Tag: "Labrador Training"

Labrador retrievers make great bomb sniffing dogs.
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Labrador Retrievers Make Great Bomb Sniffing Dogs

Dogs have long been used to detect illegal substances, including bombs. When it comes to choosing the type of dog for these tasks, Labrador retrievers seem to always be at the top of the list. Even though these dogs are considered to be sporting dogs, many of those characteristics that make them great sporting dogs […]

Training your Labrador to walk well on a leash works to your advantage.
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How to Train Your Labrador to Walk with You

When you get your Labrador puppy, you are probably so excited, you don’t realize how much training is involved. You see all the other people in your neighborhood, taking a walk with their dogs who walk nicely next to them. However, when you put a collar and leash on your new puppy, you find that […]

You can train your Labrador to do anything if you do it correctly.
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Five Mistakes to Avoid When Training Your Labrador

When you are training your Labrador, it is important to know exactly what you are doing. Even though Labradors are among the easiest types of dogs to train, your dog may be more difficult to train if you make these common mistakes. If you know what can cause problems when you are trying to train […]

Training Labrador retrievers often takes positive reinforcement.
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The Most Effective Methods for Training Labrador Retrievers

You have probably heard that Labrador retrievers are one of the easiest dog breeds to train. However, you need to know what you are doing to be successful. This includes understanding what the best methods for training Labrador retrievers are and which tricks and skills are the best to teach will help ensure your success. As […]

Training Labrador Retrievers with Positive Reinforcement
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Training Labrador Retrievers with Positive Reinforcement

Labrador dogs are among the easiest dogs to train due to their high level of intelligence. However, training Labrador retrievers appropriately requires you to use methods that will help them to grasp the concepts you are trying to teach. Dogs naturally want to please the leader of the pack. When you become a dog owner, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Abandonment Issues in Rescue Labradors
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Abandonment Issues in Rescue Labradors

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 […]