Tips for Selecting a Stud Dog

finding a stud dog

Finding a stud dog is a lot like a lady looking for a man… there are plenty of options around, but how does one select the “right” one? Female Dog Traits First, consider your female dog. What are her good and bad points? You’re going to want to find a stud who is a good… Read more »

Importance of Feeding Your Labrador Retriever Right

Labrador Retriever ready to eat their food

Like humans, dogs need to eat healthy as well. If a Labrador Retriever is eating badly, their health will have some major issues down the road. It’s important to understand this as a dog owner. You never want to spoil them all the time with treats or junk food from the table. After a while,… Read more »

Labrador Retrievers and the AKC Breed Standard

Labrador god laying down in a field

At Hidden Pond Labradors, we place a large emphasis on the AKC breed standard, ensuring that our dogs come from upstanding championship bloodlines and are certified by the American Kennel Club. The AKC Breed Standard is essentially a set of criteria for a dog to be considered of the highest breed quality possible. In brief… Read more »

5 Tips for Bringing Home a Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retriever puppy playing in yard

If you’re looking to bring home a beautiful Labrador Retriever, there are some things you should keep in mind for when you do. As a first-time dog owner, it’s natural to get caught up in the idea of being the best dog owner. If you’re someone who has a busy life going out, hanging out… Read more »

How to Keep Your Labrador Safe this Summer

Labrador Retriever sitting outside in the summer

As the summer approaches, you are likely preparing for long days, time outdoors, and some serious heat. Labradors are loveable, energetic dogs that need to play outside daily; and in the summer there’s some specific precautions you should take to make sure your Labrador is safe! Below are some tips to make sure you and… Read more »

The Importance of Training Your Labrador to Retrieve

Woman training Labrador to retrieve

Labrador Retrievers are the best dogs around, especially when it comes to families. They are some of the most loving and friendly dogs out there, but they still need to be trained. Different dog breeds have different ways of being trained. Many dog owners looking for Labradors make the mistake of thinking that they’re naturally… Read more »

The Importance of Training Your Labrador Retriever

Training your labrador retriever as a puppy

Bringing a Labrador Retriever into your life is something that takes responsibility and loyalty. It’s not an easy task, but it can change your life for the better. Labrador Retrievers are some of the most friendly and loving dogs on the planet, but that doesn’t mean they don’t enjoy being troublemakers, especially when they’re young… Read more »

Benefits of a Dog Park for Your Labrador

Bringing Labrador to the dog park

Spring is around the corner, which means the nicer weather is coming. When choosing activities for you and your Labrador Retriever to do this spring, put dog park on the list. Dog parks have many great benefits for you and your Labrador. Socialize Your Labrador Retriever It’s very important for your Labrador to socialize with… Read more »

Dealing with the Loss of Your Labrador Dog

Labrador Retriever Memorial

It can be difficult to talk about this subject, but there comes a time in every Labrador’s life when it is time to leave this life. It’s very difficult to lose a loved one, and our Labrador Retrievers are our loved ones. They are some of the best dogs in the world with their enthusiasm,… Read more »

Rewarding Your Labrador at an Early Age

Labrador training

Dog training can be a difficult and daunting task, but it’s very important. When training your Labrador, it’s very important to be rewarding them when they behave well. Many dog owners get worried about disciplining their Labrador if they get into trouble often. Even though it’s important to teach them what’s right and wrong, you… Read more »