Getting your puppy trained earlier is best. You might want to consider letting your puppy go to a dog school. This is a great idea. The dog will learn that they will be handled all their life. They will also learn the basics of grooming too.
A tired dog is a good dog. This saying is certainly true for Labrador Retrievers. Since they are of the working breed, they are built to last for hours and hours of exercise. They will only calm down after an hour or more of strenuous exercise. You need to realize that since you have adopted a very energetic pet from a shelter; it is now your responsibility to give it adequate exercise since it most probably didn’t get enough of it in the limited area of the pet shelter.
When you are in a long trip and your dog is very noisy barking all the time, how would you react? I am pretty sure that you’d like to whack your dog. But are you aware of why your dog reacts in such a manner? This is what this article is dedicated to, helping you deal with your dog who is incessantly barking while you are travelling with it.
Diluting your dog’s urine is a very effective way to keep your lawn green. Be sure to do this before your grass dries. If you can, pour the water immediately after your dog urinates. But if you cannot afford to follow your dog always, well as most of us are very preoccupied, then you can just get a sprinkler to keep your lawn moist and to protect it from your dog’s urine.