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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 […]

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 […]

Black Labs and Yellow Labs have many different characteristics.
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Purebred Black Lab versus Purebred Yellow Lab

If you are shopping for a Labrador for your family, you most likely have come across blonde Lab puppies and black Labrador retriever puppies. They are the two most common types of Labrador retrievers. There is also a third type – the chocolate lab, but the majority of families choose between the yellow Lab and […]

The Importance of Elevated Feeders for Labrador Retrievers
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The Importance of Elevated Feeders for Labrador Retrievers

If you have never heard of elevated feeders or raised bowls for dogs, it is worth learning more about them and the benefits they can provide for Labrador Retrievers. Because most Labs are tall, they are forced to lean down quite a distance to reach their food or water if the bowl is on the […]

Labrador Retriever Dogs Make Great Companion Pets
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Labrador Retriever Dogs Make Great Companion Pets

Labrador retriever dogs are a good choice for anyone who is looking for a companion. Whether you have a larger family with small children, you live alone or you have other pets, the Labrador retriever is a versatile dog. Because of their characteristics, the breed is generally able to adapt to many different situations, making […]

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, […]

Skin Disorders in Labradors: Labrador Health
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Skin Disorders in Labradors: Labrador Health

Skin diseases and disorders in Labrador health are upsetting for both pet and human. They can be itchy, uncomfortable and even painful for your dog and can be unsightly and contagious to other pets or even people. Since Labradors are notorious for having somewhat sensitive skin, it is best to check your Labrador for the signs […]

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 […]

Active Labrador Retrievers and Family Playtime
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Active Labrador Retrievers and Family Playtime

As you’ve probably discovered by now, Labradors are a very playful breed of dog. They have endless energy in their earlier years, allowing hours of playtime for you and your Labrador. If you find that you are beginning to run out of idea on how to entertain your pet, you can use the activities below […]

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 […]