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Expert Advice: News Most Popular Dog Breeds – Full Ranking List
Breed 2018 Rank 2017 Rank 2016 Rank 2015 Rank 2014 Rank Labrador Retrievers 1 1 1 1 1 German Shepherd Dogs 2 2 2 2 2 Golden Retrievers 3 3 3 3 3 French Bulldogs 4 4 6 6 9 Bulldogs 5 5 4 4 4 Beagles 6 6 5 5 5 Poodles 7 7 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-full-ranking-list/ | March 28, 2019
Pages Group Behavior
Learning Objectives Students will learn about the impacts of group behavior on animals, specifically dogs.    Grade Levels 9-12   Next Generation Science Standards HS-LS2-8: Evaluate evidence for the role of group behavior on individual and species’ chances to survive and reproduce.   Materials Needed Computer with Internet Access Microsoft Power Point AKC Article- Meet […]
https://www.akc.org/public-education/educator-resources/grades-9-12-lesson-plans/9-12-science/group-behavior/ | April 2, 2019
Expert Advice: Feature From College Mascot to the Show Ring, Dubs’ Comfort Zone Has No Limits
He’s almost 1½ years old but you should see his social calendar already. And managing it resembles a command central operation. Dubs is a 75-pound Alaskan Malamute who just happens to be the University of Washington’s mascot and a conformation show dog in the Pacific Northwest. The university explains why it chose an Alaskan Malamute […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/university-of-washington-mascot-dubs/ | April 25, 2019
Couple with a young child walking a Siberian Husky.
Expert Advice: Studies Why Having a Dog is Actually Great for Your Social Life — and Mental Health
When Caroline Myers moved from New York City to Nashville a few years ago, meeting new people was a priority. "As a military spouse, moving to a new location is always a challenge," the 26-year-old social worker explains. Little did she know that Riley Tucker Myers, her Labrador Retriever, would play a major role in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dog-actually-great-social-life-mental-health/ | June 5, 2019
Siberian Husky mother with puppy laying outdoors.
Expert Advice: News How Game of Thrones has Impacted — And Hurt — Siberian Huskies
Game of Thrones may be over, but dogs and dog lovers around the world are still feeling the show's repercussions. For eight years, more than 30 million viewers watched dire wolves protect the Stark family. For many viewers, Ghost, Summer, Nymeria and pack's intelligence, fierce loyalty, and imposing stature were more than entertaining: it inspired them […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/how-game-of-thrones-has-impacted-and-hurt-siberian-huskies/ | June 21, 2019
A vintage portrait of two Smooth Fox Terriers standing on a stoop.
Pages Breeds by Year Recognized
The AKC currently registers 200 dog breeds. The chart below lists all AKC recognized breeds and the year they first became registrable with the AKC.  DATE – BREED 1878 – Pointer  1878 – Retriever (Chesapeake Bay)  1878 – Spaniel (Clumber)  1878 – Spaniel (Cocker)  1878 – Setter (English)  1878 – Setter (Gordon)  1878 – Setter […]
https://www.akc.org/press-center/articles-resources/facts-and-stats/breeds-year-recognized/ | August 12, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Hiking With Dogs: 10 Breeds That Make Great Trail Partners
Many dog owners have an active lifestyle, and many people are looking for breeds that are well-suited for adventure. When it comes to hiking with your dog, physical characteristics are as important as personality. There are many dog breeds that have been bred for long hours of work outdoors during any and all weather conditions, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-best-dog-breeds-for-hiking/ | September 30, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun Facts Canines On Campus: Cheering On 6 College Football Dog Mascots
College football season is once again upon us, and that means it's time to get your jerseys out and start planning your tailgate parties. College football is already great, but one thing that makes it even better? Live dog mascots on the sidelines. Even if you're not a football fan, you'll be sure to find […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-college-football-dog-mascots/ | October 1, 2019
Saluki running through a grassy field.
Expert Advice: Health The Skinny on Sighthounds
If modern dogs were required to have resumés, most would list their job description as “companion." But from the badger-battling Dachshund to the sled-pulling Alaskan Malamute, dogs' bodies – not to mention their brains – still reflect the original purposes for which they were bred. Indeed, dog breeds display a tremendous variety of not just […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/the-skinny-on-sighthounds/ | October 4, 2019
Expert Advice: Why does my dog... Why Do Dogs Dig?
Digging is such a source of joy for so many dogs. Has your dog filled your yard with holes? Does your garden look like gophers had a wild party? Digging is a common problem behavior in dogs, and many dog owners suffer the consequences at some point. It can be challenging to prevent, and dangerous […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/why-is-my-dog-digging/ | October 25, 2019

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