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You can help curb your Labrador's messy drinking habits.
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How to Keep Your Labrador’s Drinking Area Clean

Anyone who has a Labrador retriever knows how messy they can be when it comes to the way they drink water. If you don’t watch where you are going, you can find yourself stepping in a slobbery mess. Not only can this be bothersome, it can also cause you to slip and fall, resulting in […]

Keep your lab happy by playing with him.
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Keeping Your Labrador Happy

As with any relationship, your relationship with your Labrador works two ways. While dogs are a man’s best friend, it is important to show your dog you do love him and care about his well-being; a true relationship doesn’t just happen naturally. When you show your dog just how much you care in ways dogs […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Labradors: Summer and Heartworms
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Labradors: Summer and Heartworms

The heat of summer can bring out the worst in a lot of things, especially within nature. Mosquitoes begin to swarm and their larvae lie waiting in pools of standing water. With your Labrador being outside, the chances of it contracting heartworms skyrocket in the summer months causing a huge risk in Labrador health. Heartworms are very […]