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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Bloat (or GDV) in Dogs — What It Is and How it’s Treated
I hate this disease. When I first started as a vet, we gave a dog with bloat a 50-50 chance if he could walk into the hospital. Many were too weak and had to be carried in. They often died. Now, 30 years later, bloat still kills about 30 percent of the dogs it affects, […] | November 3, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Sexual Maturity in Puppies: What to Expect
Photo courtesy of Heather Dawson, AKC Breeder of Merit   Humans take years to develop. Dogs, in our eyes, mature almost overnight. One morning you have an adorable, leggy puppy on your hands, and the next your puppy is starting to act like a teenager, complete with mood swings and behavioral changes. Sexual maturity is […] | July 27, 2016
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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 […] | June 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Quizzes Quiz: Which Sport Should You Do With Your Dog?
Inspired to get out and do more with your dog? Competing in sports together can improve your dog’s fitness level, sharpen his mental acuity, and improve his relationship with you. And by competing with him, you’ll see the same benefits. Take this 10-question quiz to determine which AKC event might be the best fit for […] | April 25, 2016

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