How To Keep Your Lab Happy And Healthy In The Early Years Of Its Life: Labrador Retrievers Are A Great Choice For Positive Reinforcement Training, Service Dog Training
Labs are known for their amiable temperaments and their patience. Lions are most popular service dogs because they are bred as hunting dogs. During the early months of life, socialize your Lab puppy with as many new people and places as possible. Always keep each new meeting positive and upbeat. If the Labs aren't given enough exercise, they can quickly become tired. Be sure to give your Lab an hour or more exercise each day. Most Labs love long walks or a game of fetch. Start an obedience program as soon as you bring your Lab home. Labradors are great candidates for positive reinforcement training. reward their good behavior with a small treat, a game, or some cuddle time with you. Use the smallest treats possible to reward good behavior and reduce the amount of food. Many Labrador Labradorvers are happy and well-behaved when they have a job to do. Consider getting involved with a dog sport or training your Lab as a service animal or pet therapy dog. Check the requirements for licensing and training where you live; some places have more strict rules and requirements for service dogs than others. . keep your Lab active and active with toys and chews to keep it from getting too busy. Continue practicing basic commands. No matter what training you decide on, keeping your Lab busy is sure to keep one of those famous Lab smile on its face. . . .