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The Love of a Lab

The Love of a Lab

The Love of a Lab

Friendly. Loyal. Affectionate. The list of wonderful traits possessed by America’s #1 dog goes on and on. Given the Lab’s good looks, trainability, and devotion, is it any wonder that there are millions of happy Lab owners in the United States? In The Love of a Lab, Jim Dratfield’s beautiful photographs, combined with witty, insightful, and poignant quotes, capture the many reasons people feel the way they do about these cherished companions. Like Dratfield’s previous books, Pug Shots, and Day of the Dachshund, this is sure to become a classic gift book for Lab owners and dog lovers everywhere.

 

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Choosing a Labrador Retriever

Are you thinking of choosing a labrador retriever for your or your family. There are a number of things you should take into consideration before you rush out and bring a labrador retriever home. A labrador retriever is a high energy dog that requires training, daily exercise and understanding. They are extremely loyal and friendly dogs but without proper training and exercise they can be a handful. We retrieved this article for you that goes over some points you should consider before bringing a labrador retriever home.

Labrador Retrievers – Choosing a Labrador Retriever
Friendly, loving and very playful, the Labrador retriever has become one of the most popular breeds in the United States. Historically, this large “sporting” breed has been used to hunt and retrieve birds and only recently has the dog become known as a …
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Puppies first time swim

The aww factor is off the chart on this one we found on social media. Remember the first time your labrador retriever found water and had their first time swim? We do and it was natural.

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Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month by Month,

Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month by Month, 2nd Edition: Everything you need to know at each stage to ensure your cute & playful puppy gr“Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month-by-Month” provides new puppy owners with everything you need to know and do at each stage of development to make sure your playful, energetic puppy grows into a happy, healthy, and well-adjusted companion. Expert authors Terry Albert, vet Deb Eldredge, and breeder Joanne Olivier team up to cover all the questions new owners tend to have and may not think to ask, including: What to ask the breeder before bringing your puppy home. Which vaccinations your puppy needs and when to get them. How to make potty training as smooth (and quick) as possible. What do to when your puppy cries at night. Why and how to crate train your puppy. When socialization should happen and how to make sure it does. When your puppy is ready to learn basic commands-like Sit, Stay, and Come-and the best way to teach them. When and how to go about leash training. How much exercise your puppy needs to stay physically and mentally healthy. What, how much, and when to feed your puppy to give him the nutrition he needs without the extra weight he doesn’t. When your puppy is ready for obedience training and how to make sure it works. How and how often to bath your puppy, brush his coat, clip his nails, and brush his teeth. How to know what requires a trip to the vet and what doesn’t. What causes problem behaviors, when to expect them, and how to correct them.

Your Labrador Retriever Puppy Month by Month

 

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Labrador Retriever Photo of the Day

This is my dog Georgia who came downstairs to sit with me and had yogurt on her nose. Why she didn’t lick it off is beyond me but it did afford an opp for a great labrador retriever photo.

The Labrador Retriever Chat Board has an amazing collection of labrador retriever photos of dogs and puppies.

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About Dog Breeds: Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever
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About Dog Breeds: Labrador Retriever
Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds in the United States. There are two types of Labrador Retrievers—English and American. The English bred Labradors are usually heavier, thicker, and stockier than the American bred Labradors.
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Labrador Retriever Training Tips
The Labrador retriever training tips covered in the following article will help you learn some rudimentary dog obedience instructions that will help you control your lab puppy. One of the best family dogs are Labrador retrievers. Once upon a time, they …
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Labrador Retriever Chat Board Photos

If you like labrador retriever photos then join us a the labrador retriever chat board and forums. We have lots of puppy photos too. Stop by our community and share your dog photos and stories.


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Dogs and their Non- Dog Friends

Does your dog have any non-dog friends? It’s always cute to see a dog and cat getting on together as friends. Building off the elephant post below we thought we would share a few random dog and buddy photos.

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Labrador Retriever Feeding

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Best Friends Black Lab and Elephant

They sure seem like odd friends but if you watch the video and look at the photos this black labrador retriever and elephant look like the best of friends. Both would have a natural love for the water and that would be a big point in their friendship.

We came across these photos when we were searching for more information on this pair.

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