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Expert Advice: Conformation Purebred Dogs: What is a Breed Standard?
About, 2,400 years before the founding of the AKC, Plato invented the dog show. Well, not really, but kind of. The great philosopher theorized that all things around us in the natural world—the chair I’m sitting in, the keyboard I’m typing on—are but imperfect versions of the ideal representations of these objects that dwell in a higher realm of consciousness. These […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/purebred-dog-breed-standard/ | May 26, 2021
Expert Advice: Health How Long Can You Keep Your Dog Outside?
How long can you keep your dog outside? Here we explore just how to determine when it's time to call your dog back inside after a day of outdoor fun.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-long-can-you-keep-your-dog-outside/ | May 25, 2021
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Giardia in Dogs and Giardiasis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Dogs can become infected with Giardia in a number of different ways, leading to giardiasis. Learn about Giardia in dogs and how to deal with giardiasis in dogs if your pet is diagnosed with that condition.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/giardia-in-dogs/ | May 19, 2021
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
Joseph of Hellingly, Mastiff. c. 1925
Expert Advice: Breed History Mastiff History: From War Dogs to Loyal Companions
Over the centuries, Mastiffs have maintained a reputation for their irrepressible protective streak. Learn more about the history of this dignified breed.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/mastiff-history/ | May 11, 2021
Boy and a yellow Labrador Retriever laying in the grass side by side.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds Best Family Dogs: Which Breed Is Right for You?
Which breeds make the best family dogs? What are the best dog breeds for kids? We've compiled some of the best dog breeds for families and kids.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/best-family-dogs/ | March 26, 2021
J456 Cassidy Hayes, Pug
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Junior Handler Spotlight: Cassidy Hayes Shows Dogs From Toddler to Teen
Cassidy Hayes first stepped into the ring as a toddler—and this year she'll be competing at Westminster for the second time. While she still might be considered young, this 16-year-old from Indiana is already deeply committed both to the sports of purebred dogs and to making dog shows welcoming for newcomers. Family Fun "My parents […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/march-junior-handler-spotlight-cassidy-hayes/ | February 25, 2021
Press Releases AKC Honored During 2020 DWAA Competition
Organization takes home a total of 18 awards The American Kennel Club is proud to announce that the Dog Writers Association of American (DWAA) has honored AKC.org, AKC.tv and its newsletters with a total of eight awards at its annual awards banquet. These awards bring the grand total of wins to 18 for 2020. AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/akc-honored-2020-dwaa-competition/ | February 23, 2021
Expert Advice: Feature Adapting to Change: Unexpected Ways Dog People Found Purpose in the Pandemic
2020 was a year of pain, sadness, and frustration. For our sport, it has meant many months of doing without the weekly dog shows where we compete and socialize. We’re all familiar with the old saying, “When life hands you lemons, make lemonade.” That phrase was never truer than in 2020, when fanciers found innovative […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/adapting-change-unexpected-ways-dog-people-found-purpose-pandemic/ | February 5, 2021
Pug sleeping, laying next to a cat.
Expert Advice: Basic Training Like Cats and Dogs? Teach Your Pets to Live in Harmony
Can cats and dogs live together in harmony or are they destined to clash? Here's how to make sure your pets live together in peace.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/teaching-dogs-cats-live-together/ | January 28, 2021

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