All Labrador Retrievers, without exception, need training. And it does not matter at all whether the dog will perform them at home, at an exhibition or on a hunt. To execute commands and seek out prey for a Labrador is as natural as it is for us to eat.
Of course, it would be better if you go to a special institution for training, but you can also cope with this task yourself. First you need to tame the Labrador to such simple commands as “sit”, “lie down”, “near”, “feed”. The sooner you start learning, the better. It should also be noted that the animal should get used not only to the sound of the voice, but also to the whistle. Continue reading
To begin, you must decide on the type of food: organic foods or dry food. Veterinarians do not recommend mixing these two types of food, as digestive problems may occur.
If you choose natural food, then the alignment will be this: half of the diet should be meat products, a quarter – cereals and the rest – vegetables and dairy products. Continue reading
The rules of care for a Labrador is nothing special, they are not much different from conventional ones. However, there are several nuances that all owners of these dedicated animals need to know. Wool These dogs have excellent hair with undercoat, which almost does not get wet and not confused. Therefore, combing once a week with a special rubber brush will be quite enough. Important! When you moult, brush your dog more often to speed up the process of falling out of dead hair. Continue reading
It is better to buy small puppies in specialized nurseries, from professional breeders. They will be able to provide expert assistance in choosing.
The advantages of the nursery:
you can see the puppy’s parents, assess its likely future parameters;
you can find out how your puppy looks, how much he should weigh, how to properly care for him; Continue reading
The educational process at home begins immediately after the appearance of the pet. Well, if an experienced dog handler is involved in labrador classes. Age 4-6 months – the best to start learning.
The puppy must master the commands:
in 3 months: “Place!”, “Lie down!”, “Phew!”, “Sit!”;
in 4 months: “To me!”, “Near!”, “Stand!”, “Give me a paw!”;
in 5 months: “Voice!”, “Wait!”, “Location!”; Continue reading