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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is the Breed Standard of the Labrador Retriever?

https://www.akc.org/dog-breeds/labrador-retriever/#timeline

What should we feed our puppy?

We highly recommend a Large Breed Puppy food, it is important for the growing puppy to have a food that has phosphorus in addition to the calcium, too much calcium is NOT recommended for Large Breed Puppies. We currently feed Wellness Puppy & Wellness Large Breed Adult as it seems to meet the recommendations from the two sites below.
https://vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/nutritional-requirements-of-large-and-giant-breed-puppies
https://todaysveterinarynurse.com/nutrition/nutrition-for-the-large-breed-puppy/

Are dogs born with Hip Dysplasia?
https://www.usdaa.com/article.cfm?newsID=2288

 

Are silver Labradors purebred?

https://www.thelabradorsite.com/silver-labradors/

https://www.labradortraininghq.com/labrador-breed-information/silver-labrador

https://www.thelabradorsite.com/silver-labradors/20alopecia.​​

 

Why do I need to wait until 2 years of age before spaying or neutering my dog?

https://www.akcchf.org

https://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/three-reasons-to-reconsider-spayneuter/

https://www.dvm360.com/view/reexamining-early-spay-neuter-paradigm-dogs

https://www.parsemus.org/2018/10/health-consequences-of-canine-spay-neuter-and-alternative-

 

Why leave dewclaws?

https://www.petmd.com/dog/care/5-things-you-need-know-about-dog-dewclaws

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4XflsMEk-k

https://gordonsetterexpert.org/2016/02/11/dewclaws-should-we-remove-them/

 

How do I crate train our new puppy?
      https://www.fidosavvy.com/puppy-crate-training-schedule.html

 

Can I get two puppies from the same litter?

https://www.thehonestkitchen.com/blog/what-is-littermate-syndrome/

https://thebark.com/content/dont-take-two-littermates

https://k9behavioralservices.com/littermate-syndrome/

 

I want to insure my puppy.  What insurance company do you recommend?

https://trupanion.com/​​ Offer Code: BR1RL112922

 

Can we come play with the puppies after they are born?

https://www.revivalanimal.com/pet-health/biosecurity-in-kennels/learning-center

 

What is Early Neurological Stimulation?

https://breedingbetterdogs.com/article/early-neurological-stimulation

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