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How To Easily Determine Dog Age By His Teeth

If you’re wondering about a dog’s age, the condition of his teeth will give you a lot of information. The old expression, don’t look a gift horse in the mouth ,is derived from the fact that horse’s teeth have distinctive wear patterns, that can help you determine his age fairly precisely for the first 7 years of his life and well beyond. Just as horses’ teeth provide strong evidence of their age, dog teeth have distinctive wear patterns that can help you to discern the age of your new family friend fairly accurately. 3 week old toothless puppy How Many Teeth Do Dogs Have? Puppies should eventually have 28 deciduous teeth , 12 incisors (the  small front teeth - 6 upper and 6 lower), 4 Canines (the fangs) and 12 premolars and molars. They are missing the first premolar and the last molars, that will eventually develop in the adult dog. The incisors are located along the front row of teeth, between the canines. Incisors are used in grooming and nibbling activities. The c

50 Unexpected Name Ideas for Your Unique Black Lab Girl

By paulshannon 20 Shades of Black - Female Dog Names Ash Cinder Coal Coffee Cosmic Domino Ebony Ember Falcon Ivory Jet Lava Licorice Midnight Pepper Nimbus Onyx Raven Sable Smokey Twilight Names for Female Black Labs from Fashion Icons - The Little Black Dress Orange may be the new black, but black is always stylish, sophisticated, slimming and chic. These fashion icons elevated black accessories to new heights from the little black Prada bag to the little black dress. If you want to celebrate your lab's feminine allure, you're sure to find a stylish name for your black Labrador girl from any one of these great fashion houses. Givenchy's LBD defined an era. Chanel - "Coco" Chanel transformed the black dress from a mourning must have to the essential element of the modern woman's wardrobe.  Like Henry Ford's model T, Channel's little black dress was to be afforded by women of all walks o

45 Meaningful Female Chocolate Labrador Names

By Tony Hisgett, Birmingham UK Five Fun Facts About Labs The Labrador Retriever is America's favorite dog breed, but Americans are not alone in Lab loving. Considered the most popular breed in the world,  Labradors are the favorite breed of the UK, Israel, New Zealand, Australia and Canada. Mayor of a California Town - Bosco , a Labrador retriever, was elected honorary mayor of Sunol, California in 1981.  He ran as a re-pup-lican, and beat two human candidates for the honor.  Bosco remained mayor for another 13 years, until his death in 1994. Labs make the best Guide Dogs. In fact, approximately 70% of the American guide dogs are Labrador retrievers. Labradors are one of the ten breeds with the best sense of smell.  They can sniff out cancers in early stages, that were previously undetectable.  Labs have been trained to sniff out various cancers through patients' breath, urine and stool samples. They are so highly accurate, that scientists are attempting to make

50 Names for Black Lab Male Dogs

By Marilyn Peddle (Flickr) Whether you are getting a new puppy or adopting an adult from the local shelter, finding the right name for your new dog will help you bond to him in record time.  We have complied a list of 50 meaningful names for black male Labs. Here, you're sure to find the perfect name for your new black pup! Lab Names for Male Puppies Related to the Color Black Ash - Ruins, the powdery reside that remains after something has been burned. Coal - A blackish brown combustible mineral. Dusk - Darkness at twilight hour. Ebon - Darkness often used to describe the sky or heavy rain clouds. Eclipse - The blotting-out of a celestial objects light by another closer object. Etch - The etched material is filled with dark ink to create and image on another object after it has been pressed and the image transferred. Inky - Ink Black. Jet - Pure black and a means of extreme propulsion. Murk -  Darkness. Onyx - A jet black semi-precious stone.

50 Names for Female Yellow Labrador Retrievers | Meaningful Lab Names

Find the perfect name for your blond bombshell! These name inspirations celebrate the gentle, sunny dispositions of yellow Labrador Retriever Females as gun dogs and loving companions.  Female Gundog Names for Yellow Labs Annie – Annie Oakley, famous sharpshooter.  Belle – Belle Starr, infamous American outlaw associated with the James/Younger Gang. Jane – Calamity Jane, a professional scout and marksman who fought alongside the Native American Indians. Katie – Mother of the Sons of Katie Elder. Kimber – Producer of handguns and topnotch rifles. Rossi – Producer of shotguns. Sako – Maker of big game hunting rifles. Tikka – Maker of bolt action rifles. Female Lab Names From Downton Abbey Daisy - Daisy may not be the sharpest tool in the shed, but she is certainly dedicated and fiercely loyal. As a flower, the daisy represents innocence, purity and childhood. Isis – Downton Abbey’s lovely yellow Lab, Isis, featured prominently

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

60 Unique Beagle Names for the Merry Little Hound

This happy hound is America's fourth favorite breed, thanks to its alert, inquisitive nature and lighthearted temperament.  Beagles should never display resentment; their joyous temperaments are resilient, if sometimes, also, a little mischievous. Beagles possess some of the best noses of all dog breeds.  Their olfactory scent glands and nonthreatening demeanor make them ideal airport security workers, sniffing out potential bomb threats as well as contraband items. Famous Beagle Names from Cinema and Cartoons Of course we all know and love Charles M. Schultz's  Snoopy, but did you know that Snoopy was from a litter of 8 puppies?  Only five of them ever made appearances in the comic strip, Peanuts.  Those lucky dogs were Andy, Marbles, Olaf, Spike and sister Belle. Snoopy's Brothers: Andy Marbles Olaf Spike Rover  Snoopy's Sisters: Belle Molly Other Famous Cartoon Beagles Brian - The Family Guy's urbane beagle sophisticate. Dogbert -