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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 […]

Rescue Labradors and Emotional Issues
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Rescue Labradors and Emotional Issues

A Labrador rescue is a fantastic companion for an adopting family. They are loving, caring and faithful pets who will show their gratitude in a variety of endearing ways. Unfortunately, many of these Labradors come from abusive homes or traumatic situations and can show the signs of emotional distress. Some of these signs can be behavioral issues […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Puppy-Proof Your Home: Labradors & Families
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Puppy-Proof Your Home: Labradors & Families

Labrador puppies are notoriously cute and are widely known for being a great family pet. Even though the Labrador breed is highly intelligent, all puppies need a bit of training before they can be the best pet for you and your family. Labradors and families need to work together to make a perfect home environment. […]

Disabled Dog? Your Labrador is Still Trainable!
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Disabled Dog? Your Labrador is Still Trainable!

Across the world, there are more and more dogs. Statistically speaking, this means disabled dogs are on the rise and it is becoming more likely that you may end up with one of these lovable labs as your pet. Don’t worry, though! There are plenty of options for disabled Labrador training available to you. The […]

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Perfect Pets and Sometimes Problems

Like every pet, Labradors are prone to specific health problems – most notably hip dysplasia. This disorder causes the hip joint to malform and can range from mild cases to very severe. The worst cases require treatment and often surgery. Many dogs from this breed also suffer from one or two eye disorders, and epilepsy can be a problem for many.