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Expert Advice: Dog Sports Dog Athlete of the Month: Kirby the Brussels Griffon
To some, Kirby may look like a Pug, but he's not: this little Brussels Griffon is a Dog Star who will let you know who's boss. Bringing Home a Brussels Griffon Veterinarian Christina Coudret had never heard of the Brussels Griffon breed until a technician she worked with at a veterinarian clinic was fostering for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-athlete-of-the-month-kirby-brussels-griffon/ | May 12, 2021
Expert Advice: Vet's Corner Did Your Pet Gain Weight During the Pandemic?
Lockdown, Our Lives, and Our Pets The past year of dealing with the pandemic has been challenging for all of us. Our pets have been there through all of it with us from the good (the extra companionship) to the bad (overeating, binge-watching television, and not exercising regularly). Unfortunately, our altered lifestyle has also taken […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/canine-weight-gain/ | May 5, 2021
Smooth fox terrier puppy on the leash in a park. Young fox terrier dog on the leash controlled by two persons
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Puppies After COVID: What Will They Think?
During the COVID-19 lockdown, your puppy won the people lottery by enjoying your attention around the clock. Snuggling for hours on the couch, long neighborhood walks, and extra lunchtime treats were all in a day's work. It's a heavenly routine your canine best friend has come to rely on. The downside is that your pup […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/puppies-after-covid-will-think/ | April 28, 2021
Yorkshire Terrier waiting at the window on a rainy day.
Expert Advice: Training How Separation Anxiety Might Impact Your Dog When You Return to Work
If there was one winner during the past year of social distancing and staying home to stop the spread of COVID-19, it was dogs. Pups across the world relished the constant presence of their people and the extra attention that comes with it. But there's also a flip side to that coin: Once we all […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-separation-anxiety-might-impact-your-dog-when-you-return-to-work/ | April 21, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues April 2021
Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking.  Alabama – HB 235 would authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals are not service animals within the meaning of the Americans […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-april-2021/ | April 16, 2021
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Royal Miller & His Passion For Terriers
A passion for terriers and dog shows led 17-year-old Royal Miller, from Pennsylvania, to become ranked as #7 Junior Handler in the Terrier group. "I never expected to be in the top 10 in my group because of COVID-19," Royal explains. "Yet there I was, winning in juniors and moving up to #7 in the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/junior-handler-spotlight-royal-miller-passion-terriers/ | April 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Agility Piper’s Journey to the Agility Championship: From Rescued Dog to Award-Winning Athlete
Agility really is for any dog, and at the 2021 AKC National Agility Championship (NAC) in Tulsa, Oklahoma, dozens of rescue dogs showed up to prove it. In total, more than 1,000 dogs took place in the competition on March 26-29. Representing 100+ breeds, these dogs came from across the nation. For some dogs, Agility is more than […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/pipers-national-agility-championship-from-shelter-dog-to-titled-athlete/ | March 30, 2021
Clubs & Delegates State Issues March 2021
Here are some highlights of state-level issues AKC GR is currently tracking.  Alabama – HB 235 would authorize food service establishments to allow pet dogs in outdoor restaurant seating areas and sets out access, sanitation, and other requirements. It also specifies that emotional support animals are not service animals within the meaning of the Americans […]
https://www.akc.org/clubs-delegates/government-relations/newsletters/taking-command/state-issues-march-2021/ | March 22, 2021
Expert Advice: News This Bernese Mountain Dog is Helping Second Graders Learn Remotely
It's been a hard year for everyone, and teachers and young students have faced some of the toughest battles of all. One teacher in Seattle hoping to boost morale and engagement in her second-grade remote-learning class hit upon a winning solution: a class pet. A class dog, to be precise, who would join the children […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/a-dog-teacher-helping-second-graders-learn-remotely/ | March 5, 2021
Expert Advice: Agility What Breeds Are Competing at the 2021 AKC National Agility Championship?
Of the 1,119 dogs competing at the 2021 AKC National Agility Championship, 248 are Border Collies. 109 are Shetland Sheepdogs. 98 are mixed breeds. 21 are Pembroke Welsh Corgis. Two are Pugs. One is a Borzoi. More than 100 different breeds are represented at the competition after qualifying last year. This year's event takes place […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/breeds-competing-2021-national-agility-championship/ | February 26, 2021

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