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The Labrador Forum

  1. Getting Started

    Find out how to get started with posting text and images
    1. Help For Guests & New Members

      Let’s get you started! Here’s where you can find out how to use the forum and join the conversation.
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      Latest: How To Join The Forum pippa@labforumHQ, Jul 27, 2018
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    2. Introductions & Saying Hello

      This is the place to say 'hello' if you'd like to - no pressure!
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      Latest: Hello world 5labs, Mar 21, 2019 at 12:31 PM
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  2. Getting Help With Your Labrador

    A place to post your questions about every aspect of raising a Labrador from puppy to old age.
    1. Labrador Puppies

      This is the place to get help with puppy problems, share your puppy pictures and chat about labrador puppies
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      Latest: My dilemma: inside or out Ski-Patroller, Mar 21, 2019 at 10:27 PM
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    2. Labrador health

      A place to discuss any issues to do with labrador health
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      Latest: Thump sounds when sniffing on walks Benf64, Mar 20, 2019 at 12:24 PM
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    3. Labrador Training

      This is the place to discuss Labrador training issues, get help with your Lab and to share your training tips and experiences with others.
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      Latest: Walking your dog on a loose lead Jo Laurens, Mar 21, 2019 at 3:33 PM
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    4. Labrador behaviour

      dogs behaving badly!
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      Latest: Help after a late night Katefur, Mar 22, 2019 at 2:40 AM
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    5. Labrador breeding & genetics

      Mating, pregnancy, whelping, weaning & other matters related to breeding
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      Latest: Puppies dying soon after birth Jo Laurens, Mar 19, 2019 at 6:45 PM
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    6. Senior Labradors

      This is the place to discuss issues and raise questions related to your senior Labrador Retriever.
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    7. The Labrador Site

      General information from The Labrador Site and a place for you to tell us what you would like to see more of
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    1. Dog Training: Principle and Practice

      Not sure what methods to use? Want to discuss techniques or training strategies. This is the place.
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      Latest: 10 month old lab won’t walk on a leash Jo Laurens, Mar 20, 2019 at 1:29 PM
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    2. Your Training Logs

      Want to share the ups an downs of your training journey? This is where to share your experiences. (only registered forum members can view)
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    3. Clicker Training

      For discussions about clicker training
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      Latest: Chocolate lab training Lisalike68, Feb 8, 2019
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    4. Obedience

      Training for advanced obedience, competitions, and awards
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    5. Gundog Training, Fieldwork, & Field Trials

      Discussion on training working gundogs, all breeds.
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    6. Agility & Flyball

      A place to discuss training for and competing in the sports of agility and flyball.
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      Latest: We've been to agility! Buddy, Jan 5, 2019
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    7. Working Trials

      A place to chat about the wonderful world of working trials!
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      Latest: Working Pack Dog Title Beanwood, May 14, 2018
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    8. The Gundog Club and The Gundog Trust

      Information and updates from the Gundog Club and the Gundog Trust
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      Latest: Doubles AlaskaSkeeter, Dec 26, 2018
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    9. Behavioural science and dog training philosophy

      A place to chat about canine behaviour, the latest research, and why we train our dogs the way we do
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      Latest: Frustrated reaction - going crazy Sarge Brown, Mar 19, 2019 at 1:34 AM
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    10. Ringcraft and Showing

      Discussions about showing our dogs and how to train for it, whether fun companion shows or more serious events.
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      Latest: Free stack sabri.1996, Oct 5, 2018
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    11. Forum Challenges

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    1. Labrador Chat

      Chat about your labradors here
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      Latest: Quirky behaviour when I am away... Chewies_mum, Mar 18, 2019 at 8:46 PM
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    2. Labradors in the News

      News items about Labradors from around the world
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      Latest: How to miss a flight drjs@5, May 30, 2018
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    3. Labrador Rescue

      A place to discuss rescue dogs and rescue societies
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      Latest: Regret & anxiety after adopting our labs Sarge Brown, Mar 19, 2019 at 2:49 AM
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    4. Labradors in Service

      A place for Labradors that serve our community. Therapy dogs, guide dogs, search and rescue etc.
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      Latest: Assistance Dog Training RuthElizabeth, Oct 29, 2018
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    5. From the Labrador archives

      There are now over four hundred articles in our archives. We are gradually overhauling and updating them. Here are our favourites.
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      Latest: Labrador Obedience Training charlie, Jun 20, 2016
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    1. The Rainbow Bridge

      Remembering old friends
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    2. Dog Friendly

      Share your recommendations for dog friendly places to go. Pubs, hotels, beaches, cafes, walks, anywhere you've had fun with your dog.
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    3. Dog Chat

      Anything and everything to do with dogs
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    4. Raw Feeding

      A place to discuss the pros & cons of raw feeding, and to get help with feeding your dog on a raw diet
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    1. Christmas Gifts

      A place to share ideas for Christmas gifts for dogs and their owners
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      Latest: Pet portraits kateincornwall, Dec 13, 2017
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    2. Using the bargains and best buys section

      Information about using this section. Please read before posting
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      Latest: Kong style chew toy leejane, Jun 16, 2018
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    3. Products and supplies for puppies

      A place to recommend your favourite puppy products, toys, training aids and so on.
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      Latest: Kong Zoom Groom pooch495, Jan 16, 2019
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    4. Products for dogs & their owners

      A place to discuss and recommend your favourite products, beds, leads, collars, toys and anything else your dog might need.
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      Latest: Really good quality crate JAYMZ, Mar 2, 2019
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    5. Books

      A place to discuss and recommend books of any kind. Please read posting guidelines.
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      Latest: Labrador books sabri.1996, Dec 12, 2018
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    1. Competitions

      Forum competition threads
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    2. Pets Corner

      For all those interesting pets you keep, that aren't dogs!
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      Latest: I hope this helps - puppy bloated Cath, Feb 21, 2019
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    3. Events

      Dog shows, game fairs and any other forthcoming events of interest
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      Latest: Highclere Country Show charlie, May 17, 2018
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    4. Recipes

      A place to swap recipes
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  3. Technical, Help and Information

    General forum information and announcements. Help with technical issues
    1. Information and Announcements

      Information for guests and important updates and information about the forum.
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    2. Technical & Help

      This is the place to ask for help in using the forum
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      Latest: Can I change my username? Sonja Helin, Feb 5, 2019
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