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Here Is Your Guide On How To Properly Take Good Care Of Your Labrador

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

However, if you want your labrador to live for a long time then it is important that you know how to keep him 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 are big sized dogs and this is the reason why they need regular exercise. 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 important that your labrador will burn energy. If your labrador will not exercise on a regular basis then your are risking his health and even the furniture that are in your home. If a labrador is confined he will have destructive chewing. Exercising with your labrador is also your bonding time. Both of you will benefit when you exercise on a regular basis.

B. Give your labrador chew toys

Labradors loves to chew on different things. Labradors are just like teenagers. These dogs are really active. If you want to manage chewing then you should give him or her toys. You should buy toys that are fun and safe.

C. Provide coat care

So many dog lovers, love labradors because of their coats since it is short and really easy to maintain. But, even if their coat is short it does not mean that they are immune to dirt. It is important that you give your labrador a bath and brush their coat on a regular basis. Today, their are also 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 actually find these things at your local pet store.

D. Be patient in training

Since these dogs are very playful, it is a bit difficult to train them. Patience is really important especially in training your dog. You should purchase treats and use them as a reward.

All of these are important especially if you want your labrador to be healthy.

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