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All Things Labrador

Chocolate, Black, Yellow, and more! There are so many different kinds of Labrador Retrievers in the world to adore. This popular breed has been depicted for years in pop culture as the ideal family dog, and tons of American families currently own a Labrador. Labs are known for being very playful, loving, loyal and energetic dogs. The breed is classified as a sporting dog breed and they are commonly used to hunt. Like all dogs, labs have a keen sense of smell. They also have a very specific pointing stance they take while hunting. These attributes and more make labs...

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Tips to Introduce Your Dog to Your New Baby

Congratulations! You’ve just welcomed your bundle of joy and it is officially time to bring your newest family member home from the hospital. Life is about to change big time for your family, including your dog. It is important that you take the proper steps to introduce your baby to your fur child so things can go off without a hitch. Read on to learn what steps we recommend. Introduce Your Baby’s Scent to Your Dog Bring an article of clothing or a baby blanket back from the hospital so your dog can get acclimated to your baby’s scent. Make...

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The Best and Worst Foods to Feed Your Dog

If you’re like us, your dog is your absolute best friend. You two do everything together; from working out to watching movies. These activities are great ways for you to cultivate a deeper bond with your furry friend, but one thing you definitely shouldn’t do together is eat the same foods. It is imperative that dogs stick to the specific diets formulated for their bodies. Read on as we uncover the foods that can be consumed by dogs followed by an off-limits list. Please share this information with fellow dog lovers to get the word out.    Foods Your Dog...

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Tips for the Dog Days of Summer

It’s that time of the year we all love, yet at the same time all struggle with: summer time! We bask in the ideas of being carefree like we were as kids during this season. With trips to the beach, the park and longer but hotter days, there are endless opportunities to be outside soaking up as much Vitamin D as possible.  However, for us dog owners, it can be a trying time to keep our furry friends hydrated, cooled off, and properly exercised in the blistering heat. While it’s easy for us to start sweating by simply walking to...

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Best and Worst Chew Toys for Your Labrador Retriever

Labrador retrievers are known for being the epitome of the perfect family dog. This well-known breed is consistently praised for having loyal, compassionate and friendly demeanors. Your Labrador is sure to bring you a lifetime of love, happiness and fun. Below we are going to share the best chew toys for your furry friend; read on to see what we recommend. Since they are known for being highly intelligent animals, it is important for them to receive enough play time and to have multiple different toys. A variety of toys will keep them entertained throughout the day, whereas sticking to...

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How to Choose the Best Chew Toy for Puppies

Choosing a toy for your brand new puppy can be tough! There are so many options and since it’s their first, you’re not quite sure what he or she will take to yet. Before you buy a ton, we want to let you in on our favorite type of toy for new teething puppies: rope toys! What’s a Rope Toy? These types of chew toys are quite popular in the puppy toy market. They come in a variety of colors, styles, lengths and shapes and are extremely durable and long lasting, which are both great qualities in new puppy toys....

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Why Puppy Training is Vital for a Happy Life

So far, we’ve shared many techniques for how you can train your new puppy, but we wanted to delve a little deeper into the reasons why it is so important to train your dog. Many people become overwhelmed after they get a new puppy and realize it is a lot more work than they originally thought it would be. Just like with childrearing, you truly get out the effort that you put in. Trust us when we say the outcome of an obedient dog is so worth the time and energy put into training as it has the power to...

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Essential Limits & House Rules for Your New Dog

Puppy training involves many parts like potty training or commands that we’ve previously discussed. To make sure you’re an expert on all things puppy, we’re going over another very important entity of training: limits & house rules! These are very important to establish soon after bringing the puppy home and take a lot of. Bad habits aren’t easy to break once they’re formed, which is why teaching your dog young is extremely valuable to forming a good relationship between pet and owner. Read on to learn the steps to implement limits and house rules for your new best friend.  ...

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