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Expert Advice: Lifestyle How to Tell the Difference Between the Scottish Deerhound & Irish Wolfhound
Two of the largest dog breeds in the world – and both sighthounds with wiry coats – it's no wonder that people often confused the Irish Wolfhound (IW) and the Scottish Deerhound (Deerhound). Although these two members of the Hound Group may have similarities on the surface, the truth is there are several qualities that […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/difference-between-irish-wolfhound-scottish-deerhound/ | March 19, 2019
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories K9 Sports Sack: Pros & Cons of This Must-Have Dog Backpack Carrier
Imagine this: You’re hiking up a mountain with your dog. You get halfway back down, and your dog just stops. He’s too tired to continue. What do you do? Or, how about another situation: You live in the city and want to take the subway with your dog. Your dog is too big and too […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/k9-sports-sack-review/ | March 13, 2019
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Expert Advice: Health CBD Oil for Dogs: What You Need to Know
As with any pet wellness trend, when it comes to CBD oil for dogs, there's a lot of information floating around online. Of course, you want to do what's best for your pup, which leads to the question: What are the need-to-know facts regarding CBD oil? The AKC's Chief Veterinary Officer, Dr. Jerry Klein, explains […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cbd-oil-dogs/ | February 5, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog How to Throw a Spooktacular Dog Halloween Party
Is your dog all dressed up for Halloween, with no place to go? Consider throwing your own dog Halloween party! First things first, throwing a party is a big endeavor, in and of itself, and things don't get any easier when you add canine companions to the mix. Remember that this is a commitment, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-halloween-party/ | October 8, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle This Week in Dog Stars: Famous Insta Pups Celebrate National Dog Day
This week, the dog stars of Instagram took some time to celebrate themselves, as well as all of dog-kind. And can you blame them? There's nothing better than an adorable, cuddly canine companion. Scroll down to see how a few of our favorite social media celebrities commemorated National Dog Day. Dean the Basset Hound was desperate […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-stars-aug-27-18/ | August 27, 2018
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Expert Advice: General Health When You Buckle up This Fall, Don’t Forget About Your Dog
When's the last time you took a good old-fashioned road trip? It's always fun to travel somewhere new, and even better when you get to bring the dog. But before you hit the road together, there are a few things you need to consider. Make sure you have enough food and water for the trip, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/buckle-up-your-dog/ | August 22, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle This Week in Dog Stars: Canine Celebrities Dress to Impress, Snuggle With Bunnies, and More
Though the weather may be inconsistent as we near the end of summer, there's one thing we can always count on: the dog stars of Instagram. No matter what else is going on, adorable pups always make us feel better. Scroll down to see what a few canine celebrities were up to this week. If […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-stars-aug-20-18/ | August 20, 2018
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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny This Week in Dog Stars: Your Fave Insta Pups Indulge in the Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of Summer
With weather around the country ranging from hot and humid to thunderstorms and flooding, it's safe to say we've hit the crazy days of summer. For the dog stars of Instagram, however, this unpredictable climate presents the perfect opportunity to be lazy. Before fall rolls in, our favorite canine friends spent this week catching up […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-stars-aug-13-18/ | August 13, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle This Week in Dog Stars: We’re Celebrating International Assistance Dog Week
In honor of International Assistance Dog Week, we're recognizing the hardworking assistance dogs that are transforming the lives of their human partners every day. We're also celebrating the organizations that raise and train these heroic canines. First up, Canine Companions for Independence, which provides highly trained assistance dogs free of charge to individuals with disabilities. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-stars-aug-6-18/ | August 6, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle This Week in Dog Stars: Insta Pups Engage in a Cuteness Battle of Epic Proportions
This week, we're having a friendly competition between the dog stars of Instagram that we're calling "Battle of the Cuteness." The rules are simple: YOU decide who's cuter — the canine companions living their best summer lives or the pups taking naps to a whole new level. So, who will win? Spoiler alert: we all […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-stars-july-30-18/ | July 30, 2018

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