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Expert Advice: Health Does CBD Work for Dogs?
Does CBD work for dogs? It depends. Here's how to choose the best and safest CBD oil or CBD products for your dog based on available research.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/does-cbd-work-for-dogs/ | July 1, 2021
Longhaired Dachshund laying down in the grass.
Expert Advice: Health Canine CBD: What to Know
You may recognize the term CBD, which comes in many different forms. But can it be used safely for dogs? Learn more about canine CBD.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/canine-cbd/ | June 6, 2021
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Expert Advice: Health CBD Oil for Dogs: What You Need to Know
Dr. Jerry Klein gives the need-to-know information about using CBD oil to treat dogs. Learn what CBD oil is, what it does, side effects, and more.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cbd-oil-dogs/ | February 24, 2021
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Expert Advice: Health How to Talk to Your Veterinarian About CBD Oil for Dogs
Questions about CBD oil for dogs? You may not get answers from your veterinarian. Our Chief Veterinarian, Dr. Jerry Klein, weighs in.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/talk-veterinarian-cbd-oil/ | January 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Health Can CBD Oil Help Dogs With Epilepsy?
Can CBD oil help dogs with epilepsy and seizures? Anecdotal evidence suggests maybe — CBD oil may offer a treatment alternative for several illnesses, including canine epilepsy, but no in-depth studies have verified these claims. Cannabidiol (CBD) is an extract of the cannabis plant (marijuana). Unlike the major active ingredient of the plant, delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), CBD […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cbd-oil-for-dog-seizures/ | January 8, 2021
Pembroke Welsh Corgi sleeping on the couch with its toys.
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Save on Dog Essentials With Amazon Prime Day Dog Deals
Amazon Prime Day is here! Save on things you need or want for your dog. We've rounded up these Amazon Prime Day dog deals on favorite products.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/amazon-prime-day-dog-deals/ | July 16, 2024
Bichon Frise sitting next to his owner while she picks up poop in the park.
Expert Advice: General Health What to Know About Dog Fecal Tests
No one likes picking up poop. But when a veterinarian asks you to bring a sample of your dog's waste for a dog fecal test, you'll want to know how.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-fecal-tests/ | May 30, 2024
Expert Advice: Health Librela for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Librela is a new pain management drug for canine osteoarthritis. Learn more about its advantages, limitations and when it is a suitable treatment option.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/librela-for-dogs/ | April 3, 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
Pages Fetch News and Updates
January 2, 2024: We are pleased to announce the newest addition to the AKC Family Dog lineup – AKC Fetch. In AKC Fetch, dogs and their handlers have fun, get exercise, and they can earn four levels of AKC titles by demonstrating retrieving skills. AKC Fetch is designed for all breeds. Dogs who are at […]
https://www.akc.org/fetch/forms-for-judges/ | October 2, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues May 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – SB 2 seeks to prohibit inmates from participating in training of dogs for tracking humans. AKC is monitoring this legislation, which was assigned to the Senate Veterans and Military Affairs Committee. Alabama – SB 242 seeks to remove the […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-may-2023/ | May 22, 2023
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Expert Advice: Health Everything You Need to Know About Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs
Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is a potentially fatal tick-borne disease, but if caught early is usually curable. Know the signs!
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/rocky-mountain-spotted-fever-in-dogs-what-to-know/ | May 18, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues April 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – SB 2 seeks to prohibit inmates from participating in training of dogs for tracking humans. AKC is monitoring this legislation, which has not yet received a committee assignment. Arkansas – HB 1591, a bill supported by AKC that limits a local […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-april-2023/ | April 21, 2023
Legislative Alerts Massachusetts’ Joint Judiciary Committee Considers Dog-Related Bills Next Week
At its upcoming hearing on Tuesday, April 4, 2023, from 1PM – 5PM, the Massachusetts Joint Judiciary Committee will consider multiple dog-related bills .  The American Kennel Club (AKC) supports two, requests amendments to four, and opposes three of the proposals.   The full agenda with links to bill text can be viewed here. AKC encourages […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/massachusetts-joint-judiciary-committee-considers-dog-related-bills-next-week/ | March 31, 2023
Clubs & Delegates States Issues March 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – SB 2 seeks to prohibit inmates from participating in training of dogs for tracking humans. AKC is monitoring this legislation, which has not yet received a committee assignment. Arkansas – HB 1420, among other provisions, defines […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/states-issues-march-2023/ | March 30, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues February 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama – SB 2 as pre-filed seeks to prohibit inmates from participating in training of dogs for tracking humans. AKC is monitoring this legislation. California – AB-240: This proposal would create a tax on the sale of pet […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-february-2023/ | February 24, 2023
Legislative Alerts CT Alert: Hearing Monday – Oppose Changes to Kennels and Domestic Animal Laws
The Connecticut Joint Environment Committee’s public hearing agenda for Monday, February 27, 2023, includes SB 1069.  In addition to a handful of provisions under the oversight of the Department of Agriculture, the bill includes significant changes to current kennel license rules.  Proposed changes in SB 1069 to the current law that are of serious concern […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ct-alert-hearing-monday-oppose-changes-kennels-domestic-animal-laws/ | February 22, 2023
Clubs & Delegates State Issues January 2023
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. California – AB-240: This proposal would create a tax on the sale of pet food for cats and dogs in order to provide dedicated funding to animal shelters for the spaying and neutering of animals. The bill is […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-january-2023/ | January 26, 2023
Poodle looking out the window at home.
