Dog Talk

Who knew we were the problem

Who knew we were the problem

Gus had been doing great with the potty training, but then we had been diligent about taking him outside every 2 hours or right when he woke from a nap. And then we had our first accident. After cleaning the pee up we sprayed the flower with Windex to remove the...

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Say hello to “Gus” the new office manager

Say hello to “Gus” the new office manager

On November 30, 2021, we said goodbye to Koda. His time with us was much too short. As I have written before, Koda was our third Labrador rescue and our second that had cancer. Hank had other health issues that shortened his life, and as we look back we wonder whether...

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How do you pick a Labrador Retriever rescue organization?

How do you pick a Labrador Retriever rescue organization?

All dog rescue organizations are wonderful for the work they do. But are some better than others? If you live in Florida and are looking for a Labrador Retriever, then yes, one is better than all of the others. The organization is Labrador Retriever Rescue of Florida...

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Happy National Black Dog Day!

Happy National Black Dog Day!

Today is National Black Dog Day. It was started on October 1, 2016, to encourage people to adopt black dogs who are often left behind in shelters. More black dogs are euthanized in shelters regardless of their breed. Not wanting to adopt a black dog is known as "Black...

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What makes the Labrador Retriever the #1 breed?

What makes the Labrador Retriever the #1 breed?

The Labrador Retriever has been the number one dog breed in the United States for the last 29 years. And according to the American Kennel Club, that is the longest reign of any breed. Below are a few of the reasons why. Personality A well-exercised and trained...

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The truth about grain free dog food

The truth about grain free dog food

When Drake was first diagnosed with his cancer, we were told his type of cancer had a direct correlation to the food we had fed him. We fed him the same brand as we did with Max, who lived to be 13. For a Labrador that was consider a long-life span. The news on Drake...

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