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Expert Advice: News Pet-Friendly Shelters for Hurricane Florence
As the East Coast prepares for Hurricane Florence, the AKC and AKC Reunite are committed to providing resources that will help keep you and your pet safe in the storm. Nearly 1 million people have been ordered to evacuate coastal areas in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Below is a list of pet-friendly shelters […] | September 11, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle Dogs Pose With Their Non-Canine Best Friends for All American Pet Photo Day
In honor of All American Pet Photo Day on July 11, we asked AKC readers to submit pictures of their dogs with non-canine pets — and what we received was an abundance of cuteness! Though most of the submissions included furry friends of the feline variety, we also got images featuring a hedgehog, a guinea […] | July 11, 2018
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Expert Advice: Sports Scent Work Gave This High-Energy and Incredibly Smart Dog a Job to Do
When Allison Wilt first picked up her dog, Finn, from a rescue organization three years ago, he was a bundle of nerves. "People kept passing him off because they described him as being 'a lot of dog,'" Wilt recalls. "He was very reactive to people and other dogs, at first. He didn’t know who his […] | June 27, 2018
Expert Advice: News Europe’s Most Searched for Breeds Include the Cane Corso and Rottweiler, but Not the Labrador Retriever
The Labrador Retriever may have just been named the most popular dog breed in the United States for the 27th year in a row, but overseas, this high-spirited companion doesn’t carry the same kind of clout. According to new research, Europe’s most popular dog breeds are the Cane Corso and the Rottweiler. However, these rankings, […] | May 23, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle Quiz: Can You Identify the Dog Breeds in These Historical Photos?
Do you consider yourself a dog breed expert? Have you impressed friends by accurately identifying a breed just by looking at a photo? Well, it's time to test your skills when it comes to historical images! Since its founding in 1884, the American Kennel Club has been committed to advancing the sport of the purebred dog […] | May 17, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Lost Dog Reunited With Owner After 19 Months Thanks to AKC Reunite
Smiles lit up the room in a Michigan animal shelter the second Maggie, a mini Golden Doodle, climbed into owner Jillian Grzegorczyk’s lap. She had vanished without a trace from the family’s backyard 19 months earlier, but thanks to a microchip — which had been registered with AKC Reunite’s database — the pup was coming home. […] | April 11, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Service Dogs Serve up an Abundance of Joy During Trip to Disneyland
If you combine dogs with Disneyland, what do you get? Literally the happiest place on Earth. Four puppies from the non-profit Canine Companions for Independence (CCI) recently took a trip to the California-based theme park as part of their training. "It’s great socialization for the dogs since they get to be around all the different […] | April 9, 2018
Most Popular Dog Breeds by City
Expert Advice: News Most Popular Breeds by City — Find out the Top Dog in Places Around the US
As the American Kennel Club announced, the Labrador Retriever was the most popular dog breed in the United States in 2017 — for the 27th year in a row, no less! (It usurped the Cocker Spaniel in 1991, and hasn’t let go of the No. 1 spot since.) But when looking at the most popular […] | March 28, 2018

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