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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Breeder Spotlight: Celena & Dallas Quinney of Quinney’s Boxers
Celena and Dallas Quinney of Quinney’s Boxers are located in South Texas where their family has been breeding and competing with Boxers since 2011. It is a family endeavor and their children, William, Todd, and Charlotte, are invaluable to their breeding program as they spend countless hours in the whelping box and socializing puppies. At […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-breeder-spotlight-celena-dallas-quinney-quinneys-boxers/ | November 16, 2023
Beautiful boxer puppy 2 months old awake sitting in the grass.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Boxer Puppy Training Timeline: How to Train a Boxer
With their chiseled features, muscular bodies, and square jaws, Boxers are the movie stars of the dog world. These handsome pups are known for their loyalty, quick wit, and protective nature, but these charming characteristics also mean Boxer pups have a few special considerations when it comes to training and socialization. We spoke with several […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/boxer-puppy-training-timeline-what-to-expect-and-when-to-expect-it/ | April 5, 2021
Boxer head portrait outdoors.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 8 Fun Facts About the Boxer
There are so many reasons to fall in love with a Boxer. Consider that powerful body, expressive face, clownish sense of humor, innate intelligence, and intense attachment to their owners. If you haven’t fallen in love yet, some of these interesting Boxer facts may do the trick. Even seasoned Boxer owners may learn a few […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/boxer-facts-you-might-not-know/ | November 6, 2020
Expert Advice: Feature Behind Bang Away: Breeder Friederun von Miran-Stockmann & Her Iconic Boxers
Dogs require a degree of sacrifice, which owners happily make for the pleasure of having them in our lives. We invest in quality veterinary care and the best dog food we can afford. We buy lint rollers in bulk and learn to live with saliva streaks on our glass doors and windows. And we scooch […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/vom-dom-boxers-and-bang-away/ | March 17, 2020
Expert Advice: Feature From Babies to Boxers: Constance Bannister and the Art of Photographing Dogs
The AKC Museum of the Dog will feature Constance Bannister's work starting July 9. The new exhibit is titled "Women & Dogs in Art in the 20th Century" and will highlight several female artists. That great comedian and curmudgeon, W.C. Fields, warned of the perils of sharing the stage with animals or children. Both, he […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/constance-bannister-and-the-art-of-photographing-dogs/ | July 1, 2019
Pages Faye Bergman collection of Boxer photographs
AKE 20.5 1940-1960 1 linear ft (in 1 flat box). Processed by Brynn White, 2016   Scope and Content The collection consists of 26 black-and-white photos assembled by Faye Bergman documenting her activities as a Boxer breeder and show judge in the 1940s through 1960s, a period considered a golden era for the breed. Bergman […]
https://www.akc.org/about/archive/guide-collections/bergman-boxer-photos/ | May 19, 2016
Flat Coated Retriever puppies playing outdoors.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle How to Set Up a Puppy Playdate
Socialization is an important part of puppyhood. Learn advice and tips for setting up a puppy playdate with dogs outside your household.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/how-to-host-a-puppy-playdate/ | May 26, 2021
Beagle laying down on the carpet indoors.
Expert Advice: General Health Acepromazine for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
If your dog is fearful of thunderstorms or experiences motion sickness, your veterinarian might suggest giving them a mild sedative. One option is a...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/acepromazine-for-dogs/ | June 3, 2024
Golden Retriever getting comforted while lying on a table at the vet.
Expert Advice: General Health Renal Dysplasia in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
Renal dysplasia (RD), also known as renal malformation, refers to a type of congenital chronic kidney disease. Learn more about renal dysplasia in dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/renal-dysplasia-in-dogs/ | May 31, 2024
Pages Competition/Titles Update Winter 2024
We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles and honors in Agility, Coursing Ability, Fast CAT, Rally, Obedience, Scent Work, Tracking, and Trick Dog! AGILITY Agility Grand Championship (AGCH) AGCH MACH6 Mister Tedley MXS2 PDS MJS2 PJD PJDP MFG TQX T2B6 ACT2 TKA owned by Kathy Crain of […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-titles-update-winter-2024/ | March 14, 2024
Vet checking the heartbeat of a Samoyed with a stethoscope at a vet's office.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Canine Heart Health and Genetic Testing
Canine heart disease can be a significant concern for breeders, and multiple tools are available for assessing heart health in breeding stock and puppies. Both phenotypic and genetic tests are important and must be interpreted together. Phenotype refers to a dog’s observable traits, whereas genotype refers to a dog’s genetic constitution. Phenotypic tests are typically […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/canine-heart-health-genetic-testing/ | February 22, 2024
Expert Advice: Health Colitis in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
Colitis in dogs is an inflammation of the colon, which is the large bowel or large intestine. If you think your dog has colitis, here's what to know.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/colitis-in-dogs/ | January 16, 2024
Alaskan Klee Kai puppy sitting in the grass lakeside.
Expert Advice: Training Expert Tips for Successful Dog Training
Training your dog can be challenging, but the following 10 tips from the GoodDog Helpline can make you an effective and successful trainer.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/expert-tips-for-dog-training/ | August 25, 2023
Expert Advice: Health Everything You Need to Know About Chiropractic Care for Dogs
Like people, dogs may experience health issues that affect their mobility. Alongside traditional medicine, your vet might suggest a chiropractic.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/chiropractic-care-for-dogs/ | August 2, 2023
Pembroke Welsh Corgi nursing her litter of puppies.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding What Breeders Learned From Their Very First Litter
For first-time breeders, the memories of whelping a litter and caring for puppies lasts a lifetime. Breeding a beloved female and raising healthy pups...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/what-first-time-breeders-learned-from-their-first-litter/ | September 14, 2022
French Bulldog sleeping on its back in its dog bed.
