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tax day
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Is Tax Day Wearing You Down? Cheer up With These Unbelievably Cute Photos of Puppies
Dogs are the best kind of friends — they stick by us through thick and thin, good times and…tax time. Whether you’re the type who starts working on your taxes Jan. 2 or find yourself constantly scrambling for an extension, let these photos of puppies help keep you calm. They’re not accountants, they can’t file […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cute-funny/puppies-tax-day/ | April 17, 2018
Expert Advice: Health Heartworm in Dogs: What You Should Know About the Mosquito-Borne Parasite
Heartworm is a potentially deadly parasite that is transmitted only by mosquitos, which pick up larval heartworms, called microfilaria, circulating in the bloodstream of infected animals. Dogs and other canids, such as fox, wolves, and coyote, are considered the primary heartworm hosts, but these parasites can also affect other mammals, including cats, ferrets, and, in rare cases, […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-conditions/heartworm-in-dogs-symptoms-diagnosis-treatment/ | April 12, 2018
National Sibling Day
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Happy National Sibling Day! Celebrate With Pics of Puppy Brothers and Sisters
April 10 marks National Sibling Day, and for anyone who grew up with brothers and sisters, your childhood was no doubt full of shared secrets, rivalries, teasing, tears, and plenty of laughs. Siblings learn so much from one another — sometimes what to do, but often, what not to do. They play with each other, […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cute-funny/national-sibling-day-puppies/ | April 10, 2018
French Bulldog lying down on a white background
Expert Advice: Names Unique Dog Names
We've all heard 'em: Fido. Max. Snuggles. While cliché names do truly represent some pups out there, they're not for everyone. If you're looking for unique dog names in 2018, we've got you covered! One way to add a personal touch to the process is by not making a hasty decision about a name. Instead […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/names/unique-dog-names/ | January 21, 2018
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Indoor Potty Training for Puppies
  There are so many good reasons to teach your puppy to go to the bathroom outside, but that is not always the most practical option. Particularly during the first few months with a young puppy, the constant trips outside during potty training may be too much of a challenge. Elderly or mobility-challenged owners may […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/puppy-training/indoor-potty-training-for-puppies/ | September 15, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health Every Little Bit Helps: Health Insurance for Your Puppies
“I am so very happy I activated the (30-day pet insurance policy). I thought for sure she would never need it, but I filled it out anyway. I wanted to be a good puppy owner. I figured . . . you really never know what could happen! Then, even if nothing happens to her, what's […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/general-health/health-insurance-for-puppies/ | September 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Puppy Socialization Starts with the Breeder — the 4-to-6-Week Period
  Socializing puppies has traditionally been considered the responsibility of the new owner. We instruct new owners to take the puppy to classes and make sure they are exposed to a variety of people and situations. But recent research shows that encouraging a stable temperament can start even before puppies are born. Breeders can do […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeding-tips-best-practices/puppy-socialization-starts-with-breeder-4-to-6-week/ | July 5, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? How to Convince Your Parents to Get a Dog
  “The best way to get a puppy is to beg for a baby brother — and they'll settle for a puppy every time.” That one-liner by Winston Pendelton describes one way to convince your parents to get a dog; it’s funny, but probably not very persuasive. If you really do want to add a […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/did-you-know/how-to-convince-your-parents-to-get-a-dog/ | June 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Precious Poodle Pups Learn to Fetch
  Ah, puppy life. There isn't anything better. Just ask these Poodle pup siblings. They're only three-months-old, but they're already learning to fetch and they're doing a pretty good job. They even have their teamwork down. After all, everything (including fetch) is better when you do it with a friend. Check them out as they […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cute-funny/poodle-pups-learn-fetch/ | June 27, 2017
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Save Your Home From Puppy Destruction: Proof, Proof, Proof!
  Your new puppy has been home for two days, and you are already wondering how you are going to keep her from tearing the house down. Shouldn’t she know better? First, remember that this is a baby dog, no different than a human toddler. Don’t expect your puppy to understand that she should not […]
http://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/puppy-training/save-home-puppy-destruction/ | June 19, 2017

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