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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Obesity: Why It’s Important To Manage Your Dog’s Weight
Plump puppies may be cute, but when it comes to canine health, lean is better. Still, as is true with humans, too many dogs are overweight, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). In its eighth annual survey of the girth of American pets, released in March 2015, the organization found that 53 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/fat-dogs-and-dog-obesity/ | January 22, 2019
Expert Advice: Advanced Training Fun Dog Tricks You’ll Love To Show Off
Has your dog mastered the basics? If he has, it's time to check out these fun tricks. Once you've got them down, you'll be dying to show them off. And don't forget, teaching your dog tricks is a great way to build upon and reinforce his skills. They are also good exercise and an invaluable […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/advanced-tricks-to-teach-dog/ | August 3, 2016
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Expert Advice: Puppy Health Why Puppies and Dogs Hump (or Mount)
Owners are often amused or embarrassed when their dog or puppy begins humping or mounting a person, object, or another dog. Humping, or mounting, is typically seen when a dog is over excited, hence why it happens frequently when groups of dogs are playing. It's not an abnormal behavior among dogs; however, it does have the potential […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-puppies-and-femal-dogs-hump-or-mount/ | December 30, 2015
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Leaving Their Calling Card – Curbing the Issue of Marking
AKC GoodDog! Helpline Trainer Erin Rakosky gives tips for preventing your dog from marking Marking is not relieving oneself – it is leaving small amounts of urine on items (trees, bushes, couch) to leave their “calling card” and to say “this is mine.” It seems natural for canines, but is very annoying to humans. This often […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/curbing-marking/ | October 29, 2015

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