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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.

Travel sickness in Labradors

Car sickness in a dog can make journeys quite miserable. For him and for you. So how can we avoid this horrible condition? And what can we...

A Quick Guide to House Training Your Labrador Puppy

Sometimes you just need information in a hurry. And with a new labrador puppy in the house that may be one of those times. This article...

Nine Week Old Labrador Puppy FAQ

At nine weeks old, most Labrador puppies are settling in to their new homes. If you have a nine week old, you’ve probably had your...

Labrador Puppy Feeding FAQ

We receive many questions about food and diet from new Labrador puppy owners In this article I have gathered together some of the most common...

Walking Your Labrador on a Loose Leash

This is a simple technique for walking your Labrador on a loose leash. Everywhere you go, you will see dogs on leads. Some of those...

Click for Quiet

We looked at noisy Labradors in a recent article And I said I would show you a technique to reduce noise by reinforcing silence That is...

My Labrador Won’t Eat His Food Any More

Has your dog gone off his food?  Is your Labrador refusing to eat  his dinner? There are many reasons why a dog or puppy might...

Noisy Labradors: getting to the root of the problem

Some breeds of dog are naturally more noisy than others. But on the whole, noise is not the communication method of choice for dogs. Dogs...

Labrador Puppies: When Biting Gets Out of Hand!

Biting is a big problem for many new puppy owners. The power of a Labrador puppy's bite can be a real shock if you have...

Common Myths About Labrador Health Testing

It is hard for experienced Labrador owners to believe, but there are still puppy buyers out there,  purchasing Labrador puppies every week,  who do...