Why Labrador Retrievers are Good Family Dogs

Labradors as good family dogs

Having a Labrador as a family is an incredible experience. Labrador Retrievers are amazing family dogs, and we want you to know why they are. Labrador Retriever Behavior Labs have low aggression, even though they are highly energetic when playing. This is good if you have kids because labs always want to play and have… Read more »

Keep Your Labrador Happy!

close-up of a Labrador Retriever

It can be tough owning and taking care of a Labrador Retriever. Labradors are extremely friendly and loving dogs, and they love to play and exercise. You have to make sure you’re keeping them happy by getting out and staying active. Tips on keeping your dog happy and healthy: Exercise Your Dog – Get outside… Read more »

How a Labrador Retriever Can Change Your Life

Labrador puppy sleeping on the floor

Labrador Retrievers are incredible dogs for people.  They are very friendly and energetic and love to be around people.  But dogs can be a very big responsibility. Is this a bad thing? Absolutely not! Getting a Labrador Retriever could change your life forever. Labs make our lives better If you’re living alone, a Labrador Retriever… Read more »

Why is Having a Dog so Great?

Hidden Pond Labrador puppies

A person’s situation in life can be very delicate. Whether you’re lonely, anxious, depressed, or even happy and content in your own life, a best friend makes everything all better. A dog can give you the relationship you need when life gets difficult. They also can make you appreciate the life you’re living already. Just… Read more »

Document and Cold Case Research Service

Cold Case Research for missing persons

Searching for a missing person is a very grueling task for anyone. We understand that these cases are extremely sensitive, and that is why we don’t just train search and rescue dogs, we conduct deep research to get to the bottom of the case. At Hidden Pond Labradors, John Bellocchio is a professional academic with… Read more »

UMBC Police Department to Recruit a Trained Labrador Retriever

Hidden Pond Labradors emotional support dog

We are very proud to announce that one of our little pups is moving on to bigger and better with the UMBC Police Department in Baltimore, Maryland! He will be working as a comfort dog with the police department, and we couldn’t be happier! Hidden Pond Labradors At Hidden Pond Labradors, we are training our… Read more »

There’s Someone Who Wants to Help

PTSD, Dog

Depression, anxiety, and PTSD can all be crippling to our emotions and mental health. Sometimes people have a difficult time finding help or opening themselves up to acquire the right help for their mental health. Dogs for Emotional Support, Anxiety and PTSD are truly special for people dealing with mental health problems. Let’s take for… Read more »

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 »

Service Dogs Aren’t Just Companions, They’re Life-Savers

service dog helping veteran with ptsd

There is something about a dog’s company that can be uplifting for someone struggling with mental and physical health issues. Whether the problem is depression, PTSD, special needs, or Epilepsy, emotional support dogs can save a human’s life. You are the owner who takes care of them, and they will take care of you. Trauma… Read more »

Why search and rescue dogs? A true story.

Search and Rescue Dog searching under debris

Many years ago, my brother, who lives in California came home to find his long-time partner gone from the home. It was not too surprising considering they lived on a ranch in the wine country with streams and red wood trees. It was certainly a beautiful place to go for a walk. As the day… Read more »