Archive for February, 2012

Training Labrador Retrievers with Positive Reinforcement
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Training Labrador Retrievers with Positive Reinforcement

Labrador dogs are among the easiest dogs to train due to their high level of intelligence. However, training Labrador retrievers appropriately requires you to use methods that will help them to grasp the concepts you are trying to teach. Dogs naturally want to please the leader of the pack. When you become a dog owner, […]

Curbing Bad Behaviors in Labrador Dogs
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Curbing Bad Behaviors in Labrador Dogs

Labrador dogs are easy to train due to their high levels of intelligence. However, they can sometimes establish undesirable habits that you want to get rid of. When this happens, you need to work with your dog to stop these habits early so your dog learns that these behaviors are unacceptable. If you take the […]

Jobs a Labrador Retriever Can Do
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Jobs a Labrador Retriever Can Do

The Labrador retriever belongs to the working breed of dogs for good reason. They are strong, intelligent and easy to train. They also get along well with people, which make them an excellent partner for a human. While most people get this breed of dog as a family pet, this breed can also be put […]

Care Responsibilities for a Black Labrador
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Care Responsibilities for a Black Labrador

If you are thinking of getting a black Labrador as a family pet, you need to understand the ways your life will change, not only when the dog is a puppy, but later on in its life. Taking on the responsibility of a dog means making sure that you have the means to care for […]

Training Labrador Retrievers: Which Commands Should You Teach
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Training Labrador Retrievers: Which Commands Should You Teach

Training Labrador retrievers is often easy for anyone to do because of their level of intelligence. With a little work, motivation and patience, you will have your dog obeying simple commands before you know it. Knowing which simple commands your dog should know and a general idea of how to teach the commands will help […]

Crate Training Puppies: When to Use the Crate
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Crate Training Puppies: When to Use the Crate

Puppies, including Labrador puppies, can be rambunctious and wild, especially if left unattended for a period of time. Crate training puppies can help alleviate this problem. However, you must understand which types of situations are appropriate for crate use and which ones aren’t. Your dog should see the crate as a safe place to be […]