Expert Advice: Health Why Does My Dog Sleep On Their Back?
When dogs sleep on their back with their paws in the air, is it healthy for them or not? They choose this odd position for comfort and safety.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-does-my-dog-sleep-on-his-back/ | August 18, 2022
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2021
It goes without saying that in your house, your dog is the most popular. But what do the statistics say? The American Kennel Club has used registration data to compile the list of 2021’s most popular breeds. As always, the Labrador Retriever tops the list — this time for the 31st year!  The Lab's temperament […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/most-popular-dog-breeds-of-2021/ | March 15, 2022
Expert Advice: Grooming Finding the Right Shampoo for Your Dog
Wavy, curly, silky, short, double, dense, wooly, corded – dog coats are definitely not all the same. There’s a wide variation from breed to breed and among individual dogs. Not all dog shampoos are good for every dog, but how do you choose which is the best for your pet? Finding a shampoo that is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-shampoos/ | March 3, 2022
Pages Competition/Titles Update Fall 2021
Competition/Titles Update Fall 2021 We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles and honors in Agility, Coursing Ability, Fast CAT Rally, Obedience, Scent Work, Tracking, and Trick Dog. Many dogs are also having success in AKC’s Virtual Titling programs! AGILITY Agility Grand Champion (AGCH) AGCH MACH3 Day's Katie […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-titles-update-fall-2021/ | November 17, 2021
Poodle puppy being held up in cupped hands.
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding How to Choose a Breeder: Advice From Dr. Jerry Klein
Originally appeared on dogcanceranswers.com, where Dr. Jerry Klein was asked to be part of a podcast discussing the responsible ways to get a dog. Dr. Jerry Klein, the Chief Veterinary Officer of the American Kennel Club, joins Dog Cancer Answers to discuss things to look for when choosing a breeder to increase the odds of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/how-to-choose-a-breeder/ | October 28, 2021
Two Bullmastiff puppies on a green lawn
Expert Advice: Growth & Development How Long Does Puppyhood Last?
Puppyhood is a lot like human childhood. There are phases and stages, and some youngsters seem to mature faster than others. We can set some parameters for puppies. For instance, as a rule, smaller dogs tend to mature more quickly than larger breeds. Small breeds reach their adult size at about 12 months old, while […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/puppy-information/how-long-does-puppyhood-last/ | October 22, 2021
Poodle puppy eating from a bowl in the kitchen.
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Peas?
Many dog foods contain certain peas in small amounts. But can dogs eat peas? Especially with recent studies on DCM, it's important to be careful.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-peas/ | August 6, 2021
Expert Advice: Health Orthopedic Problems in Dogs
Orthopedic problems in dogs, like hip dysplasia and cruciate ligament ruptures, can be painful and costly to treat. But when detected early and given proper veterinary attention, affected dogs have a high chance of a successful outcome. Also, proper testing by breeders helps to prevent these problems in offspring. Hip Dysplasia in Dogs Jennie led […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/orthopedic-problems-dogs/ | August 1, 2021
Expert Advice: Health How Long Can You Keep Your Dog Outside?
How long can you keep your dog outside? Here we explore just how to determine when it's time to call your dog back inside after a day of outdoor fun.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-long-can-you-keep-your-dog-outside/ | May 25, 2021
Pages Competition Update Spring 2021
We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles in Agility, Coursing Ability, Rally, Obedience, Scent Work, Tracking, and Trick Dog. Many dogs are also having success in AKC’s Virtual Titling programs! AGILITY AGCH (Agility Grand Champion) AGCH MACH2 Rosie La Bella MXC PDS MJC PJS MFG TQX T2B5 […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-update-spring-2021/ | March 30, 2021
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog How K9 Sport Sack Can Help You Adventure With Your Dog – Big or Small
Paid Advertisement Hiking, backpacking, bicycling, shopping at the local farmers market, dining outside, and even commuting to your office. Wouldn’t you love to take your dog with you wherever dogs are allowed to go?  Now it’s possible to do exactly that with the help of K9 Sport Sack carriers, no matter the size of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/k9-sport-sack-can-help-adventure-dog-big-small/ | March 4, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature Diversity at Dog Shows: One Woman’s Journey
Rolissa Nash has been fighting her whole life for equality in and out of the show ring. Rolissa Nash was born in 1950 — a premature baby wedged halfway between a century. At only four pounds, 11 ounces, her difficult birth was just the beginning of her lifelong health struggles, and only one of the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/diversity-at-dog-shows-rolissa-nash/ | January 21, 2021
Expert Advice: Breed History Canaan Dog History: Behind Israel’s Native Dogs
One day in 1938, soon after Nazi Germany annexed Austria, Adolf Hitler sent a car to his hometown of Linz to pick up Rudolphina and Rudolph Menzel. The Jewish couple – a psychologist and physician, respectively, who were also internationally known dog trainers – knew what their destination would be if they complied. It would […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/canaan-dog-history-behind-israels-native-dogs/ | October 1, 2020
Pages Competition Update Summer 2020
We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles in Agility, Coursing Ability, Rally, Obedience, Scent Work, and Tracking. Many of you have had great success taking advantage of AKC’s Virtual Titling programs too!   Agility Master Agility Championships (MACH)  Multiple Master Agility Champions Congratulations to these dogs who have earned more MACHs: AGCH […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-update-summer-2020/ | August 6, 2020
Great Pyrenees walking near a lake.
Expert Advice: Grooming Is It OK to Shave Your Dog’s Coat in Summer?
Don't shave your dog, as it might make them hotter in summer and creates health risks. Instead, try these grooming and safety tips to keep them cool.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/is-it-ok-to-shave-your-dog/ | June 10, 2020

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