PURINA: Your Pet, Our Passion

TO ALL PET LOVERS: We would like to assure you that we are considered an essential business. Purina is operating as normal, our supply chains are open and all efforts are being made to ensure we can keep the stores stocked with product as best as we can during these uncertain times. We ask everyone to shop as normally as possible and to be considerate to ensure everyone can get the food they need for their pets. Please be kind, patient and considerate to other shoppers and all store staff during what is an unsettling time for all. Enjoy the extra time at home with loved ones, your pets will no doubt love having you home. We are still here for you, if you need any assistance our Pet Care Advisors are still available on 0800 738 847 or AskPurina@nz.nestle.com.

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Labrador Retriever

Friendly, gentle, intelligent and eager to please, the Labrador Retriever is an ideal hunting companion and family dog. Developed in 19th-century Newfoundland as a water dog, the Labrador Retriever has a stable temperament and a kindly, outgoing nature. He is highly adaptable and trainable and thrives with active owners. His dense, water-resistant coat sheds seasonally and needs regular grooming.
Living Considerations
  • Good with children
  • Not hypoallergenic
  • Suitable for apartment living
Did you know?
In 2011, the Labrador Retriever was the most popular dog breed in the U.S., according to American Kennel Club Dog Registration Statistics.
Also Known As:
Labrador
Labrador Retriever
  • Size Large
  • Height Males – 57 to 62.5 centimetres at the withers
    Females – 54.5 to 60 centimetres at the withers
  • Weight Males – 29.5 to 36 kilograms
    Females – 25 to 32 kilograms
  • Coat Short
  • Energy High
  • Colour Black, yellow or chocolate
  • Activities Agility, Conformation, Field Trials, Hunting Tests, Obedience, Rally Obedience, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor Both