Loyal Labradors (4 Signs You Have One)

Loyal Labradors

Labrador Retrievers are bred to be loyal dogs. So yes labs are loyal to the whole family, not just one person. We’ll talk about 4 signs that you have a loyal Labrador.

Labrador with kid

Do labs have a favorite person?

YES, Labradors have a favorite person, one who is showering more love on them. Labrador’s favorite person is the one taking it outside for walks and playing different games. Also, Labradors love to spend time with their favorite person.

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However, labs find several different ways to show their love and affection for the person. 

You may wonder on what basis a Labrador selects their favorite person. One who is spending quality time with the Labrador and keeping it engaged. As well as, Labradors like the dominant people because of their love for leadership traits in humans.

How to get a Labrador like you?

1. Hand feeding

There is a hidden benefit of hand-feeding your Labrador, such as making your bond stronger. The act of serving food improves and increases the contact you have with your Labrador.

Moreover, it is the best way to spend quality time with your Labrador without getting bored. Therefore if you are willing to improve your bond with your Labrador, then hand-feeding is the simplest way.

2. Relaxing together

Cuddling for a few minutes will improve your bond with your Labrador, and you can easily become your lab’s favorite.

3. Grooming

Your lab will love you if you groom them often. Give them a good brushing, clip their nails, and massage their backs.

4. Training

Training your Labrador means spending quality time with it without getting bored. Labradors love the leadership or dominant nature of humans. 

How do you tell if your lab loves you?

If you notice the following behavior in your Labrador when it’s around you, congratulations, it loves you a lot.

1. By wagging its tail when you are around

The tail is the most used body part by the Labrador to communicate and express their emotions. They show fear along with happiness and aggression by wagging their tail.

Similarly, they convey feelings of love and affection through the same body language, such as wagging their tail. When their favorite person is around, they will shake their whole back and show a level of trust in the person.

2. Labrador will follow you.

Labradors love to follow their loved ones no matter where the person is going. It is because they feel secure and safe around you, and that is why they want to be around you.

So be happy if your Labrador is continuously and frequently following you and not allowing you to go somewhere alone. It is a sign that your Labrador is completely in love with you and enjoys your company.

3. Licking your face

Labrador licking your face means they are kissing you to show their love and affection. As we know, puppies lick their mother’s face and show their love; the same is the case when they lick the face of their owner. 

Or maybe your Labrador is grooming you, which is another way to show love and care for you.

4. Jumping on you

Your Labrador will show their affection by jumping on you. If you don’t like this behavior you can teach them not to jump.

5. Social with you

When your Labrador is in love with you, it will demand to be social with you, such as forcing you to play with it or bring it for a walk.

6. Watch over

Labradors will show their love for you by protecting you. 

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