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You can either buy a dog from a breeder or you can rescue one from a shelter. If you get a dog from a rescue shelter you probably haven’t met that dog’s parents. If you buy a dog from a breeder you will have a chance to meet that puppy’s mom (remember to make sure to meet your new puppies parents and siblings before you buy!)
But do you know who that puppy’s grandma was? How about that puppy’s great grandma or great-great grandma?
3 Things To Understand When Raising A Labrador Retriever
To completely understand the true nature of the Labrador Retriever, dog owners must have a firm grasp on the 3 most important aspects that make up this animal's temperament and personality.
Does Your Labrador Retriever Dog Has An Oral Fixation?
Labrador Retriever dogs were bred to be excellent hunting dogs with the power, stamina, and motivation to chase down fallen game and swim as far needed to bring back the prey to its hunter.
What To Do When Your Labrador Dog Eats The Furniture
Many new Lab owners are not familiar with the fact that these puppies have a natural tendency to nip and bite at human hands and arms. In fact, these little guys will put anything in their mouths that can fit. Unfortunately, some dog owners mistake this behavior as pure biting and unfairly scold and punish the animal. You must understand that Labradors are genetically designed to have an oral fixation, specifically for retrieving.
Why A Labrador May Not Be The Right Dog For You
Labrador Retrievers are extraordinarily people-oriented. This means that they have to be in tune with their owners in order to follow specific instructions. The key to understanding this is to look deeper at what Labs were bred to do, and that is to hunt and retrieve.
Maltese - Kings And Queens of Affection
The best dog to get for those of you who are looking for something small, beautiful, and noble in stature, should be the Maltese.