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.

Keep Your Dog Close on Walks and Improve his Recall

Is your dog going too far away on walks, and not coming back when you call him? In this article, you'll find out how to...

What The Labrador Breed Standard Is Really Telling You

The Labrador breed standard specifies the ideal appearance of a pedigree Labrador Retriever from head to tail. Labrador breed standards are set by national kennel...

4 Fun Games To Play With Your Labrador

Is your dog bored? Does he get overexcited when you play with him? Are you at a loss to know how to occupy him?...

How Long Does It Take To Train A Dog?

How long does it take to train a dog? With regular practice and commitment, many dog owners are able to teach their dogs reliable basic...

How To Stop A Dog From Digging – Why Do Dogs...

Today's article on how to stop a dog from digging is by best-selling author Pippa Mattinson. Pippa's online dog training courses can be found...

Dog Training Tips: 22 Great Ideas To Help You Train Your...

Training your dog should be fun! But it can also be quite challenging. Especially if your dog is young, bouncy and strong! I've selected some...

Your Labrador’s Magic Word!

Every Labrador should have a magic word. "What kind of trickery is this?" you say. We don’t need magic in dog training do we? Just an effective...

Dog whistles: Should You Buy, Which is Best, and How to...

Today's article is by best-selling author Pippa Mattinson. Pippa's online dog training courses can be found over on the Dogsnet website. I am a great...

When Do Dogs Stop Growing? Labrador Puppy Growth Chart And FAQ

When do dogs stop growing? Most dogs are fully grown by their first birthday. All reach physical maturity by their second. In general, small breeds reach...

How To Potty Train A Puppy

How to potty train a puppy is the top concern of many new puppy owners. The secrets to puppy potty training success are: Keep small...