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Expert Advice: News The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2014
The Labrador Retriever has done it again. The intelligent, family friendly breed held onto the number one spot on the most popular list for the 24th consecutive year, continuing the longest reign as the nation’s top dog in American Kennel Club history. For the full list of breed rankings, click here. While the Lab holds strong, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/the-most-popular-breeds-of-2014/ | February 27, 2015
Expert Advice: News Dogs Teach Empathy, Prevent Bullying to At-Risk Youth in NYC Schools
For many at-risk youth in New York City, violence and crime is an inescapable fact of life. But Audrey Hendler is hoping to change that, with the help of about 25 four-legged teaching assistants. In 2010, Hendler launched A Fair Shake for Youth, a program that brings therapy dogs into middle schools in under-served communities […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dog-prevent-bullying-in-schools/ | March 16, 2015
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Feeding Puppies, Large and Small
The range of sizes among dog breeds is greater than that of any other animal. For example, a 150-pound Newfoundland is 50 times the size of a three-pound Pomeranian. And as you might expect, large breed puppies and small breed puppies have very different nutritional needs. There are general rules for feeding any puppy, but […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/feeding-puppies-large-and-small/ | March 20, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts What are the best dog breeds for your kids?
There was a time not long ago that nearly every advertisement featuring a child with a dog seemed to include a Lab or a Golden Retriever, consistently among the most popular dog breeds in America. Today, there’s a bit more variety in the breeds being photographed with children for commercial advertising. Perhaps the public perception […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/best-dog-breeds-for-kids-families/ | April 9, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The World’s Largest Dogs
Big dogs equal big love and loyalty. Here are the large dog breeds that earn their place at the top of the size chart. Most people will know the Great Dane but what about the lovely Leonberger? When considering getting a dog, size is a factor, but only one of them. The dog’s personality, activity […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/largest-dogs/ | April 9, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Medium Size Dogs
Dogs that can be considered of medium size can be found in most of the AKC’s seven groups. Whether it’s the energetic Shetland Sheepdog, the sporty spaniels, or the laid back Bulldog, there is a range of temperament and appearance within this size category. When considering getting a dog, size is a factor, but only […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/medium-size-dogs/ | April 9, 2015
Man running on the beach with his yellow labrador retriever
Expert Advice: Health Your Four-Legged Running Partner
Many avid runners appreciate the company and support of a fellow runner. Taking your dog for a run not only gives you the advantage of companionship but also the satisfaction of keeping your dog healthy. What better way for you and your dog to stay trim and fit than to run together on a regular […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/four-legged-running-partner/ | April 24, 2015
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Responsible Breeding – The Evolution of Breeds
There are times when it makes sense for a breeder to stamp more than just a "thumbprint" of influence on a breed. Dogs are generally thought to have descended from wolves. Kim Campbell Thornton's recent article "Looking Back to the Beginning" (AKC GAZETTE, September 1999) describes research that has determined, through DNA sequences, that the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/responsible-breeding-the-evolution-of-breeds/ | May 4, 2015
Canine Partners On the Road Again: Keep Your Pup Cool on Summer Vacation
Canine Care Tip Brought to You by the AKC GoodDog! Helpline Team School will be out soon and summer vacation is coming up! Planning to bring Fido on your family road trip? A little planning ahead will make your trip smoother. Here are a few tips to keep your dog cool and comfortable! Before your trip: […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/on-the-road-again-keep-your-pup-cool-on-summer-vacation/ | May 7, 2015

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