mom, why are you upside down?
Labradors are surprisingly agile, capable of jumping heights. They can sprint at speed over short distances or maintain a comfortable loping stride to carry them for mile after mile.
Dayinthelifeofmaxi 36. Gentle Mouth
Why duck, mom?
Their mouths can carry delicate items with great care, and his urge to pick up and carry things is strong.
Labrador_daily 37. Extraordinary Tracker
How long do you think I can hold my breath?
Their ability to track items by scent alone is extraordinary, and it is no surprise that Labradors are so sought after by bomb disposal teams, customs, and excise authorities.
Vikingthelab 38. Friendly Eyes
I miss my human. I’m a sad boy
Labradors are known for their kind and friendly eyes, expressing their character and good temperament.
Vikingthelab 39. The Perfect Size
Actually, I rescued my human and gave her lots of love.
Labradors are not too big and not too small. They are 22-24 inches in height and 60-75 pounds in weight for males, and 21-23 inches and 55-70 pounds for females. Labrador retrievers are the perfect size for an active family.
Labrador_daily 40. Help Us Live Longer
waiting in vain
Because there is a need to exercise your dog. You, as an owner, will get a lot of it than without him. Every exercise you get will help you live a longer and healthier life.
Labrador_daily 41. Brave Dogs
Actually, I rescued my human and gave her lots of love.
The Labrador falls into the category of ‘gundog breeds’ of dogs.
Labrador_daily 42. World’s Finest Retriever
I seldom bark. But when I do, it’s late at night and for no reason.
Because of Labradors’ skill at finding games, his ability to carry objects in his mouth without harming them, and his intelligence and biddable temperament made them the world’s finest retriever!
Labrador_bennet 43. Easy To Train
Labradors are bred to follow human cues, and they make a very well-behaved pet that can perform many more commands than “sit,” “stay,” and “roll over.”
Labrador_jordan 44. A Talented Dog
This breed has been very helpful since the early days. From therapy dog to military dog, to companion – and his competence at everything he is asked to do has defined him.
They are clearly a dog of many talents.
Bellatheblondelab 45. Good With Kids
I can smell you cheating on me…
Labradors very gentle and patient breed. They will go along with any children if given the right training and exposure.
Labradormaxnl 46. Healthy Breed
It’s Tongue’s out, Tuesday!
Labradors are healthy breeds. But issues will include hip and knee dysplasia and eye problems, which are all unfortunately common in most dog breeds as they age.
Jacksontheblacklab.x 47. A dog’s Buddy
Always camera-ready under the sun!
You will not have any problem when taking your dog for a walk or at a dog park. There’s no doubt he’ll get along great with any dog he encounters.
Willow_thecockerdor 48. Relaxing Household
Don’t worry. I’m going to watch over you.
Labradors can make you feel more relaxed in the evenings because they are dogs that have no problem lying by your side.
Taco.the.choclab 49. Doesn’t Mind Getting Stuck In
I’m happy when you’re happy!
Whatever you are doing at home, your Labrador wants to be doing it too.
Life_of_loki_luna 50. They Make Us A Better Person
sun’s out, the tongue’s out!
Given the labradors’ great characteristics. They will inspire you to become a better human being. Labrador is a wonderful dog to be around because they teach us patience, loyalty, and ways to control our emotions and have fun.