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Shiba Inu eating from a stainless steel bowl in the living room.
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Eggs?
Can dogs eat eggs? Learn how to safely incorporate eggs into your dog's diet, usually as an occasional treat.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-eggs/ | March 8, 2021
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Fish?
If you’ve ever taken a glimpse at the ingredient panel of your dog’s food or examined other brands of dog food in the store, then you know that fish is frequently on the menu. Just because it is an ingredient in dog food, however, does not mean that dogs can safely eat just any old […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-fish/ | January 10, 2021
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Chicken?
Considering how many dog foods contain chicken as an ingredient, it’s a safe bet that you can feed your dog chicken. In fact, it’s a good source of protein, and cooked chicken can even be substituted for or added to his regular meal. Most sources recommend against raw chicken, due to the risk of salmonella […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-chicken/ | July 19, 2020
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel standing next to its food bowl at home.
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Mushrooms?
Mushrooms are a complicated food group. These edible fungi are a staple in many dishes and grow wild in our yards, gardens, and parks, and yet we hear so many stories about mushroom foraging gone wrong. But can dogs eat mushrooms? The answer depends entirely on the kind of mushroom. Can Dogs Eat Wild Mushrooms? […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-mushrooms/ | March 26, 2018
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Rib Bones?
When your dog is gazing up at you with endearing eyes, it’s tempting to share the scraps you have on your plate, especially when it comes to leftover barbecue. We’ve all heard the phrase “give a dog a bone,” but the literal action might not be as harmless as we think. Most people consider dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-rib-bones/ | June 27, 2017
Expert Advice: Quizzes Quiz: Can Dogs Eat These Human Foods?
Ever go to share a bite of your before-bed snack with your canine companion and stop dead in your tracks, thinking..."Is it OK to feed my dog this food?" All dog owners have probably been there. And with good reason... because while some human foods are great to share with your dog, others are a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/quiz-can-dogs-eat-these-human-foods/ | March 1, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Can Dogs Eat Chocolate?
The rumors you've heard about chocolate are true. Chocolate might be your favorite treat, but it has deadly consequences for dogs of all sizes and breeds. Chocolate is highly toxic to dogs and can be potentially fatal. Unfortunately, dogs have a way of sniffing out chocolate treats, which means we need to be alert for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-chocolate/ | August 23, 2016
Senior Labrador retriever laying down indoors.
Expert Advice: Health Liver Cancer in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
Liver cancer in dogs can seriously impact your dog's lifespan. Learn more about the types, signs, diagnosis, and treatment of this disease.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/liver-cancer-in-dogs/ | January 29, 2024
German Shepherd Dog getting a check-up at the vet.
Expert Advice: Health Candida Auris in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
Candida auris is a fungus. Here's what to know about Candida auris in dogs' ears, including symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/candida-auris-in-dogs/ | January 23, 2024
Senior Staffordshire Bull Terrier running outdoors.
Expert Advice: General Health Can Glucosamine for Dogs Help Treat Arthritis and Joint Pain?
Many dogs suffer from arthritis as they age. This painful condition, which occurs in dogs and people, results when cartilage, the cushioning between the bones, begins to thin and wear away. As a result, the ends of the bones start to rub against each other, and you may notice your dog starting to limp. Trauma, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/glucosamine-dogs-arthritis-joint-pain/ | May 3, 2022
Golden Retriever with vegetables
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods Fruits and Vegetables Dogs Can or Can’t Eat
It's not uncommon to want to spoil your dog by sharing your favorite people food snack instead of a dog treat. After all, if it is safe for you to eat, it must be OK for your dog to eat, right? Not necessarily. While many people foods are perfectly safe for dogs, some are very […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/fruits-vegetables-dogs-can-and-cant-eat/ | August 20, 2021
summer picnic with dog
Expert Advice: Natural & Whole Foods People Foods Dogs Can and Can’t Eat
Dedicated dog lovers tend to be very kind people. We share our hearts and homes (and for some lucky pups, even the foot of our beds) with our canine pals. Surely there is nothing wrong with sharing our favorite people foods with our dogs too, right? Not necessarily. Many of the foods, such as fruits […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/human-foods-dogs-can-and-cant-eat/ | April 24, 2020
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Does Your Dog Think He’s A Garbage Can? Dealing with Dogs Who Eat Everything
Does Your Dog Think He’s a Garbage Can? Dealing with Dogs Who Eat Everything   By AKC GoodDog Helpline Trainer Hilarie Erb Some dogs are bound and determined to consume things that are not meant to be consumed. I have had two dogs experience life-threatening intestinal blockages: one due to a toy that I gave […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dealing-with-dogs-who-eat-everything/ | September 1, 2015
Expert Advice: Dental Health Bad Breath In Dogs: How You Can Prevent It
Whatever the reason, brushing teeth seems to be low on the priority list for most pet owners. To make matters worse, it seems that many adult dogs don’t want their teeth scrubbed. There are the obvious issues associated with a dog’s dirty mouth. Who wants to be kissed by a canine companion whose breath can […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/teeth-brushing-without-the-brush/ | March 23, 2015
Legislative Alerts Florida Update: Three Bills Affecting Dogs Enacted
On Friday, June 21, 2024, Governor Ron DeSantis signed into law three bills that affect dogs and dog owners in Florida: CS/HB 87, among other provisions, allows the use of lethal force against a bear when necessary to avoid an imminent threat of death or serious bodily injury to a person or pet, or substantial […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/florida-update-three-bills-affecting-dogs-enacted/ | June 24, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Announcing Updated Canine Core Vaccine Recommendations: Leptospirosis Now Included
In a significant move, veterinary health authorities have updated the core vaccine recommendations for dogs to now include the leptospirosis vaccine. This update is particularly important for dog breeders, who play a crucial role in the health and well-being of future generations of dogs. The leptospirosis vaccine has been controversial for decades with stories of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/announcing-updated-canine-core-vaccine-recommendations-leptospirosis-now-included/ | June 20, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Breeder Spotlight: Laura Jane Stewart and Noah Hines of Three Oaks Farmdogs
Laura Jane Stewart and her son, Noah Hines, are the owners of Three Oaks Farmdogs in Raleigh, North Carolina. They bought their first Danish-Swedish Farm Dog in December of 2017 and have raised two litters. Danish-Swedish Farmdogs are a rare breed and, though they are new to it, Laura Jane and Noah have had a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-laura-jane-stewart-noah-hines-three-oaks-farmdogs/ | June 20, 2024
Beagle laying down indoors.
