Labrador dog guide training
Before choosing a Labrador to be a guide dog, a personality test is needed, such as testing whether it has enough patience, whether it has a calm personality, whether it can suppress its curiosity about the curiosity around it, and so on. Labrador guide dogs also need to participate in formal vocational training before they start to work, and they will probably go through a year of professional training.
Guide dogs are best sent to relevant training institutions. After professional training, only Labradors who pass the test can be officially employed to provide help to the dead.
Introduction to Labrador breed information
Labrador is divided into Retriever and Single Retriever. It is native to Canada, and then the breed is completely determined in the UK. The colors of dogs are mainly black, yellow and brown. Adult male dogs can reach 56-62 cm in height, and female dogs can reach about 54-59 cm in height. And normally, the average life span of a Labrador is about 10-12 years.
According to investigations, Labrador originated in the early nineteenth century, and they took salt boats from Newfoundland to Britain. It is said that they are the first dogs introduced to the European continent. When living in Newfoundland, Labrador was a good helper for the local fishermen. They helped their owners retrieve their fishing nets and carry them out in the cold sea.
Labrador Retrievers are loved by people not only because they have an elegant and beautiful appearance, but more importantly, they have a very gentle personality. They are faithful, composed, intelligent, non-aggressive, and contented. Both the elderly and children can get along well with it. They are loyal to their family members, protect the safety of the family, and guard against intruders.
In modern society, the Labrador is not only a companion dog for people’s home life, it will also be trained as a guide dog, service dog, hearing dog, etc. Labrador helps the blind to guide the direction, and helps the deaf to give voice warnings. For example, give the owner a warning when the door bells, explosions, etc. Labradors have also been extensively trained as guide dogs, using their keen sense of smell to search for drugs and explosives.
Methods of bathing Labrador dogs
1. Prepare bath tools: brush, towel, shower gel, hair dryer, hair care cream, flea spray, etc.
2. Before taking a bath, the hair of Labrador should be dredged, and the hair that is difficult to comb should be cut with scissors.
3. The water temperature suitable for Labrador bathing is about 40 degrees. Before bathing, you should let the dog use his paw to test the water temperature. The dog can start bathing if it feels no problem.
4. First wash the whole body of Labrador to one side, then apply shower gel to rub and wash. Every part of the Labrador body must be carefully rubbed into place. Rinse the shower gel, and apply hair cream to the dog to make the dog’s hair look smoother and brighter.
5. After the entire body of the Labrador is rinsed, wipe it dry with a towel. The ears and eyes of the dog should be gently wiped clean, and then the entire hair is dried with a hair dryer.
6. Finally, spray the anti-flea spray for the dog to prevent the dog from being invaded by fleas and suffering from diseases such as dermatitis.
When bathing a Labrador, it is important not to get water into his eyes. When water enters the over-reaching eyes, it will make you feel uncomfortable. In the excitement, the dog will refuse you to bathe him.