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    Labrador Puppies For Sale: Ownership Requirements

    Articlegeneral dog adviceWednesday 18 May 2011

    Buying labrador puppies for sale is a fantastic process and labradors are amongst the best pets in the world for families but it is unfair to both you and the dog if you are not aware of what you are taking on and then find out the hard way that labrador puppies can take a lot of looking after. To find out more about keeping labrador puppies, read the rest of this guide.

    Owning Labrador Puppies 

    • Labradors are very active dogs. This is probably the most important thing that you need to consider when buying labrador puppies for sale. Labradors need lots of daily exercise to keep them happy and stop them becoming destructive. A good sized garden and at least two walks a day are essential for labrador puppies. Active families should find that labradors are fantastic pets. 
    • Labradors need training. Labrador puppies need to be trained from a young age so that they don’t become unruly when they are older and their large size means they can be a handful if poorly trained. The good aspect of this is that a labrador for sale is extremely intelligent and they respond very well to training. 
    • Labrador puppies eat a lot. When purchasing a labrador for sale you need to be aware that they have very large appetites. An active dog like a labrador needs plenty of food to sustain their energy levels and this will add up. You need to be careful not to overfeed labradors however as they can be prone to obesity. 
    • Labradors have certain health problems. Although responsible dog breeders take every precaution with the labrador puppies for sale, they may still be prone to hip dysplasia and eye problems. Good quality dog food is essential and pet insurance is a good idea but these can add up so you need to be aware of this when you buy a labrador for sale. 
    • Labradors love water. This is not vital to know but you should be aware that labradors have an innate love of water so when out on walks you can expect them to come home very wet.

    If you feel that owning a labrador is something you want to do then you can search for a wide range of labrador puppies for sale here on Dogs and Puppies. Alternatively, if you have puppies for sale you can place a free ad and reach thousands of visitors instantly.

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