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Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Chocolate?
The rumors you've heard about chocolate are true. Chocolate might be your favorite treat, but it has deadly consequences for dogs of all sizes and breeds. Chocolate is highly toxic to dogs and can be potentially fatal. Unfortunately, dogs have a way of sniffing out chocolate treats, which means we need to be alert for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/natural-foods/can-dogs-eat-chocolate/ | August 23, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Boosting Puppy Brains for Trainability with Omega-3 Fatty Acids
  Once the new puppy is home and settled, many of us feel at least a little apprehension underneath all the excitement as we realize the next daunting step: training. Not just house training but also socialization, basic manners, obedience, and even tricks or other skills such as agility. Resources describing the nitty-gritty details regarding […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/puppy-health/boosting-puppy-brains-for-trainability-with-omega-3-fatty-acids/ | May 19, 2016
Expert Advice: Events A Day in the Life of a Westminster Champion
After beating out 2,800 other dogs to take home Westminster Kennel Club's Best in Show title, Rumor the German Shepherd Dog had a whirlwind day in New York City celebrating her big win. First up, breakfast of champions. Rumor enjoyed a steak on the set of “Good Morning America.”   First things first, steak breakfast […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/events/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-westminster-champion/ | February 15, 2017
Canine Partners One of the First Canine Partners: Foster Puppy Turned Agility Dog
Dozens of dogs’ tails wag faster when they see Dori “Bubba” Wilson. The North Carolina resident has been foster “mom” to more than 400 dogs since 2002, giving them love and care until their forever homes are found. But there is something Wilson admits that she did not provide: training. “I had never even trained […]
https://www.akc.org/canine-partners/one-of-the-first-canine-partners-foster-puppy-turned-agility-dog/ | June 22, 2015
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Sports & Events AKC Scent Work
Fascinating fact: Dogs have a sense of smell that’s between 10,000 and 100,000 times more acute than ours! The sport of Scent Work celebrates the joy of sniffing, and asks a dog to sniff to their heart’s content; turning your dog’s favorite activity into a rewarding game. It is a terrific sport for all kinds […]
https://www.akc.org/sports/akc-scent-work/ | October 26, 2017
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Expert Advice: Sports Scent Work Gave This High-Energy and Incredibly Smart Dog a Job to Do
When Allison Wilt first picked up her dog, Finn, from a rescue organization three years ago, he was a bundle of nerves. “People kept passing him off because they described him as being ‘a lot of dog,'” Wilt recalls. “He was very reactive to people and other dogs, at first. He didn’t know who his […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/akc-scent-work-finn/ | June 27, 2018
Pages AKC Library & Archives
​ ​ The AKC maintains one of the largest libraries devoted to dogs in the world, containing approximately 18,000 volumes, and the only national repository dedicated to the art of the purebred dog. It has been providing internal and external reference on all manners of dog-related inquiries since 1934. The AKC Archives began in 1998 as […]
https://www.akc.org/about/archive/ | December 19, 2014
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Expert Advice: Grooming How to Pick Dog Nail Clippers
You may love coming home to hear your dog’s feet “tap, tap, tapping” on the linoleum floor as he does his “happy to see ya” dance. But what that sound actually indicates is that your pup is in need of a nail clipping. This often-ignored grooming task is important for preventing pain and eventual injury in your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/grooming/how-to-pick-dog-nail-clippers/ | November 12, 2015
Legislative Alerts AKC Endorses Antifreeze Safety Bill
AKC Endorses Legislation Requiring the Addition of Bittering Agent to Engine Coolants and Antifreezes The American Kennel Club has written to key House and Senate congressional leaders supporting and urging prompt action on H.R. 1563. The bill requires engine coolant and antifreeze manufactured or sold in the United States that contains more than 10 percent […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/akc-endorses-antifreeze-safety-bill/ | February 2, 2004
Expert Advice: Events Westminster Dog Show 2017: Group Winners, Best in Show
After a long day of breed judging at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, the best dogs came out to compete in their respective groups. A grand audience at Madison Square Garden watched closely as these beautiful dogs made their way around the ring. Here are the best winners of their groups, who will now move […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/events/westminster-2017-results/ | February 14, 2017

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