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Expert Advice: Training Training Your Dog For An Emergency: Does Your Dog Know These Skills?
As natural disasters become more common, it's important to plan ahead in case you and your dog need to someday evacuate your home. One aspect of being prepared for a possible evacuation in the event of a natural disaster involves having things physically ready like making sure your dog is microchipped, preparing “go bags" for […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/training-your-dog-for-an-emergency-does-your-dog-know-these-skills/ | September 28, 2022
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues How to Stop Leash Tugging and Biting When Walking
Convincing your dog that it's time to go outside for a bathroom break is hard enough, but getting tugged throughout a stroll is another battle entirely. This behavior is common, but it's understandably very frustrating to many dog owners. Leash biting and tugging is a phase that many puppies go through and usually grow out of, but […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/solutions-for-dogs-that-tug-on-leashes/ | August 26, 2022
Expert Advice: Health Why Is My Dog Shaking? Causes & Solutions
When it comes to communication, dogs are significantly better at interpreting our body language than we are theirs. Humans rely on verbal language more heavily than body language, whereas dogs are just the opposite. Unfortunately, this often means we are left scratching our heads, wondering what our dogs are trying to tell us. Shaking is […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-is-my-dog-shaking/ | April 18, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds The Price of Popularity: What Happens When a Breed Becomes a Trend?
What tugs at our hearts more than an adorable Chihuahua peeking out of Reese Witherspoon’s purse in the movie Legally Blonde? Perhaps it is the sight of puppies glee fully romping through scenes in 101 Dalmatians, or the exploits of Otis, the endearing Pug, in The Adventures of Milo and Otis. Dogs occupy a treasured […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/price-of-popularity-breed-trends/ | March 24, 2022
Expert Advice: Juniors Tifani King’s Journey to Conformation From Junior Handling
Tifani King of Spring Lake Park Minnesota could technically still compete as a junior. But after a successful Juniors career, she made the decision to start not just competing against adults, but to become a professional handler, where she is hired to show other people's dogs in the breed ring. For someone with a lifelong […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/17-year-old-tifani-king-goes-from-junior-to-professional-handler/ | March 21, 2022
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
Pages Competition/Titles Update Winter 2022
Competition/Titles Update Winter 2022 We have some big news to report about All-Americans succeeding at earning the top titles and honors in Agility, Coursing Ability, Fast CAT Rally, Obedience, Scent Work, Tracking, and Trick Dog. Many dogs are also having success in AKC’s Virtual Titling programs! AGILITY Agility Grand Champion (AGCH) AGCH MACH3 Up&Running A […]https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-titles-update-winter-2022/ | March 4, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds How Does a Dog Breed Become AKC-Recognized?
Have you ever wondered what it means to be AKC-recognized? How does a dog become AKC-recognized? Learn about the entire breed recognition process.https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/how-does-a-dog-breed-become-akc-recognized/ | January 5, 2022
Expert Advice: Puppy Health When Can My Puppy Meet Other Dogs?
Early socialization is important. But it's also important to keep your puppy safe. Here's when to have your puppy meet other dogs.https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-puppy-meet-dogs/ | October 11, 2021
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Rashes on Your Dog’s Belly
Rashes on a dog's belly may look alarming and uncomfortable, but they are quite common. These dog belly rash bumps and redness you see can have a variety of causes, from a simple bacterial skin infection to a more serious underlying condition, such as Cushing’s disease. If left untreated, your dog's belly rash could develop […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-belly-rash/ | August 29, 2021