The chocalate lab is one of the most popular dogs is the usa. They are most popular because of their loyalty and loving dog. They are easy to train and if socialized great with other dogs.The boys height is 22-24 inchesand the female21 - 23 inches. The boys wiegh 60 - 75 poundsand the females wieght 55-70 pounds.These dog due better in average sized yards .Their life is on everage 10 -12 years .They are average shedders. They love to swim and play but be careful because sometimes they can be bad . They are native to Newfoundland . There they work beside fisherman . They help them by going into the cold water and retrieving the fishing nets .These dogs had a great experience with many families including mine!!