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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding What Dog Breeders Can Teach Us About Preventing the Spread of Disease
It's been almost a decade since Sharon Gardner of Austin, Texas, had her most devastating experience as a Rhodesian Ridgeback breeder. With no warning, her litter of five-and-a-half-week-old puppies began showing signs of lethargy. Then came the diarrhea and vomiting. A test performed by her veterinarian delivered the bleak diagnosis: parvovirus, a highly contagious disease […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/what-dog-breeders-can-teach-us-about-preventing-the-spread-of-disease/ | April 1, 2020
Expert Advice: Puppy Information What It’s Really Like to Get a Puppy During COVID-19
More people than ever before are opening their hearts and homes to puppies during the coronavirus pandemic. For those who are self-isolating, puppies provide welcome wagging tails and comforting cuddles. Plus, many puppy seekers are discovering they now have the crucial element needed to raise a good dog: time. So, is now the right time to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/puppy-information/what-its-like-to-get-a-puppy-during-covid-19/ | March 31, 2020
Three English Springer Spaniel puppies propped over a blue fence with a bright blue sky in the background.
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding Placing Puppies in the Age of COVID-19: Safety Advice for Breeders
Coronavirus concerns did not dominate headlines when Beci Beasley boarded a plane for Canada in late January. Traveling with the North Carolina resident was her cherished Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Sunny, who had a long-awaited date with a carefully selected stud dog. “I had been waiting two years to do this breeding," Beasley said. "There […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeders-placing-puppies-amid-covid-19-pandemic/ | March 31, 2020
Expert Advice: Feature Lend a Paw: Dogs Deliver Groceries and More During COVID-19 Pandemic
It's well known that dogs increase happiness, reduce stress levels, and improve overall health. During the COVID-19 pandemic, dogs have been a source of relief: whether they're cuddling on the couch beside us, in cute online videos, or in refreshingly positive news headlines. We've rounded up the most positive dog-related stories from the week of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/lend-paw-dogs-deliver-groceries-covid-19-pandemic/ | March 30, 2020
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Is Now the Right Time to Get a Puppy? How to Prepare During COVID-19
Bringing home a new puppy is incredibly exciting. During the COVID-19 pandemic, more people than ever are looking to add a dog to their lives as they self isolate. Many puppy seekers wonder: is now the right time to get a puppy? The answer to that question differs from person to person. Were you prepared […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/preparing-for-a-new-puppy/ | March 26, 2020
Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Things to Consider When Planning a Litter During COVID-19
Typically breeders plan their litters far in advance. However, in light of the COVID-19 pandemic that has gripped our world, there are issues to consider beyond the pedigrees and the physical compatibility of sire and dam. So, what should we as breeders be thinking about before we proceed with that spring breeding? Is now the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/things-to-consider-when-planning-a-litter-during-covid-19/ | March 26, 2020
Legislative Alerts MA Update: Governor Orders Closure of Non-Essential Businesses
In an ongoing effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus, this morning Massachusetts Governor Baker ordered all non-essential businesses in Massachusetts to close beginning at 12pm on Tuesday, March 24, 2020.  The order is effective until April 7, 2020.  A stay at home advisory is also being issued by the state’s Department of Public […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ma-update-governor-orders-closure-non-essential-businesses/ | March 23, 2020
Legislative Alerts Ask Your Elected Officials to Declare Pet Services “Essential Businesses” During COVID-19 Related Closures
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, many states are shutting down all but what they deem to be essential services and businesses – and AKC is asking for your help in ensuring our dogs continue to get the supplies and services they need and deserve. The American Kennel Club (AKC) joined this week with the Pet […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/ask-elected-officials-declare-pet-services-essential-businesses-covid-19-related-closures/ | March 21, 2020
Legislative Alerts AKC Urges Officials To Allow Pet Food & Service Suppliers To Remain Open During COVID -19 Crisis
The American Kennel Club (AKC) today joined with the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) and other animal care leaders to urge government officials to help ensure the well-being of animals by allowing businesses that provide products and services for the care of pets to continue to operate during the COVID-19 response.  Dennis Sprung, AKC […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/akc-urges-officials-allow-pet-food-service-suppliers-remain-open-covid-19-crisis/ | March 21, 2020
Legislative Alerts Maine Info: Emergency Act Signed by Maine Governor Extends Dog License Compliance Period
Legislative Leaders in New England continue various steps to mitigate the outbreak of COVID-19.  On Tuesday, March 17, the Maine Legislature adjourned after sending Governor Janet Mills an emergency bill to help facilitate the state’s response to the coronavirus.  Governor Mills signed that measure into law yesterday.  Among its many provisions, Public Law Chapter 617 […]
https://www.akc.org/legislative-alerts/maine-info-emergency-act-signed-maine-governor-extends-dog-license-compliance-period/ | March 19, 2020

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