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Halloween Safety for Your Pets

Halloween Safety for Your Pets

Thanks to our friends at VCA Angel Animal Hospital for the tips on keeping your pets safe this Halloween. While kids of all ages look forward to dressing up and overloading on candy, the holiday can be a scary—and dangerous—time for pets. Here are some…

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TREATS FOR YOU, TOXIC FOR YOUR DOG

TREATS FOR YOU, TOXIC FOR YOUR DOG

Never feed your dog these common household foods: CHOCOLATE | GRAPES & RAISINS | MACADAMIA NUTS | ONIONS & GARLIC & CHIVES & LEEKS | XYLITOL  With Halloween coming up, and all sorts of treats in homes – this is an opportune time to review…

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Canine Influenza Virus Notice

Canine Influenza Virus Notice

Excerpted from the June 2017 AKC newsletter – Authored by Dr. Jerry Klein, Chief Veterinary Officer of AKC This notice is being sent out to provide up-to-date and accurate information about the Canine Influenza Virus to help prevent the spread of the virus to healthy(unexposed) dogs….

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AKC and UKC Hunt Test Overview

AKC and UKC Hunt Test Overview

Hunt tests are a great way to compete your working retriever against a certain standard and gain titles. What’s the value behind the titles? For your dog to gain a title (JH, HR, HRCH, MH, etc) your dog must pass hunt tests.  This proves that…

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Training Day with Cowtown HRC

Training Day with Cowtown HRC

We thoroughly enjoyed the hospitality of the Cowtown HRC at a training day this past Saturday. These passionate dog owners were especially welcoming to Rose and we received great advice, training tips and an excellent set-up for working on land and water retrieves. We’re excited…

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Kingmaker Kennels at Cowtown HRC

Kingmaker Kennels at Cowtown HRC

We had the opportunity this Tuesday to join up with a group of Labrador enthusiasts at the Cowtown Hunting Retriever Club February monthly meeting. These owners and handlers were passionate about their dogs and offered a great overview discussion to the skills and training needed to acquire…

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Puppies Are Here!

Puppies Are Here!

Colt and Daisey’s second litter arrived on December 1, 2016. A big, healthy litter of 10 yellow AKC Labrador puppies will be ready to go home withe their new families the week of January 23, 2017. For more information on these adorable pups, check out…

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AKC Yellow Lab Family Portrait

AKC Yellow Lab Family Portrait

Family portraits aren’t just for people! Here are Colt and Rose in a rare moment of calm in a lab family portrait. (both having just eaten and she being slightly sleepy!) Rose is now 13 weeks and just over 20lbs. Her coloring is maturing slightly to look…

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Puppies are PLAYFUL!

Puppies are PLAYFUL!

The pups are six weeks old and here are a few words to describe their activities each day: Wake up Eat “Be quick” out of their kennel (yay!) PLAY, play, play SSSSLLLLEEEPPPP Play some more Sleep more Eat Evening play Bedtime They are socializing nicely, chasing…

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The Puppies Eyes Are Open

The Puppies Eyes Are Open

It’s an exciting day as a puppy when you can see the world around you! These AKC yellow lab puppies have just started opening eyes and moving around. Check out the video and watch the boys climb about!  

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