[VIDEO] English Labrador Puppy Mastering Stairs

video English Labrador learning to use the stairs

Hear that whining?   It’s Frankie the English Labrador puppy voicing his fear of going down the stairs.  He’s only 5 weeks old.  All his siblings have already gone down the 2 step staircase to the backyard, but Frankie needs a bit of encouragement.   His brother Joey figures out how to go down the 2 steps rather quickly, leaving Frankie the last one to take his turn.  He just needs a little bit of cheerleading from his human Mom.

And actually his Lab mom did come by to see how Frankie is doing with the stairs.  Even though she did not physically nudge Frankie, her closeness seems to be just the encouragement he needs.  Seeing his Mom and siblings already down below and hanging out together, Frankie decides it’s more fun to join them.  He stops paying attention to his fear and took his first step.  Congratulations, Frankie!

Why are Labrador Retrievers so popular?

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Labrador Retrievers is one of the most popular breeds in the U.S..  There are many reasons for their popularity, according to Dog Breed Info.  They make a great family dog because they are loving, loyal, affectionate, friendly, and patient.  They are very good with children.  They also make great service dogs because they are very intelligent, eager to please you, and have a good nature.

Adult Labs are very strong, so train them when they are young to stop on command, so they don’t dash out the door or pull you along.  This is also a breed who loves water. If there is an opportunity to swim, they will want to.   Labs are energetic dogs.  Do take them for a long walk everyday.  Or have them jog with you or run alongside your bicycle.  Labrador Retrievers are very easy to train.  This is probably one of the reasons that contribute to their being so popular as service dogs.   You can learn more about Labrador Retrievers here.  Enjoy watching Frankie succeed with the stairs.

Article source:  Dog Breed Info


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