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Pippa Mattinson

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Pippa Mattinson is the best selling author of several books on dogs. She is the founder of the Labrador Site and a regular contributor. She is passionate about helping people enjoy their Labradors and lives in Hampshire with her husband and four dogs.

Labrador Life Span – How Long do Labs Live?

how long do Labs live” is a popular question, and Labrador Retriever Life span is what we are going to look at in today’s...

When Do Dogs Stop Growing – Labrador Puppy Growth Chart And...

A lot of puppy parents ask us about puppy growth and weight. When do dogs stop growing? How big will my puppy get? And...

How Long Do Dogs Sleep – Find Out In This Guide...

Just how many hours dogs sleep for each day? And why do dogs sleep so much?  In "how long do dogs sleep" we look...

Bringing Home A New Puppy – First Night Survival Tips Included

Bringing home a new puppy is a very exciting event for all the family, but the first month at home with your new Labrador...

Toxic To Dogs – Avoiding Foods That May Harm Your Labrador

There are many substances that are poisonous - we keep them out of reach of our dogs and babies, but there are some surprisingly...

My Dog Ate Chicken Bones – What Should I Do Now?

Okay - you’ve just googled ‘My dog ate chicken bones’ and you are worried sick. I completely understand. But first things first. DONT PANIC! Before you...

Heel Tips: Teaching A Dog To Heel In Simple Stages

The only long-term and reliable method of stopping a dog from pulling on the leash is teaching a dog to heel. There are ways...

Dog Recall – Get A Great Recall With Our Training Tips...

Getting a perfect recall is every dog owner’s dream, and we understand that dog recall training can be challenging. That’s why we have so many...

Choosing A Raised Dog Bed – A Review Of The Best...

We’ll be looking at the best elevated dog beds in this review and at some of the features and benefits of using a raised...

Labrador Temperament – Find Out What Labradors Are Really Like

Labrador temperament is often described in very positive terms. And many people have pre-conceived ideas about what their Labrador puppy’s temperament will be like...