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Pages AKC US Detection Dog Conferences
[accordion] [accordion_panel title="2024"] AKC National Detection Dog Conference, July 23 – 25, 2024  The AKC Detection Dog Task Force (DDTF) is pleased to announce the AKC National Detection Dog Conference will take place July 23 – 25, 2024, at the Roberts Centre in Wilmington, Ohio. This year’s theme is Detection Dogs: Past, Present & Future. The […]
https://www.akc.org/akc-detection-dog-task-force/akc-us-detection-dog-conferences/ | December 20, 2023
Pages National Core Professional Dog Grooming Educational Standards
The American Kennel Club - National Core Professional Dog Grooming Educational Standards aims to establish clear expectations that ensure all professional dog groomers have the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in the dog grooming industry. The American Kennel Club -CoreNational Professional Dog Grooming Educational Standard allows flexibility in the design and method of instruction and recognizes that the standards reflect an […]
https://www.akc.org/groomer-hub/education-standards/ | April 15, 2024
Rottweiler looking out an RV window.
Expert Advice: Safety Essentials for a Fun and Safe Car Trip With Your Dog
Getting ready to take your dog on a car trip? Before you hit the open road, there are a few things you can do to make sure your dog is safe in the car.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-road-trip-safety/ | October 2, 2017
Expert Advice: Nutrition How to Choose the Best Dog Food
How do you choose the best dog food for your pup? AKC's dog nutrition experts explain how to choose the best dog food diet for your dog or puppy.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/choosing-right-dog-food/ | September 28, 2021
French Bulldog eating from a bowl at home.
Expert Advice: Nutrition Dry Dog Food Options That Aren’t Kibble
There is plenty of kibble alternatives, including freeze-drying, dehydration, and gentle cooking as ways to provide your dog with proper nutrition.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/dry-dog-food-options-arent-kibble/ | October 20, 2022
Golden Retriever with a woman hiking in a mountainous landscape.
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Hiking With Dogs: Tips For Hitting the Trail
Hiking is fantastic exercise and a perfect way to enjoy nature. So, it's understandable that you would want your dog to join you on the trail. Dogs make great companions and watching them revel in the sights, sounds, and smells of nature is invigorating. However, just as you wouldn't head out for a hike in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/tips-for-hiking-with-your-dog/ | September 29, 2019
Woman talking to Shetland Sheepdog puppy
Expert Advice: Training Dogs May Understand the Meaning of Words
Do dogs understand the meaning of words? Recent research on dog cognition has shed light on what dogs comprehend about human language including their understanding of words used as object labels.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dogs-may-understand-the-meaning-of-words/ | June 6, 2024
Expert Advice: Training Dog Muzzles: When, Why, and How to Correctly Use Them
Learn why every dog should be muzzle trained, not just aggressive dogs or dogs with a bite history, and the types of muzzles that are available.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dog-muzzles-when-why-how-to-use/ | September 1, 2021
French Bulldog laying down in the grass chewing on a stick.
Expert Advice: Why does my dog... Why Does My Dog Eat Grass?
Wondering why your dog is chewing on weeds and grass on your walks? Here's a few of the reasons why dogs may chew on grass.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/why-does-my-dog-eat-grass/ | March 8, 2022
Clubs & Delegates State Issues May 2024
Seventeen state legislatures and the District of Columbia are currently in session. The following are highlights of current, active legislation around the country: Arizona – Senate Bill 1047 seeks to regulate dogs outdoors. It provides specific exemptions for police and working dogs, hunting, training, “sporting and competitive functions”, and “lawful competitions”.  As introduced, the bill […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-may-2024/ | May 23, 2024

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