Labradors are strongly built dogs with short coupling (meaning, the space between their last rib and their pelvis is relatively short). They have broad skulls and are broad and deep through their chest and ribs.
Lifespan: 10–12 yr
Height: 21–24 in
Weight: 49–77 lb
To maintain a healthy coat, Labrador Retrievers should be brushed weekly (or more often during seasonal shedding periods). They may need occasional baths to keep them clean, particularly after outdoor activities. Labradors, like all dogs, require regular dental care, including at-home teeth brushing and professional dental cleanings. Maintaining good dental hygiene is important for their overall long-term health.
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Labrador Retrievers need a high-quality, age-appropriate dog food. They will benefit from diets that are formulated for large-breed dogs. In particular, large-breed puppy diets prevent them from growing too fast, which can help protect them from hip dysplasia in adulthood.
Elbow dysplasia - O C D of the elbow, Hip dysplasia Retinal dysplasia
acral lick dermatitis (lick granuloma) Atopy, Cataracts, Cerebellar abiotrophy(ataxia) Cervical vertebral instability ( Wobbler syndrome) Cleft lip/palate, Corneal dystrophy, Diabetes mellitus, Ectropion, Entropion, Hemophilia, Hereditary myopathy - Labrador retriever/ Bouviers des Flandres myopathy, Idiopathic epilepsy, Leukodystrophies, Lymphedema, Osteochondrodysplasia - skeletal dwarfism, Panosteitis, Persistent pupillary membranes ( P P M) Portosystemic shunt, Progressive retinal atrophy, Progressive retinal atrophyseborrhea, Tricuspid valve dysplasia, vitamin A-responsive dermatosis
Fanconi syndrome Gastric dilatation-volvulus Microphthalmia; ocular dysgenesis Neuroaxonal dystrophysebaceous adenitis