If you are looking to add in a dog to your home and family, you should make sure that your future pet will able to interact well with children. It should be patient and gentle by nature. Labradors and families have been proven a great match through the test of time. They are the most sought-after […]
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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. […]
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 […]
Because Labradors have a specific chemical makeup, what you feed your dog can increase the lifespan and the quality of life of your beloved pet. When choosing a food, the amount of protein, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals are very important. It is also a good idea to look for dog foods with salmon oil, flax oil and canola oil, all which are great sources of omega 3. These essential fats will optimize the nutritional value of any food, and contribute to healthy skin and a healthy coat. If you are feeding your lab a well balanced dog food, it should cover all their nutritional needs, and extra vitamins and supplements should only be needed in specific situations.
Golden Retrievers tend to be a bit heavier in average weight than Labrador Retrievers. This is because the Golden Retriever is not known for being as energetic as a Labrador. Golden Retrievers are also much more likely to become overweight, due to their lower activity level. A Labrador Retriever’s average mature height is slightly higher than the Golden Retriever, due to a slightly different bone structure. Labrador Retrievers tend to have a more athletic build than Golden Retrievers, having a slightly higher average percentage of muscle mass.