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The Best Leashes for your Labrador

One of the most important accessories you can have as a dog owner is a leash and collar. In most areas, they are required in public, and even at home, to ensure that your dog is well behaved. In many cases, Labradors are so well behaved that they don’t require a leash – but they… Read more »

Training for Duck Hunting

Labradors are naturally great hunting dogs. They have an innate ability to know what to do while they are out in a field, or on the water. For hundreds of generations, they have been bred to do just that. Even though they have some inherited hunting instincts, they still need to be trained on the… Read more »

Grooming Your Hunting Dog

Keeping your dog groomed isn’t just for the frilly lap dogs. Grooming is an essential part of owning a dog, even if your dog is a tough hunting dog. Think of your dog like you might think of your child. Of course they are going to go jump in the mud puddles after bath time,… Read more »

Bringing Your Dog Along

We love our dogs. They are treasured family members, our four-legged children, our companions, and our pals. And we love to take them wherever we go. Most dogs live for rides in the car, ears blowing in the wind, great smells to sniff.   But when taking your dog out to run errands, keep in… Read more »

Doggy Oral Health Tips

If you have ever gotten especially close to accept some well-deserved doggy kisses, then you have certainly experienced the unpleasant aroma of dog breath. As much as we love our dogs, you cannot deny the fact that dogs just have terrible breath. Between their carnivorous diets, their hunting duties, and their dirty chew toys, dogs… Read more »

Why Are Labs the Most Popular Breed In the US?

The Labrador is a longtime favorite dog breed for many obvious reasons. They have been welcomed as family pets, assistance dogs, hunting partners, detection dogs, and show dogs for hundreds of years. Because of their many amazing qualities, Labradors are the most popular breed of dog in America. Here’s why:   Personality Labs are one… Read more »

When To Start Puppy Training

In actuality, puppy training starts the moment they are born. A great breeder will be sure to handle the pups and give them plenty of human contact as soon as the mother allows. Exposing the puppies to people at a young age will ensure that they are friendly and obedient going forward. Often times, trainers… Read more »

Color Genetics of Labs

The Labrador is one of the most popular dog breeds in the U.S. Their ability to be highly trained makes them a great hunting or pointing dog. However, while they are considered to be the “All-American Dog,” not many realize how their coat colors come to be. Of course, they are determined genetically but how… Read more »

Training Your Hunting Puppy

Training a pointing Lab, or any hunting dog, is much like training any other dog, adapting them to future situations so they will respond in the way you want them to. Here’s what you’ll want to get them used to early and often.   Guns Simply training your puppy to be unafraid of gunfire is… Read more »