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Expert Advice: Did You Know? Why Are German Shepherds So Popular?
German Shepherd Dogs consistently make the AKC's annual list of most popular breeds. And it's no wonder. Their loyalty, courage, confidence, ability to learn, and willingness to protect their people is like no other breed. See some of the highlights in the history of our love affair with GSDs: 1899. Max von Stephanitz, a Prussian cavalry officer considered […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/why-are-german-shepherds-so-popular/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: News Why I Sold a Puppy to Miley Cyrus
Anyone who follows Miley Cyrus on Twitter or Instagram knows the singer adores her dogs. In fact, the recent death of one of them, an Alaskan Klee Kai named Floyd, broke the young celebrity’s heart so much that a bulk of her social media posts were dedicated to him. (Floyd was also memorialized with a concert tribute, a shrine, […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/why-i-sold-a-puppy-to-miley-cyrus/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Breeder Reproduction Series Dog Pregnancy Diagnosis
The AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF) and our corporate alliance, Zoetis, are pleased to bring you the seventh installment in a podcast series devoted to canine reproduction education for pet owners, breeders, and veterinarians. In this podcast we discuss pregnancy diagnosis with reproductive specialist Dr. Autumn Davidson. Dr. Davidson obtained her BS and MS at […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-reproduction-series-dog-pregnancy-diagnosis/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 10 Questions to Ask When Getting a Dog from a Shelter
Congratulations on making the decision to welcome a new furry friend into your home. Just as it’s important to ask breeders questions about their practices before purchasing a puppy, it’s equally important to do a little digging before rescuing a dog from a shelter. Here are some pre-adoption questions to ask to make sure the […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-questions-to-ask-when-getting-a-dog-from-a-shelter1/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Conformation Why No Mixed-Breeds?” and Other Questions About Dog Shows”
Now that dog show season is in full swing, many casual viewers find themselves completely mystified about aspects of the sport. But here are answers to four basic questions to give you a better understanding of dog shows.    Who are these people? Most handlers you’ll see in the TV portion of the show are […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/sports/an-insiders-guide-to-dog-shows/ | March 19, 2014
Expert Advice: News Journalist Says She Gives Up Puppies When They’re Not Cute Anymore
A writer for the Daily Mail has caught the attention of dog lovers around the world after confessing in an article that she has given up four dogs in four years. Shona Sibary’s article, published last Friday, describes the writer giving away her Husky-mix, Juno, as her daughter sobbed. She admits, “Over the past four years […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/journalist-says-she-gives-up-puppies-when-theyre-not-cute-anymore/ | July 21, 2014
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Five Common Questions Asked By New Puppy Owners
You've done it all: You researched the right breed for you, selected a responsible breeder from whom to purchase your puppy, puppy proofed your home, and read up on training tips on WOOFipedia.com.  You're probably first wondering how it's possible for something to be so cute… hate to disappoint, but we haven't cracked this one yet. Puppies […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/training/five-common-questions-asked-by-new-puppy-owners/ | February 19, 2015
Expert Advice: News 2015 Legislative Successes for Dog Owners and Breeders
German Shepherd Dogs consistently make the AKC's annual list of most popular breeds. And it's no wonder. Their loyalty, courage, confidence, ability to learn, and willingness to protect their people is like no other breed. See some of the highlights in the history of our love affair with GSDs: 1899. Max von Stephanitz, a Prussian cavalry officer considered […]
http://akc.org/expert-advice/news/2015-legislative-successes/ | December 30, 2015
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Canine Health Testing
Health testing is an important part of responsible dog breeding. We visited the Bethel Village Square Animal Hospital's annual health clinic to learn more about the opportunities they offer breeders. Health testing is an important part of responsible dog breeding.
http://akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/canine-health-testing/ | March 21, 2016
Legislative Alerts NJ Alert: Bills Impacting Consumer Protections to be Heard Monday, January 30 ‘ Take Action Now!
New Jersey Assembly Bill 2338 and Senate Bill 63, which seek to amend the state's Pet Purchase Protection Act with many confusing provisions, to significantly restrict the ability of pet owners to obtain a puppy of their choice, and to significantly limit some hobby breeders, are scheduled to be considered by the Assembly Appropriations Committee […]
http://akc.org/legislative-alerts/nj-alert-bills-impacting-consumer-protections-to-be-heard-monday-january-30-take-action-now/ | January 26, 2017

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