Synopsis by Elizabeth Smith
Viewers are introduced to one of 150 dog breeds during each episode of this Discovery Channel series. Veterinarians, owners, trainers, and breeders share helpful information about each dog's temperament and habits so that current and future owners can take better care of these animals. Everyday family pets and more exotic breeds are featured. This episode is about the labrador retriever, an affectionate dog that loves befriending humans. They are often used as guide or service dogs for the blind and disabled, and they are competent search and rescue mission animals. They are also extremely popular as house pets.