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Expert Advice: News Canine Coronavirus: Understanding Coronavirus in Dogs
In the dog community, the word "coronavirus" is far from new. For decades, we have known dogs can contract coronaviruses. In fact, Canine Coronavirus was first discovered in Germany in 1971 after an outbreak among guard dogs and vaccines have been available at most veterinary practices for years. These coronaviruses, however, are not the same virus […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/canine-coronavirus-coronaviruses-dogs/ | May 21, 2021
Expert Advice: News Coronavirus-Sniffing Dogs Deployed at Finland Airport
A Finland airport has a new way to test passengers for COVID-19 — coronavirus-sniffing dogs. On Wednesday, September 23, the Helsinki Airport in Finland launched a four-month trial program that includes coronavirus-sniffing dogs. Researchers believe that changes in health, such as a virus, affects the way people smell. With this trial, researchers want to prove […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/coronavirus-sniffing-dogs-deployed-in-finland/ | September 23, 2020
Expert Advice: Health Coping with Dog Loss and Grief in the Midst of the Coronavirus
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. —Maya Angelou A young vet assistant carried my Lab, Fergus, into a room set aside for euthanasia. While Fergus lay on a large, soft pillow, I lay down beside him. I told him what a good guy he was and how I loved him. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/coping-with-dog-loss-and-grief-in-the-midst-of-the-coronavirus/ | July 22, 2020
Pages COVID-19 Coronavirus: Updates from the American Kennel Club
American Kennel Club Updates on COVID-19 Pandemic Please see the following message from the AKC Board of Directors and AKC Staff: Covid-19: Participating in Dog Sports The American Kennel Club continues to encourage each of its 5,000 clubs to adhere to federal, state and local restrictions pertaining to minimizing the spread of COVID-19.  As states […]
https://www.akc.org/press-center/covid-19-updates-from-the-american-kennel-club/ | March 26, 2020
Expert Advice: Health Leptospirosis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Water and soil outside can contain bacteria that can be dangerous to your dog, even causing a leptospirosis infection. What is leptospirosis in dogs?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/leptospirosis-in-dogs/ | August 7, 2023
Legislative Alerts U.S. Senate Update: AKC Lauds Introduction of Healthy Dog Importation Act to Protect Animal and Public Health
The American Kennel Club welcomes the introduction of the Healthy Dog Importation Act of 2023  in the United States Senate. AKC is grateful for the continuing and bipartisan leadership of Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Tina Smith (D-Minn.) as lead sponsors of the bill and Jim Risch (R-Idaho), Raphael Warnock (D-Ga), Roger Marshall (R-Kan) and Kirsten Gillibrand […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/u-s-senate-update-akc-lauds-introduction-healthy-dog-importation-act-protect-animal-public-health/ | February 17, 2023
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Can Dogs Get Colds?
Rarely life-threatening but always irritating, the common cold is just a fact of life for humans. But can dogs get colds? Dogs can get infections that make them sneeze and sniffle, just like we do. However, your dog's cold symptoms could also be the result of a more serious disease. What Is a Cold? When […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-dogs-get-colds/ | January 17, 2023
Pug pooping outdoors in tall grass.
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Diarrhea Survival Guide
It’s not a topic anyone likes to discuss, but if you own a dog, chances are you have found yourself cleaning up a smelly mess of dog diarrhea (or, not-quite-politely put, doggie "runs") more times than you’d care to think about. Diarrhea is a common dog condition and it varies in frequency, duration, and intensity […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/doggie-diarrhea/ | December 13, 2022
Expert Advice: Obedience 13-Year-Old Cocker Spaniel Overcomes Injuries, Makes Obedience History
If you saw Cherry Pie today, you'd have no idea the athletic, 13-year-old Cocker Spaniel was once a broken-boned puppy, hit by a car, and on the verge of euthanasia. Now in her golden years, the senior dog is healthier than ever, and she has a lifetime of accomplishments to show for it. But before […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/11-year-old-cocker-spaniel-overcomes-injuries-makes-obedience-history/ | November 22, 2022

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