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Here Are Tips On You Can Take Good Care Of Your Labrador

Are you planning to get a Labrador? One of the most popular dog breeds are the labrador. Labradors are perfect for all kinds of ages. Labradors are good natured, friendly and kind.

But, if you want to be with your labrador for a very long time, then you should know how to properly take good care of your labrador to keep him or her healthy. There are things that you need to take into consideration if you want to keep your dog healthy.

Below is your guide on how you should properly take good care of your labrador:

A. Your labrador should have regular exercise

Labradors need regular exercise since they are big dogs. You should not just take your dog on a short walk but you should play fetch in the park, let hime swim in the lake and even go on hikes with him. It is very important that your dog will burn his or her energy. Your are risking the health of your labrador and even the furniture that are in your home if you do not let him exercise on a regular basis. Your dog will have destructive chewing if he or she is confined. Not only are you exercising but you are also bonding with your dog. Both you and your dog will benefit if you exercise regularly.

B. Give your labrador chew toys

Dogs love to chew on different kinds of things. Labradors are just like teenagers. These dogs are really active. You should give chewing toys if your want to control his or her chewing. You should buy toys that are safe and fun to play with.

C. Provide coat care

The best qualities of labradors are their coats because it is very easy to maintain and it is short. But, even if their coat is short it does not mean that they are immune to dirt. Your dog should have baths and you need to regularly brush their coat. Today, their are actually things that you put and apply on the coat of your dog in order for him not to get fleas and ticks. There are flea and tick collars, flea and tick pills, flea and tick powder and shampoo and many more. You can purchase these things in the pet shop.

D. Be patient in training

Training labradors are a bit difficult since they are very playful. Patience is really important especially in training your dog. You should purchase treats and use them as a reward.

All of these tips are really important and you should follow them especially if you want your labrador to have a healthy and long life.