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Expert Advice: Training Indoor Scent Games for Dogs
Dogs experience much of the world around them through their sense of smell. On walks, and at home, our dogs constantly take in information with their noses that humans never even notice. Scent games allow dogs to channel their love of sniffing while enriching their minds. The aim of these games is to teach our […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/indoor-scent-games-for-dogs/ | September 1, 2021
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Expert Advice: Nutrition Dog Wellness Trends: Which Are Worth Exploring?
CBD to calm anxiety. Mushrooms to boost immunity. Probiotics and plant-based diets. No, this isn't a rundown of advice from your favorite Instagram wellness coach, it's a list of rising wellness trends for dogs. Are these new trends truly beneficial for your dog, or are they merely passing fads? Get to know each trend and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/dog-wellness-trends/ | September 1, 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
Legislative Alerts Rhode Island Alert: Multiple Hearings on Bills Impacting Dogs March 9 and 10, 2021
This week, the House Judiciary Committee is accepting testimony on multiple bills.  Text of bills are embedded in the links.  AKC Government Relations (AKC GR) strongly encourages Rhode Island residents to take action as follows: Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at the rise of the House: DOGS OUTSIDE AND UNATTENDED - H. 5736 would amend the […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/rhode-island-alert-multiple-hearings-bills-impacting-dogs-march-9-10-2021/ | March 8, 2021
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Expert Advice: Health Anxiety in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatment
How do you know if your dog has anxiety? What can you do to treat dog anxiety? We're here to explain everything you need to know.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/treating-dog-anxiety/ | January 15, 2021
Labrador retriever being hugged by a woman sitting next to it.
Expert Advice: Senior Dog Health How to Manage the Symptoms of Canine Arthritis
Learn how to identify arthritis in dogs, obtain a diagnosis from a veterinarian, and explore the various techniques to manage and treat the disease.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dealing-with-canine-arthritis/ | January 15, 2021
Expert Advice: AKC Family Dog One Moment They Had a Bright Future as a Search-Dog Team. Then It Was Gone.
We had Jaco less than 10 months when it happened. Jaco was a German Shepherd Dog exported from the Czech Republic when he was 16 months old. I wanted him to be my next scent-detection dog, a partner in the work I’ve done for more than a decade, finding the missing and the dead. He […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/family-dog/one-moment-they-had-a-bright-future-as-a-search-dog-team-then-it-was-gone/ | September 23, 2020
Legislative Alerts UPDATE: Massachusetts Adopts Detailed Regulations for Rescues and Shelters; Clarifies Pet Shop Rules
The Massachusetts Department of Agricultural Resources has announced that new regulations have been finalized for the operation of animal shelters and animal rescue organizations, together with clarifying amendments to the Commonwealth’s regulations applying to pet shops.   The American Kennel Club (AKC) extends our sincerest gratitude to the Department’s Animal Health Division Director for years of […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/update-massachusetts-adopts-detailed-regulations-rescues-shelters-clarifies-pet-shop-rules/ | June 5, 2020
Expert Advice: Vet's Corner Pet Poison
Though everyone has been talking watching and reading about the current health issues, COVID-19, this month, we have to remind ourselves that dogs and cats don’t read the headlines.  At this time while people are anxious, we may not be paying careful attention and our pets can still get into things that can be toxic. As […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/pet-poison/ | March 28, 2020
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Expert Advice: Studies Investigating Dietary Supplements for the Treatment of Canine Idiopathic Epilepsy 
Canine idiopathic epilepsy, defined as recurrent seizures with no identifiable underlying cause, is the most common medical neurologic disease in dogs.   Twenty to thirty percent of affected dogs continue to experience seizures despite treatment with currently available anti-epileptic drugs (AEDs).  In addition, side effects from these drugs, such as increased appetite, sedation, restlessness, or anxiety, often decrease the quality of life for affected […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dietary-supplements-treatment-canine-idiopathic-epilepsy/ | April 12, 2019

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