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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 »

How to Teach Your Dog Not to Lick

Here at Lankas Labs, we know your dog loves to lick sometimes—they do it the minute you wake up, the minute you get home from work, and the minute you’re about to sleep. And we know some of our Pointing Labradors are guilty of it, too. But not every dog owner enjoys a lick from their… Read more »

Does Your Lab Get Sick When Traveling in the Car?

Just like people, dogs can get carsick, too. It’s no fun for the pet, and no fun for the owner! But what do you do if your lab gets sick while traveling in the car? Read on for a few handy tips. First, know the symptoms Unlike people, dogs can’t ask you to pull over… Read more »

Common Mistakes Dog Owners Make

They say that a dog is man’s best friend, and here at Lankas Labs, we love our pups. We know you do, too! But are you guilty of some of the most common mistakes that dog owners make? Not thinking things through We know, puppies are adorable – but do you have the time and… Read more »

How to Get Rid of Dog Stench

As much as our labs mean to us, there’s no way around it – sometimes our faithful friends really stink. If you love your lab’s friendly personality, loyalty and playfulness, but hate the dog stench permeating your home, your car and your clothing, read on for a few handy tips for getting rid of pet… Read more »

Keep Dogs Safe During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is officially upon us, and it’s one of the most wonderful times of the year. As families and friends gather to celebrate, our dogs are often the life of the party! If you’re a dog owner, the holidays can present some unique challenges when it comes to protecting your dog from potential… Read more »

Why Dog Dental Health is Important

As humans, we typically get our teeth cleaned by our dentist several times each year. Sadly, many dogs don’t get their teeth cleaned by a professional at all during their lifetime. Dental care for dogs is a vital part of their overall health and it should be a focus of caring for your pet. Dog… Read more »