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Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Be Wary of How Pigment Can Change The Overall Look of a Bullmastiff’s Head
The only mentions of pigment or color of mask in the Bullmastiff breed’s AKC standard are “ears darker in color than the body,” “a dark muzzle is preferable,” and “nose black.” There is actually no mention of “mask” in our standard. However, what mask would imply technically would be the “spectacles” around the eyes, which should […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/pigment-can-change-the-look-of-bullmastiffs-head/ | June 15, 2015
Pages Mastiff Club of America Collection
2009:003;010 Collection processed by Norma Rosado-Blake Click for inventory Provenance A gift from the Mastiff Club of America (MCOA). Arrangement The collection is arranged into seven series including: Documents Meeting minutes Publications Miscellaneous Photos Audio/Visual Chapman papers The documents series is organized by order of importance with historical material further organized by date. The Publications […]
https://www.akc.org/about/archive/guide-collections/mastiff-collection/ | December 19, 2014
Press Releases Tibetan Mastiff Joins Working Group; Plott to Compete in Hound Group
  New York, NY – The Tibetan Mastiff will become eligible for American Kennel Club® registration on September 1, 2006 and will compete in the Working Group as of January 1, 2007.  Also on January 1, the Plott, which currently competes in the Miscellaneous class, will begin competing in the Hound Group. The Tibetan Mastiff, […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/tibetan-mastiff-joins-working-group-plott-to-compete-in-hound-group/ | July 12, 2006
Bullmastiff puppies playing with toys in the grass.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Autosomal Dominant Conditions in Dogs
Introduction to Autosomal Dominant Conditions Dogs have 78 chromosomes, or 39 pairs in each cell. Genes are located on these chromosomes, and they can have different genetic variants related to genes, known as alleles. Each gene also typically has 2 copies, one from the dam and one from the sire. The dam and sire randomly […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/autosomal-dominant-conditions-dogs/ | June 20, 2024
Sports & Events Judges’ Study Guides
AKC Group Standards Download AKC approved breed standards by complete group for use on any portable electronic device. Sporting Hound Working Terrier Toy Non-Sporting Herding Misc. Judges Study Guide No single written guide is ever comprehensive enough to be the only learning tool utilized in preparation for judging a new breed. We urge you to […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/conformation/judging-information/judges-study-guides/ | June 17, 2024
Golden Retriever on an exam table having its heart checked by a vet.
Expert Advice: Studies New Study Updates Spay-Neuter Timeline Guidance for Popular Dog Breeds
New research has redefined the best age to spay/neuter five large dog breeds. Delaying the procedure can prevent joint disorders and certain cancers.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/study-updates-spay-neuter-guidelines/ | June 11, 2024
Golden Retriever getting comforted while lying on a table at the vet.
Expert Advice: General Health Renal Dysplasia in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
Renal dysplasia (RD), also known as renal malformation, refers to a type of congenital chronic kidney disease. Learn more about renal dysplasia in dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/renal-dysplasia-in-dogs/ | May 31, 2024
Press Releases 2024 NATIONAL OWNER-HANDLED SERIES FINALS & NATIONAL ALL-BREED PUPPY & JUNIOR STAKES JUDGING PANELS NOW AVAILABLE
The American Kennel Club® (AKC®) is pleased to announce the judging panels for the 2024 National Owner-Handled Series (NOHS) Finals and the AKC Royal Canin National All-Breed Puppy and Junior Stakes to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin. The […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/2024-national-owner-handled-series-finals-national-breed-puppy-junior-stakes-judging-panels-now-available/ | May 31, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Sports When to Retire Your Dog From Sports
You love training and competing in dog sports, and chances are, your dog enjoys them even more. But at some point, they can't move like they used to.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-sport-retirement/ | May 21, 2024
Irish Setter panting on a hot summer day, water and drool dripping down.
Expert Advice: Health Pedialyte (Electrolytes) for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Like humans, dogs lose water and electrolytes through sweat, urination, vomiting, and diarrhea. Out of the options to rehydrate, is Pedialyte good for dogs?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/pedialyte-electrolytes-for-dogs/ | April 17, 2024

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