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keeping your dog cool
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 8 Products to Help Keep Your Dog Cool on Hot Days
As we celebrate the first day of summer, it's important to keep our canine companions in mind, especially when the weather gets hot and steamy. Don’t sweat it — we’ve got what you need to help your dog stay cool and comfortable. Cool Pup Portable Bowl This bowl folds into a pouch and has a […] | June 21, 2018
national splurge day
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 10 Products Dog Lovers Should Buy for Themselves on National Splurge Day
When it comes to toys, treats, and general necessities for your canine companion, it's easy for pet owners to go overboard. But National Splurge Day on June 18 presents the perfect opportunity to spend some money on yourself! Scroll down for products you won't be able to say no to if you're a dog lover. […] | June 18, 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 […] | June 15, 2018
Expert Advice: Home & Living Traveling to the Beach This Summer? Pack a Go-Bag for Your Dog
If you’re planning to hit the beach with your dog this summer, a go-bag full of essentials can make all the difference. Scroll down for products your pup can use in the surf, sun, and sand! Dog Sunscreen Ice on Ice Spray With Sunscreen Although we don’t usually think of the beach as good for […] | June 7, 2018
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Watching Dogs Eat Cheese Is the Entertainment You Didn’t Know You Needed
What do you think a dog’s favorite holiday is? National Cheese Day (June 4), of course! To celebrate, we've rounded up a few Instagram videos of canine companions hilariously devouring the tasty snack. A post shared by Naara (msp: Narra, Nara, Nora) (@naara.thehusky) on Aug 21, 2017 at 7:54am PDT "I detect some smokiness with […] | June 4, 2018
father's day
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Father’s Day Gift Ideas for the Dog-Loving Dad in Your Life
Trying to figure out what to get your dad for Father’s Day this year? If he's a fan of dogs, here are some gift ideas he's sure to love! Embroidered Mens T-Shirt There’s no such thing as having too many t-shirts, and this is one he’ll wear with pride, featuring an embroidered image of his […] | May 31, 2018
outdoor activities
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 15 Outdoor Activities That Will Keep You and Your Dog Entertained This Summer
Now that the weather's heating up, it's time for you and your dog to get off the couch and out into nature. If the same daily walk is getting old, try one of these outdoor activities you'll both enjoy — and remember to bring plenty of water, so that your pup stays hydrated! Hit the […] | May 30, 2018
Expert Advice: Home & Living Traveling on the Subway With Your Dog: What You Should Know
For city dwellers, owning a dog comes with a unique set of challenges — one being transportation. Thanks to public transit, you can get pretty much anywhere with relative ease. But what about those times when you need to bring your dog someplace that's too far to walk? These days, most cities allow certain pets […] | May 24, 2018
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Why Do Dogs Howl to Music? You Can Thank Their Ancestors
Have you ever cranked up the radio during your favorite song or played a piece on the piano, only to have your dog seemingly sing along? It’s not uncommon to hear dogs howl along to music. In fact, YouTube is filled with videos of dogs showing off their vocal prowess. But why do they do […] | May 24, 2018
Mother's Day
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Happy Mother’s Day! Enjoy These Sweet Pics of Mama Dogs With Their Pups
Ah, Mother’s Day! A time for Sunday brunch, homemade macaroni bracelets, endless greeting cards, and colorful bouquets. Here at the AKC, we're celebrating canine moms and their pups. There may not be gifts or fancy meals involved, but dogs show their love for one another in dozens of adorable ways. | May 13, 2018

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