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Pembroke Welsh Corgi laying down on the feet of its owner on the couch.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 15 Dog Movies for Every Dog Lover
Looking for something for your family to watch on your next movie night? Check out our picks for the best dog movies for all ages.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-movies/ | January 18, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Amy Shaffer of Crivitz Standard Schnauzers
AKC Breeder Spotlight: Amy Shaffer of Crivitz Standard Schnauzers Each month the American Kennel Club profiles breeders to hear how they got started and learn about their breeding program and their experience with AKC Marketplace. We recently spoke with AKC Breeder of Merit Amy Shaffer of Crivitz Standard Schnauzers. Amy originally started with Irish Setters […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-amy-shaffer/ | January 10, 2017
Australian Shepherd puppy laying down in a bed.
Expert Advice: Health How to Keep Your Dog’s Mind Sharp
Giving your dog’s mind a workout has many benefits for your dog, as well as for you, and is easier and more fun than you might think.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-keep-your-dogs-mind-sharp/ | November 11, 2016
Expert Advice: Basic Training How to Teach Your Puppy to Listen
Most dog owners have experienced those frustrating moments when, despite all the training and practice, their dog simply doesn't listen to them. As you and your puppy get to know each other, it's important to remember that listening is a two-way-street: he's learning what you expect just as you're learning to tune into his signals. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/teaching-your-puppy-to-listen/ | August 1, 2016
Expert Advice: Health How Long Do Dogs Live?
Humans have much longer lifespans than dogs. This is a basic fact of dog ownership and one that many owners struggle with when the time comes to say goodbye. While we may wish our dogs could live forever, knowing how long dogs live helps prepare us for their needs as seniors, ensuring that we give […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-long-do-dogs-live/ | July 14, 2016
Expert Advice: News 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2016-national-championship-judging-panel/ | February 11, 2016
Press Releases 2016 National Championship Judging Panel Now Available
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) and Royal Canin are pleased to announce the judging panel for the 2016 National Championship to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida on Saturday, December 17 and Sunday, December 18, 2016. The 2016 event will showcase the top national and international dogs and will also […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2016-national-championship-judging-panel-now-available/ | February 11, 2016
Canine Partners That Terrible Teething Time – Boy, My Bed Tastes Great!
Money Penny,  a Cocker Spaniel puppy, really liked the taste of her bed – plus the hassock for a snack, but who could get mad at that cute face, says her owner Jackie Curr of Spring, TX. It is natural for dogs to chew, and puppies chew a lot when they are teething. Teething typically […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/that-terrible-teething-time-boy-my-bed-tastes-great/ | January 29, 2016
Canine Partners Jethro Leroy: AKC Rally Star Who Loves His Favorite Ball
Jethro Leroy Kromer RAE owned by Brenda Kromer of Punxsutawney, PA Jethro is a 5-year-old Border Collie/ Cocker Spaniel mix. He and his brother Bo came to live with Brenda as puppies, and Jethro began obedience training when he was 5 months old. “We enjoyed it so much that we have continued ever since,” Brenda […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/jethro-leroy-akc-rally-star-who-loves-his-favorite-ball/ | August 18, 2015
Expert Advice: Basic Training How to Teach a Dog to Swim
AKC GoodDog! Helpline Trainer Breanne Long shares some tips on introducing your dog to the water so they have a positive experience and learn to love to swim. Many breeds are natural-born swimmers. Many retrievers and spaniels will swim with little encouragement, but dogs with body types less suited to swimming, like Bulldogs, may need more […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/teaching-a-dog-to-swim-canine-swimming-lesson-101/ | June 18, 2015
Type the breeders foundation social
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Type: The Breeder’s Foundation
Anyone who aspires to be a breeder rather than merely a producer of puppies must first understand the nuances of correct type, following the recipe given in the breed standard. Just what is type? In general, with regard to purebred dogs type means those physical features and characteristics that define the breed—that make a Golden […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/type-the-breeders-foundation/ | March 20, 2015
Beagle on leash sniffing in the grass.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1950s
The only breed to rank in the top ten breeds every decade since the founding of the American Kennel Club became the nation’s top breed in the 1950s—the Beagle. Not coincidentally, Charles Schultz’s pet Beagle, Snoopy, made his illustrious first appearance in national newspapers on October 4, 1950, and swiftly became a pop phenomenon. The […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1950s/ | February 13, 2015
Cocker Spaniel running in the yard.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Top 10 Breeds of the 1940s
No doubt spurred on by the famous Best in Show wins of My Own Brucie in the early 1940s, accompanied by this handsome dog’s likeness appearing on the cover of Life, the Cocker Spaniel became the country’s number-one dog. The breed enjoyed the number-one ranking for sixteen years, from 1936 to 1952. Although the Pekingese […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/top-ten-breeds-of-the-1940s/ | February 13, 2015
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
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Are Your Dogs Protected?
