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Nederlandse Kooikerhondje walking through a field of dandelions.
Expert Advice: Health Keeping Your Dog Forever Young: Expert Tips
Owning a dog is one of the greatest pleasures and highlights of our life. But there is a downside to loving a dog, and that’s the huge difference between our life expectancy and theirs. “Everyone wants to live as long as possible, and we want the same for our family members and pets,” says Dr. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/keeping-your-dog-forever-young-expert-tips/ | April 10, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Kennel Emergency & Disaster Planning For Breeders: Keeping Your Dogs & Facility Safe
Since the United States is currently in the midst of both tornado and hurricane seasons, it is a good time for breeders to establish or update disaster plans. Summer also brings thunderstorms, which often cause power outages. Having an emergency plan allows you and your staff to act proactively and efficiently to keep dogs and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/kennel-emergency-disaster-planning-keeping-dogs-facility-safe/ | September 14, 2021
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
Golden Retriever holding a leash up to a woman laying on a couch.
Expert Advice: Home & Living How to Prep Your House for a Pet Sitter
By Anna Burke and Harriet Meyers One weekend last winter, my neighbor managed to schedule a relaxing getaway to soak up the sun in Florida. She made arrangements for a pet sitter to care for her Rhodesian Ridgeback, and left the sitter the code to the keypad on the garage door and several pages of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/how-to-prep-house-for-pet-sitter/ | May 21, 2021
Expert Advice: Grooming What to Ask Potential Groomers Before You Hand Them Your Dog
Follow our tips to find the right groomer for your dog. Do some research, ask the right questions, and you can be confident that your dog is in good hands.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/questions-ask-potential-groomers/ | April 27, 2021
Anatolian Shepherd Dog laying inside his open crate.
Expert Advice: Health Emergency Preparedness: The Essential Guide for Dog Owners
Do you have a disaster plan in place for your dog? When it comes to emergency preparedness, here's what every dog owner needs to know.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/do-you-have-disaster-plan-for-dog/ | January 16, 2020
Expert Advice: Lifestyle What To Bring When Hunting With Your Dog
Dogs can make excellent companions for a variety of hunting excursions. Dogs help locate camouflaged game, flush it from hiding, and retrieve flying or running quarry. Some dogs are better suited to hunting, like Retrievers, pointing breeds, and Spaniels. Regardless of a dog's innate instinct and hunting skills, however, proper gear is essential to keep your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/what-to-bring-when-hunting-with-your-dog/ | November 5, 2019
Pages Canine Partners Spotlight Spring 2019
Patrol Dog Saves the Lives of Deputies During Stand-Off Rick is a German Shepherd-Belgian Malinois mix who works the night shift with Deputy Raleigh Stokes of the Greenville County (SC) Sheriff’s Department. The dog has made many heroic actions to fight crime in the community, but in November 2017, he went above the call of […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/canine-partners-spotlight-spring-2019/ | July 2, 2019
Expert Advice: Health How to Make a Dog Throw Up
We've all been there. If our dogs eat something that they are not supposed to — a human medication, your other dog's medication, or a toxic food such as chocolate or raisins — and our first thought is, "how do I make my dog throw up?" Vomiting can be a quick way to remove a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-make-a-dog-throw-up/ | May 23, 2019
Chihuahua sitting in the street holding an American flag in its mouth.
Expert Advice: Home & Living Traveling With Your Dog for Memorial Day? Pack These Essentials
It may not be the official start of summer, but Memorial Day marks the beginning of pool parties, outdoor picnics, and hikes that come with warmer weather. If you’re heading out of town for the long weekend and bringing your dog, make sure to pack some of these doggie necessities. They’ll help ensure safe travels, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/memorial-day-travel-essentials/ | May 9, 2019
Expert Advice: News What You Need to Know About Evacuating With Your Dog
First things first: Never ignore a warning to evacuate due to a possible natural disaster. You may think that you and your dog will be more comfortable at home, but ignoring the advice of local authorities puts both of you in danger. Authorities may give you notice of mandatory or voluntary evacuation one or two […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/need-know-evacuating-dog/ | September 14, 2018
Expert Advice: Health How to Keep Your Dog Safe in a Flood
Floods have the unfortunate distinction of being the most common natural disaster in the United States. Floods can develop slowly as a result of rain or snow, or they can come on quickly and with no warning, as in the case of flash floods. Not only can floods cause major damage, they can also be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/keep-dog-safe-flood/ | September 14, 2018
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Expert Advice: Health 5 Mistakes Dog Owners Make When Transporting an Injured Pet to the Hospital
Few aspects of pet ownership are as stressful as transporting an injured dog to the hospital. Whether your pup has been hit by a car, attacked by another animal, or has eaten something harmful, providing him with immediate medical care is crucial for a good prognosis. Getting him to the hospital, however, is easier said […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-transport-a-dog-to-hospital/ | August 6, 2018
German Shepherd Delaware KC K9 Officer
Pages Delaware County Kennel Club Honors K9 Officer
"APO" is a magnificent German Shepherd Dog born 2/1/2012 and has had a most interesting, unusual, and intriguing life. He is now retired from the U.S. Army and did complete two tours of duty in IRAQ in 2013 and 2014 as an Explosive Detection Officer. If he could only talk, can you imagine what stories […]
https://www.akc.org/celebrates/canine-officers/delaware-county-kennel-club-honors-k9-officer/ | April 20, 2018
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Pages Sussex Hills Kennel Club Supports Morris County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit
As part of their ongoing support for the Morris County Canine Unit, the Sussex Hills Kennel Club honored Ronan, a nine-year-old K-9 officer, as part of AKC's Canine Officer Program. Ronan, a Belgian Malinois, has been working with the Morris County Sheriff's Department since 2012. He became certified as a dual purpose patrol and narcotics […]
https://www.akc.org/celebrates/canine-officers/sussex-hills-kennel-club-supports-morris-county-sheriffs-department-k9-unit/ | April 20, 2018
Sports & Events Junior Resources
Children and teenagers are the future of the sport of dogs and responsible dog ownership. The more they learn, the more they will grow in dog sports and as a person. The values, attitudes, and responsibility learned while competing as Juniors serve children throughout their entire lives. Junior Showmanship Junior Showmanship offers children between the […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/juniors/ | November 27, 2017
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: News What Dog Owners Should Know to Prepare for Hurricane Irma
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma hitting Florida and beyond, the AKC wants to make sure that both humans and animals are given the tools necessary to stay as safe as possible during natural disasters. Here is some useful information on disaster preparedness and response, how you can help, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dog-owners-should-prepare-for-hurricane-irma/ | September 6, 2017
Expert Advice: News Everything Dog Lovers Need to Know About Hurricane Harvey
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone that has been affected by Hurricane Harvey. Here is some useful information on disaster preparedness and response, how you can help, and what AKC is doing for dogs and people in need.  Please check back, as we are constantly updating this page with the most up-to-date information and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/hurricane-harvey/ | August 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Comfort & Sleep Ways to Make Moving Into a New Home With a Dog Less Stressful
Moving to a new home is exciting yet stressful, and that stress is particularly strong for dogs. All their familiar sights and smells are upended, and moving day is busy and hectic – not to mention the loss of routine as you stage and show your old home. All that change can be downright traumatic […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/moving-with-dog/ | July 17, 2017

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