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 Shedding: It’s The Moulting Season Again

It is that time of year again. By yesterday evening our house was coated in a fine layer of pale golden shed Labrador hair....

9 Week Old Puppy: Tips, Video, Schedules & What To Expect

This is your guide to life with a 9 week old puppy. We’ll show you what to expect from your puppy at this age,...

Why Do Dogs Run Away And How To Stop Them

If your dog keeps running away, you've got problem. But happily, it's a problem that can usually be solved. We’re going to look at how...

Dog Exercise: How To Exercise Your Labrador And Keep Them Fit

Does your dog exercise enough? Do all Labradors really need a long walk every day? Does it matter if you have to miss a...

Teach A Dog To Take A Treat Gently in Six Easy...

It’s a bit of a shock when you offer a treat to a dog and he takes half your hand off! And it’s pretty embarrassing...

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

If your dog won't give the ball back, won't drop the ball, won't let go of his toys. Or if your dog won't fetch...

How To Cope With A Naughty Labrador

Is your Labrador naughty? Does he jump all over your visitors? Does he ignore you when you call him, does he drag you along on...

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...

When Can Puppies Go Outside: Is It Safe To Take Your...

People often ask us "When can puppies go outside safely, for walks or to meet other dogs?" Standard traditional advice used to be that puppies...

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...