Teaching your Labrador puppy to handle correction, discipline, and pressure. What characteristics do you look for in a great hunting dog? Obedient. Great prey drive. Strong retrieving desire. These are all good and important characteristics, but what if I told you there is one more thing your dog needs to become a great hunting […]
10 things you need for your new Labrador Retriever puppy Bringing a new Labrador puppy home is both exciting and terrifying. Puppies are so cute; you cannot help but fall in love with them immediately. Then you get them home and realize just how much work they are! Like human babies, Lab puppies require 24-hour […]
Adding a new puppy to your home is a big commitment. It is a commitment in time, money, and emotion (I mean who doesn’t love puppies!). That is why it is especially important that you spend some time upfront preparing for this journey.
Every retriever trainer runs into issues somewhere along the line. When that happens, it usually is a result of one these common mistakes.
Recognizing dog avoidance behaviors and how to stop them. For the most part, Labs are not big fans of obedience training. They love to retrieve but walking at heel and sitting is not their favorite thing. And they often make their feelings well known. We often see Labrador Retrievers mope and pout when we put […]
Do you have a hunter and a gun dog or duck dog on your gift list this year?
If so, you might be at a loss for what to give them. Here are some gifts that are both practical – meaning they will actually be used, and essential.