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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
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Expert Advice: Genetics & Strategies What to Know About Dog DNA Tests
Dog DNA tests can be used for a variety of things, not just to identify mixed-breed dogs' genetic makeup. Learn more about the uses of dog DNA tests.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/dog-dna-tests/ | December 21, 2015
Chow Chow standing in a meadow.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Chow Chow Facts You May Not Know
The regal Chow Chow has a fascinating history and many unique features. But did you know that they have blue-black tongues? Read on to learn more about this breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/fun-facts-chow-chow/ | October 14, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Tips for Starting a Jogging Program with your Dog
AKC GoodDog! Helpline trainer Hilarie Erb provides tips for starting a jogging program with your dog. It is important to do this safely and provide the proper training before you take off running! If you are a runner and think that your dog would be the ideal running partner, you may be right. However, there […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/jogging-program-with-your-dog/ | July 22, 2015
Canine Partners Children Learn Lessons from Book About Former Shelter Dog
This story originally appeared in a 2011 issue of the AKC Canine Partners News newsletter. Since the story was published, Harley, now 9 years old, has earned the AKC’s highest honor in agility – the Master Agility Championship (MACH) and is now pursuing her Preferred Agility Championship (PACH). Most puppies spend their early months being […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/children-learn-lessons-from-former-shelter-dog-in-book/ | April 30, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts What are the best dog breeds for your kids?
There was a time not long ago that nearly every advertisement featuring a child with a dog seemed to include a Lab or a Golden Retriever, consistently among the most popular dog breeds in America. Today, there’s a bit more variety in the breeds being photographed with children for commercial advertising. Perhaps the public perception […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/best-dog-breeds-for-kids-families/ | April 9, 2015
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Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Responsible Breeders: A Commitment for the Dog’s Whole Life
By Cheri Rankin It all started when my daughter, Erin, wanted a "sled dog" for her fourth birthday (because she was enamored of sled-dog movies like Iron Will and Balto). I've been a dog lover all my life and had always had a dog growing up, but at that point we had not had a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/responsible-breeders-commitment-dogs-whole-life/ | March 17, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 5 Breeds for First-Time Owners
Finding your first family dog is a daunting process—one that's up there with dating and house-hunting. And like parenting, when it comes to raising a dog to be perfectly well-behaved, successful, and sociable, well, let's just say practice makes perfect. But, these breeds, while they appeal to different interests, are easily trained and friendly (especially with children), […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/breeds-for-first-time-owners/ | February 23, 2015
Labrador retriever laying next to a young girl blowing bubbles in the park.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Most Popular Breeds Of The 2000s
Every year, the AKC releases the list of most popular breeds. But which breeds were top 10 from 2000-2009? Find out here!
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/popular-breeds-of-the-2000s/ | February 14, 2015
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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
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 American Kennel Club Announces Most Popular Dogs in the U.S.
Beagles Have Their Year!    Curious and Comedic Breed Overtakes Yorkies to Place Third on Most-Popular List; Lovable Labs Hold Top Spot for 21 Years While Rottweiler Moves Into the Top 10   Look out Lab, the American Kennel Club® (AKC) has announced that the Beagle has overtaken the beloved Yorkshire Terrier to become the third […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-most-popular-dogs-in-the-us-1/ | February 28, 2012
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 6 Strange Ways to Stay Fit With Your Dog
We all know that exercising is good for humans and dogs, but so much of it is so repetitive and boring that it becomes a chore. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here some alternatives to help you and your four-footed pal reach your fitness goals. Follow the Bouncing Paws Trampolines are not just […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/six-strange-ways-to-stay-fit/ | January 1, 2009
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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
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

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