Should You Have Your Labrador’s Dewclaws Removed?

Dewclaws are those little claws sticking out on the inner sides of your Labrador’s feet. They are practically like thumbs in dogs. Dogs often have them on the front feet. However, some also have them on their hind feet. Dewclaws are those “toes” that usually don’t reach the …

How Foxtail Can Kill Your Labrador

Did you know that foxtail can kill your Labrador? Foxtails are small and look seemingly harmless, but they can be a threat for any dog. These grasses with silky or bristly flowering spikes may stick in the throat of a pet obstructing the respiration and causing sudden distress. …

Ice for Dogs: Is It Safe to Give Your Labrador Ice?

It is a sweltering hot day. You see your Labrador feeling uncomfortable, and you want to make him feel comfortable. You may be tempted to wonder about if ice for dogs a good idea? Dogs do not sweat, and this makes it harder for them to cool down. …

Turmeric for Dogs: Benefits of Turmeric for your Labrador

The use of turmeric for dogs is not unusual. Turmeric has many health benefits for your pet and it is a good idea to give your Labrador these natural herbs. Turmeric resembles the ginger, except it is orange. That is because turmeric and the ginger we commonly use …

Spaying Dogs: The Pros and Cons of Spaying Your Labrador

Spaying your Labrador has both benefits and drawbacks. Unless you want to breed your dog, spaying can be a great idea. Not only does this come with health benefits, but it is also a good way to control the pet population. However, it puts your dog at certain …

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, …

Kidney Problems in Dogs

Kidney problems in dogs are common – especially in seniors. This problem is estimated to affect 10% of dogs in their lifetime. Kidney problems have different causes. They may also affect dogs of different age groups. Since kidneys extract waste from blood, any damage or problems in it …

How to Induce Vomiting in Dogs

Labradors are notorious gobblers and given a chance, they would eat anything – even the ones that are harmful to them. Because of this, it is good to know how to induce vomiting in dogs. There are a lot of threats lurking in your home – medications, cleaning …

Remove Dog Pee Smell

Knowing how to remove dog pee smell is important if you have dogs. Every dog owner has to deal with dog pee. Even if your Labrador is potty-trained, chances are that he might still experience accidents in the house once in a while. The good news is there …

Loss of Pigmentation in Dog Nose: Is Your Labrador’s Nose Turning Pink?

Is your Labrador’s nose turning pink? In Labradors, the color of their fur often reflects the color of their nose. Black Labradors have black noses, and chocolate Labradors have liver (or brown) noses. On the other hand, yellow Labradors may be born with either a black or lighter colored …

Giving Your Labrador A Pill

Giving your Labrador a pill can be tricky. While Labs love food, giving them the pill can be a hard thing to do. Your Labrador will need to take medications once in a while. Liquid medicines are always easier to give but not all meds have liquid varieties, …