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Expert Advice: Puppy Training A Puppy Growth Timeline: Transitions in Puppyhood
Puppyhood is mysterious, exciting, challenging, curious, and full of transitions. Puppies are busy developing physical, cognitive, and social skills, which follow a very general timeline. If this sounds familiar, it’s not so different from the timelines and transitions we recognize in human babies and toddlers. And, as with children, understanding what happens and when helps […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/puppy-growth-timeline-transitions-puppyhood/ | March 30, 2021
Puppy being trained in the grass.
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Why Does My Puppy Growl at Strangers?
Dogs growl to indicate they're unhappy, uncomfortable, or even fearful about a particular situation. Here's why your puppy may be growling at strangers.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/why-does-my-puppy-growl-at-strangers/ | January 19, 2021
Boy walking a King Charles Cavalier Spaniel in a field.
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Why Does My Puppy Refuse to Go on Walks?
Does your puppy refuse to go on walks? Here's how to leash-train your puppy and get them interested in walking.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/puppy-refuse-go-on-walks/ | September 29, 2020
Expert Advice: Alternative Medicine Canine Rehabilitation Therapy: What to Know
Canine physical therapy, known as canine rehabilitation therapy, is a growing field of alternative veterinary treatment that can be beneficial for dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/canine-rehabilitation-therapy/ | May 6, 2020
Chihuahua getting a check-up at the vet.
Expert Advice: Health Valvular Disease in Small-Breed Dogs
Heart failure, often brought on by valvular disease, is one of the most common causes of death amongst small breeds like the Chihuahua, Maltese, and others as they approach their twilight years. Here's what you need to know about this disease and what you can do if you receive a diagnosis for your dog. What […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/valvular-disease-in-small-breed-dogs/ | January 23, 2020
Cute Welsh Springer Spaniel puppy playing in the creek for the first time, toying around his mistress with a stick in bright sunlight
Expert Advice: Home & Living 10 Ways to Go Green With Your Dog
Do you follow the three “R’s” of environmental responsibility: Reduce, reuse, and recycle? As a dog owner, there are lots of ways to go green. You can start with the basics, like picking up poop, and even change the way you care for your dog by choosing environmentally friendly products. You and your eco-friendly dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/10-ways-to-go-green-with-your-dog/ | April 21, 2019
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Microchips: A Win-Win-Win for Puppy, Buyer, and Breeder
A microchip is universally helpful for puppy, pet owner, and you, the breeder. For the Puppy The immediate importance of pet identification (ID) is often overlooked. This is because pet owners know they will be keeping a watchful eye on their newest family member for successful house-training and to make sure the puppy does not […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/microchips-puppy-buyer-breeder/ | July 13, 2018
Apps Club Search and Directory
The Club Search and Directory application supports a database in which you can find the dog club that you might be looking for. Conformation Clubs are for AKC dog show training and competition. They come in three different types: All-Breed Clubs (which are open to all AKC-registered dog breeds), Limited Breed Clubs (which are dedicated […]
https://www.apps.akc.org//apps/club_membership/index.cfm | November 2, 2017
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Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Inside the 2017 Tompkins Square Halloween Dog Parade
The most joyous event of the year took Tompkins Square Park over the weekend and saw scores of wildly imaginative and carefully thought out costumes. From four legged versions of Pennywise the clown a la It to 8 legged Corgis, here are some of the best ensembles we spotted at the annual event. Behold, our […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/inside-2017-tompkins-square-halloween-dog-parade/ | October 23, 2017
Golden Retriever getting comforted while lying on a table at the vet.
Expert Advice: General Health Rimadyl (Carprofen) for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
If your veterinarian prescribed Rimadyl for your dog, it's a sign of responsible dog ownership that you want to learn more about this medicine. Let's talk about why Rimadyl is prescribed for dogs, what potential side effects might look like, and some alternatives if your dog has a negative reaction. Rimadyl is generally safe for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/rimadyl-for-dogs/ | November 10, 2016

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