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Expert Advice: Lifestyle 13 Classic Children’s Books About Dogs
Saturday, March 2, is Read Across America Day, an annual celebration of Dr. Seuss' birthday and the joy of reading. But this year, there is a new way for kids to spend the day: by reading to dogs. Read Across America Day aligns with the launch of the new AKC B.A.R.K (Be a Reading Kid) program […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-books/ | February 19, 2019
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Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Want to Get Happy? Walk the Dog
We all know that our dogs need walks. They need exercise, as well as mental stimulation, to be content and stable. Of course, it doesn’t hurt us to get some outdoor physical exercise, as well. So every day, we leash our dogs up and hit the pavement or the trail. But it isn’t just our […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/want-to-get-happy-walk-the-dog/ | February 18, 2019
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Expert Advice: Health Keep Your Dog Safe With a Dog Tag
If there’s one piece of equipment that’s an absolute necessity for your dog, it’s a pet identification (ID) tag. We each fervently hope that our dog will never make a break for it at the front door or slip his leash, but if that happens, an ID tag is one of the surest ways to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-tags-for-pets/ | February 11, 2019
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Dozens of Funny Dog Names
Naming a dog can be serious business. After all, you'll be saying that name thousands of times over the years, and you want it to fit your dog's personality. But it can also be great fun, especially when you come up with clever wordplay, goofy long names, or a funny name that reflects your own […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dozens-funny-dog-names/ | February 5, 2019
Expert Advice: Nutrition How to Read a Dog Food Label
We all want the best for our dogs, including what we feed them. And as everyone who’s ever shopped for dog food knows, there are virtually unlimited options: hundreds of brands with innumerable ingredients; wet, dry, and raw food; age-specific food; restricted diets, along with all sorts of advertising and marketing claims to decipher. The […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/how-to-read-a-dog-food-label/ | February 4, 2019
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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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dog-museums/ | January 9, 2019
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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 presented by Purina Pro Plan 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/things-about-the-westminster-kennel-club-dog-show/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dog-memorials/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-memorial-ideas/ | August 24, 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dog-friendly-national-parks-landmarks/ | August 8, 2018

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