The origin of the breed
Representatives of the breed got their name in honor of the peninsula Labrador, located in eastern Canada - this is obvious. Such conclusions will be erroneous, the peninsula is not…

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How to train a Labrador at home
Labrador dogs are distinguished by their friendliness and sincerity. But initially this kind of human friend was bred in order to create a hunting dog. It turned out the same…

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Labrador retriever
The incredibly popular worldwide breed of dogs - the Labrador Retriever - received such fame and earned the attention of millions of people. These good-natured and cheerful dogs are true…

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What sex to choose a dog?

As soon as you decided to start a dog, you decided on the breed, the question arises whether it is better to have a girl or a boy. In males and bitches, the character is completely different. Males tend to lead more, they are larger in size, more powerful. With a dog easier in the sense that you will never know with him what heat is, dog pants. You don’t have to defend oneself from annoying males once in half a year for a month and bypass all dog lovers. Cons males that they need long walks.

They cannot empty their bladder at once due to their physiology. On walks, they are constantly busy licking and sniffing the marks of the current bitches. It is also an unpleasant feature to mark trees, walls of houses, bushes. And at puppy age and the walls of the apartment. Males can show aggression to other males. They are more faithful than bitches, but it is necessary to raise and train well from an early age so that, sensing the smell of heat, the dog will not rush in search of a girlfriend.

Dog girl more cunning. If she was given a rebuff, she would still look for different ways to achieve the goal. Bitch Labrador more gentle and affectionate. Their intelligence is higher, they are much quicker, easier to train. It’s more convenient to walk with bitches in the sense that if you have limited time, the walk may not be long. It is enough for them to sit down once or twice. But this does not mean that she does not need long walks at all. The dog is a girl smaller than a dog.

During estrus often becomes obedient. At such moments during the walk it is absolutely impossible to let her off the leash. Cases when they run away from the owner are not rare. Even if you have a super obedient dog, don’t risk it. She just might be frightened by a runaway interested dog. In contrast to the dog – the bitch is very difficult to wean to pick up everything on the street. This is explained by the fact that at the hormonal level she needs to instinctively eat something in order to survive and feed the offspring.

How to teach a Labrador to children?

It has long been proven that children growing up with their four-legged pet grow up more responsible, sociable and capable of compassion. Labrador is a great choice as a family dog. Cheerful character, good nature and excellent mind – all the qualities that are necessary for a friend dog are collected.

Even before you start a puppy, you must explain to the child how to properly handle animals.

There are situations that you already have a dog, and the child is only planned or is about to appear. In this case, it is necessary to teach the dog to small children in advance. Go on a visit with the dog, where there are small children, observe the behavior, correct. It is important to show the dog that it is impossible to jump on kids, snatch toys too.

A few simple rules of interaction between dogs and children:

Never leave a dog alone with a child, no matter how well-educated and kind it is. First of all she is a dog. This does not mean that it will intentionally harm the child. Labrador can accidentally push, scratch, and the child, in turn, can poke the dog in the eye.
Do not allow a child to carry a puppy in his arms, it can harm both.
Do not let a child walk with a dog. A child can not cope, Labrador – quite a large dog.
Do not let dogs play with children’s toys.
Limit the dog from all sorts of wires, cables and other sources of electricity. A curious puppy can easily gnaw them.
Do not allow your child to distract the dog from eating. A dog can instinctively snarl or snarl.
Be sure to take a separate place for the dog and explain to the child that when the dog is there – it is resting, it can never be distracted. Also, you can not be in its place, even when the dog is not there.

What to feed the dog
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.…

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LABRADORS OF PLUSES AND MINUSES OF CONTENT IN AN APARTMENT, REVIEWS OF OWNERS
Large, powerful, beautiful Labradors are one of the most popular breeds. They have a wonderful character and unpretentious care. By standards, this is a friend dog, so obedient hunters are…

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Character and intelligence dogs
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What to feed the dog?
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. Diet For each age…

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