Labrador retrievers are extremely fond of water, making him perfect for his job. Other characters that have be… His main duties, as a PAW Patrol member, is anything aquatic (related to water). Whether it's a cat in a tree or a train off the tracks, they always find a way to help those in need. Trivia. When trouble strikes Adventure Bay, they're there to save the day! Zuma is the very first pup to appear on an episode's title card ("Pups Make a Splash").Although Zuma appears to be the 7th member of the PAW Patrol (hence the #7 on his hovercraft), Rubble was actually the 7th member of the PAW Patrol. His vehicle is a kind of speedboat called a hovercraft. Zuma is a chocolate Labrador retriever puppy, with a slight speech impediment where he can't pronounce his r's correctly. Each pup is inspired by a real-world job like fire fighter, police officer, and construction worker. Zuma is a chocolate Labrador. Led by 10-year-old Ryder, the plucky pups of PAW Patrol are rescue dogs in training. His main color is bright orange, given that he normally wears an orange helmet on duty, his jacket and pup pack are orange as well.