Labradors are beautiful dogs with thick coats that, unfortunately, shed. Depending on what kind of Lab you have, you will find that some with healthy coats can shed all year round while others, like black labs, shed twice a year. A dog sheds when they lose their old coat and grow a new one. If you want your dog’s coat to look healthy and to shine, not only is a good diet important, but it is also vital for you to groom her regularly.
Archive for April, 2011
Labradors are sweet and gentle animals and not difficult to train. If you approach your Lab with patience and always remain calm with her, you will find that training is rather easy. Training small puppies is possibly the most crucial but trying period, as they may have not yet learned how to appropriately release their energy. This is a test for you, too, a time to learn patience and consistency.
Labradors love to play and need physical and mental stimulation, as well as interaction with their human companions, to stay happy and healthy. They also need to have exercise to stay in good shape, and playing, walking or running with your dog can be a fun and effective way to provide them with the exercise they need. Keeping a Lab in a small space, locked up, or ignored is one of the worst things that can happen to this canine breed and can lead to destructive or unhealthy behaviors, so it is vitally important to spend a little bit of time every day playing with your Lab. Play time is an integral part of pet care for every owner.
It’s a funny thing, but sometimes just looking into your Labrador’s eyes can tell you just how they are feeling. Many lab owners believe they can see right into their pups soul, but not many realize that carefully checking their dogs eyes on a regular basis can help them ferret out several potentially dangerous problems. [...]
There has been a recent explosion of dog parks across the country. Today, they are considered the ‘trendy’ way to exercise your dog, but they’ve been around for years and offer you and your Labrador the perfect place to play. The question is: “How do I find the best dog park?” If you take a [...]