Labradors, like most dogs, love to go for rides in a truck (or car). You’ll find they are not picky, a trip thru the drive-thru at Dairy Queen or a ride to the doggie park ñ both elicit the same amount of excitement initially. Of course it is up the pet parent to insure your […]
The Labrador Retriever dog breed is prone to many healthy problems ranging from hip dysplasia to retinal damage. The most frustrating of all the healthy concerns found in this specific dog breed is Labrador Retriever skin allergies and irritations. After a few bouts of canine infected acne, it should not have surprised us when our […]
So many questions come through the Lab Brats mailbox asking about the right dog food for Labrador Retrievers. What’s the best dog food for Lab puppies? How about a senior dog with skin allergies? Is there a good dog food for a Labrador that has hip dysplasia? We get at least one dog food related […]
Question: In the last couple of weeks, my 6 1/2 mo. old chocolate lab totally destroys anything in her crate when left alone even for short periods of time (like 30 min. or less). There is also excessive drooling, so the floor pan is covered and she is all wet. What is going on? This […]
When the weather gets warm, the Labrador Retrievers want to swim. As hunting and sporting dogs, water is there life. Their oily double-layered fur and Ottertail make for the most enjoyable of swimming buddies but when your buddy wakes up the next morning and can no longer move her tail, you know something is wrong.