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The American Kennel Club (AKC®) continues to be a resource for all things dog with its brand-new innovation, Retrievist. The platform offers expert approved, thoughtfully sourced pet product recommendations and how-to advice for busy pet owners. All recommendations are based on the American Kennel Club’s more than 135 years of dog breed, care, and training experience, and are backed by the latest research in pet wellness, nutrition, training, and grooming.

Retrievist cuts through all the clutter and helps dog owners make informed purchasing decisions for their beloved companions,” said Kirsten Bahlke, Vice President of Consumer Demand. “The pet product landscape can be overwhelming, and this platform will help users find the best products, vetted by experts, for any budget, saving owners time and money.”

Users can find more than 1,000 products across 120 categories to fit any lifestyle. Retrievist, powered by the AKC, features the best overall, the best budget, and the most durable for all the types of products listed. From apparel to beds to crates, dog owners can find everything they need for their dogs, at any age, in one spot. Items include, but are not limited to, coats and boots, beds, leashes, toys and treats, vitamins and supplements, conditioner, shampoo, flea and tick spray, personalized items and much more. Products recommended on Retrievist include reviews and data from verified sources and are vetted to ensure they are the best quality and meet AKC’s high caliber standards.

For more information, visit For shoppers looking for breed-specific items, you can also visit the official store of the American Kennel Club at

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