Proper nutrition is based on the following principles:
adherence to feeding;
Food volumes must be appropriate for the health of the dog, its age and stress.
For each age there is its own mode of eating: Continue reading
Labrador life expectancy averages 10-14 years. It depends on the conditions of maintenance and compliance with the owner of the rules of pet care.
The development of a Labrador goes through several stages:
From birth to two months. Up to two weeks the puppy is deaf and blind, completely dependent on his mother. After 2-4 weeks, he begins to see and hear his surroundings, becomes more mobile, active. At the age of 1 month, milk teeth begin to be cut. Continue reading
In total there are three varieties of Labradors, distinguished by the color of their wool:
The main, initial color of the breed is black (resin). This is the predominant color.
The color inferior to the dominant is fawn (yellow, cream).
The third, relatively rare, standard color of Labradors is chocolate. Continue reading
Now for the breed Labrador Retriever accepted two official standards:
English. Approved in 1988 by the official canine club of the United Kingdom (Kennel Club).
American. Approved in 1994 by the American Kennel Club.
In these standards are fixed the basic physical parameters and mental qualities characteristic of this breed. Since the English code was approved earlier, it is considered a priority when evaluating Labradors. Continue reading
It is not necessary to punish the dog, the Labrador responds very well even to strict intonation. He is very inquisitive and energetic, and with the help of games and rewards one can achieve almost any heights in his training. Exceptional obedience, ability to learn and excellent character led to the fact that the Labrador Retriever is considered a truly universal breed.
Initially, the dogs of this breed were brave sailors, skillful hunters, and they have long since done an excellent job with the role of a companion dog. Recently, due to their unlimited devotion to man, patience and well-developed intuition, they are increasingly being used as guide dogs for blind people. Continue reading