What to do when you get your new fur baby…

We all love to get new puppies… and that puppy breath… well it’s great too!! But as new buyers we must be educated about taking care of a puppy.  New babies (puppies) need a routine every single day.  Here are a few tips hopefully you can use…

● first and foremost CRATE TRAINING

FEEDING your puppy

● baby gates are your friend

● supervise~supervise~supervise

● start on leash early


● routine vet checks

These are a few tips on having a great companion in your puppy!! Puppies/dogs can bring so much joy and happiness to your family!



Happy Valentine’s from Silver and Charcoal Kennels.  We are having fun with our cute little puppies. So glad the snow and cold weather is moving out!! Julia loves Valentine’s Day because she gets spoiled with lots of hugs and kisses and just a few little treats!! wink…wink… Valentine’s Day is a day of love and… Continue Reading

Training Your Labrador Retriever Puppy

TRAIN, Training, Trained: The Lab Edition “Can labs be trained?” “Are labs easy to train?”  “Can lab puppies be easily potty trained?” The above questions are all great things to ask before making the purchase of your own lab pup, and today, we are here to help y’all with those particular questions. Welcome to our… Continue Reading

Why Labradors Are Great Dogs

There’s no doubt about it – Labradors are great dogs. For 26 years in a row, this adorable, family-friendly dog has been the top breed in the United States, according to the American Kennel Society. Read on for a few reasons why labs are so popular, and such wonderful dogs to own. They’ll get you… Continue Reading

Are silver labs AKC registered?

Yes, they can be if the lineage is correct. AKC will register them. AKC only recognizes three general colors: black, yellow, and chocolate. There are various shades of these colors. Yellow varies from  Red to white. Black  varies from charcoal to black. Chocolate varies from dark brown to silver. You can actually see the chocolate… Continue Reading

Welcome to Silver and Charcoal Kennels’ Blog!

Silver and Charcoal Kennels of Greenwood, MS has worked hard to establish themselves as a high-quality Labrador retriever breeder. For over 20 years, they have been adding an additional member to families around the world, a Labrador retriever puppy! Given the knowledge they have obtained in those years of breeding, they are able to answer… Continue Reading