Category: Training

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 »

Things to Consider When Training Your Furry Friend

Labrador Holding a Leash

Although Labradors are an extremely smart breed with a ton of positive traits to offer, they do require a fair amount of training as all dogs do. Many labs will jump, chew, and scratch, which is typical puppy behavior that can be corrected with proper training. Lankas Labs believes that adding a Labrador into your… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »