Tag: "Black Labradors"

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 […]

What You Need to Know About the Black Labrador Retriever
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What You Need to Know About the Black Labrador Retriever

The black Labrador retriever was the first version of the Labrador when you look at the history of the breed. Over the years, the other two primary colors – yellow and chocolate – developed. The black version of the dog continues to be one of the most sought after colors. There is no difference between […]

Jessie & Sam...The House Labradors
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Jessie Undergoes TPLO Surgery 1:30 CST Today

Follow Jessie’s progress on ClubLabrador.com Before I even had time to write the article about how Jessie tore her CCL, and how we picked the surgeon, or how scared we were when it happened, I could go on and on, the journey is starting. A quick recap…. The Players Jessie (female Labrador Retriever), is one […]

What To Do If Your Labrador Gets Injured
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What To Do If Your Labrador Gets Injured

One of the scariest aspects of Labrador health is when they seriously injure themselves. There are several simple ways your dogs might harm themselves, from getting hit by a car to tearing a ligament in their leg. While keeping your pet safe is always on the forefront of your mind when it comes to pet […]

The Fun and Versatile Black Labrador Retriever
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The Fun and Versatile Black Labrador Retriever

While you are in the process of picking the perfect puppy for your home, you will be confronted with hundreds of breeds to choose from. More and more Americans are turning to the Labrador Retriever to complete their family. Labs are, in general, fun and affectionate dogs, making them ideal for families. Choosing what type of Labrador to purchase is the next step – and the Black Lab is one of the best of the breed.

Not the End of the World
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Labradors: Pimples! Ugh!

While your Labrador isn’t likely worried about looking ‘hot’ on a first date, as a Labrador owner, you should be aware that they suffer from an ailment that often gives humans fits – acne.  Yup, your favorite pup can get zits on their chin and lower jaw area.  Instead of being red and inflamed like […]

Oh my goodness...
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Perfect Pets and Sometimes Problems

Like every pet, Labradors are prone to specific health problems – most notably hip dysplasia. This disorder causes the hip joint to malform and can range from mild cases to very severe. The worst cases require treatment and often surgery. Many dogs from this breed also suffer from one or two eye disorders, and epilepsy can be a problem for many.

Real Buddy System!
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Labradors Like Springtime Exercise!

Finding time to go running out in the springtime air is great for anyone’s disposition, but it will do wonders for your Labrador Retriever. Being cooped up after drastically cold winter weather will sometimes drive any animal, or human for that matter, batty, and the exercise is great for both of you.

They All Want Love
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Rescue A Lab: Change Your Life

One of the hardest things in the word to look at is a Labrador retriever that is in pain from having been abused. You automatically want to help the dog—or dogs—no matter what, just as anyone would.

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Learn how you can help and read up on the breed; knowledge will help you in a number of ways. First, you will find out that there is so much to love about the lab in the first place. Discovering more information about lab rescues will be something that you will find very satisfying, and there is quite a bit of information on rescue of not only this special breed, but just about every other breed out there. Quite often it is up to the Humane Society or local animal cruelty prevention society to take care of rescuing animals of all types from abusive owners. That is not always the case, though.

Other rescue groups do exist in a number of areas specifically for the purpose of Labrador rescue. On our website, you’ll find a list of several different websites—some are very localized, others are national. One is even a Canadian website.

Labradors As Assistance Dogs
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Labradors As Assistance Dogs

Your Labrador was born to work, being a sporting breed that loves the water and loves to run. Given their unique coats that shed water and their tails that move a large amount of water, their swimming abilities have made them a favorite working hunting dog since the 19th century.