If you check with the various dog breeder registries in the world you will find that the Labrador dog is the most popular breed of dog in the world today. The range of situations a Labrador dog fits into range from family dog to seeing eye dog for the blind and it takes a very special breed of dog to be that trusted by the human race. It is safe to say that the Labrador dog is what they mean when they say man’s best friend.
In order to be trusted as the seeing eyes for the blind a dog must be extremely obedient. The Labrador dog is known the world over for its obedience and as long as the dog learns it can trust you then you will find that the Labrador dog is extremely easy to train in all aspects of its everyday life.
It takes a great deal of intelligence, if you are a dog, to know when a stop light is red so that the blind person you are helping does not wander into traffic. The intelligence of the Labrador dog is another one of the traits that make it a trusted companion to people all over the world. Its ability to retain what it has learned and use it in every day life can sometimes be almost human like.
The Labrador dog loves to run and play which helps to make it an ideal family pet. If it has been trained properly then the Labrador dog knows when it is playing too rough and this can make the dog an ideal pet for families with children.
Its obedience and intelligence help to make it the perfect companion and the perfect playmate for children as long as the children are not too small.
The Labrador dog is not malicious at all, it just needs to be taught boundaries or else it will keep playing until someone gets hurt.
They will tend to not know when enough is enough and can become quite rough at play when not properly trained. So be sure you take the time to teach your Labrador dog the limits of good fun.
Intelligent, obedient, energetic and extremely loyal are just some of the traits of the Labrador dog. There is no more popular breed of dog in the world and when you put everything together that makes it a good breed of dog there is no wonder why so many people love to have a Labrador dog for their family or their every day life.