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Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Breeder Spotlight: Brittany Cipriotti of Ellenni Danes
Tuxedos are usually reserved for formal affairs, but Brittany Cipriotti of Warrenton, Virginia, lives with that striking black-and-white pattern day in and day out. Under her Ellenni banner, she breeds mantle Great Danes with her mentor and co-breeder Kristi Allison of Blackstone Great Danes, as well as similarly patterned but more vertically understated Boston Terriers. That’s not to say this Silver Breeder of Merit is monochromatic: Cipriotti also breeds fawn and brindle Danes with Marion Clark of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-brittany-cipriotti-ellenni-danes/ | April 16, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature Great Dame: The Lives and Loves of Lina Basquette
“Times Past,” AKC Gazette: Lina Basquette (1907–1994) did enough living for 10 lifetimes: Ziegfeld Follies dancer, movie star, widow of Sam Warner (of Warner Brothers fame), and fabulously successful breeder-handler-judge of Great Danes. Basquette handled her Honey Hollow Danes to 125 BIS, 500 group wins, and more than 1,000 BOB. Along the way, she was […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/great-dame-the-lives-and-loves-of-lina-basquette/ | October 15, 2014
Yorkshire Terrier licking its lips next to its bowl of food.
Expert Advice: General Nutrition How to Choose Healthy Dry Dog Food
Consider your dog's age, breed, and size when choosing the healthiest dry dog food. Look for protein-rich food packed with vitamins and minerals.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/choosing-healthy-dry-dog-food/ | June 27, 2024
Sports & Events Judges’ Study Guides
AKC Group Standards Download AKC approved breed standards by complete group for use on any portable electronic device. Sporting Hound Working Terrier Toy Non-Sporting Herding Misc. Judges Study Guide No single written guide is ever comprehensive enough to be the only learning tool utilized in preparation for judging a new breed. We urge you to […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/judging-information/judges-study-guides/ | June 27, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Choosing the Right Collar for Your Dog
The right dog collar isn't just a fashion choice; it should be safe, secure, and comfortable. So what goes into choosing the right dog collar?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/choosing-right-dog-collar/ | June 26, 2024
Beagle laying down indoors.
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Hypothyroidism in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
Hypothyroidism in dogs is common endocrine disease. It can be tricky to diagnose and needs lifelong management, but it is relatively easy to treat.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/hypothyroidism-in-dogs/ | June 13, 2024
Press Releases 2024 NATIONAL OWNER-HANDLED SERIES FINALS & NATIONAL ALL-BREED PUPPY & JUNIOR STAKES JUDGING PANELS NOW AVAILABLE
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2024 National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals and the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2024-national-owner-handled-series-finals-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | May 31, 2024
Expert Advice: Health Study Busts the Myth That Purebred Dogs Have More Health Problems
A new study suggests that mixed-breed dogs do not have a medical advantage over purebred dogs. Both experience many of the same common health concerns.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-dog-diseases-not-breed-specific/ | May 9, 2024
Golden Retriever scratching an itch on its head outdoors.
Expert Advice: Flea & Tick Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas in Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Fleas are parasites that carry disease and feed on the blood of the host animal. One alternative to flea medication is Diatomaceous Earth.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/diatomaceous-earth/ | May 6, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Introducing AKC DNA + Health
The AKC DNA Program is proud to announce the official launch of a new DNA test, AKC DNA + Health. This test combines the original AKC DNA profile with genetic health and traits testing for a powerful breeder tool. The goal of this new test is to satisfy all the needs of breeders with just […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/introducing-akc-dna-health/ | April 18, 2024

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