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
- The Labrador Retriever is the most popular dog in the US...for 24 STRAIGHT YEARS! This according to AKC registration figures
- The generally agreed upon start date for Labs history was in the 1500s in Newfoundland province in Canada
- The first Yellow Lab wasn't registered until 1899, his name was Ben of Hyde
- A Labs mouth is a precision instrument...they can be trained to carry something as delicate as an Egg without breaking it!
- 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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