Here you can find out the best way to buy a puppy, how to feed and potty train your puppy and how to keep him healthy.
We answer your questions on growth, weight, biting, socialisation and much more.
We also have a fantastic community and support network of Labrador puppy parents in our forum and on our Facebook page.
The Labrador Site is brought to you by best selling author and Labrador specialist Pippa Mattinson. Don’t miss her lovely articles, tips, and advice.
Our puppy section is updated constantly and we are always at the forefront of any Labrador news and information.
How to buy a Labrador Retriever puppy
If you haven’t found your puppy yet, we have some great resources to help you. Don’t miss these two important guides
- 8 step guide to buying a Labrador puppy
- finding a good Labrador breeder
- puppy paperwork – contracts, registrations, certificates
Not all Labrador puppies are healthy, so its important that you know what you are looking for. There are lots more resources and information to help prospective puppy buyers in this section
Feeding and caring for your Labrador puppy
Feeding your puppy a healthy diet is very important and we have lots of information on feeding and puppy growth in these two articles
Don’t miss our other many puppy care articles – you’ll find them here
How to stop your puppy biting
Biting is one of the most challenging problems for many new puppy parents. But it needn’t spoil your enjoyment of your new puppy. We have all the information you need to stop your puppy biting in no time at all
Don’t miss these in-depth guides
Potty training your Labrador puppy
You’ll want to get potty training off to a great start and here are some articles to help you make sure your puppy is clean and dry as quickly as possible.
- Help with potty training your puppy
- 15 potty training problems solved (yours is bound to be in here!)
- A quick guide to house training your Labrador
That’s just to get you started! You’ll find much more information here
You will probably want to make sure your puppy is protected against infectious diseases by having him vaccinated. In this section we answer all your puppy vaccination questions. Don’t miss:-
Socialisation and raising friendly puppies
One of the great things about Labradors is their good nature, but did you know that even Labs need a little help in this direction?
Puppies need to be socialised in order to grow up friendly and confident. Here is the information you need to get this important job done
Life with small puppies
Life with a small puppy isn’t always plain sailing! It can all be a bit overwhelming at times. Here are some articles to help you through the difficult days
Information on training your Labrador puppy
You probably can’t wait to get started with training your puppy, and modern puppy training is great fun! Here are some key resources.
When you’ve read those two, head over to our Labrador Puppy Training Center for links to videos, articles, training guides, books and all the rest of the information you need.
Much more puppy information
Published in April 2014, the Happy Puppy covers every aspect of life with a small puppy.
The book will help you prepare your home for the new arrival, and get your puppy off to a great start with potty training, socialisation and early obedience.
The Happy Puppy Handbook is available worldwide.
Also – don’t forget to bookmark this page and come back to read through these fascinating sections.
We understand Labradors
We don’t just love labradors! We understand them too.
All the articles on this website are original and are written by experienced labrador trainers, breeders, and dog health and behaviour experts.
Please check our extensive library, using the menu at the top of the page, and don’t forget to join the forum where you can get help and support from lots of other new puppy owners