Housebreaking your new Labrador puppy is a lot easier than it may seem. Because of their high intelligence and eager-to-please attitude, Labrador Retriever training is less frustrating than you would think. Below are some tips that will make housebreaking your Labrador faster and easier.
Take your puppy outside after he eats and drinks. If you’re also crate [...]
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 [...]
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 puppies are notoriously cute and are widely known for being a great family pet. Even though the Labrador breed is highly intelligent, all puppies need a bit of training before they can be the best pet for you and your family. Labradors and families need to work together to make a perfect home environment. [...]
Across the world, there are more and more dogs. Statistically speaking, this means disabled dogs are on the rise and it is becoming more likely that you may end up with one of these lovable labs as your pet. Don’t worry, though! There are plenty of options for disabled Labrador training available to you.
The ability [...]
Spaying or neutering your Labrador puppy is a good idea, even though you may have come across or heard by word of mouth several myths associated with the act. It’s usually best for Labrador health to spay or neuter your dog when she is still a puppy, when she is more resilient and tend [...]
Nobody wants to eat off of a dirty plate, and although dogs generally have a cultural reputation around the world for being “unclean,” that certainly is not true about Labradors! You want to pay attention and be considerate, think about your lab’s health, and use clean dog dishes when you serve your dog her daily entrée of dog food. Using unclean dog dishes for food and water is not only hard to look at, they can actually be dangerous for your pet.