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What Is The Strangest Thing Your Lab Has Ever Eaten?

I’ve heard of some pretty strange things that labs have managed to eat – socks, rocks, even drywall. One man reported building a dog house for his lab and within a week, his dog had chewed through the roof and one of the walls! Of course, none of this really belongs in a dog’s stomach and […]

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The Snuggle Buddy Saved My Move!

My dogs hate to move. Don’t get me wrong – they settle into loving the new backyard, windows to look through, and fresh carpet to sunbathe on, but actually getting comfortable and secure in their new environment is always tough at first. That’s why when we started planning for our big cross-country move, I knew […]

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Do Labs Need To Use Ramps?

I get this question a lot – do labs need to use ramps? Especially healthy, younger labs who are perfectly capable of jumping into the back of the SUV? The short answer is yes – the healthiest option for labs of all ages is to use ramps instead of jumping. Jumping at any age causes stress […]

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The Problem With Most Dog Toys

If you have a dog, odds are you know how much they love to chew. It’s not just fun for them, it’s also a really healthy thing to do! Chewing helps massage the gums, scrape plaque off teeth, and promotes a healthy heart. All good things. The problem is, most bone chew toys aren’t up […]

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How To Comfort Your Dog When You’re Away

The absolute worst thing about having a dog is that they can’t always be with you 100% of the time. Many dogs spend the day waiting for their humans to return from work or school – or just the grocery store. Whatever the scenario, it can be tough on dogs to be away from their “pack.” If […]

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