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Just For Teething Retrievers! 5 Best Puppy Chew Toys

America's favorite dog breed for twenty years running, is also one of America's toughest power chewers.  These five toys have been tested for durability, interest and safety.  Several of these toys float, making them ideal for retrieval training, as well as all round chew toys. Your Labrador Retriever puppy is guaranteed to love these toys for a long time to come! The GoughNuts Stick is Guaranteed for Life The GoughNuts Guaranteed Indestructible Dog Chew Toys Designed with maximum safety in mind, the GoughNuts Dog Toys are made from premium rubber that is not as plastic tasting as some of the competitor's toys.  The Original Toy comes in green with a red center. Their slogan is, "Green means Go! Red means Stop!" If your dog reaches the red center, it is time to take it away from him and send it in for a replacement.  You pay shipping and a small handling fee for the replacement. Here Black means Go, and Red means Stop! Lab owners rave about the d

Crate Training Made Easy As 1-2-3

Luna's puppies emerging from their den Crate training, when properly done, provides owners with peace of mind during those times when they cannot monitor the activities of their new puppy or dog.  Dogs Love Their Dens and Crates Dogs are essentially den animals by nature, meaning they instinctively enjoy being in dark close quarters.  In the wild, expectant mothers dig dens in order to whelp and raise their new puppies.  In fact, our border collie regularly digs dens or re-excavates old dens in accordance with her seasons to prepare for her coming or imaginary litters.  These dens are relatively spacious, and will protect the puppies from the elements such as summer heat, winter snow and rain. Their den maintains a relatively constant temperature, as it is typically one foot underground.  Here the puppies will stay until they begin to walk and venture out short distances from the den, returning to the den to sleep and nurse.  With proper introduction to his new cr

Lab Lovers | Labrador Retriever Resources

By Dirk Vorderstra├če (Amola vom Frohlinder Berg) The Labrador Retriever, A Great Family Dog The Labrador Retriever is America's favorite dog breed for 25 years and running and with good reason!  Friendly, gentle and easy to train the labrador is eager to please and a loving family companion. A member of the Sporting Group, Labradors are considered gun dogs. These athletic and powerfully built dogs are designed for endurance; they are capable of retrieving waterfowl or upland game hours on end. Bred originally to haul nets and retrieve fish in heavy cold seas, the labrador has its origins working in close cooperation with man. That collaborative spirit is evident in their ability to learn quickly, just ten minutes a day of training, can  earn you a devoted, obedient gun dog. The hallmarks of their appearance include: a sturdy frame, athletic and not cloddish; dense, short, waterproof coat; the "otter" tail; a broad back skull with moderate stop and "kin

Puppy Teething Resources

Puppy teething, which begins around 13 weeks of age, is a trying time for both the owner and your puppy.  Puppies feel terrible during this phase, their gums hurt as they cut new teeth, and the jaw is inflamed.  Owners must remain vigilant during this phase as well, or many treasured possessions will end their useful existence.  Checkout these resources to help you find health chewing outlets for your new companion and learn more about maintaining healthy dog teeth. 10 Puppy Teething Survival Tips! Everything you ever wanted to know about puppy teething, how long teething last, why dogs chew and the best teething aids.   How to Easily Determine Dog Age By His Teeth Amaze your friends and family with your ability to tell a dog's age simply by looking at the wear patterns on his teeth. Illustrated. 10 Best Puppy Chew Toys! Health and Safe dog chews and toys designed just for puppies.  Many made in the USA! 5 Best Chew Toys for Labs Essentia

15 Unique Gift Ideas for Young Dog Lovers under $20

These affordable gifts are among the most wished-for gifts of the young dog lover set.  From dog themed board games to mechanical puppies and doggie arts and crafts, these affordable gifts will improve memory, reading and motor skills. In this review, we include the best of breed for coloring and activity books, board games, mechanical and robotic toys and apparel and accessories that kids who love dogs crave. Best Dog Themed Activity and Coloring Books The I love Dogs Activity Book  ($6.99) is great for kids at home or on vacations.  It includes an adorable mix of dog and puppy stickers, postcards and bookmarks. With easy step by step instructions, kids learn how to draw their favorite breeds. Fun-fact trivia cards increase their canine knowledge while the imaginative activities encourage diary writing and new skills, such as making doggie treats! Kids love the cute dogs and puppies presented in this book, parents love that it improves reading skills, motor skills and keep