Trained Labrador How To

Having a Trained Labrador can make a world of difference whether you are sport hunting or just playing with the kids.

Labrador Retrievers are world renowned for their usefulness in hunting situations.

There are a lot of different ways to train a Lab, and no one specific way works better than any of the others. Labs have been around for centuries, and they were originally bred to help fishermen retrieve nets or fish that fell on the ground, and later bred for shows and special hunting tactics.

What a Labrador Retriever is most known for is his ability to locate game that has been shot and lead the hunter to where it fell.

If you're a wild game hunter, hunting ducks or pheasants or anything similar, nothing is more frustrating that bringing down a beautiful catch and then not being able to find the bird.

Labrador Retrievers actually got their name, “retriever”, from their uncanny ability to follow the scent of the bird to where it came to rest. They're a hunter's best friend and most loyal companion.

In addition to their skills out on a hunt, Labrador Retrievers make excellent family companion dogs. They are friendly, loyal, and playful. With a well trained Labrador Retriever, you never have to worry about leaving your kids alone, as you may with some other breeds of dog.

Getting your Labrador as a Puppy is the best way to ensure full Training. Introducing a larger dog into your household can result in problems and can even be dangerous for young children during the acclimatization period when he is still getting adjusted to the new surroundings.

They are athletic canines that have a short coat, typically colored yellow (golden), black, or brown (Chocolate Labrador Retriever). There are also breeds that sport a shiny rust colored coat that are known as a Fox Red Labrador.

Since they grow fairly large, up to 24.5 inches and as heavy as 80 pounds, the puppies have large, clumsy paws and can easily stumble and hurt themselves. If you're starting with a pup when Training your Labrador Retriever it's always good to know some basic dog first aid in the event that they get into any mishaps.

Because they are so athletically built and extremely intelligent, the trained Labrador Retriever has been used throughout history in a wide variety of jobs that go beyond their use for hunting.

They are the breed most commonly associated as “seeing-eye dogs,” helping the blind navigate through their homes and busy city streets without incident. They are also employed as search and rescue dogs by the police and fire teams, using their highly sensitive noses to sniff out survivors and disaster victims.

In order to work well with your children, it's vital that they spend time with the dog as a puppy so that he can grow up with them. They will be very protective of their “loved ones” when they reach adolescence and maturity, making them ideal guard dogs for the home.

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