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Separation Anxiety in Dogs: Causes, Prevention, and How to Solve It
Learn more about the symptoms, causes, prevention, and treatment of separation anxiety in dogs and puppies from AKC's dog training experts.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dog-separation-anxiety/ | January 17, 2023
Basenji puppy, house pet playing under the bed
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues How to Keep Your Dog Calm During Fireworks
Holidays with fireworks cause lots of loud noises, which can cause dog anxiety. Learn how to keep your dog calm during fireworks.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-to-keep-your-dog-calm-during-fireworks/ | December 22, 2022
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Where to Attend Dog-Friendly Major League Baseball Games This Season
The Major League Baseball season has officially begun and stadiums are pretty much at full capacity. What better way to celebrate than by planning to take your pup to the park to catch a game? Believe it or not, many of the MLB teams sponsor dog-friendly nights so that you can enjoy watching your favorite […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-friendly-major-league-baseball-games/ | June 7, 2022
Russell Terrier hiding under the bed.
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Dog Thunderstorm Anxiety: How to Help
When you're a dog lover, it can be tough to watch your normally calm pup get stressed out during a thunderstorm. While some dogs show mild signs of stress, like licking their paws, other dogs can get so worked up during storms they may get destructive. To better understand why some dogs hate thunderstorms, we […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dog-scared-of-thunder/ | June 1, 2022
Anatolian Shepherd Dog laying inside his open crate.
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 5 Summer Barbecue Safety Tips for Dog Owners
Warm weather means cookouts, pool parties, and long days spent outdoors. While most dogs love to spend time outside, there are safety precautions to keep in mind before planning your next backyard BBQ bash. Keep these five tips in mind to ensure you and your dog will have a stress-free summer cookout. 1. Make Sure […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-ways-to-keep-your-dog-safe-during-a-bbq-party/ | April 25, 2022
Canine Partners Show us your dirty dogs!
April showers are an unmistakable sign of spring, but they also mean… mud! The theme for the next AKC Canine Partners News Photo Gallery is “When I Got Dirty.” We are seeking pictures of your dogs not minding a little dirt at all! Photo requirements: jpeg or tif format the name of your dog(s) and […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/show-us-dirty-dogs/ | April 8, 2022
Clubs & Delegates State Issues March 2022
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Alabama –House Bill 485 as introduced would, among other provisions, allow a dog to be confiscated without court authorization if “suspected” of harassing, harming, or killing livestock. AKC is working with the bill sponsor on additional amendments to […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-march-2022/ | March 21, 2022
Legislative Alerts Florida Alert: Urge Your State Legislators to Support Breed Neutral Dog Bill
Florida House Bill CS1/HB 721 seeks to remove an exemption under current Florida state law that allows certain cities and counties to ban dog breeds.  If this legislation passes, remaining county and city laws in Florida that ban dog breeds would no longer be in effect.  For example, American Staffordshire Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, “pit […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-alert-urge-state-legislators-support-breed-neutral-dog-bill/ | February 25, 2022
Clubs & Delegates State Issues February 2022
News from the State Capitols Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking. Arizona – House Bill 2323 states that for the purposes of homeowner’s or renter’s insurance, the breed of dog may not be considered for underwriting or determining risk or loss, questionnaires or surveys regarding the presence of a […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-february-2022/ | February 24, 2022
Legislative Alerts MA: Virtual Public Hearing on Multiple Bills Impacting Dogs Wednesday 11/17 – Take Action Now!
On Wednesday, November 17, more than one dozen animal bills impacting dogs and breeders are on the agenda for review by the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Environment, Natural Resources and Agriculture (JENRA). The virtual public hearing is scheduled to start at 2pm.  The American Kennel Club Government Relations Department (AKC GR) has tracked most of […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ma-virtual-public-hearing-multiple-bills-impacting-dogs-wednesday-11-17-take-action-now/ | November 12, 2021
Expert Advice: Cleaning How to Get Dog Pee Smells and Stains Out of Various Surfaces
Whether on the carpet, hardwood floor, or anywhere else, here's how to make sure that dog urine won’t leave a lasting impression (and smell).
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dog-urine-stains/ | November 10, 2021
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle Current Trends in Pet Spending 2021-2022
Despite or perhaps as a result of the stress and unusual health precautions Americans experienced in 2020, people focused more than ever on their pets. For the first time, pet industry sales exceeded $100 billion, according to American Pet Products Association (APPA) 2020 State of the Industry Report. This tidal wave of spending is expected […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/current-trends-pet-spending-2021-2022/ | September 28, 2021

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