We have a paws workshop in April, were doing a lot of clicker training and so far he seems to be the easiest dog to train (so much easier than my other dog), they are deffently a good breed. He picked up on toilet traing very quickly but its now gonw to pot due to the snow (which has confused him). We are using puppy pads and paper but put them next to the back door so when he goes to them i can put him outside if i get to him fast enough. Our pups only 9 weeks old (so still very young) so we cant take him out yet, cant wait to get out with him and to puppy training. So far the only real problems have been seperation anxiety (he cries as soon as someone leaves the room and cries in the night) but it is getting better each day, having a kong to play with seems to help when we have to go out.
And he looks very similar to my pup who we have also named Apollo (pictures on my profile). I think ours has Collie in him, lab x collie is ment to be a good combo, both breeds that are highly intelligent and love to learn (also both love food which makes training easier).
Yes, tag needs to have your name, your address (we just did the first line of address and postcode) and phone number, we got ours on e-bay for a couple £ each. We have a harness but pup got out of it today on the way to the vets so i think i need to find a better one . Our pup had his last jab today so i can take him out next week, cant wait to start socialising.
Puppy is coming on Friday! He came across on Sunday but we weren't home checked in time so he's in foster.
The action aid for animals process has been so easy. Really helpful friendly people, available via email/facebook at all times. Compared to the two English rescues who didn't even tell us we werent successful. The home checkers spent almost two hours with us, both making sure we were an appropriate home and sharing really helpful information for us as new dog owners.