Animals: Labrador Retrievers
These sites are about Labrador retrievers, a breed of sporting dogs. Read about their history, appearance, and training. Find out why Labrador retrievers are used as guide dogs, rescue dogs, and drug detector dogs. Watch a short video and view many photographs of these outgoing animals. There is also a links to an eThemes resource on dogs.
American Kennel Club: Labrador Retrievers
This site has a breed profile of Labrador retrievers. Includes a short video of Labrador retrievers playing. NOTE: This site includes ads.
National Geographic Magazine
This is a story about dogs used in the rescue efforts following the September 11 tragedy. The reading level is for older students.
Dog Owner's Guide
This site is about the breed standard and the responsibilities of owning a Labrador.
Fact Monster: Labrador Retrievers
Read this encyclopedia entry about Labrador retrievers. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Enhanted Learning: Labrador Retriever Printout
This drawing of Labrador retriever can be printed out for coloring. NOTE: This site includes Google ads.
Labrador Retriever History
Learn more about the history of Labrador retrievers. A timeline is also included in recognizing the rise in popularity of these dogs.
Look over a table of facts about this type of sporting dog. NOTE: This site includes ads.
See small photographs of the different colors of Labradors and read an advanced description of the genetics that causes the coloring. The reading level is for older students.
FBI Working Dogs
After clicking on "Working Dogs," click on "What is a Working Dog?" to learn more about the jobs that dogs, including Labrador retrievers, do for the government.
Guiding Eyes for the Blind
This page answers common questions about guide dogs, including the reason Labrador retrievers are often used.
Labrador Breeding Standards
Learn about the standards and anatomy that are typically found in Labrador retrievers.
Versatility of Labs
Learn more about the versatility of Labradors as pets, service dogs, show dogs, and more.
Lab Breed Info
This site includes information about the description, temperament, physical characteristics, and photos of Labradors. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Labrador Retrievers Overview
This site addresses frequently asked questions about Labrador retrievers, outlines a detailed history, and describes health problems often associated with these dogs.
Animal Planet Video: Labrador Retrievers
Watch this short video to learn about the history, physical and health characteristics, and activity level of Labs. NOTE: This site includes ads and an advertisement plays before the video begins.
Choosing a Labrador
This three-page overview of Labradors includes details about common diseases and disorders that can trouble labs.
All About Labs
Read about Labrador retrievers to see if this is the pet for you.
eThemes Resource: Animals: Dogs
Learn about different breeds of dogs and their origins. There are quizzes to help you determine which breed of dog would be good for you and your family. Includes activities, encyclopedia articles, and printouts. There are links to various eThemes resources on different types of dogs.