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Pages AKC DNA + Health Kit – Included Tests
All AKC DNA + Health Kits include the original 201 markers for genetic identity and parentage verification purposes, as well as over 328 genetic variants for health and traits. Download a pdf of all included tests Health Tests Acral Mutilation Syndrome (AMS, SN) This genetic variant is associated with an inherited neurological disease characterized by […]
https://www.akc.org/breeder-programs/dna/dna-resource-center/akc-dna-health-kit-tests-available/ | July 26, 2023
Siberian Husky head portrait outdoors.
Expert Advice: Genetics & Strategies Why Do Siberian Huskies Have Blue Eyes?
Blue eyes in Siberian Huskies are caused by a different genetic mutation than other dog breeds.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/siberian-huskies-blue-eyes/ | April 11, 2023
French Bulldog sitting on the couch home alone.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2022
The AKC uses registration data to collect the most popular breeds of the past year, and for the first time in history, the French Bulldog takes the #1 spot
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/most-popular-dog-breeds-2022/ | March 15, 2023
2016 Agility Invitational at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando, FL.
Expert Advice: Dog Sports What Breeds Are Competing at the 2023 AKC National Agility Championship?
The 2023 AKC National Agility Championship (NAC) will take place March 16 through March 19 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The fast-paced sport of dog agility will see plenty of dogs take to the ring to race against the clock while completing a pre-determined obstacle course. But what dog breeds will you be able to see compete […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/akc-national-agility-championship-breeds/ | March 14, 2023
Alaskan Malamute sled team pulling at their harness.
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 7 Dog Breeds That Love the Cold Weather
With winter comes the cold. But some dogs don't hate the cold; in fact, several breeds absolutely love it! (Note: Just because these dogs were bred to withstand cold temperatures does not mean it is safe to leave them outdoors for long on cold days. They, too, can get frostbite and hypothermia.) Here are seven […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-breeds-that-love-the-cold-weather/ | February 3, 2023
Basenji looking out of a car window in the rain.
Expert Advice: General Health Can I Leave My Dog in the Car in Winter?
You likely know about the dangers of leaving your dog unattended in a hot car. But, what about when it's cold outside? While you might think it's safe to park your pet during the winter months, the potential for harm, while not as high as in the summer, is still substantial. Your dog may enjoy […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/leaving-a-dog-in-the-car-in-winter/ | February 3, 2023
Chihuahua sitting outdoors in the snow in a pink winter coat.
Expert Advice: Dog Gear & Accessories Does My Dog Need a Winter Coat?
Do all dogs need a winter coat? If so, what are the best winter coats for dogs? We break down our favorites for dogs of all sizes and breeds.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/does-dog-need-winter-coat/ | January 25, 2023
Expert Advice: Events Finding the Right Breed to Fit Your Lifestyle at AKC Meet the Breeds
Finding the right dog match for you from 201 breeds can be daunting. That's one of the best reasons to attend AKC Meet the Breeds!
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/meet-the-breeds-find-right-fit/ | January 24, 2023
Alaskan Malamute puppy laying down outdoors.
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Five Common Questions New Puppy Owners Have
You've done all the new puppy owner preparation: You researched and asked questions about the right breed for you, you selected a responsible breeder from whom to acquire your puppy, you puppy-proofed your home, and you spent more hours than you'd care to admit watching videos of dog training tips on AKC.tv. Good job getting off to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/new-puppy-owner-questions/ | January 5, 2023
Press Releases JUDITH M. RUSSELL NAMED 2022 AKC BREEDER OF THE YEAR
Judith M. Russell was presented with the 2022 AKC Breeder of the Year award for Karnovanda Kennels, Reg. Siberian Huskies at the AKC National Championship Presented by Royal Canin on Sunday, December 18, 2022.  The annual award honors those breeders who have made an impact on their breed and dedicate their lives to improving the […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/judith-m-russell-named-2022-akc-breeder-year/ | December 22, 2022

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