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Swedish Vallhund head portrait outdoors.
Expert Advice: General Health Do Dogs Sweat?
You may be used to seeing your dog pant in warm weather, but do dogs sweat? Contrary to popular belief, dogs do sweat, but this is only a small part of their cool-down process. How Do Dogs Sweat? Dogs only produce sweat in certain parts of their bodies. Dogs have two types of sweat glands: […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/do-dogs-sweat/ | September 29, 2022
Great Pyrenees getting pet by a woman in a pasture.
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 75 Ways to Be a Responsible Dog Owner
Owning a dog is a joy, privilege, and responsibility. If you are considering bringing a dog into your life, think seriously about the commitment that being a responsible dog owner entails. The AKC is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all dogs. In honor of AKC's Responsible Dog Ownership Day, on September 17th, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/responsible-dog-owner/ | August 30, 2022
Flat-Coated Retriever laying down outdoors.
Expert Advice: Health Dogs Overheating: Signs, Symptoms, & Prevention
It's easy (and dangerous) for dogs to become overheated. Here's how to recognize signs of overheated dogs, how to prevent overheating, and what to do if you think you have an overheated dog.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dogs-overheating-signs-symptoms-prevention/ | July 26, 2022
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Hot Spot Treatments and Prevention on Dogs
Hot spots are one of the most common skin conditions in dogs, particularly in the summer months. These painful, oozing sores can appear seemingly out of nowhere and often spread rapidly. While they are frustrating to deal with, this common condition can be aided by hot spot treatments, and even prevented with the right management […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/treating-and-preventing-hot-spots-on-dogs/ | July 25, 2022
Mastiff puppy drink water from metal bowl on green summer grass.
Expert Advice: Health Is the Weather Too Hot For Your Dog? Watch For These Signs
It was a warm spring day, and a neighbor and I were watching some dogs charging around playfully in a fenced, dog-park area, seemingly oblivious to the heat. My neighbor commented, “You know, if we were running around like that we would be drenched in sweat. Dogs must be marvelously adapted to handle the heat.” […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/weather-too-hot-to-handle-signs/ | July 22, 2022
Bracco Italiano standing in the middle of a field covered in snow.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Meet the Bracco Italiano: AKC’s Newly-Recognized Dog Breed in 2022
As the American Kennel Club’s 200th fully recognized breed, the Bracco Italiano became the Sporting Group's latest member in 2022. Its AKC recognition was a huge milestone for the organization’s mission in the preservation of purebred dogs. After all, it's been a long time since America's oldest dog registry recognized its first breed, the Pointer, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/bracco-italiano-becomes-newest-akc-recognized-dog-breed-in-2022/ | July 6, 2022
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Meet The 2022 Westminster Dog Show Group Winners
More than 3,000 dogs vied and more than 200 breeds competed for the coveted title of Best in Show at the 146th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show presented by Purina® Pro Plan®. After three days of breed competition and two days of group competition, seven dogs moved forward to Best in Show competition to be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/2022-westminster-dog-show-group-winners/ | June 24, 2022
Golden Retriever standing on a paddle board in the water.
Expert Advice: Travel & Adventure How to Stand-Up Paddle Board With Your Dog
Stand-up paddle boarding (SUP) is a popular summer activity that you can actually do with your dog. It combines surfing and paddling into a full-body workout. With some patience and the right equipment, you can teach your dog to ride on the board while you push merrily along. Here's what you need to know before […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/travel/paddle-board-with-dog/ | June 2, 2022
Expert Advice: Breed History Pharaoh Hound History: The Dog That Hunts Rabbits With Ferrets
The history of dogs might be very different without the people of Phoenicia. These seafaring traders sailed the Mediterranean from what is today Lebanon 2,500 years ago, During their trip, they did business in luxury items. As they went, it's assumed that the Phoenicians disseminated Egyptian hounds throughout the ancient world. The prevailing theory suggests […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/pharaoh-hound-history-rabbit-dog/ | April 6, 2022
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2021
It goes without saying that in your house, your dog is the most popular. But what do the statistics say? The American Kennel Club has used registration data to compile the list of 2021’s most popular breeds. As always, the Labrador Retriever tops the list — this time for the 31st year!  The Lab's temperament […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/most-popular-dog-breeds-of-2021/ | March 15, 2022

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