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Expert Advice: Fitness How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Every Day?
If you own a dog, you have probably found yourself wondering “How much exercise does a dog need every day?” Depending on your schedule, that question might sometimes sound more like “How much exercise does a dog really need every day?” As with people, the answer varies from dog to dog and is dependent on […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-much-exercise-does-dog-need/ | January 15, 2019
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Ask Our Trainers: How Can I Stop My Puppy From Chewing on My Hand?
Janice M. writes, "My yellow Labrador Retriever pup is about 5 months old. Anytime I try to reward/pet him on the head or scratch behind his ears, he turns his head to chew on my hand. He does this with my husband and our 5-year-old. Our 5-year-old doesn't like to pet him because of the […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/stop-dog-from-chewing/ | July 17, 2018
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues What Is Aggression? Reactivity vs. Aggression
Aggression is one of the most common reasons pet owners seek professional help. But what really is aggression? Aggression is typically viewed as any threat to harm an individual, whether this individual is human or another animal. There are many different forms of aggression, and it is important to determine the cause in order to […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/reactivity-vs-aggression/ | August 30, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Health How To Safely Change Your Puppy’s Food
Your puppy is rapidly developing his muscles, bones, cognitive abilities, and immune system and needs food that meets his nutritional requirements. That's why he should be fed a high-quality puppy food that will have the right balance of ingredients and nutritional density to aid his rapid growth. Your breeder may send you home with a […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-safely-change-your-puppys-food/ | July 28, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Puppy Feeding Fundamentals
Walk down the dog food aisle of any large pet-supply store, or peruse the shelves at a boutique pet-food shop, and you can quickly become overwhelmed. This is especially true for puppy owners, and probably even more so for first-time puppy owners. When did it get so complicated? Back in the day, dog food options […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/puppy-feeding-fundamentals/ | June 16, 2016