Socialization…It’s so much more than just exposing us to other dogs. Sure that’s a piece of the puzzle, but it’s a very small piece. We also need exposed to a variety of people, places and things.

If you’ve read The Puppy Puzzle by Pat Hastings, you’re familiar with THE RULE OF SEVENS.

By the time you bring us home, we’ve been exposed to a minimum of the following:

Been on 7 different surfaces,

Played with 7 different types of objects,

Been in 7 different locations,

Exposed to 7 different challenges,

Eaten from 7 different containers

Eaten in 7 different locations

Interacted with 7 new people, including children and elderly.

This is a great start to being well socialized.

📸 photo credit: Jayda’s puppies.

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Dilutes are known for skin and organ health issues.  Because we care about the long term health of the puppies we produce, we only support the ethical breeding of Labradors in the traditional colors of black, yellows (ranging from white to fox-red), and chocolates (from light to dark).  Dilutes, dilute carriers and other color variations are not acceptable for our breeding program.  
ALL of our dogs are Dilute Free.