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Pages Junior Spotlight Fall 2022
Trying out a new pilot program in dog sports can be intimidating—even more so when you're the youngest person participating. At just 13 years old, Mia Alvarez is the first and only Junior Handler competing in the AKC's new Agility League with the Antelope Valley Dog Agility Group in California. She currently competes in Agility […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/junior-spotlight-fall-2022/ | September 30, 2022
Pekingese sitting in the garden outdoors.
Expert Advice: Safety What Is Cute Aggression, and Do I Have It?
Have you ever felt overcome with emotion at the sight of a cute and fuzzy animal? Does seeing a picture of a baby smiling make you want to pinch their...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/what-is-cute-aggression/ | August 25, 2022
Black Labrador Retriever in a field
Expert Advice: AKC Family Dog AKC Patriotic Puppy Program Builds Confidence With New Course
Training dogs has been a way of life for Roxane Dutson since she was a teen. She taught the family dogs tricks and then became involved in competition through an obedience training group. “My love for working with dogs became stronger as my husband and I got our first Labrador in 1996,” Dutson says. “From […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/family-dog/akc-patriotic-puppy-program-confident-puppy-course/ | August 8, 2022
Young girl running with her dog in an outdoor Agility course.
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Mia Alvarez
Mia Alvare is a thirteen-year-old Junior Handler who competes in Agility with her 3-year-old All- American dog Honey. Mia competes with the Antelope...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-mia-alvarez/ | July 14, 2022
Great Dane standing next to a French Bulldog in a field.
Expert Advice: General Health Why Do Small Dogs Live Longer Than Large Dogs?
When it comes to the lifespan of dogs, researchers have found that size matters. Owners of small dogs can expect to enjoy several more years with their pets than the owners of large dogs. It doesn’t seem to make much sense: large mammals, like elephants and whales, tend to live longer than small ones, like […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-do-small-dogs-live-longer/ | April 26, 2022
Coyote stalking in grasslands.
Expert Advice: Safety Do Coyotes Attack Dogs? How to Protect Your Pet
With their habitats and food sources shrinking, coyotes are venturing closer to our neighborhoods, homes, and dogs than we'd like.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/coyote-attacks-protecting-dogs/ | April 12, 2022
rescue dog at shelter waiting to go home
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 11 Questions to Ask When Getting a Dog From a Rescue or Shelter
Rescuing a dog is exciting but can also be intimidating. Whether you’re looking at the local shelter or using a private rescue organization, there can be many dogs to choose from. Although you might be tempted to pick the first cute face you see, it’s essential to make an informed choice. Your goal is to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/questions-to-ask-when-getting-a-dog-from-a-rescue-shelter/ | April 6, 2022
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2021
It goes without saying that in your house, your dog is the most popular. But what do the statistics say? The American Kennel Club has used registration data to compile the list of 2021’s most popular breeds. As always, the Labrador Retriever tops the list — this time for the 31st year!  The Lab's temperament […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/most-popular-dog-breeds-of-2021/ | March 15, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Meet the Mudi: AKC’s Newly-Recognized Dog Breed in 2022
The Mudi (pronounced "MOO-dee"), one of two newly-recognized American Kennel Club breeds gaining full recognition January 1, brings a little bit of everything to the table. But make no mistake about it, this herding breed with Hungarian origin comes with a few caveats. “If not mentally and physically challenged, the Mudi can be barky and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/mudi-becomes-newest-akc-recognized-dog-breed-in-2022/ | January 4, 2022
Two Russian Toys standing on a tree stump outdoors.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Meet the Russian Toy: AKC’s Newly-Recognized Dog Breed in 2022
It’s one of the American Kennel Club’s smallest recognized breeds, but the Russian Toy is seldom overlooked with its substance and splash. Petite (up to 6 ½ pounds) and personable, it is now fully recognized as a member of the Toy Group after three years in the Miscellaneous Class and AKC companion events such as […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/russian-toy-becomes-newest-akc-recognized-breed-in-2022/ | January 4, 2022

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