Category: Dog obedience training

Training a Labrador retriever requires a lot of patience and work.
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Labrador Retriever Training May Require Assistance

  When you decide that a Labrador retriever is the best dog for you and your family, you need to prepare yourself for bringing your new pet home. This means you need to do your research on the breed so you know what to expect. One of the most important parts of dog ownership is […]

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 […]

Labrador Retrievers and Neighbors
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Labrador Retrievers and Neighbors

When your neighbor knocks on your door at 9 PM at night, a lot of things go through your mind. I answered the door with my two labs in tow, barking, and carrying on. While they are fairly obedient, they have been known to forget themselves for a minute or two, especially the seven month […]

Puppy Training: The Labrador Way
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Puppy Training: The Labrador Way

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 […]

Should You Crate Train Your Labrador?
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Should You Crate Train Your Labrador?

One of the more controversial aspects of Labrador training is whether or not to use crate training. While your dog is perfectly okay with sitting at your feet while you are at home, they may misbehave or get into something dangerous while you’re away or sleeping. Instead of giving them the option, you can always […]

Labrador Training: Patience and Consistency Rule The Day
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Labrador Training: Patience and Consistency Rule The Day

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.

Labs from a local Labrador Rescue
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Adopting a Labrador in Need of a Loving Home

If you are looking for a new dog to add to your family, consider adopting a Labrador that has been rescued and is looking for a new home.We all know that puppies are soft and cuddly but they do turn into a adult dogs. Here are some good points to consider when it comes to choosing a puppy verses an older dog.

Labradors love to please their owners
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How to Teach a Labrador Retriever New Tricks


Your Labrador retriever is smart and wants to learn tricks, if for no other reason than to please you. Happy, well-adjusted dogs are the ones who are allowed playtime, romping, running, games and learning to keep their minds and bodies agile. A bored dog will exhibit signs by digging, chewing, wandering off or barking incessantly. It will help everyone in your family, especially your Lab, if you take the time to train them, discipline them and love them in equal measures.