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Expert Advice: Fun Facts 10 Fun Facts About the Akita
Akitas are stunning, spitz-type dogs with ancient Japanese origins. But there's a lot more to know about the Akita than the fact that they're strong and attractive. Here are 10 Akita facts that will teach you plenty about this historic breed. 1. They Were Once Called "Snow Country Dogs" Once upon a time, Akitas were […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-facts-about-the-akita/ | October 15, 2015
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Expert Advice: General Health First Aid for a Dog Burns
Medically Treat Any Burn on Your Dog to Avoid Infection Due to the potential for secondary infection and other harmful complications, all burns should be taken seriously. Burns from fire, smoldering materials, hot water, grease, tar, and smoke are among the most painful of injuries. (Burns can also stem from electrical sources—as in when a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/first-aid-for-a-dog-burns/ | March 23, 2015
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
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Expert Advice: General Health ​Can Pumpkin Help With Dog Diarrhea?
Every dog suffers from diarrhea at least once in their lifetime. And every dog owner knows how messy, smelly, and uncomfortable it is—for the dog and for humans. Here is the scoop on the health benefits of feeding pumpkin to dogs with diarrhea, so that you can help get your dog back on track. What […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-pumpkin-help-with-dog-diarrhea/ | November 8, 2022
Expert Advice: Health Be Prepared for Your Dog’s Specific Needs in Case of Weather Emergencies
Paid Advertisement Natural disasters are occurring on an increasing basis due to climate change. Hurricanes, floods, wildfires, earthquakes, tornadoes—wherever you live you may experience one or more of these looming dangers and be forced to evacuate your home. The American Red Cross advises those who must leave their home during a disaster that the best […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/be-prepared-for-your-dogs-specific-needs-in-case-of-weather-emergencies/ | October 19, 2022
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Expert Advice: Health Hurricane Preparedness for Dog Owners
Natural disasters affect everyone, including your pets. If you live in a hurricane-prone area, you will need to make certain that you protect your dog from the unique health concerns that can arise during a storm. During a hurricane, dogs are exposed to many of the same dangers as people. Being prepared will keep your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/hurricane-preparedness-dog-owners/ | September 28, 2022
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Expert Advice: Travel & Adventure Create an Emergency Evacuation Plan for You and Your Dog
Tornados, earthquakes, floods, hurricanes – emergencies strike out of the blue. Evacuating your home is often necessary for safety reasons. The last thing you want to do is leave your dog behind in the danger zone. But emergencies can be highly stressful, and without careful planning, you may find yourself in a panic with no […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/travel/create-emergency-evacuation-plan-dog/ | July 15, 2022
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Expert Advice: News Disaster Preparedness Tips for Your Dog
Floods, storms, wildfires — you can't prevent extreme weather or disastrous events, but you can take charge of how you respond. These emergency preparedness tips will help keep you and your dog out of harm’s way. Pack a Pet-Friendly Disaster Bag Having all of your ducks in a row before the unexpected happens is the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/disaster-preparedness-tips-for-your-dog/ | July 13, 2022
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Expert Advice: Travel & Adventure What Dog Owners Need to Know About Hurricane Season
In this era of climate change, you can't take storms too lightly. Hurricanes, in particular, have grown stronger as the oceans have warmed and provided more fuel for them. As Hurricanes Katrina, Sandy, and Florence have demonstrated, dog owners have many reasons to thoroughly prepare for hurricane season. Here's what you need to know. What […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/travel/hurricane-season-2021-what-dog-owners-need-to-know/ | July 13, 2022
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Expert Advice: General Health Medical Emergency Tips for Your Dog
It's an unfortunate fact that dogs, like people, experience medical emergencies. If your pet falls victim to an illness or an accident, they will need to see a veterinarian stat. The following tips may keep your dog out of immediate danger until he receives professional help. What to Do in Emergencies One of the first […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/emergencies-first-aid/ | May 4, 2022

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