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Housebreaking Your Labrador Puppy
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Housebreaking Your Labrador Puppy

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 […]

What to Expect When You Rescue a Labrador Retriever
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What to Expect When You Rescue a Labrador Retriever

Finding the answers to these questions will help you avoid difficulty in navigating the process of adopting your Labrador. Labrador Retriever rescues come from most of the same sources as any other dogs. They are usually the result of random breeding, puppy mills and purebred show dogs. The Labrador breeder’s purebred puppy that was sold […]

Why Labradors Make Such Great Family Pets
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Why Labradors Make Such Great Family Pets

If you have children and you are looking for a puppy to have as a family pet, Labradors and families are a known perfect match. Labradors make great pets for families with children and are one of the most popular dogs for families to buy and rescue. A lot of their popularity comes from being […]

Tips for Calming Hyperactive Labradors
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Tips for Calming Hyperactive Labradors

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 […]

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 […]

Labrador Retriever “Stages”
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Labrador Retriever “Stages”

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. […]

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 […]

Children and Labradors Introduced
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Children and Labradors Introduced

Labradors are active, fun-loving, energetic dogs that, when under the influence of excellent dog training, can be a great family pet. Known for being good with children, it is not a natural tendency for any dog, even a Lab, to automatically be kind to small children. Introducing your dog to small children is a process that may take a little patience and time in a controlled environment where you can protect both your child and your Labrador from getting hurt.

Picky or Not, Good Food Is Best
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Picky or Not, Good Food Is Best

A Labrador dog, like all breeds, eats dog food, and you want to be sure that you feed her the dog food that maximizes her optimum health. You may want to feed your puppy twice a day, once in the morning and again in the evening, but be sure not to overfeed! Labs are happy, fun-loving, energetic dogs with a high metabolism, and some dogs will eat even when they are not hungry. This can make your Labrador sick, so patiently watch how much she eats and consider her behavior to determine exactly how much to feed her

No Trauma, No Drama:  Spay or Neuter Your Labrador
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No Trauma, No Drama: Spay or Neuter Your Labrador

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 to […]