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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.

How Long Does It Take To Train A Dog?

How long does it take to train a dog? With regular practice and commitment, many dog owners are able to teach their dogs reliable basic...

How To Stop A Dog From Digging – Why Do Dogs...

Today's article on how to stop a dog from digging is by best-selling author Pippa Mattinson. Pippa's online dog training courses can be found...

Dog Training Tips: 22 Great Ideas To Help You Train Your...

Training your dog should be fun! But it can also be quite challenging. Especially if your dog is young, bouncy and strong! I've selected some...

Your Labrador’s Magic Word!

Every Labrador should have a magic word. "What kind of trickery is this?" you say. We don’t need magic in dog training do we? Just an effective...

Dog whistles: Should You Buy, Which is Best, and How to...

Today's article is by best-selling author Pippa Mattinson. Pippa's online dog training courses can be found over on the Dogsnet website. I am a great...

When Do Dogs Stop Growing? Labrador Puppy Growth Chart And FAQ

When do dogs stop growing? Most dogs are fully grown by their first birthday. All reach physical maturity by their second. In general, small breeds reach...

How To Potty Train A Puppy

How to potty train a puppy is the top concern of many new puppy owners. The secrets to puppy potty training success are: Keep small...

Labrador Retriever Breeders: How To Find A Good One

Labrador Retriever breeders are not hard to find. After all, Labs are one of the most popular dog breeds in the world. But finding a...

How To Keep Dogs Out Of Garden Areas – Dog Repellents...

The main methods to keep dogs out of garden areas are training and dog repellents. These come in natural and artificial forms. Studies show mixed...

Dog Drinking A Lot Of Water – A Guide To Excessive...

Is your dog drinking a lot of water? Discover how much dogs should drink, the causes of excessive thirst or polydipsia in dogs, and...