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Expert Advice: Nutrition How to Plant a Dog-Friendly Garden
Gardening is a favorite pastime among many Americans. Freshly grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs not only taste great, but can also save you money. And there’s nothing quite like eating something you cultivated yourself. It’s even better when you get to share those hard-earned spoils with your four-legged best friend. Here are some tips for […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/how-to-plant-a-dog-friendly-garden/ | May 17, 2018
Expert Advice: Vet's Corner Raw Food vs. Dog Kibble
“I’ve been hearing a lot about feeding dogs raw food. It seems controversial. Can you tell me what’s best for my dog?” Dog owners want the absolute best for their canine companions to ensure they live healthy, happy, and active lives. The first step in achieving that goal is feeding your dog a balanced, nutritious […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/feed-my-dog-raw-food-or-dog-kibble/ | June 5, 2018
Expert Advice: Did You Know? How to Convince Your Parents to Get a Dog: Tips for a Successful Conversation
“The best way to get a puppy is to beg for a baby brother — and they’ll settle for a puppy every time.” That one-liner by Winston Pendelton is one way to convince mom and dad to get a dog. However, if you really want to add a canine companion to your family, there are […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/did-you-know/how-to-convince-your-parents-to-get-a-dog/ | June 15, 2018
Expert Advice: Nutrition 5 Interesting Things Humans Used to Feed Their Dogs
Humans have fed their dogs some pretty strange things over the years. From cabbage to hardtack, our canine companions ate items we had on hand, even if they weren’t particularly nutritious. Now, as more and more people are investing in their personal health by moving to fresh diets, it’s no surprise that they’re looking for […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/natural-foods/interesting-things-humans-used-to-feed-dogs/ | June 14, 2018
Expert Advice: Home & Living Should I Bring My Dog to a Fourth of July Celebration? Things to Consider
It’s that time of year, when family and friends gather to celebrate Independence Day. Whether you’re going to a small, intimate gathering, or a larger party, there is bound to be a variety of foods, drinks, and, of course, fireworks throughout the day. While this sounds like fun to most people, your dog may have […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/fun-with-your-dog/fourth-of-july-with-dogs/ | July 2, 2018
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Watching Dogs Eat Cheese Is the Entertainment You Didn’t Know You Needed
Dogs love all sorts of food, but nothing seems to affect them quite like cheese! We’ve rounded up a few Instagram videos of canine companions hilariously devouring the tasty snack for your viewing pleasure. A post shared by Naara (msp: Narra, Nara, Nora) (@naara.thehusky) on Aug 21, 2017 at 7:54am PDT “I detect some smokiness […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cute-funny/dogs-eating-cheese/ | June 4, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Is Cookout Food Hazardous to Dogs?
As summer comes to an end, many people want to fire up the grill one more time and invite friends and family over to enjoy a cookout. And with so much delicious food around, dog owners and their guests may want to occasionally let the dog have a taste. However, many cookout foods are not […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/natural-foods/hazardous-cookout-food/ | September 2, 2015
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Are Grapes Bad for Dogs?
Can dogs eat grapes? The answer (and this goes for raisins, too, which are just dried grapes) is easy: No. Grapes and raisins are known to be highly toxic to dogs, though research has yet to pinpoint exactly which substance in the fruit causes this reaction. Because of that, peeled or seedless grapes should also be […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/natural-foods/can-dogs-eat-grapes/ | May 17, 2018
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues How To Prevent Your Dog From Stealing Food
Catch your dog with his nose on the counter? Or munching on some unknown snack in the corner? Some dogs are what they call “counter-surfers,” meaning they see what kind of food they can steal from any number of places, including right off your counter. As this article explains, when a dog tries to steal […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/common-behavior-issues/how-to-prevent-your-dog-from-stealing-food/ | July 29, 2016
Expert Advice: Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Marshmallows?
Marshmallows are one of those treats that can be hard to resist — and it’s nearly impossible to eat just one. But, can dogs eat marshmallows? The answer is no. Though not all marshmallows are toxic to dogs, they certainly aren’t good for your canine companion. Made from sugar, corn syrup, gelatin, vanilla extract, and coated […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/can-my-dog/can-dogs-eat-marshmallows/ | July 6, 2018