Expert Advice: General Health Amitriptyline Hydrochloride for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Amitriptyline, which goes by the brand name Elavil, is prescribed as an off-label treatment for generalized anxiety and separation anxiety in dogs.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/amitriptyline-hydrochloride-for-dogs/ | June 20, 2024
Legislative Alerts Connecticut: Canine Bills Become Law
Two bills supported by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and the Connecticut Federation of Dog Clubs and Responsible Dog Owners (CFDRDO) were recently signed into law by Governor Ned Lamont. A change to the rabies vaccination schedule has also been made. SENATE BILL 339 – RESTITUTION FOR INJURY OR DEATH OF POLICE K-9 Public Act […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/connecticut-canine-bills-become-law/ | June 20, 2024
Legislative Alerts Delaware: Barking Dogs Legislation Passes the House
On Tuesday, June 18, 2024, the Delaware House of Representatives passed legislation to regulate barking dogs in the state. The bill now moves to the Senate where it has been assigned to the Senate Elections and Government Affairs Committee. As mentioned in a previous alert, House Bill 124 will prohibit dogs from barking continuously for […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/delaware-barking-dogs-legislation-passes-house/ | June 20, 2024
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Anaphylaxis in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
"Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening, immediate allergic reaction that can cause collapse, shock and death without quick emergency treatment.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/anaphylaxis-in-dogs/ | June 18, 2024
Pages Canine Partners Spotlight Spring 2024
The Spotlight shines on a special All American Dog – Aspen, who is deaf and an amazing agility competitor. Aspen runs on the AKC Agility League team Living the Dream based at Dream Acres Agility in Wisconsin. She helped her team win the Season 6 Regulation Sophomore Division Championship with her speed and accuracy. Her […]
https://www.akc.org/register/information/canine-partners/newsletter/canine-partners-spotlight-spring-2024/ | June 18, 2024
Legislative Alerts Delaware: Barking Dogs Legislation Scheduled for House Vote Tomorrow
The Delaware House of Representatives will be considering a bill to regulate barking dogs in the state during tomorrow’s (June 18, 2024) session scheduled to start at 2:00p. Delaware residents are encouraged to contact the members of the House of Representatives to express your concerns with House Bill 124 which seeks to regulating barking dogs.  […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/delaware-barking-dogs-legislation-scheduled-house-vote-tomorrow/ | June 17, 2024
Beagle laying down indoors.
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Hypothyroidism in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
Hypothyroidism in dogs is common endocrine disease. It can be tricky to diagnose and needs lifelong management, but it is relatively easy to treat.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/hypothyroidism-in-dogs/ | June 13, 2024
Legislative Alerts Delaware: Barking Dogs Legislation Continues to Advance
The Delaware House Appropriations Committee voted to approve a bill seeking to regulate barking dogs in the state.  The bill now advances to the full House for consideration. Delaware residents are encouraged to contact the members of the House of Representatives to express your concerns with House Bill 124 which seeks to regulating barking dogs.  […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/delaware-barking-dogs-legislation-continues-advance/ | June 12, 2024
Press Releases DOGS TAKE OVER ESPN THIS SUMMER WITH HIGH ENERGY AKC PROGRAMMING
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is thrilled to announce exciting programming coming to ESPN networks this summer. “The canine and human athletes who participated in these competitions represented the best of the best,” said Gina DiNardo, AKC Executive Secretary. “The sports […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/dogs-take-espn-summer-high-energy-akc-programming/ | June 12, 2024
Legislative Alerts Delaware: Committee Considering Barking Dogs Legislation on Wednesday (June 12)
On Wednesday, June 12, 2024, at 1:00pm, the Delaware House Appropriations Committee will be considering a bill seeking to regulate barking dogs in the state. Delaware residents are encouraged to contact the committee and express your concerns with House Bill 124.  Scroll down for more information. Bill Summary: House Bill 124 would prohibit dogs from […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/delaware-committee-considering-barking-dogs-legislation-wednesday-june-12/ | June 7, 2024
Expert Advice: Alternative Medicine Medicinal Mushrooms for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
You may have considered mushrooms' health benefits for humans, but what about the potential benefits of medicinal mushrooms for dogs?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/medicinal-mushrooms-for-dogs/ | June 6, 2024
Woman talking to Shetland Sheepdog puppy
Expert Advice: Training Dogs May Understand the Meaning of Words
Do dogs understand the meaning of words? Recent research on dog cognition has shed light on what dogs comprehend about human language including their understanding of words used as object labels.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dogs-may-understand-the-meaning-of-words/ | June 6, 2024
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding What Is Health Testing for Dogs?
Every dog owner wants their pet to be healthy and live a long life. Whether you're new to owning a dog or planning to add another companion to your...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/health-testing-dogs/ | June 6, 2024

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