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Pembroke Welsh Corgi puppy being held in the arms of a young woman.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2019
Wondering how popular your pooch really is? Now you can find out. The most popular dog breeds of 2019 were released on May 1, 2020 (also National Purebred Dog Day) based on 2019 AKC registration statistics. It may come as no surprise that the Labrador Retriever takes the top spot for the 29th year in a row, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/2020-popular-breeds-2019/ | May 1, 2020
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Do Dogs Have a Sense of Humor?
We all know dogs we describe as amusing, entertaining, or downright hilarious. Dogs can make us laugh. But do the dogs, themselves, have a sense of humor? Do they know they’re being funny? Do canines find things amusing? Do dogs laugh, and if so, what makes them laugh? Is playfulness the same as a sense […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/do-dogs-have-a-sense-of-humor/ | March 27, 2020
Yorkshire Terrier playing outdoors in the grass.
Expert Advice: Why does my dog... How To Read Dog Body Language
Dog body language involves a series of unique methods for communicating emotions and intentions. It can be quite different from how humans communicate with one another. A lot of canine communication consists of barks, whines, and growls, so it's important to know what dog sounds mean. More often, though, dogs rely on nonverbal body language. That […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/how-to-read-dog-body-language/ | January 27, 2020
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog The Best Dog Movies On Disney Plus
Disney Plus (stylized as Disney+) is finally here and it is overwhelmingly full of content. There are so many shows and movies to choose from that it seems almost impossible to choose what to watch. First, Disney is known for its wholesome content, both animated and live-action, which often involves animals. Where do you go […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-best-dog-movies-on-disney-plus/ | November 28, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature Alva Rosenberg: Dog Show Dean & Judge Against Whom All Others Measured
Every sport has had its great ones. And the sport of dogs had Alva Rosenberg. Excruciatingly modest and correspondingly revered, Alva Rosenberg was, and arguably still is, the most respected judge in the history of dog shows in America, and perhaps the world. Even the British, who invented the conformation game and have no tendency to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/alva-rosenberg-iconic-discerning-dog-show-judge/ | November 8, 2019
English Pointer pointing quail.
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Why Does My Dog Raise a Paw and Point?
Dogs bred and trained for hunting are driven by instinct to point. Non-hunting breeds may also lift a paw and point for a variety of reasons. Pointing helps dogs to work in tandem as a team with their handlers. You're out for a walk with your dog or perhaps just playing in the yard. Suddenly, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/why-is-my-dog-raising-a-paw-and-pointing/ | October 25, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature Madame Poodle: Hayes Blake Hoyt Helped Create The Modern Sculpted Show Dog
While every breed has a shot at winning Best in Show at any given dog show, there are some dogs whose stand-on-your-tippy-toes glamour simply makes them hard to ignore. And the Poodle, with his halo of perfectly coiffed fur and showy attitude (so distinctive that it has spawned its eponymous adjective – “Poodley"), is undoubtedly […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/hayes-blake-hoyt-poodle-breeder-handler-and-icon/ | October 15, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The 7 AKC Dog Breed Groups Explained
Dog shows aren't beauty contests. In fact, at a dog show, each animal is measured on how closely they conform to their breed standard. This is called conformation. At shows, these breeds of dogs are exhibited in seven different groups. The dog judged to be the best in each group becomes one of the final […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-akc-dog-breed-groups-explained/ | September 26, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun Facts The American Kennel Club Celebrates 135 Years of All Things Dogs
On a September day 135 years ago, long before the days of most dog sports, dog TV, and Instagram, a group of 12 dedicated sportsmen from dog clubs across the country met in Philadelphia, at the behest of Civil War veteran Major James M. Taylor. This meeting of the "club of clubs" would go down in history […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/akc-timeline-135-years-of-all-things-dogs/ | September 16, 2019
Pages Join the AKC Puppy Pack and Spread the Word on Purebred Dog Ownership
The AKC Puppy Pack tells the story of our puppies’ lives through engaging, educational and of course cute photos and videos on Instagram. This program covers the first year of 7 puppies’ lives as they attend veterinarian visits, participate in training, sports & events, and the day-to-day trials, tribulations and joys of raising a puppy. […]
https://www.akc.org/press-center/articles-resources/facts-and-stats/join-akc-puppy-pack-purebred-dog-ownership/ | August 12, 2019

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