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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

Young couple sitting on a sofa with their Labrador retriever surrounded by moving boxes.

Tips for Adjusting Your Dog into a New Home

Moving is ruff. Dogs are creatures of habit and routine, and a change in environment can cause some understandable anxiety for them. As their owners, we must take the extra steps in the moving process to allow our dogs to get comfortable with this new life change. Here are a few tips for adjusting your… Read more »

A yellow Labrador Retriever standing proudly in the snow on a winter walk in the mountains.

4 Winter Activities Your Dog Will Love

As we begin to enter the chilliest months of the year, it’s easy to want to wrap ourselves up in a blanket and hibernate inside. Thinking of fun outdoor activities to do with your pup in the winter can be challenging but certainly not impossible. Here are four easy and creative ways to get you… Read more »