Toxic Dog Foods: What You Should NOT Feed Your Retriever

Dangerous Foods for Dogs

As Labrador Retriever owners, we want to share what we have with our beloved dogs, including our food. Unfortunately, not all dog owners are aware that some human foods are highly toxic, if not deadly to our Labs. Therefore, feeling good about ourselves without knowing that we could be killing our dogs. Some of the […]

Dealing with Dog Arthritis in Labradors

Chocolate Labrador Arthritis

Humans have the benefit of being able to communicate when they’re not feeling well or are dealing with pain. Because your dog can suffer silently for an extended period of time before a condition becomes noticeable, it is important to keep an eye out for common symptoms that might affect your dog’s ability to move […]

Why Use Elevated Dog Bowls for Labrador Retrievers?

Log Elevated Dog Bowls

Veterinarians often recommend that large breed dogs she used elevated feeding bowls to help prevent bloat and other digestive disorders. However, there seems to be conflicting information as to whether or not elevated feeding bowls for dogs actually help with trapped gas or any other G.I. problems associated to either eating too fast or eating […]

16 Dog Care Tips that Could Save your Puppy’s Life

Chocolate Labrador Puppy with Sad Eyes

The essential guidelines for puppy-proof your home and identifying illness As a new puppy parent, it’s important to learn about common puppy behavior, safety concerns and common symptoms of illness so that appropriate action can be taken if your puppy gets sick or hurt. When you bring a new puppy home, you are suddenly responsible […]

What You Need to Know About Feeding Puppies

Puppy Eating Dog Food

NOTE from Shannon: What follows is a guest post from Shay Quincy about feeding puppies, something I think we can all use a little more of. When you’ve taken on a new dog, it’s important to find out as much as you can about canine diet and nutrition. This applies whether the canine you’ve welcomed […]