Labrador chewing on dental bone to maintain good oral health

Why Dog Dental Health is Important

As humans, brushing our teeth is part of our daily routine (hopefully). We go to the dentist a few times a year and floss as much as we remember to, so we can maintain our oral hygiene and fight tooth decay, but what about our furry friends? By age three, over 80% of dogs have some form… Read more »

champagne lab on a hunt

Preparing Your Dog for Hunting Season

As summer comes to an end, the fall season brings many things to look forward to, including gorgeous leaves, pumpkin spice, cozy bonfires, and hunting season. If you’re an experienced hunter, you’ve established your routine for getting back into the groove of the hunt, but if you head out to the field every year with… Read more »

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Top Tips for Hiking with Your Dog

Not only is hiking great exercise for you and your dog, but it’s a special way to bond with your pet while enjoying nature together! However, it is important to ensure your pup is prepared for their long, tiresome journey. Do you have all the necessary equipment your dog will need? Have you learned hiking… Read more »

Two little siblings petting a dog and sitting on grass in park

How Children Can Benefit from Having a Dog

It seems like it is a rite of passage to beg your parents for a puppy in your youth. Parents often immediately jump to all the added chores and financial obligations of owning a pet, but did you know that growing up with a dog can benefit a child’s physical and psychological development? Here are… Read more »

Portrait of golden labrador running forward in camera direction on a field in the summer park, looking at camera. Green grass and trees background

5 Ways to Keep Your Dog Safe in the Heat

As the summer heat rises and the time we spend in the sun increases, it’s important to take the proper precautions to remain safe from heat-related illnesses, not just for humans but for our pets too. As dog owners, it’s important to know your furry friend’s limits and take extra care of them in hot… Read more »

Labrador Retriever puppy chewing on dog toy to avoid chewing on home items

Tips on Pet-Proofing Your Home

At Lankas Labs, we know how exciting it can be to bring home a new puppy for the very first time. It is just the start of a great journey with your new best friend. However, it is important to understand that bringing home a Pointing Labrador puppy is something you need to prepare for. Here… Read more »

Labrador Retriever sitting in a field enjoying the spring weather

Spring Safety Tips for Your Dog

As we welcome the warmer weather and the longer days, it’s important to ensure our dogs stay safe in this new season. Spring is a beautiful time full of new life, but there are a few dangers associated with this time of year that can put the safety and health of your animal in jeopardy. … Read more »

Boxer puppy with a canine first-aid kit

How to Make a Canine First-Aid Kit

When it comes to your pup, you never know what mischief they might get themselves into. It is important always to be prepared for accidents or injuries at home or on the go. Creating your own canine first-aid kit can help you feel prepared and ready to keep your dog safe in any unprecedented situation…. Read more »

Puppy Labrador Retriever scratching fleas in the park

3 Ways to Protect Your Dog from Fleas and Ticks

With Spring right around the corner, it’s time to start preparing our pups for the invasion of pesky parasites. Fleas and ticks can be dangerous to our dogs and should be avoided at all costs. If you and your pup are hunting buddies or spend a lot of time walking and hiking through nature, you… Read more »