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Expert Advice: Quizzes Which Sport Should You Do With Your Dog?
Inspired to learn more about sports for dogs? Competing in canine sports together can improve your dog’s fitness level, sharpen his mental acuity, and improve his bond with you. And by competing in sports with your dog, you’ll see the same benefits. Take this 10-question quiz to determine which AKC event might be the best […] | July 29, 2019
Chocolate Labrador retriever puppy eating the spilled dog food on the floor outside his dish.
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 […] | July 15, 2019
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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