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French Bulldog sleeping on its back in its dog bed.
Expert Advice: Health Why Does My Dog Sleep On Their Back?
When dogs sleep on their back with their paws in the air, is it healthy for them or not? They choose this odd position for comfort and safety.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-does-my-dog-sleep-on-his-back/ | August 18, 2022
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
Expert Advice: Travel & Adventure How K9 Sport Sack Can Help You Adventure With Your Dog – Big or Small
Paid Advertisement Hiking, backpacking, bicycling, shopping at the local farmers market, dining outside, and even commuting to your office. Wouldn’t you love to take your dog with you wherever dogs are allowed to go?  Now it’s possible to do exactly that with the help of K9 Sport Sack carriers, no matter the size of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/travel/k9-sport-sack-can-help-adventure-dog-big-small/ | March 4, 2021
Poodle puppy being held up in cupped hands.
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding How to Choose a Breeder: Advice From Dr. Jerry Klein
Originally appeared on dogcanceranswers.com, where Dr. Jerry Klein was asked to be part of a podcast discussing the responsible ways to get a dog. Dr. Jerry Klein, the Chief Veterinary Officer of the American Kennel Club, joins Dog Cancer Answers to discuss things to look for when choosing a breeder to increase the odds of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/how-to-choose-a-breeder/ | October 28, 2021
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
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Peas in Dog Food: What You Need to Know
For humans, peas are wholesome, nutritious vegetables packed with vitamins and minerals, rich in fiber and protein. But are they healthy options to include in dog food? Are Peas Good for Dogs? Used as a snack or a small part of your dog’s regular diet, snow peas, sugar snap peas, and garden (or English) peas […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/peas-in-dog-food-what-you-need-to-know/ | October 17, 2022
Pembroke Welsh Corgi nursing her litter of puppies.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding What Breeders Learned From Their Very First Litter
For first-time breeders, the memories of whelping a litter and caring for puppies lasts a lifetime. Breeding a beloved female and raising healthy pups...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/what-first-time-breeders-learned-from-their-first-litter/ | September 14, 2022
Expert Advice: Feature Lend a Paw: Dogs Deliver Groceries and More During COVID-19 Pandemic
It's well known that dogs increase happiness, reduce stress levels, and improve overall health. During the COVID-19 pandemic, dogs have been a source of relief: whether they're cuddling on the couch beside us, in cute online videos, or in refreshingly positive news headlines. We've rounded up the most positive dog-related stories from the week of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/lend-paw-dogs-deliver-groceries-covid-19-pandemic/ | March 30, 2020
Public Education Educator Resources War Dogs
Expert Advice: Feature Military Working Dogs Through History
On Oct. 27, 2019, a 5-year-old Belgian Malinois military working dog named Conan took part in the Barisha raid, which resulted in the death of the leader of ISIS. Conan joined a long list of heroic military working dogs. Call ‘em what you want — war dogs or military working dogs — they have been around for centuries […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/war-dogs-military-history/ | May 21, 2020

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