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.

The Three Rs of Labrador Puppy Education

Labrador puppies are adorable.But they can also be a lot of trouble! Educating a puppy takes time and patience. Sometimes it can feel as though your...

Introducing Your Labrador To The New Baby

Bringing a new baby home is an amazing experience. It is also a daunting and exhausting one. A Labrador in the house can complicate things...

Is A Rescue Labrador Right For You?

I have written a number of articles about, and in support of, Labrador rescue organisations on this website. But lately I have been hearing more...

Too Young to Leave Mum: When Can Puppies Leave Their Mothers

There have been an increasing number of comments on The Labrador Site lately from people wanting help with extremely young puppies. I am sure those...

Labrador Puppy or Rescue Dog?

When you decide to welcome a new Labrador into your home, there are a lot of decisions to be made. Whether to take home a...

Socializing An Adult Labrador

In an ideal world every Labrador puppy will have a perfect start in life. But in the real world things are not always perfect. In addition...

Which Type of Labrador Makes the Best Pet: Work...

There are two very different types of Labrador Retriever, but which is best as a pet? And which type of Labrador is the right...

How To Stop Your Labrador Pestering You

It is not uncommon for people to have their relaxation completely ruined by a Labrador which persistently pesters them. Pestering takes many forms. Some dogs poke...

My Labrador Still Won’t Stop Pulling!

You have tried everything. Walking up and down, round in circles,  standing still, food, toys. Nothing works. Your Labrador is still dragging you along in his wake,...

Your questions about Labradors

Pippa explains how you can get your questions answered quickly The Labrador Site is now one of the busiest pet blogs on the internet. We have...