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Boston Terrier puppy standing up on a picnic table outdoors.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1910s
The Boston Terrier, a top-ten breed for six decades of the 20th century, has reached the number-one position twice, including in the 1910s. The Airedale Terrier reached the number-two position, the highest the breed would ever claim, appearing in the top ten for three consecutive decades and then never regaining its national popularity. The decade […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1910s/ | February 13, 2015
English Cocker Spaniel vs. Cocker Spaniel
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Meet Two Similar Yet Different Breeds: English Cocker Spaniel and Cocker Spaniel
The Cocker Spaniel and English Cocker Spaniel (ECS) are both beloved dog breeds. In fact, they rank among the most popular dog breeds in America. These two members of the Sporting Group share the same early roots, which might explain why these merry, biddable, compact sporting dogs are often confused for one another. Cocker Confusion […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cocker-spaniel-vs-english-cocker-spaniel/ | March 7, 2019
Pages Glossary
  Welcome to the AKC . We have put together definitions for dog words that you may not be familiar with. If you have additional questions regarding the glossary, please contact our Special Services Department. A Abdomen The belly or under surface between the chest and the hindquarters. Acetabulum The concave lateral portion of the […]
https://www.akc.org/about/glossary/ | December 19, 2014
Pages Competition/Titles Update Winter 2023
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 Congratulations to these dogs who have added more MACH titles to their […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/competition-titles-update-winter-2023/ | February 14, 2023
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
Brussels Griffon standing in the grass on leash.©otsphoto - stock.adobe.com
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
Dandie Dinmont Terrier puppy exploring outdoors.
Expert Advice: Breed Preservation Going Rare: The Joys of Owning a Vulnerable Dog Breed
Owning an endangered breed can be incredibly rewarding. It's no secret that what’s old is new again. As a millennial, I know that what used to be known as "used clothing" is now "vintage" and all the rage. Many of us have gone back to eating local and embracing a "farm-to-table" mentality when it comes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/going-rare-the-joys-of-owning-a-vulnerable-breed/ | October 10, 2019
Pug laying down indoors looking sad.
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
Briard puppies sitting together outdoors.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Replying to Puppy Inquiries: How Responsible Breeders Should Respond
Recently I helped a breeder friend compile a package of handouts to send to prospective owners. This was her first litter so she was new to the process. I was surprised to learn that her bitch’s breeder had not sent her anything comparable when she was shopping for a puppy. I used to think these […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/replying-puppy-inquiries-responsible-breeders-respond/ | April 8, 2021
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

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