Category: Pointing Labradors

4 Advantages of Hunting with a Dog

Pointing & Hunting Labs for Sale in KS

Man’s best friend takes on a lot of roles—in-home entertainment, table scrap vacuum cleaner, personal trainer, midnight cuddler. But did you know that dogs also make ideal hunting partners? Many dogs have all of the top qualities of a successful hunter. They have heightened senses, intense focus (when trained properly), impressive stamina, and a natural… 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 »

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 »

Pointing Dogs and Hunting

When hunters take their dogs with them on a hunt, it is in the hopes that their four-legged friend will help them find game. These dogs are typically referred to as pointing dogs, and have been trained to turn their muzzle towards where the game are, the hunter to sneak up or get into position… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

What Is A Pointing Lab?

Pointing Labradors

Labrador Retrievers, as gundogs, have traditionally been thought of as great flushers, driving game out of hiding, and retrievers, finding the downed game and returning it to the gundog’s owner. Recent developments in breeding and training, however, have brought out a third valuable trait in the Labrador, “pointing”. With this additional skill, the long-trusted Labrador… Read more »