Bringing home a Labrador Retriever puppy soon? Congratulations! You're set to have a loyal pal in this sweet-faced breed. Friendly, outgoing, and eager to please—these are just some of the traits that make the Lab the most pawpular breed in America. Their easy going personality allows them to get on well with both humans and other canines, making them furrific family dogs. Labs are energetic furballs that need plenty of exercise, with swimming and retrieving being their favorite activities! So while Labrador Retrievers make woofderful companions, they're still a lifelong commitment and a huge responsibility. Read on and get to know this affable breed better before you welcome one into your life!