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Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Choosing the Right Collar for Your Dog
The right dog collar isn't just a fashion choice; it should be safe, secure, and comfortable. So what goes into choosing the right dog collar?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/choosing-right-dog-collar/ | June 26, 2024
Golden Retriever puppy chewing on a ball laying in a dog bed indoors.
Expert Advice: Basic Training How to Teach Your Dog to Drop It
Teaching your dog to "drop it" is an important behavior and allows you to get that item away from your dog without a chase or fight.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/teaching-your-dog-to-drop-it/ | December 17, 2020
Chinese Shar-Pei puppy pooping
Expert Advice: General Health How to Tell If Your Dog’s Poop Is Healthy
Wondering how healthy your dog is? The proof is in the poop. The below infographic shows how the shape, size, content, color, and consistency of a dog’s poop can give clues into any internal problems you and your vet may have missed or may need to investigate. For instance, watery stools may indicate an intestinal problem, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dogs-poop-says-health/ | November 7, 2019
Expert Advice: Safety Choosing the Right Playpen for Your Dog
Although a dog playpen, also called an exercise pen or Xpen for dogs, may not be the first thing on your must-have list, this piece of equipment is surprisingly useful. Like a dog crate, they serve as a way to contain your dog. But unlike a crate, they give them plenty of space to move […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/playpens-for-dogs/ | July 14, 2020
Shiba Inu sitting watching a heart-shaped treat held in a person's fingers.
Expert Advice: General Nutrition How to Choose the Right Treats for Your Dog
With so many choices out there, how do you choose the best dog treats for your pup? For most dogs, food rewards are the most convenient and effective way to influence your dog's behavior. Before choosing any dog treat, make sure to review the ingredients list. Always consult with a veterinarian if your dog has […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/best-dog-treats/ | October 16, 2019
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Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Peanut Butter?
Dogs love peanut butter, but is it safe? Can dogs eat peanut butter? Some ingredients should be very limited. Learn more about dog-safe peanut butter.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-peanut-butter/ | December 25, 2021
Yorkshire Terrier licking its lips next to its bowl of food.
Expert Advice: General Nutrition How to Choose Healthy Dry Dog Food
Consider your dog's age, breed, and size when choosing the healthiest dry dog food. Look for protein-rich food packed with vitamins and minerals.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/choosing-healthy-dry-dog-food/ | June 27, 2024
Expert Advice: General Health NSAIDs for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) aim to reduce pain and inflammation in dogs struggling with chronic conditions and acute injuries.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/nsaids-for-dogs/ | May 23, 2024
French Bulldog laying down on a towel at the beach.
Expert Advice: General Health Do Dogs Need Sunscreen?
Just like people, dogs are prone to sunburn and other diseases associated with UV exposure. Here's what you should know about dog sunscreen and dog sunburn.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/do-dogs-need-sunscreen/ | May 25, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding What Is Health Testing for Dogs?
Every dog owner wants their pet to be healthy and live a long life. Whether you're new to owning a dog or planning to add another companion to your...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/health-testing-dogs/ | June 6, 2024

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