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Legislative Alerts Understanding CDC’s New Rule for Bringing Dogs into the United States
Earlier this week, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a new rule for the importation of dogs into the United States. The rule, which becomes effective on August 1, 2024, will require all dogs to be at minimum six months of age prior to import into the U.S. The American […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/understanding-cdcs-new-rule-bringing-dogs-united-states/ | May 17, 2024
Expert Advice: Senior Dog Health Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) can help ease the discomfort of arthritis and promotes wound healing. Learn when PRP might be worth trying for your dog.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/platelet-rich-plasma-therapy-for-dogs/ | May 10, 2024
Bulldog puppy getting a check-up at the vet.
Expert Advice: General Health Diazepam (Valium) for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
While seizure disorders can benefit from diazepam (Valium) for dogs, there are other treatment options available. Talk to your veterinarian.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/diazepam-valium-for-dogs/ | May 10, 2024
Legislative Alerts New York: Ask Committee to Support Allowing Dogs in State Parks
On Tuesday, May 14, a New York Senate Committee will consider a bill that will allow responsible dog owners more opportunities to enjoy outdoor activities and socialization with their well-behaved pets, while still protecting and respecting the ability of all New Yorkers to enjoy state parks. New York residents, and those who enjoy traveling and/or […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/new-york-ask-committee-support-allowing-dogs-state-parks/ | May 10, 2024
Expert Advice: Health Study Busts the Myth That Purebred Dogs Have More Health Problems
A new study suggests that mixed-breed dogs do not have a medical advantage over purebred dogs. Both experience many of the same common health concerns.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-dog-diseases-not-breed-specific/ | May 9, 2024
Golden Retriever scratching an itch on its head outdoors.
Expert Advice: Flea & Tick Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas in Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Fleas are parasites that carry disease and feed on the blood of the host animal. One alternative to flea medication is Diatomaceous Earth.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/diatomaceous-earth/ | May 6, 2024
Irish Water Spaniel wearing a harness standing in a field off leash.
Expert Advice: General Health Pythiosis in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment
Pythiosis is a rare, but emerging infectious disease sparking concern for dogs and their owners. Learn about the symptoms, treatment, and preventions.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/pythiosis-in-dogs/ | May 2, 2024
Expert Advice: Feature From Walks to Dog Sports: Three Canaan Dogs’ AKC FIT DOG Journey
Jennie LaPrade's three AKC FIT DOG Canaan Dogs, Argos, Jessie, and Kuma love their daily walks. Now they're taking on other dog sports.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akc-fit-dog-canaan-dogs/ | April 30, 2024
German Shepherd Dog getting its paw checked by the vet.
Expert Advice: General Health Blastomycosis in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment
Leo was the picture of health until one day one of his eyes seemed to bulge and cloud over. It turned out to be blastomycosis in dogs, a fungal infection.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/blastomycosis-in-dogs/ | April 30, 2024
Bichon Frise puppy chewing on the rug.
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Intestinal Blockage in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
Intestinal blockages are common in dogs, and most often occur from eating foreign objects. What are the causes, treatment and timeline of blockages?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/intestinal-blockage-in-dogs/ | April 24, 2024
Legislative Alerts California Update on Bills Impacting Dogs/Dog Owners
The California legislative session is in full swing and AKC Government Relations (AKC GR) continues to track many bills of interest to dog owners. In addition, we will continue to watch for any amendments or other actions that could affect responsible dog ownership. The following are current statuses of bills that AKC GR is following, […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/california-update-bills-impacting-dogs-dog-owners/ | April 19, 2024
German Shorthaired Pointer puppy with a destroyed tennis ball indoors.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC GoodDog Helpline: A Great Resource for Puppy Buyers
Every season is the right time for dog training but spring and summer, when the weather inspires owners to spend more time with their dogs, is a particularly good time to get busy with training that helps to make their relationship even better. One of the things you can do to make their journey even […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-gooddog-helpline-great-resource-puppy-buyers/ | April 18, 2024
Dachshund running in a field.
Expert Advice: Safety Why Do Dogs Run Away?
One of a dog owner's worst nightmares is having their dog run away, yet it's an all too common and dangerous scenario. So how do you prevent it?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-do-dogs-run-away/ | April 18, 2024
Irish Setter panting on a hot summer day, water and drool dripping down.
Expert Advice: Health Pedialyte (Electrolytes) for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Like humans, dogs lose water and electrolytes through sweat, urination, vomiting, and diarrhea. Out of the options to rehydrate, is Pedialyte good for dogs?
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/pedialyte-electrolytes-for-dogs/ | April 17, 2024
Expert Advice: Fast CAT From Iran to the U.S.: ‘Trevor’ the Saluki Competes in AKC Fastest Dogs USA
Meet "Trevor" the Saluki, who was born in the breed's homeland of Iran. He's now a Fast CAT competitor, and one of the top-ranked Salukis across the board.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/fastest-dogs-usa-2024-trevor-saluki/ | April 16, 2024
"Revenant" (Whippet) owned by Becky Ziegler from Arlington, WA. 2024 AKC Fastest Dogs USA presented by The Farmer's Dog, Feb 22-23, State Farm Stadium, Glendale AZ.
Expert Advice: Dog Sports Meet the Winners of AKC’s Fastest Dogs USA 2024
Some of the fastest dogs in the country dashed after the coveted "bunny" lure in a 100-yard Fast CAT dash at Fastest Dogs USA, held on May 19 in Rock...
