A Chocolate Labrador is a friendly, loyal breed, making it one of the most popular breeds of dog in the world and, though often thought of as the ‘third’ type of Lab behind the Black and Yellow varieties it is among on e of the popular types of dog chosen as a pet for families.
The choc Lab is characterized by its rich, chocolate brown coat. Their rich and unusual colour is what most often attracts people to the chocolate Labrador, and makes it a popular pet to bring home.
Unlike yellow labs, which can have dark or light noses, a Chocolate Lab coat will match its nose.
Choc labs are easily trained and respond well to positive attention and praise.
With proper training, they can become some of the most obedient and dependable dog breeds in the world. This makes them good working dogs.
The Labrador retriever is one of the most common breeds used in police, rescue, and assistant work because of their train-ability, as well as their patience.
In addition to learning quickly, they can sit quietly for long periods of time, so Labs are often used to assist people with disabilities by charities who provide guide or assistance dogs.
Their patience also makes them good pets for families, especially those with children. Many families will choose to bring home a Chocolate Labrador because they are such good family dogs.
They are playful, but gentle with people they know. And because of their loyalty, they are protective, which makes them good guard dogs, as well.
When considering bringing home a chocolate Labrador retriever, it's important to remember that they are a larger breed of dog.
On average, Labrador retrievers range in weight from fifty-five to seventy-five pounds, with females being slightly smaller than males. Their physical size means they need more space than a small breed of dog would.
Labs also have a lot of energy, and require attention and lots of time outdoors. Labs were typically bred as working or hunting dogs, which means they are bred to be outside.
Since this is inherent of their breed, they can become restless and unhappy in small spaces, or if they don't remain active. It's important that a chocolate Labrador gets lots of playtime outside and the opportunity to run around and be active.
If you have small children in the house this shouldn’t be a problem and dog and child will happily run each other ragged!
Keeping your choc Lab active will also help combat obesity, which can be a problem with all types of Lab. They will eat whatever is put in front of them, and if their diet is not carefully monitored, they can become overweight.
Obesity in dogs, just as in people, can lead to many health risks, so it's important that, with a healthy diet, your dog is kept active and in good shape.
A new pet can be a wonderful addition to any family, but is an important decision that should be made carefully. It's important to find a breed that is a good fit for your family.
When you decide to bring a dog home to be part of your family, you want your choice to be one that will be a good fit.
You want a dog that will be friendly and loyal, and if you have children, you want your dog to be one that will play with the kids, but remain gentle.
The choc Lab is a beautiful dog that is great for families, and will be a great addition to yours.