Definitions for labrador retriever
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
one of a breed of solidly-built retrievers with a short, dense black, yellow, or chocolate coat and a thick, tapering tail, raised orig. in Newfoundland.
Category: Dogs, Cats, and Horses
Origin of Labrador retriever:
breed originally from Labrador having a short black or golden-brown coat
A relatively large breed of dog, popular as guide dog and in other service.
The Labrador Retriever is one of several kinds of retriever, a type of gun dog. Even-tempered and well-behaved around young children and the elderly, Labradors are athletic and playful, and are the most popular breed of dog by registered ownership in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A favourite assistance dog breed in these and other countries, Labradors are frequently trained to aid blind and autistic people, act as therapy dogs, and perform screening and detection work for law enforcement and other official agencies.
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