His main duties, as a PAW Patrol member, is anything aquatic (related to water). Labrador retrievers are extremely fond of water, making him perfect for his job. Trivia. Zuma is a chocolate Labrador. When trouble strikes Adventure Bay, they're there to save the day! Each pup is inspired by a real-world job like fire fighter, police officer, and construction worker. Whether it's a cat in a tree or a train off the tracks, they always find a way to help those in need. Led by 10-year-old Ryder, the plucky pups of PAW Patrol are rescue dogs in training. 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. Zuma is a chocolate Labrador retriever puppy, with a slight speech impediment where he can't pronounce his r's correctly. Other characters that have be… 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. His vehicle is a kind of speedboat called a hovercraft.