When we think of Labrador Retrievers, the classic triad of black, yellow, and chocolate coat options. However, this popular dog breed actually comes in more colors and patterns than that.
Besides the common Black Labrador you normally see, there are actually 13 different aesthetic options Labrador Retrievers can come in, in terms of coat type, colors, and patterns. These include rarer variations like the Dudley Labrador and Merle Labrador variations.
In the sections below, we shall take a closer look at all these variations in terms of how to spot them and anything else that makes each unique. Before we get into the rainbow of color options that labs come in, let’s first get into the two main coat types.