Category: Dog Advice

Help Your Dog Handle Car-Caused Anxiety

Labrador Dog Sitting in Car

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 »

Introduce Your Beloved Newborn to Your Beloved Lab

Introduce Your 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

Help Train Your Lab 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

How to train your lab to run with you

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 »

Does Your Lab Get Sick When Traveling in the Car?

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 »