Labrador Retrievers are beautiful and intelligent dogs that happen to be one of the most popular breeds of dog in existence. The cost of purchasing a Labrador Retriever may depend on who it is purchased from. You may find free Labradors in your local newspaper classifieds section. The cost of Rescuing a Labrador from a shelter may vary, but is usually very inexpensive. Buying a Labrador from a champion breeder may cost hundreds of dollars.