Category: Labradors & Families

Learn the difference between the American an English Lab to choose the right dog for you.
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English Labrador vs American Labrador

There are two types of Labrador retrievers you can find from AKC breeders: the English Labrador and the American Labrador. While they are both Labs, there are distinct differences in their body type, as well as the personalities. Understanding the difference will help you choose the right breed for your family. American Labrador The American […]

Start training your Labrador puppy as early as possible for the best results.
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Training Your Labrador Retriever Puppies

Training Labrador retriever puppies right away is the best way to ensure you have an obedient adult dog. The biggest mistake any owner of a Lab could make is to avoid training, thinking the puppy is just too young. There is no such thing as too young, although it is never too late to start […]

AKC bred Labrador Retrievers meet certain color and physical characteristics.
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The American Kennel Club Labrador Retriever

According to the American Kennel Club, the Labrador retriever is the most popular dog breed in the United States. This does not come as a surprise due to the loyal and loving nature of the Lab that makes it an excellent family dog, as well as a great hunting dog, giving you many uses for […]

A long ride in the car requires preparation for your Labrador.
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Travel Safety for Your Labrador

Whether you are bringing your new puppy home for the first time or you are taking your Labrador retriever on vacation with you, you need to know how to keep your pet safe. When you transport your dog in a vehicle, it is important to make sure he is comfortable and safe for the entire […]

Labrador retrievers and babies can get along.
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Getting Your Labrador Retriever Ready for Baby

Many people start their families by getting a dog before adding a baby to the mix. This often means that the dog becomes used to being the “baby” itself. Even if you have older children when you get the dog, a baby is a whole new ballgame for your dog. Therefore, it is important to […]

Taking your Labrador retriever on vacation can be fun for everyone.
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Preparing for Summer Vacation with a Labrador Retriever

Dog ownership is a full-time job. It is actually quite similar to having kids of your own because you can’t just leave them to do whatever you want, especially if you are going to be gone for a long period of time. However, this doesn’t mean you have to stay home all the time and […]

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Labrador Training

Training your Labrador to become a member of your family doesn’t have to be difficult. Following a few simple steps of Labrador training can help the process be a smooth one for you and your pet. If you have a Labrador puppy, start the process of Labrador training at the beginning to establish the rules […]

Families and Labradors
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Families and Labradors

Labradors are known as a gentle, loyal and tolerant breed that make them an ideal choice for families. Families and Labradors go together well because Labradors are generally patient with children and tolerant to a loud or busy household. Parents of young children often choose the Labrador breed because they have heard from other families […]

Rescue Labradors and Emotional Issues
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Rescue Labradors and Emotional Issues

A Labrador rescue is a fantastic companion for an adopting family. They are loving, caring and faithful pets who will show their gratitude in a variety of endearing ways. Unfortunately, many of these Labradors come from abusive homes or traumatic situations and can show the signs of emotional distress. Some of these signs can be behavioral issues […]

Family Time? Include Your Labrador Retriever!
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Family Time? Include Your Labrador Retriever!

Quality time spent with your family is hard to come by these days. With conflicting schedules and after-school activities, it can be difficult to work in a few hours of healthy interaction with your loved ones. When you do find the time, make sure to include your loving Labrador in your plans. It’s not difficult […]