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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 Retriever Life Span – How Long Do Labs Live?

The average Labrador Retriever life span is 12 to 12.5 years. Although a recent study suggests that chocolate Labs live shorter lives, at 10.7 years,...

When Do Puppies Stop Biting And How To Cope With A...

Many Labrador parents if asked “When do puppies stop biting?” will answer “Not soon enough!” Being bitten by an 8 week old puppy is...

6 Things to Consider Before Buying a Labrador

There are many things to consider before taking on the responsibility of a Labrador dog. Price is just one of them. And the cost of...

Advice On Raising A Puppy When You Work Full Time

Raising a puppy when you work full time is possible. It involves planning ahead, great routines and some outside help. And a lot of focus...

Silver Lab – The Facts About Silver Labrador Retrievers

The Silver Lab is a variation of the chocolate Labrador, bred to have a gene that dilutes their usual brown coat color. A great companion,...

Arthritis in Dogs: A Guide to Labrador Arthritis and Arthritis in...

Arthritis in dogs is an inflammation of your pet's joints. It is usually caused by the general wear and tear of a dog's joints...

English Lab – Your Guide To The English Labrador Retriever

The English Lab has to be one of the most beautiful dogs in the world. And with an endearing temperament to go with those good...

Chocolate Lab – Your Guide To The Chocolate Labrador Retriever

The Chocolate Lab is a friendly, confident and loving dog. And one that has a huge appeal as a pet. But a recent study has...

Yellow Lab – Your Guide To The Yellow Labrador Retriever

The yellow Lab is perhaps best known for its role as a guide dog for the blind. But the iconic Labrador Retriever is also one...

My Dog Won’t Eat – What To Do When Your...

Has your dog gone off his food? Is your pup refusing to eat his dinner? In “My Dog Won't Eat” we help you get...