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Understanding Why Some Dogs Lick Their Paws

If your dog spends a lot of time licking their paws, it is usually not cause for concern; however, when the licking becomes obsessive, a trip to the vet or a home remedy might be in order. Lankas Labs has highlighted some common reasons why some dogs lick their paws and how you can help… Read more »

How to Know When It’s Time to Euthanize Your Dog

Saying goodbye to a lifelong friend of the furry kind might be one of the hardest things you’ll ever have to do. So it’s no wonder why most, if not all, of us want to extend the lives of our beloved dogs even when it seems the end might be inevitable. In some cases, though,… Read more »

Help Your Dog Handle Car-Caused Anxiety

When we think of dogs riding in cars, we often have an image of a dog (especially labs) hanging out the passenger seats, tongue out with their tail wagging, right? However, not all dogs are ready to embrace vehicles and many dogs suffer from car-caused anxiety that can be helped. Many dogs get into the… Read more »

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…. Read more »

How You and Your Dog Can Get Fit Together

Dog owners don’t have to be told twice: having a pup is a workout. It’s no surprise then that dog owners are statistically more healthy than non-dog-owners and are more likely to work out. We’re out of the house more and walk every day. Labradors owners are often known to be especially active, caring for… Read more »

Introduce Your Beloved Newborn to Your Beloved Lab

Our Labradors are treasured family members, and without a doubt, they know it. That means when something (or should we say someone!) new is introduced into the mix, your dog might become confused and stressed. There is nothing like bringing home your much-anticipated newborn but doing so with a Labrador at home requires special preparations…. Read more »

How to Help Your Lab Learn to Greet Guests

It isn’t uncommon for dogs to struggle handling visitors that show up at their homes, especially when they are young. Dogs often get entirely too excited, and in some cases, they can even get aggressive if they consider the visitor a “threat. To help ensure that your guests feel welcome, you should take the time… Read more »

How Your Children Can Play With Your Dog Safely

One of the best things about Labradors is that they’re great with the whole family. They’re kind, loving, and always like to have fun. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t teach your children how to play safely with your dog. Child safety and supervision is essential with any dog around, no matter what breed. Here… Read more »

Tips for Running With Your Lab

One of the best things about owning a Labrador is taking them outside on a beautiful day. They’re such happy dogs, who love to play games, and chase after balls. They also make for fantastic running companions. But running with your lab doesn’t happen overnight—you’ll have to take a number of things into consideration before… Read more »