Before purchasing

To start is to decide what tasks will be performed by the dog, will be delighted if the dog to all family members. If it is implied that the pet will participate in exhibitions and to win medals, then be sure to in advance to check the availability of the needed official documents: metric, pedigree, veterinary passport.

The metric on the puppy is usually issued not earlier than the 45th day after the date of birth. Since this period put him in the groin and in my right ear the mark, the number of which then transferred all its documents. In the metric must be specified the sex of the puppy, its breed, name, color and date of birth. The document is usually issued by the Russian Kennel Federation.

A real pedigree dog is a laminated document issued by the Russian Kennel Federation. She must have the hologram and emblem in the shape of a dog's head with a circular inscription - RKF. It contains all information about the breeder of the puppy and all known representatives of its ancestors.

In addition to metrics, and the pedigree of the puppy must be an international veterinary passport, in which in addition to all the data stored in the metric, contains information about all made him vaccinations against diseases. Fills in the passport by the veterinary doctor. In the future, it will be recorded information about deworming, reproduction, chipping and treatments from ectoparasites.

Where to buy Labrador Retriever

To buy a puppy Labrador Retriever best in the famous kennels and kennel clubs. It is desirable that the institutions included in the system of Russian Cynological Federation and specialized in this breed.

You can also contact for dog training sites and forums, use announcements dog owners of Labrador retrievers in Newspapers such as "Hand in Hand". It is advisable to visit dog shows to meet with experienced breeders and benefit from their advice.

Appearance and behavior

Puppy to buy, taking away from his mother at the age of 45-60 days. But to choose it much earlier. Look after yourself pet's appearance and behavior can have 30 days, after watching the kids and their mom. If the bitch meets a stranger angry barking or growling, it is possible to doubt the steadiness psyche a puppy from her litter. Because this behavior is transmitted at the genetic level. But about Labrador retrievers know that their breed is kind to anyone.

At the same time you can see the conditions in which animals are kept. If the owner has ensured their Pets clean, dry and comfortable premises, excellent food, the health of the puppy, most likely, will delight the future owner. During this time, you can learn a lot from conversations with the owner of the dogs about the father of the kids about nutrition and content Labrador Retrievers; about the temperament, habits and behavior of each puppy.

To choose the right one only baby Labrador Retriever, you need to see, what standards it must meet. It is possible to invite an expert. It is also important to assess the state of health of the puppy. It should be a normal chair, cold and wet nose, firm stomach.

Doubt with the gender of the dog should know that females are much more docile males. But the latter are characterized by an active lifestyle. If bitches are looking for a partner for mating once a year, the males are concerned about finding a partner constantly.

The coat of the Labrador Retriever is usually fully colored in one of colors: white, yellow, chocolate, chestnut, fawn, black. A dog of this breed has a fluffy tail like an otter. Healthy puppies of Labrador Retriever are healthy looking and wagging his tail. They are active, strong, playful, restless, cheeky, curious and bold.

On the contrary some like not very active puppies. They are also good. But would they normally react to separation from their droppings, not afraid of clapping their hands over their head, not shunned other puppies and people. It is worth remembering that puppies according to their structure are not too collapsible. It is better to pay attention to their parents.