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Is it worth to get a Labrador: advantages and disadvantages of the breed

Maryna Gramovych

Is it worth to get a Labrador: advantages and disadvantages of the breed

Labrador is a favorite breed of many, known for its friendly character, and owning it has its advantages and disadvantages. UAportal tells about the main features of this breed to help you decide whether you should get one.

Advantages of Labradors

1- Labradors are extremely committed and form strong bonds with their owners, providing unwavering companionship and emotional support.

2. They are excellent family pets, getting along well with children and other pets. Their patient, meek and tolerant nature makes them wonderful playmates and an addition to multi-pet households.

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3- Labradors are highly intelligent and well-trained, making them versatile service dogs for a variety of functions such as search and rescue, therapy work, and helping people with disabilities.

Disadvantages of Labradors

1- Labradors have high energy levels and need sufficient exercise. If they are not given proper physical and mental activity, they can develop behavioral problems.

2) Their thick coat sheds all year round, requiring regular grooming to manage this and maintain a healthy coat.

3- Labradors are prone to certain health problems such as hip and elbow dysplasia, obesity and genetic diseases. Regular veterinary care is important to ensure their well-being.

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