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    Labrador Puppies For Sale: What To Know

    Articlegeneral dog adviceWednesday 18 May 2011

    Labrador puppies for sale are probably the most popular dog breeds in the world and they make fantastic family pets, there are a few things you should know about owning Labradors however to ensure that you and the Labrador live together well. Read on to find out more about owning Labrador puppies. 

    Owning a Labrador 

    •    It is essential when you buy Labrador puppies for sale that you ensure both parents have good hip scores. Labradors can be very prone to hip dysplasia so buying Labrador puppies from good parents will be very beneficial. Labradors are also prone to certain eye problems so ask to see proof of the parents’ eye scores too.

    •    Labradors may eat anything and everything they can, regardless of whether it is edible or not so it is important to ensure that Labrador puppies have a monitored diet. Obesity is a very common problem with the Labrador and it carries with it the same problems as it does with humans.

    •    Labradors are very active dogs and have seemingly limitless energy, so much so that it is not uncommon for them to work themselves to exhaustion so owners of Labradors need to be aware of this. It also takes a long time for Labrador puppies for sale to mature; sometimes up to two or three years old.

    •    Labrador puppies need to begin training for a young age because their puppyish enthusiasm and endless energy can make them difficult to handle if left unchecked. Labrador puppies are very willing and quick learners however and a fun training regime should be effective.

    •    Labradors are known for their love of water and a hosepipe of sprinkler can provide them with lots of fun. True to their name, Labradors love retrieving and playing fetch. Labrador puppies are friendly with everyone and make excellent family pets as a result. Owners of Labradors should be careful when around small children though as they can easily get knocked over or injured.

    •    You can search for Labrador puppies for sale here on Dogs and Puppies, or alternatively, if you have Labrador puppies for sale you can place a free advert on Dogs and Puppies.

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