Archive for June, 2011

Puppy-Proof Your Home: Labradors & Families
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Puppy-Proof Your Home: Labradors & Families

Labrador puppies are notoriously cute and are widely known for being a great family pet. Even though the Labrador breed is highly intelligent, all puppies need a bit of training before they can be the best pet for you and your family. Labradors and families need to work together to make a perfect home environment. […]

Jessie will be a Cone Head for the next 10 days to protect her from scratching her stitches
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Glad to be Home After Labrador Retriever TPLO Surgery

Jessie looks worn in this picture, 24 hours after TPLO surgery. Looking at her eyes, she may be a little shnockered from the drugs. She walked to the car, toe tapping, and slept most of the way home. I don’t like using cones for my Labrador Retrievers, but the Dr.’s wife made it pretty clear […]

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Jessie Doing Great After TPLO Surgery

The surgeon said that Jessie’s surgery was a success. We are picking her up this afternoon. We are getting ready for recovery mode! Please post comments with any tips you might have. Jessie is a 2 1/2 year old Yellow Labrador Retriever. She was never a crate trained puppy, and can be a handful, like […]

Jessie & Sam...The House Labradors
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Jessie Undergoes TPLO Surgery 1:30 CST Today

Follow Jessie’s progress on ClubLabrador.com Before I even had time to write the article about how Jessie tore her CCL, and how we picked the surgeon, or how scared we were when it happened, I could go on and on, the journey is starting. A quick recap…. The Players Jessie (female Labrador Retriever), is one […]

What To Do If Your Labrador Gets Injured
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What To Do If Your Labrador Gets Injured

One of the scariest aspects of Labrador health is when they seriously injure themselves. There are several simple ways your dogs might harm themselves, from getting hit by a car to tearing a ligament in their leg. While keeping your pet safe is always on the forefront of your mind when it comes to pet […]

Disabled Dog? Your Labrador is Still Trainable!
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Disabled Dog? Your Labrador is Still Trainable!

Across the world, there are more and more dogs. Statistically speaking, this means disabled dogs are on the rise and it is becoming more likely that you may end up with one of these lovable labs as your pet. Don’t worry, though! There are plenty of options for disabled Labrador training available to you. The […]

Labrador Retrievers: Beginner’s Guide
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Labrador Retrievers: Beginner’s Guide

A Labrador Overview

As you begin your journey towards dog ownership, you are likely to be confronted with more breeds than you ever thought were possible. The Labrador is currently the most popular dog in the United States, with good reason. Still, taking some time to understand what a Lab is and where they came from can help you determine if it is the right breed for you.

Children and Labradors Introduced
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Children and Labradors Introduced

Labradors are active, fun-loving, energetic dogs that, when under the influence of excellent dog training, can be a great family pet. Known for being good with children, it is not a natural tendency for any dog, even a Lab, to automatically be kind to small children. Introducing your dog to small children is a process that may take a little patience and time in a controlled environment where you can protect both your child and your Labrador from getting hurt.