Labrador Dog Breed Information

labrador dog breed information

The labrador is one of the most instantly recognisable dog breeds in the UK and one of the most popular dogs in the world. It is also knowns as the labrador retriever.


The labrador often lives between 10 - 12 years


The labrador tends to cost in the region of £800 (around £600 for a non-KC registered variety), so if you see labrador puppies for sale in a newspaper or online do keep this price in mind.


A labrador is usually around 60cm in height and generally weighs in at between 25-35kg.


Labrador are exceptionally easy to train with an exceptional intelligence to match, are brilliant with children but require an enormous amount of exercise to stay satisfied. They can tolerate being alone for short periods of time.


Here at Hoobynoo, the labrador is one of our most popular requests for dog tags. Our personalised dog id tags featuring labradors entered our Top 5 for the third time in 2018. Our vast selection of labrador accessories can be found HERE.

labrador dog breed information

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  • What is the legal requirement for Dog Tags in the UK?

    Here is what the law states on dog tags in the UK, followed by our suggestions for information you should (and should not) include on your dog tags:

Every dog while in a public place should wear a collar with the name and address of the owner inscribed on the collar or on a plate or badge attached to it.

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For more info, click our page on Dog Law 2019 HERE.