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.

My Dog Ate Chocolate – What Do I Do? Will He...

You’re probably here reading “My Dog Ate Chocolate” because you’re worried. But if your adult Lab just ate a small square of milk chocolate,...

Can Dogs Eat Apples And Other Fruit – Which Treats Are...

When I was a kid, we always gave our apple cores to the dog. He loved them. But can dogs eat apples without any...

Hip Dysplasia in Dogs: Improving The Odds for Your Puppy

Hip dysplasia in dogs can be painful and disabling. We look at how to improve the odds that your puppy will have healthy hips. Many...

Why Does My Dog Smell – And What Can I Do...

Find out why dogs smell, discover the best ways to make your Lab smell sweet again, and how to get rid of dog smell...

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...

My Dog Ate Chicken Bones – What Should I Do Now?

So you’ve googled “My dog ate chicken bones” and you are worried sick. I completely understand. Healthy eating guides for dogs Foods your dog...

How Long Does A Dog Stay In Heat: Your Expert Guide...

How long does a dog stay in heat? How can you tell if your dog is in heat? How can you keep a...

Puppy Teething and Teeth – A Complete Guide to Your Puppy’s...

Puppy teething doesn’t have to be stressful. We've put together a puppy teething timeline that tells you know what to expect and when; advice...

What Can Dogs Not Eat – Which Foods Are Not Safe...

What can dogs not eat? We separate the facts from the myths so you can have peace of mind. There are many substances that are...

How Long Do Dogs Sleep – Is Your Dog Sleeping Too...

Are you wondering if your pup is taking too many naps? Just how long do dogs sleep for? In this updated for 2019 version...