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5 Interesting Facts About Labs

Posted by Hot Dog Collars on 04/07/14 8:00 PM

Labs are uber popular, and with good reason as they're fun, energetic, versatile, and typically great with all members of the family.

Here are 5 cool facts you may not have known about Labs

  1. The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in the US...for 24 STRAIGHT YEARS!  This according to AKC registration figures

  2. The generally agreed upon start date for Labs history was in the 1500s in Newfoundland province in Canada

  3. The first Yellow Lab wasn't registered until 1899, his name was Ben of Hyde

  4. A Labs mouth is a precision instrument...they can be trained to carry something as delicate as an Egg without breaking it!

  5. According to Italian researchers, the direction of a tail wag in Labs is important.  To the right means someone familiar has been spotted.  To the left means the dog feels threatened.

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