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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
Expert Advice: Puppy Health What Every Puppy Owner Needs to Know About Parvo in Puppies
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/what-every-puppy-owner-needs-to-know-about-parvo-in-puppies/ | August 24, 2022
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
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
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
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
three cavalier king charles spaniel puppies posing indoors
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
Chihuahua getting a check-up at the vet.
Expert Advice: Health What to Know About HGE, or Acute Hemorrhagic Diarrhea Syndrome in Dogs
If your dog suddenly develops aggressive, bloody diarrhea, they could have hemorrhagic gastroenteritis (also known as acute hemorrhagic diarrhea syndrome).
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/hge-in-dogs/ | January 18, 2024
Toy Manchester Terriers at the AKC Meet the Breeds during the 2016 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, Orlando, FL.
Sports & Events What Dog Breeds Can I Meet at AKC Meet the Breeds?
AKC Meet the Breeds events are a fun and educational way to spend a day with the whole family, and maybe even figure out which dog breed is right for you! If you are attending an AKC Meet the Breeds event in 2024, or are thinking about attending an event in the future, you can […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/akc-meet-the-breeds/dog-breeds-attending/ | January 13, 2024
Press Releases AKC NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP PRESENTED BY ROYAL CANIN DRAWS ENTRY OF MORE THAN 5,700 DOGS IN ITS 23rd YEAR
The AKC® National Championship presented by Royal Canin has a new record-breaking entry. A grand total of 5,762 dogs will compete for the title of America’s National Champion on December 16 and 17, 2023 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Combined with the other weekend events, including the AKC®/Royal Canin National All-Breed […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-national-championship-presented-royal-canin-draws-entry-5700-dogs-23rd-year/ | November 15, 2023

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