Authors Posts by Pippa Mattinson

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 Rescue And How To Adopt A Dog

This is a guide to dog rehoming in general and Labrador rescue in particular. We’ll look at the pros and cons of rescue dogs...

Is your dog sleeping in bed with you? We look at...

When I was a child, I longed to have my dog sleeping in bed with me. But the rules were firm. No sleeping with dogs....

8 Week Old Puppy: Bringing Home a New Puppy –...

This is a complete guide to bringing home a new puppy for the very first time. It's ideal for a first time dog owner....

Nervous Dog: Help With Canine Fears And Phobias

We don't usually think of a Labrador as a nervous dog. But canine fears and phobias are a serious business and can occur in...

Purebred Vs Mutt – Common Objections To Mixed Breed Dogs

We’ve been listening to the growing debate in our online community about mixed breed dogs. Purebred Vs Mutt - which is better. Feelings run high...

Antlers For Dogs: Are Deer Antlers Safe For Dogs To Chew...

The safety (or not) of antlers for dogs is an interesting subject. And rather like the raw food topic, it’s one that even vets...

Mixed Breed Dogs – Is It Wrong To Create Hybrid Dog...

Mixed breed dogs have always been controversial. We’re currently producing a range of articles with information on various Labrador cross breeds These hybrid dog articles...

Dog Poop Disposal – Where Do You Put Yours?

It's estimated that there were over 89 million pet dogs living in the USA in 2017. With every dog pooping two or three times...

Is Your Dog Drinking A Lot Of Water?

In Is Your Dog Drinking A Lot Of Water, Pippa looks at the causes of excessive thirst in dogs. And how to recognize if...

Dog Snoring: Causes Risks And Remedies

In a dog, snoring can by a symptom of a whole range of different health issues, just as it can be in people. Dog...