Archive for January, 2012

Choosing Between the Available Labrador Dogs
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Choosing Between the Available Labrador Dogs

When you go to pick out your dog, the Labrador dogs you will have to choose from will each have a different personality. Choosing the right one for your home and family situation can be difficult, especially if you have a lot of choices. However, it is important that you find a dog that will […]

Choosing the Right Labrador Retriever Name
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Choosing the Right Labrador Retriever Name

Choosing just the right name for your Labrador retriever can be difficult. If you get an older dog from a rescue, it may already come with a name. However, just because it came with a name doesn’t mean you have to keep it. Whether the dog came with a name or didn’t have one at […]

The Benefits of Labrador Retriever Puppy Training
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The Benefits of Labrador Retriever Puppy Training

Whether you seek professional help with your Labrador retriever puppy training or you decide to do it yourself, it is an important element of dog ownership. Some parts of training your puppy are unnecessary, but others are required for a well-mannered dog. As you consider which types of training you want for your dog, you […]

What You Need to Know About the Black Labrador Retriever
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What You Need to Know About the Black Labrador Retriever

The black Labrador retriever was the first version of the Labrador when you look at the history of the breed. Over the years, the other two primary colors – yellow and chocolate – developed. The black version of the dog continues to be one of the most sought after colors. There is no difference between […]

The Temperament of the Labrador Retriever
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The Temperament of the Labrador Retriever

One of the biggest draws to owning a Labrador retriever is their temperament. The breed is well known as a family-friendly dog because of the traits the breed carries. While you can never be completely sure of the personality or temperament of an individual dog, knowing the overall temperament of a breed can help you […]

Training Labrador Retrievers as Guide Dogs
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Training Labrador Retrievers as Guide Dogs

As you have gone about your daily errands, you may have seen a service dog, helping someone who is blind or sticking by a child that experience seizures. Labrador dogs are among the most frequently used in this position because of their temperament and intelligence. Through training, Labrador retrievers learn how to help someone who […]

Reasons to Use a Labrador Retriever Rescue to Find a Pet
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Reasons to Use a Labrador Retriever Rescue to Find a Pet

Once you decide that a Labrador retriever is the type of dog you want for you home, you need to find one. You could look in the newspaper or online classified ads to find someone local who happens to have a litter of pups. However, you can’t be sure of the quality of the parents. […]

A Brief History of Labrador Dogs
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A Brief History of Labrador Dogs

Like many other breeds of dogs, Labrador dogs have a history. They weren’t always in existence until certain breeds were crossbred to create them. With the Labrador retriever, their origins lie in Newfoundland, Canada. The primary breed that later became the Labrador is known as the St. John’s dog. These dogs trace back to England, […]

The Importance of Color in Labrador Retriever Dogs
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The Importance of Color in Labrador Retriever Dogs

Labrador retriever dogs can come in a wide range of colors. While the American Kennel Club, or AKC, only officially recognizes some colors, there are actually more than just the three most well-known colors for this breed of dogs. Besides the common yellow, black and chocolate Labradors, you can find variations of colors and even […]

How to Crate Train Puppies
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How to Crate Train Labrador Puppies

When it comes to crate training puppies, it is important to start as soon as possible. Labrador puppies learn quickly when they are young and many of the habits they develop in their early life will carry through the rest of their lives. This is why it is important to implement any training you want […]