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Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Dog First-Aid Kit Essentials
Emergencies can strike at any time, whether you're at home, running errands around town, or traveling. When they do occur, it's good to be prepared with a dog first-aid kit, in addition to your human supplies. This list will help you assemble everything you'll need in a first-aid kit for a canine medical emergency or […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-first-aid-kit-essentials/ | September 1, 2021
Shetland Sheepdog getting its leg bandaged by its owner in the bathroom.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Review Your First Aid Plan
March is Red Cross month, the perfect time to refresh your pet first aid skills. As a breeder you probably already have good first aid knowledge, but it’s a good idea to brush up every so often and to review what is in your first aid kit. In the heat of an emergency, even the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/review-first-aid-plan/ | March 14, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding What’s in your breeder kit?
An important addition to your canine first aid kit is Nutri-Vet Eye Wash for Dogs, a non-irritating ophthalmic solution that gently cleanses the eyes and surrounding tissues to help relieve discomfort and control irritation from dried mucous, foreign material, pollen and other irritants. It is much more comfortable for rinsing irritants from a dog’s eye […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/whats-breeder-kit-31/ | March 14, 2024
Pages AKC DNA + Health Kit – Included Tests
Order AKC DNA + Health Kit Activate AKC DNA Kit DNA Resource Center All AKC DNA + Health Kits include: The AKC DNA Profile of 201 markers for genetic identity and parentage verification purposes 328 genetic variants for health and traits, including coat color Results are delivered by our trusted service provider (Neogen) with the […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health/akc-dna-health-kit-included-tests/ | March 12, 2024
Pages AKC DNA + Health Kit – Included Tests
All AKC DNA + Health Kits include the original 201 markers for genetic identity and parentage verification purposes, as well as over 328 genetic variants for health and traits. Download a pdf of all included tests Health Tests Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS, SN) This genetic variant is associated with an inherited neurological disease characterized by […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health-kit-tests-available/ | July 26, 2023
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Expert Advice: Breed History Akita History: Hachikō & the Revival of the Devoted Japanese Breed
Akita history tells the story of an ancient breed's devotion: and breeders' commitment to restoring it to glory.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/akita-history-hachiko-japanese-breed/ | February 18, 2021
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Expert Advice: Vet's Corner First Aid for Dogs
First aid refers to the immediate care you should provide when a dog is injured or ill until further medical treatment by a veterinarian can be performed. For minor conditions, first aid care may be enough. For other problems, first aid care should be considered as care until your dog is evaluated and treated by […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/first-aid-dogs/ | October 21, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Meet Brodie, the First Scottish Deerhound to Earn Champion Tracker Title
Being the "first" to achieve something takes a lot of determination and tenacity, something that Scottish Deerhound Brodie and his owner, Linda Beisswenger, know all too well. In St. Louis, Missouri, Brodie came to Beisswenger as just a puppy. Previously, Beisswenger competed in AKC Tracking with her Borzoi. "I just fell in love with Tracking and I'm still in love […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/scottish-deerhound-earns-champion-tracker/ | July 11, 2019
Expert Advice: AKC Rally Reaching RACH: The First Rally Champion Reflects on How He Got Here
After a particularly rough day of competing in novice obedience with his chocolate Labrador Retriever, Bob Fullum, of Staten Island, New York, got out a pen and wrote three words: Never Give Up. He slipped the phrase into the armband number he was wearing for his dog, Hershey, and smiled into his eyes. “You're amazing, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/first-rach-rally-champion-zorro/ | December 21, 2018
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 10 Surprising Facts About Akitas
1- Before Akitas had an “official” breed name they were referred to simply as "snow country dogs." The breed originated from the snowy, rural, mountainous region of Japan, Akita and Odate, where they were used to hunt boar, elk, and the small Yezo bear. There is a museum in Odate devoted to the breed.   […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-surprising-facts-about-akitas/ | January 10, 2017

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