The Labrador is a retrieving gun dog. The sturdy dog is medium size and has a dense, weather resistant coat. the Labrador has a even temperament, is outgoing and gets along well with other dogs and people. Labradors are not only great pets, they can be found in guide and assistance dog programs, substance detection,and search ad rescue work. The Labrador Retriever has been at the top of the list for most popular breed since 1992.