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Expert Advice: Comfort & Sleep Dog Gates for Every Dog and Any Home
  A dog gate creates a boundary that keeps your dog either inside or outside another area of the house or grounds. It’s a useful piece of equipment, whether you have a brand new puppy or dogs that usually have the run of the house. A gate gives a puppy a safe, dog-proofed area to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dog-gates-for-every-dog-any-home/ | August 18, 2017
25 dogs doing agility hero
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Eat My Dust: 25 Dogs Give the Agility Trials Their All
If a picture says a thousands words, then how many words does a GIF entail? We popped in to Argus Ranch, a sprawling 20 acre training facility in Auburn, WA that hosts agility trials and training on a regular basis earlier this year to scope out the stiff competition. Do you and your dog have […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/eat-my-dust-25-dogs-give-the-agility-trials-their-all/ | October 4, 2017
veterinary examing cute beagle dog at clinic
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Update on the AKC Canine Health Foundation Epilepsy Initiative
Canine idiopathic epilepsy, recurrent seizures with no identifiable underlying cause, remains a common concern of dog owners and veterinary professionals. Despite the development of new anti-epileptic drugs, many dogs’ seizures remain uncontrolled using currently available therapies. To address this major health concern the AKC Canine Health Foundation (CHF), along with its donors, has invested over […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/update-akc-canine-health-foundation-epilepsy-initiative/ | September 26, 2018
Supplements in a hand with a dog watching behind.
Expert Advice: Studies Investigating Dietary Supplements for the Treatment of Canine Idiopathic Epilepsy 
Canine idiopathic epilepsy, defined as recurrent seizures with no identifiable underlying cause, is the most common medical neurologic disease in dogs.   Twenty to thirty percent of affected dogs continue to experience seizures despite treatment with currently available anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).  In addition, side effects from these drugs, such as increased appetite, sedation, restlessness, or anxiety, often decrease the quality of life for affected […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dietary-supplements-treatment-canine-idiopathic-epilepsy/ | April 12, 2019
Legislative Alerts UPDATE: Massachusetts Adopts Detailed Regulations for Rescues and Shelters; Clarifies Pet Shop Rules
The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources has announced that new regulations have been finalized for the operation of animal shelters and animal rescue organizations, together with clarifying amendments to the Commonwealth’s regulations applying to pet shops.   The American Kennel Club (AKC) extends our sincerest gratitude to the Department’s Animal Health Division Director for years of […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-massachusetts-adopts-detailed-regulations-rescues-shelters-clarifies-pet-shop-rules/ | June 5, 2020
Legislative Alerts Rhode Island Alert: Multiple Hearings on Bills Impacting Dogs March 9 and 10, 2021
This week, the House Judiciary Committee is accepting testimony on multiple bills.  Text of bills are embedded in the links.  AKC Government Relations (AKC GR) strongly encourages Rhode Island residents to take action as follows: Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at the rise of the House: DOGS OUTSIDE AND UNATTENDED - H. 5736 would amend the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/rhode-island-alert-multiple-hearings-bills-impacting-dogs-march-9-10-2021/ | March 8, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues March 2021
Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking.  Alabama – HB 235 would authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals are not service animals within the meaning of the Americans […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-march-2021/ | March 22, 2021
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices ​3 Excellent Reference Books for Dog Breeders
Breeders appreciate the usefulness of comprehensive, up-to-date references about canine reproduction. Following is information on three such books that are carefully referenced, scientifically accurate, and conveniently available on Amazon.com.   • "Canine Reproduction and Neonatology, A Practical Guide for Veterinarians, Veterinary Staff, and Breeders," by Marthina L. Greer, DVM, JD., 2014; Teton NewMedia. Dr. Greer […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/reference-books-dog-breeders/ | May 3, 2017
Expert Advice: Vet's Corner Pet Poison
Though everyone has been talking watching and reading about the current health issues, COVID-19, this month, we have to remind ourselves that dogs and cats don’t read the headlines.  At this time while people are anxious, we may not be paying careful attention and our pets can still get into things that can be toxic. As […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/pet-poison/ | March 28, 2020
Expert Advice: Puppy Training The Right Toys at the Right Time for Your Puppy
Puppies love toys. During the puppy's period of rapid development, from 8-weeks-to-9-or-10-months-old, it's important to give him appropriate toys for his age. Breed may also play a role in what toys become his favorites: a hound will naturally enjoy anything he can chase after and carry; terriers are natural diggers and tuggers; and a gundog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/the-right-toys-at-the-right-time-for-your-puppy/ | July 29, 2016

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