The UK has more than twice as many registered Labradors as the second most popular breed, while in the US they have been the number one every year since 1991.
With dog ownership soaring during the global pandemic and post-lockdown demand for four-legged friends remaining high, many of us will be considering a new puppy right now.
And although there are a whopping 221 different pedigree dogs to choose from in addition to numerous crossbreeds, the loyal Labrador has never been so in demand.
Here are 11 reasons why the Labrador Retriever makes such a perfect pet.
https://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/family-and-parenting/why-is-the-labrador-retriever-the-most-popular-dog-breed-in-the-world-here-are-11-reasons-3471760 Why is the Labrador Retriever the most popular dog breed in the world? Here are 11 reasons.