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Training

Tips, tricks and advice for training Labrador Retrievers

How to Stop Your Labrador From Barking at the Mailman

Barking is a quintessential dog behavior but many dog owners don’t realize that dogs bark for different reasons. A dog can’t communicate using words, so he uses the things he has at his disposal – namely, his ability to bark and his body language. Though some dogs will bark at anything that moves, Labrador Retrievers and other dogs seem to have a special affinity for barking at mailmen. Keep reading to learn why your dog barks at the mailman and how to stop him from doing it.

Why the Lab Makes a Wonderful Therapy Dog

The Labrador Retriever is consistently ranked as the most popular dog breed in America according to AKC registration statistics, and for good reason. Not only are these dogs absolutely beautiful and full of life but they are also highly intelligent and versatile when it comes to training. In fact, Labrador Retrievers are one of the most popular dog breeds to use as therapy dogs.

What do Therapy Dogs Do?

How to Prevent Food Aggression in Your Lab

The Labrador Retriever is widely known for being one of the gentlest and friendliest dog breeds out there. All dogs, however, are prone to developing certain bad habits based on their socialization and upbringing. One of the most common behavioral problems seen in dogs like the Lab is food aggression. Fortunately, you can work with your dog to reduce and even reverse this behavior.

What is Food Aggression in Dogs?

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