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/winners-akc-fastest-dogs-usa-2024/ | April 15, 2024
Expert Advice: Dental Health How Dog Dental Powders Help Target Bad Breath and Yellow Teeth
PetLab Co.'s ProBright Advanced dental powder for dogs is a hassle-free way to support healthier, whiter teeth, and fresher breath.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-dental-powder/ | April 12, 2024
Press Releases THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB INTRODUCES AKC® DNA + HEALTH
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), a not-for-profit organization, the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, is excited to announce AKC® DNA + Health. This new test combines genetic health and traits testing with AKC DNA identification, creating a powerful tool for breeders. “At the AKC, we’re always looking for tools to […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-introduces-akc-dna-health/ | April 11, 2024
Expert Advice: Health Ear Hematoma in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
Your dog's earflap has many functions, like funneling sound into the ear and keeping out dirt and debris. This also leaves it vulnerable to developing a painful blister called an aural hematoma or dog ear hematoma.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/ear-hematoma-in-dogs/ | April 8, 2024
German Shepherd puppy exploring in the grass.
Expert Advice: Health Cerebellar Abiotrophy vs. Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Dogs
If your puppy has been wobbly since birth, they could have a non-progressive, non-curable neurological condition known as cerebellar hypoplasia.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cerebellar-hypoplasia-in-dogs/ | April 5, 2024
Expert Advice: Health Librela for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Librela is a new pain management drug for canine osteoarthritis. Learn more about its advantages, limitations and when it is a suitable treatment option.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/librela-for-dogs/ | April 3, 2024
Press Releases THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB HONORS HEROIC CANINES WITH AKC DOGNY PAW OF COURAGE AWARD
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for all dogs, is honored to recognize K9 Vishu of Kankakee Sheriff’s Department in Kankakee, IL., and K9 Biza of Auburn Massachusetts Police Department in Auburn, MA., with the American Kennel Club’s DOGNY Paw of Courage Award. The AKC DOGNY Paw […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-honors-heroic-canines-akc-dogny-paw-courage-award-2/ | April 3, 2024
Press Releases THE AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB CROWNS 2024 NATIONAL AGILITY CHAMPIONS
The top Agility dogs in the nation were crowned from an overall combined entry of 1,330 competitors at the AKC National Agility Championship presented by YuMOVE. The high energy competition was held March 14-17 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, GA. “We had a stellar competition this year,” said Carrie DeYoung, Director […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-crowns-2024-national-agility-champions/ | March 28, 2024
Senior Welsh Springer Spaniel laying down on a white blanket.
Expert Advice: Health Bilious Vomiting Syndrome in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
If your dog is throwing up yellow vomit in the morning but is otherwise healthy, they could have bilious vomiting syndrome. Learn more about this condition.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/bilious-vomiting-syndrome-in-dogs/ | March 25, 2024
Legislative Alerts US Senate: Goldie’s Act Allows for Seizure of Dogs for Undefined ‘Psychological Harm’ – Oppose Now
Late last week, Goldie’s Act (HR 1788/S 4033), was introduced in the U.S. Senate. This harmful bill: Redefines “violations” of the federal Animal Welfare Act; Allows for immediate seizure or euthanasia of animals suffering from “psychological harm”, a term it does not define; Removes distinctions between minor non-compliances such as paperwork errors and animal care […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/us-senate-goldies-act-allows-seizure-dogs-undefined-psychological-harm-oppose-now/ | March 25, 2024
Arizona Desert Hairy scorpion in defensive position outdoors.
Expert Advice: Health Scorpion Stings in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms, Treatments
Scorpions are common in the southwest and pose a risk to dogs. Scorpion stings are painful, and usually resolve on their own but can be life threatening.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/scorpion-stings-in-dogs/ | March 25, 2024
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel resting its head on the kitchen table begging.
Expert Advice: Health Dermatitis in Dogs: What to Know
Learn the signs, causes and treatments of the most widespread types of canine dermatitis, a common dog skin condition that can range in severity.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dermatitis-in-dogs/ | March 22, 2024
Canine Partners Congrats on All American Dogs’ 2024 AKC National Agility Championship Honors!
Big congratulations to these All American Dogs who turned in stellar performances at the AKC National Agility Championship! The event was held at the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter in Perry, Georgia, March 14-17, 2024. You can watch the fun here. 12-inch Regular 1st Place: NAC MACH2 Quicksilver Cherry On Top MXS PAD MJG PJD […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/congrats-american-dogs-2024-akc-national-agility-championship-honors/ | March 21, 2024
Press Releases AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB ANNOUNCES THE RECIPIENTS OF 2023 LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS
The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs is proud to announce the winners of the 2023 AKC® Lifetime Achievement Awards: Michael Canalizo (Conformation), Curt Curtis (Companion Events) and Laurie Soutar (Performance). The Awards, created by AKC President and CEO Dennis Sprung in 1999, are presented in […]
https://www.akc.org/press-releases/american-kennel-club-announces-recipients-2023-lifetime-achievement-awards/ | March 18, 2024
Golden Retriever scratching an itch on its head outdoors.
Expert Advice: Health Apoquel® for Dogs: Uses, Side Effects, and Alternatives
Apoquel for dogs is a medication used to manage the inflammation and itchiness associated with canine allergies. Learn about its benefits and limitations.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/apoquel-for-dogs/ | March 15, 2024

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