Breed Health

labrador-healthWelcome to iluvmylabrador Pet Care Articles your online source for pet information and animal care tips.

At iluvmylabrador we understand that Labradors are a big part of your family and we strive to help in anyway we can when it comes to their health and wellbeing. On this page you will find over 50 articles professionally written and updated by practice experts to bring you the most up-to-date and high quality information.

We hope the information provides you with essential information on how to properly care for you pet and help you find all the expert advice you need to ensure you have a healthy Labrador all year round.

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    What kind of temperament do Labradors have?

    If you’re thinking of getting one of these lovely dogs, you will need to know everything about them. Most importantly, you’ll need to know what kind of temperament and personality you can expect from your canine companion. Here are some useful facts. Labradors are enthusiastic and playful This breed retains its puppy-like playfulness for many…   Read More »

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    Training tips for Labradors

    If a Labrador is disobedient, it is probably the fault of the owner for not teaching him the right way to behave. Labradors are eager to please and quite intelligent, so it really doesn’t have to be this way. Begin a training routine and establish all the ground rules, from the very first day you…   Read More »

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    Tips for swimming with your Labrador

    If you are the proud owner of a Labrador, you should know that this is a breed that loves to swim! In the past, Labradors were used by the fishermen of Newfoundland because of their excellent swimming abilities and their water repellent coats. Here are some tips for letting your Lab flex his swimming muscles!…   Read More »

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    Tips for choosing a Labrador

    You might think that choosing a Labrador is as simple as finding the cutest puppy in a litter, but you’d be wrong. There is far more to it than that! Choosing your companion for the next 10-15 years is not a decision to be taken lightly. Here are some useful tips for making the right…   Read More »

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    The basic needs of every Labrador

    Want to make your Labrador happy, but don’t know how? Here are 5 basic things every Labrador needs in order to keep his tail wagging. Lots and lots of exercise The more walks your Labrador gets, the happier he will be. He has so much energy that he needs to burn it all off. Exercise…   Read More »

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    Pros and cons of owning a Labrador

    The lovely Labrador is popular across the world, and is seen as the ideal family dog. However, all dog breeds come with their own set of unique quirks and issues which you need to familiarize yourself with if you are going to love your dog unconditionally. Here are some pros and cons associated with the…   Read More »

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    Labrador health issues

    It can be very useful to know what the most commonly inherited diseases are in Labradors. Firstly, it will help you when choosing the right breeder, as you can ask if they have screened for these conditions before breeding. Secondly, it will help you if you see any untoward symptoms arise in your Labrador. Here…   Read More »

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    Labrador FAQs

    If you’ve recently discovered this beautiful breed, you are bound to have some questions. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about Labradors. Do Labradors shed? Yes, Labradors have a double thickness coat which sheds all year round. Twice a year, you can expect a big moult when the seasons change and the…   Read More »

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    Is the Labrador right for you?

    The Labrador is one of the most popular breeds in the world, thanks to his wonderful friendly temperament and gorgeous appearance. These iconic dogs aren’t for everyone though – find out below if you’re suited to owning this lovely breed. Are you trying to replace a Labrador you once loved? It’s important to realize that…   Read More »

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    History of the Labrador breed

    Labrador lovers the world over would do well to familiarize themselves with this fantastic breed’s history. Here are some important facts about the breed’s origins. The ancestors of today’s Labradors The Labrador’s early relatives lived in Newfoundland and Labrador which are both regions in Canada. Early settlers to these areas brought working dogs with them…   Read More »

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