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

Are you planning on getting yourself a Labrador? Labradors are one of the most popular dog breeds. Labradors are best 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 certain factors that you need to consider when keeping your dog healthy.

Below are your guidelines on how you should properly take good care of your labrador:

A. Your labrador should have regular exercise

Labradors really needs to have regular exercise since they are considered as big sized 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 important that he or she 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. 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. If you want to manage chewing then you should give him or her toys. Buy toys that are safe and fun.

C. Provide coat care

The coat of labradors are short and really easy to maintain and this is one of their best qualities. 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 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 powder and shampoo, flea and tick pills and more. You can find and but these things at the pet shop.

D. Be patient in training

Training labradors are a bit difficult since they are very playful. It is really important that you are patient when training your dog. You should buy treats and use them as a reward.

You should follow these tips if you want your labrador to be healthy and have a long life.