Category: Miscellaneous

Dangerous Plants for Dogs

Black Labs

Did you know that some plants that are often found in your garden or in your home, can be harmful to your dog if they’re ingested? Many of us create a luscious garden space in summer months, and often bring fresh flowers inside, and it’s important to educate yourself on plants that are harmful to… Read more »

Top Natural Snacks for Your Labrador

Loving your lab means treating them like family and that makes it hard to resist the urge to give them human scraps when they gaze up with hopeful eyes. Often times, human food can be difficult for dogs to digest. However, there are plenty of natural snacks that are good for dogs, labs included. They’ll… Read more »

Labrador History: A Brief History of a Great Breed

There’s no doubt that America’s favorite dog is the Labrador. There isn’t a more regal, family-friendly pup out there. And we can learn a lot about Labradors and their temperaments from their storied history. You might think that the Labrador was originally bred in Labrador, and you would be partially correct. The breed first made… Read more »

Dangers for Dogs During the Holidays

Ho, ho, ho – Santa’s almost here! With Christmas just around the corner, you’re probably starting to decorate for holidays. As you do, however, it’s important to keep in mind some of the potential holiday hazards for your four-legged family members. Let’s take a look at some tricks and tips to help prepare your home… Read more »

Labradors: 25 Years as America’s Top Dog

Once again, Labrador retrievers have been labeled America’s Top Dog for 2015 by the American Kennel Club. What’s the difference about the label this time? This year marks 25 consecutive years that Labradors have been No. 1 on the AKC’s list – the longest reign of any dog breed on the AKC’s list. While some… Read more »

Is Your Pet’s Rabies Vaccination Up to Date?

World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day is tomorrow – Sept. 28. We’ve all heard the word rabies, and for pet owners, it’s one of the scariest words you can hear. At KT British Labs, we believe that a healthy pet is a happy pet, and in recognition of World Rabies Day want to review some facts about this… Read more »

Fast Facts About Your Dog’s Ears

For some dog owners, their pet’s ears are their favorite thing about their beloved pet. Unfortunately, not many people know that their dog’s ears can be a breeding ground of trouble. Here are a few things you need to know about your four-legged friend’s ears. L-Shaped While our ear canals are just a simple, fairly… Read more »

Spaying and Neutering: When Should it Be Done?

When you are adding a pet to the family, it’s your responsibility to make sure that your new puppy has all of the medical care that they need, from regular checkups at the vet to prevent long-term problems, to routine vaccinations and having your pet spayed or neutered at the right time. A lot of… Read more »

Springtime Shedding: What to Expect and How to Manage the Fur

If you’re the owner of a Labrador retriever, you’re probably excited for the warm spring weather to arrive so that you and your pup can enjoy the great outdoors together during the more moderate months ahead. However, as the seasons change, so too does your pup’s fur coat, and that means springtime shedding. The increase… Read more »