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Expert Advice: News 9 Things You May Not Know About the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
There's so much to do and see at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show that even longtime attendees might not be aware of everything that's going on. There are the daytime sessions at Piers 92 and 94, competitions in agility and obedience, the very popular AKC Meet the Breeds, and of course, the big events […] | October 24, 2018
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Expert Advice: Travel 8 Incredible Dog Memorials to Visit in the US
Did you know that there are amazing dog memorials located across the country? From war heroes to local favorites, canines have inspired permanent tributes that attract all kinds of dog lovers. Here's an in-depth look at eight of these memorials. The Highground Working Dog Tribute Situated in Neillsville, Wis., the Highground Veterans Memorial Park pays […] | August 28, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle 10 Out-Of-The-Box Ideas for Memorializing Your Dog
Although humans have many rituals for mourning the loss of a loved one, there are no prescribed rituals for mourning the death of a pet. Some pet owners hold funerals, burials, or cremations. Others put framed photos in a place of honor or donate to a favorite animal charity. But some take things to a […] | August 24, 2018
Expert Advice: Home & Living 7 Museums You Should Check out If You’re a Dog Person
Are you a dog lover looking for a little more culture in your life? Well, you’re in luck! There are museums around the country — and across the Atlantic — entirely devoted to our furry friends. If your travel plans take you to any one of the cities below, make time to visit these fun […] | August 14, 2018
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Expert Advice: Travel Popular Landmarks and National Parks Where You Can Bring Your Dog
For some of us, the best family vacations include a dog. Luckily, there are a lot of national parks and landmarks across the country that are dog-friendly. Some may already be on your bucket list, others might be new to you — but all of them allow your canine companion to come along! Maine Acadia […] | August 8, 2018
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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny These Videos of Dogs Dancing Will Instantly Put You in a Good Mood
July 28 marks National Dance Day, and to celebrate this glorious occasion, we've rounded up a few of our favorite dancing dog videos. If you're one of those people who's not light on their feet, you might want to take a cue or two from these talented pups! "Fred Astaire's got nothing on me." […] | July 27, 2018
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Christmas in July: Stock up on Gifts for All the Dog Lovers in Your Life!
December may be months away and, yes, it's currently sweltering outside, but that doesn't mean we can't prepare for the upcoming holiday season. Get a head start on your shopping with these Christmas in July sales on the AKC Shop! Here are some gift ideas for the pup-obsessed people in your inner circle. For Dog-Loving […] | July 25, 2018
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Expert Advice: News More Than 350 Golden Retrievers Got Together in Scotland — and It Was Epic
Have you ever seen a cuter gathering?! The Golden Retriever Club of Scotland celebrated the 150th anniversary of their breed’s founding with a huge celebration that brought together 361 Golden Retrievers and their owners. World record broken by myself and my best friend @golden_chewbacca ! 361 goldens celebrating 150 years since the very first litter!! […] | July 24, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle 13 Classic Children’s Books About Dogs
There are some books that become rooted in our collective memory, spanning decades or centuries, and are beloved by a whole new generation of children over and over again. These 13 classic stories (listed in chronological order) about dogs and the humans who care for them may kick off a lifelong love of dogs for the […] | July 18, 2018
Expert Advice: News 4 Stories That Will Inspire You to Microchip Your Dog
It is estimated that over 10 million pets are lost or stolen in the United States each year. One step you can take to minimize the risk of losing your dog forever is microchipping. The tiny transponder that gets inserted between your canine companion's shoulder blades carries a unique ID number that, when scanned, is linked […] | June 29, 2018

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