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Expert Advice: Dog Breeds English Setter History: The Making of One of the Oldest Gun Dog Breeds
What kind of dog would prompt an acclaimed food critic and writer to open one of his last bottles of very expensive French wine? If the critic is Jim Harrison, the answer is simple: an English Setter. I remembered that on this very day a friend had sent afresh foie gras ... I ate it […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/english-setter-history-making-one-oldest-gun-dog-breeds/ | April 5, 2022
Expert Advice: Breed History Gordon Setter History: From Bird Dog to Devoted Companion
Curious about Gordon Setter History? Learn about one of Scotland's oldest dog breeds, and how the four setter breeds differ.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/gordon-setter-history/ | May 25, 2021
Expert Advice: Fun Facts 5 Reasons the Irish Red and White Setter May (or May Not) Be the Dog For You
Header photo courtesy of Christina Phillips, AKC Breeder of Merit The Irish Red and White Setter is not as well known as his dazzling cousin, the Irish Setter, with only about 500 dogs in North America. Even in Ireland, the breed nearly went extinct during World War I. It took the dedication of a handful […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-reasons-irish-red-and-white-setter/ | March 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Dog Sports What Are Titles in Dog Sports, and What Do They Mean?
The letters at the beginning and end of a dog's registered name are titles which are accomplishments the dog has earned. Learn more about what titles mean.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/sports/dog-sport-titles/ | May 15, 2024
Expert Advice: Events Octavia Stensen Awarded Best Junior at 2024 Westminster Dog Show
The Junior Showmanship competition at Westminster celebrated its 90th year. Junior Handler Octavia Stensen took home 2024 Westminster Best Junior.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2024-westminster-best-junior/ | May 15, 2024
Expert Advice: Events All-American Dog ‘Nimble’ Wins 2024 Masters Agility Championship at Westminster
After an action-packed weekend, the 2024 Masters Agility Championship at Westminster, a winner has been crowned.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/2024-westminster-masters-agility-championship-winner/ | May 12, 2024
Dachshunds, one of each variety, together in a field.
Expert Advice: Dog Breeds How Is a Dog’s Coat Length and Type Inherited?
What makes your dog's coat long, short, straight, curly, wiry or silky? Most coat types are determined by genes at just three genetic locations.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeds/dogs-coat-length-type/ | April 9, 2024
German Shepherd puppy exploring in the grass.
Expert Advice: Health Cerebellar Abiotrophy vs. Cerebellar Hypoplasia in Dogs
If your puppy has been wobbly since birth, they could have a non-progressive, non-curable neurological condition known as cerebellar hypoplasia.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/cerebellar-hypoplasia-in-dogs/ | April 5, 2024
French Bulldog sitting on the couch home alone.
Expert Advice: News The Most Popular Dog Breeds of 2023
Based on American Kennel Club registration statistics, we rank the most popular dog breeds in America each year. The French Bulldog takes the No. 1 spot!
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/most-popular-dog-breeds-2023/ | March 20, 2024
Belgian Malinois head with wide eyes looking scared.
Expert Advice: Health How Does Dog Eyesight Work? What Do Dogs See?
Your dog's eye and vision evolved to emphasize the vision needed for hunting at night. Yours evolved for picking berries during the day. Here's how.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/what-do-dogs-see/ | February 27, 2024

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