Acquired: Breeder (hobby breeder)
Training: Socializing, Obedience
Astoria, New York, United States
Posted July 8, 2017
Luca was the best family dog - he entertained us through and through! He was quite a naughty puppy - he was a handful! - but once we hired a trainer for him we realized how intelligent he was. He quickly presented us not only with 'paw' but 'other paw' as well, and his obedience for the 'stay' command was admirable. He was also a natural-born swimmer, and a great guard dog. We knew from his bark the minute that the mail man or garbage collectors came around. Despite this 'guard dog' nature, he had the sweetest dispostion. He loved to snuggle.
Unfortunately, after 6 years, the vet diagnosed him with cancer. Our boy put up a good fight against it, but he didn't make it. We miss him terribly, but we're so happy for the time our family had with him. We'd definitely consider getting another Labrador Retriever in the future!