Category: Labrador Retriever Breed

Labs as Working Dogs

Labs as Working Dogs

Over time society has learned that dogs make not only loyal, lovable companions, but also intelligent and hardworking employees! While dogs ultimately want to come home at night to cuddle and play with their favorite humans, they do have excellent traits and instincts that make them incredible members of the working world. In fact, many… 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 »

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 »

Labs Stay Top Dog for a Quarter Century

Fox Red Lab

We have some good news for lab-lovers out there: according to the American Kennel Club, the Labrador retriever has once again been named America’s most popular dog! This adorable breed has been rated top dog in the United States for 25 consecutive years, which is longer than any other breed! Generations of pup lovers have… Read more »

Keep your dog Active Through Winter Months

The fall can be your dog’s favorite time of year; it’s cool enough for them to run and play without overheating. But on the same token, it’s not quite frigid enough for them to freeze. But those colder months are coming and preparing for your dog’s indoor exercise options are monumental.   The colder months… Read more »

Training your Lab to Hunt

A lot of times people who go out and hunt any type of game will enjoy doing so on their own. Nothing better than being out in the wilderness on your own, listening to the calming sounds of nature while trying to bag a deer for dinner. However, there are some hunters who enjoy doing… Read more »

The Best Hunting Dogs | Pointing Labradors

After spending the majority of my life hunting and another great portion raising hunting dogs, my father and I have come to realize that Labradors are without a doubt the best waterfowl dog out there. At Lankas Labs, we’ve focused solely on this breed because we know that you’ll never find a better pointing dog…. Read more »

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 »