Category: Labrador Diseases & Conditions

Yeast Infection in Dogs

Yeast Infection in dogs is not exactly rare. A dog may suffer from this skin condition any time of the year, but it is more common during summer. Believe it or not, a yeast infection is likely caused by an underactive immune system. Whether in dogs or humans, …

Limber Tail in Labradors

Dogs speak with their tails, but sometimes, they can get injured too. In this post, we’ll talk about Limber Tail in Labradors. Labs express their feelings through their tails, and just the sight of it wagging in delight passes on the happiness to us owners. But sometimes, Labs …

What to Do If Your Labrador Has an Allergy

Yes, dogs can suffer from allergies, too. In this post, we’ll talk about signs your Labrador has an allergy and how to make your Lab feel better. Signs Your Labrador is Having an Allergic Reaction Sometimes allergic reactions are not prominent. An allergic reaction to a certain food …

How to Stop Snoring in Labradors

Yep, it seems like snoring in Labradors is pretty common. Have you heard your Labrador snore? We find everything our Labs do adorable –even the how they snore. Snoring Labradors can be a pretty funny sight but it is not something we must ignore. Snoring in Labradors – …

Anal Gland Problems in Labradors

Anal Gland problems in Labradors are not exactly rare. This health issue can cause infection, pain, and discomfort in your Labrador – especially during potty time. Anal glands Each dog has two anal glands – each found on each side of the dog’s anus. These anal glands are …

Hip Dysplasia in Labradors

Hip Dysplasia in Labradors is pretty common. Labrador Retrievers as well as many large dog breeds are at great risk of developing/inheriting this condition. About Hip Dysplasia Hip Dysplasia in dogs is a congenital disorder. But it’s a multi-factorial disorder that gene carriers may develop as they grow …

Getting Rid of Fleas on Labradors

Getting rid of fleas is one thing dog owners must know. Fleas are pretty common and they are present wherever you go, so knowing how to prevent and get rid of them is important. There are over 2,500 species of fleas. Fleas on dogs are very small but …

Common Health Problems in Labradors

Being naturally-active dogs, Labradors are generally healthy, but there are a variety of health issues they are prone to. So what are the common health problems in Labradors? Acute Moist Dermatitis Acute Moist Dermatitis is also known as hot spots. It is usually caused by allergens and bacterial …

Ear Infection in Labradors

Ear infection in Labradors can be pretty common. If you find your Lab constantly scratching, shaking, and rubbing his ears on the floor, chances are he is experiencing an ear infection, and you must do something about it fast. If left untreated, ear infections can lead to more …

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