As you’ve probably discovered by now, Labradors are a very playful breed of dog. They have endless energy in their earlier years, allowing hours of playtime for you and your Labrador. If you find that you are beginning to run out of idea on how to entertain your pet, you can use the activities below [...]
One of the most common maladies in Labrador health is a ruptured cruciate ligament (ACL). This occurs when the ligament is torn and the joint between becomes unstable. At this point, the femur and tibia can move back and forth across each other causing severe discomfort.
The ACL is commonly torn when your Labrador twists on [...]
Hyperactivity is a common complaint among young Labrador owners. Labradors are often accused of being hyperactive when they are truly just dogs that have high energy without enough outlets for it. Hunting was the original function of Labrador Retrievers. The average hunting Labrador would cover several miles in pursuit of game so a high energy [...]
Training your Labrador puppy is a gratifying and rewarding experience for both you and your puppy. The brain capacity and love of humans that the Labrador has makes them a very trainable dog. Labrador puppies are gifted students who are eager to please. During puppy training, Labradors are always the head of the class.
Although it is never too late [...]
Labrador rescue can be one of the most rewarding and fulfilling things in the world. Adopted Labradors are forever grateful and offer a close companion to the family that saved their life. As with any rescue animal, though, your new pet may come to you with a little anxiety about being alone.
If you notice that [...]
The heat of summer can bring out the worst in a lot of things, especially within nature. Mosquitoes begin to swarm and their larvae lie waiting in pools of standing water. With your Labrador being outside, the chances of it contracting heartworms skyrocket in the summer months causing a huge risk in Labrador health.
Heartworms are very dangerous [...]
If you are looking to add in a dog to your home and family, you should make sure that your future pet will able to interact well with children. It should be patient and gentle by nature. Labradors and families have been proven a great match through the test of time. They are the most sought-after [...]
Congratulations on entering the active Labrador world! Since you’re new to this conquest, you may be wondering when your Labrador puppy will finally calm down. Labradors are very sociable dogs with a great deal of enthusiasm and energy. That is why it is important for this breed to get plenty of exercise and human interaction. [...]