By Robin Tingley, English Cocker Spaniel Club of America Are your dogs protected? Of course they are, you are thinking—you keep up with all vet checks, vaccinate according to best practices, microchip, and do health testing. You are careful with whom you place your puppies, and you follow their welfare. But what if something happens to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/are-your-dogs-protected/ | January 15, 2015
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
Press Releases Snoopy Crowned Canine King of Pop Culture
  Proving that Snoopy is the hippest dog of all, "Joe Cool" himself was named the top dog in pop culture by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and AOL’s PawNation.com today during a press conference in front of a special Snoopy exhibit at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City.  The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/snoopy-crowned-canine-king-of-pop-culture/ | December 22, 2009
Chairman's Reports April 2009 Chairman’s Report
-- Responsible Breeders Part of a Long Tradition of Presidential Pets -- Yesterday, America finally got their first peek at the Obama family settling in with their new AKC-Registered Portuguese Water Dog, Amigo's New Hope, affectionately known as "Bo." Since the first mention of a potential "first" dog many months ago, the Obamas have taken […]
https://www.akc.org/chairmans-reports/2009-04/ | April 15, 2009
Brittany
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 8 Medium-Sized Dogs
Is Tibetan Mastiff just a bit too large for your taste? And a Chihuahua maybe, well, a little too small? You might find one of these eight breeds to be just right. Learn more about popular medium-sized dogs here: Bulldog: Gentle and protective, Bulldogs make excellent family pets. They form strong bonds with children and have a loveable disposition. Bulldogs don’t […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/8-most-popular-medium-sized-dogs/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: News Dog from Michael Vick’s Fighting Ring Makes Huge Turnaround
​To see him now, whippy tail wagging as he greets a group of children or takes a treat from his old pals at the waterfront, it’s hard to believe that he once cowered at the sight of a human hand. To see him now, as he zips from weaves to jump, to tunnel, to tire, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/from-vick-to-victory/ | January 1, 2009
bacall boxer
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Beauty and her Beasts: The Beloved Dogs of Lauren Bacall
Movie fans mourn the passing of Lauren Bacall, star of such classics as “To Have and Have Not,” “Key Largo,” and “How to Marry a Millionaire,” who died Tuesday at age 89. Bacall was famous as half of one of Hollywood’s great power couples. She married Humphrey Bogart in 1945, and together they reigned as […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/lauren-bacall/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Were There Dogs on the Mayflower?
A reader posed this question to us, so we dug into the American Kennel Club archives to give the answer: At least two dogs were aboard the Mayflower during the 66-day voyage from England to the New World. Thanks to journals kept by the Pilgrims, we know much about their early tribulations. But the historical […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/were-there-dogs-on-the-mayflower/ | January 1, 2009
Press Releases Bulldog Muscles Its Way Into AKC’s List Of Top 10 Most Popular Dogs In America
Bulldog Makes the List for First Time in Nearly 75 Years; Labrador Retriever Continues to Fetch Top Spot AKC Appears on NBC Today Show to Announce 2007 Registration Statistics - New York, NY – Today the American Kennel Club® announced that the Bulldog, a popular sports team mascot and one of the most recognizable and iconic […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/bulldog-muscles-its-way-into-akcs-list-of-top-10-most-popular-dogs-in/ | January 16, 2008
Press Releases Celebrating All-American Dog Breeds
While many of the dog breeds we know and enjoy today originated in other countries, there are a number of AKC registered breeds which were developed on American soil, and each has its own unique history and heritage: Alaskan Malamute - The Alaskan Malamute, one of the oldest Arctic sled dogs, was named after the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/celebrating-all-american-dog-breeds/ | June 28, 2004

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