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Press Releases Release of Beverly Hills Chihuahua Prompts AKC to Remind Potential Dog Owners not to get Starstruck
  -- Dog Experts Say "Put Your Pet in a Leading Role:" Research Breeds and Find a Responsible Breeder -- With the release of "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" the American Kennel Club® (AKC®) reminds moviegoers about the importance of making careful, educated decisions when considering adding a dog to their home. Distributed by Walt Disney Pictures […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/release-of-beverly-hills-chihuahua-prompts-akc-to-remind-potential-dog/ | September 24, 2008
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Feeding Puppies, Large and Small
The range of sizes among dog breeds is greater than that of any other animal. For example, a 150-pound Newfoundland is 50 times the size of a three-pound Pomeranian. And as you might expect, large breed puppies and small breed puppies have very different nutritional needs. There are general rules for feeding any puppy, but […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/feeding-puppies-large-and-small/ | March 20, 2015
Mexican dog breeds
Expert Advice: Lifestyle An Introduction to Mexican Dog Breeds: Meet the Xoloitzcuintli and the Chihuahua
In honor of Cinco de Mayo, we've rounded up some fascinating facts about Mexico's native dog breeds: the Xoloitzcuintli and the Chihuahua. While only a minor holiday in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has become a big deal in the United States. This popular observance is thanks in part to Mexican-American activists in the 1960s, who saw […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/mexican-dog-breeds-xoloitzcuintli-chihuahua/ | May 5, 2018
Puppies doing research with a microscope and stethoscope.
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Plasma Treatment for Fading Puppies Could Offer COVID-19 Clues
EDITOR'S NOTE: A big, blinking, red stop sign of warning: There is absolutely no connection between the COVID-19 virus and any canine coronavirus referenced in this article. Most importantly, even though dogs can get a mild respiratory form of the canine-specific coronavirus, that virus is totally unrelated to the current human pandemic. Bottom line: Your dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/puppy-plasma-treatment-could-offer-covid-19-clues/ | April 2, 2020
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Parvo in Puppies: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
The last thing any new puppy owner or dog breeder wants to hear is a diagnosis of parvo. Parvo in puppies is unfortunately a common disease with deadly consequences, which is why it is important for anyone dealing with puppies on a regular basis to be aware of the symptoms of parvo and what to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/parvo-in-puppies/ | August 24, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Athletes Rescued Chihuahua Becomes Therapy Dog and Canine Athlete
Ivy the Chihuahua may be tiny, but she is a survivor. Rescued from a dumpster as a puppy, the eight-and-a-half-year-old dog is a true Renaissance pup. Owned by Rockford, Illinois, resident Jennifer Walker, Ivy has earned over 40 titles as an AKC Therapy Dog and canine athlete. Bringing Ivy Home In 2014, Walker and her […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/rescued-from-dumpster-chihuahua-blossoms-into-canine-athlete/ | February 8, 2023
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeds The Price of Popularity: What Happens When a Breed Becomes a Trend?
What tugs at our hearts more than an adorable Chihuahua peeking out of Reese Witherspoon’s purse in the movie Legally Blonde? Perhaps it is the sight of puppies glee­ fully romping through scenes in 101 Dalmatians, or the exploits of Otis, the endearing Pug, in The Adventures of Milo and Otis. Dogs occupy a treasured […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/price-of-popularity-breed-trends/ | March 24, 2022
Press Releases American Kennel Club Approves Two New Dog Breeds
  The American Kennel Club has announced that as of January 1, 2003 two new breeds - the Toy Fox Terrier and the German Pinscher - have been granted regular status as AKC-recognized breeds and are eligible for competition in the Toy and the Working Groups, respectively. The Toy Fox Terrier The Toy Fox Terrier […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-approves-two-new-dog-breeds/ | January 6, 2003
Press Releases AKC Celebrates All-American Breeds
  Just like our immigrant ancestors, most of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries and came to the United States later on. However, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute - […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-celebrates-all-american-breeds/ | June 18, 2003
Press Releases Celebrating All-American Dog Breeds
While many of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute - The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/celebrating-all-american-dog-breeds/ | June 28, 2004

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