Teaching a puppy not to spoil things in the house
The puppy has a very developed need to nibble something, so it must be provided with various, but safe for his health toys. Remember that a swallowed rag or, for…

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Heatstroke
Features of thermoregulation in labradors make them very susceptible to heat. Dogs in natural conditions in the heat have the opportunity to go into the shade or hide in a…

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Heatstroke
Features of thermoregulation in labradors make them very susceptible to heat. Dogs in natural conditions in the heat have the opportunity to go into the shade or hide in a…

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Hereditary eye diseases

Progressive Retinal Degeneration (PRD / PRA) refers to a group of genetic (hereditary) retinal diseases that cause damage to the photoreceptor (photosensitive) retinal cells – rods and cones, leading to their degeneration and ultimately death.
The first signs of the disease that appear in the animal are a violation of twilight (night) vision, the affected animal is poorly oriented in the dark. Further, daytime vision is gradually deteriorating. Owners also pay attention to the constantly dilated, poorly responsive to the pupils of their pet. The dog’s eyes in the dark, instead of the usual bright green, begin to “glow” yellow or even silver. In some dogs with progressive retinal degeneration, bilateral cataract begins to develop, the owners notice that the dog’s eyes become white-blue, cloudy (this is especially noticeable with dilated pupils). These signs, depending on the early or late form of the disease, most often begin to appear at the age of 1 to 5 years, but the disease can manifest itself at any age. Continue reading

Pregnancy and childbirth Labrador

So your dog is mated. Pregnancy or pregnancy – the period from conception to childbirth. From the first knit this period is 63 days. Puppies on the 59th or 66th day are normal.
Dogs, like humans, may experience vomiting in the morning. This is usually observed at 3-4 weeks of gestation and is associated with hormonal changes and uterine distension. At this time, it is recommended to feed the bitch several times a day in small portions, you can also consult with a veterinarian about a medicine to relax the tone of the uterus.
The first half of pregnancy, you can feed the dog as usual, deworming, if you did not do this before mating. It is necessary to increase the duration of walks in the fresh air, and from the second half of pregnancy switch to a diet for puppy bitches. Of course you can feed the dog with natural feed, but this is Continue reading

Labrador Retriever at the exhibition

It is gratifying to see that, with the growing popularity of labradors in our country, the main emphasis in civilized breeding is on genetically meaningful procreation from pedigree producers with a stable psyche and excellent physical data. Therefore, a special role for obtaining high performance at the exhibition among the Labradors with equal exterior stats belongs to , because often dogs lose to others only because of the art of display.
It is great that professional handlers are involved in many dogs. But still I would like to dwell on what the owner should know and be able to do, exposing his pet at cynological exhibitions of any rank and level on his own. Continue reading

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Heatstroke
Features of thermoregulation in labradors make them very susceptible to heat. Dogs in natural conditions in the heat have the opportunity to go into the shade or hide in a…

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Calcium in puppy nutrition
A lot has been said and written about calcium supplements in puppy food. As in everything, both excess and deficiency are harmful here. Calcium is necessary for the puppy to…

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About the cost of the puppy and his choice
Absolutely subjective notes reflecting the author’s view on the sale of puppies in general and puppies from their own kennel in particular. This article was written at a time when…

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Labrador Care
Paws The laborer’s easy gait is largely dependent on the condition of the claws. If the dog walks a lot on asphalt or other hard ground, the claws grind by…

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