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Expert Advice: Lifestyle This Week in Dog Stars: Your Favorite Canines Celebrate Fourth of July
People all over the country celebrated Fourth of July this week. But what's a celebration without canine companions? Naturally, the dog stars of Instagram joined in on the festivities — and had a blast! Check out some of the highlights below. For Frankie and Francesa, Fourth of July prep started early. They went out to buy […] | July 9, 2018
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Celebrate Fourth of July by Gushing Over These Patriotic Pups
In honor of Fourth of July, we asked readers to submit photos of their pups showing off their patriotic side — and they didn’t disappoint! While we think all dogs are extremely ‘grammable, 13 adorable images captured the essence of Independence Day. But before you click through our gallery, here are a few tips for creating […] | July 3, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle 10 Tips for Dressing up Your Dog Safely
Before dressing up your dog for a holiday, whether it's Halloween, Fourth of July, or National Ice Cream Day, there are several important factors to consider. To ensure that your canine companion is comfortable and happy, here are some things to think about prior to party time. 1. Avoid any toxic ingredients. Glitter is pretty, but […] | July 3, 2018
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues 6 Ways to Help a Dog That’s Afraid of Fireworks
A fear of fireworks is common among dogs. In fact, more canine companions get lost during the Fourth of July holiday than any other time of year due, in part, to local firework displays and pet owners getting distracted at family gatherings, among other things. But there are ways to help your pup overcome his fear. Here […] | July 2, 2018
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Expert Advice: Home Should I Bring My Dog to a Fourth of July Celebration? Things to Consider
It’s that time of year, when family and friends gather to celebrate Independence Day. Whether you're going to a small, intimate gathering, or a larger party, there is bound to be a variety of foods, drinks, and, of course, fireworks throughout the day. While this sounds like fun to most people, your dog may have […] | July 2, 2018
Expert Advice: News AKCLive! June 27: How to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer, Take the Perfect Social Media Shot, and More
We had an exciting line-up on the June 27 episode of AKCLive! We checked in with Charell Star, who showed us how to capture the perfect shot of your pet for social media. We highlighted some fun ways that you and your dog can stay cool this summer. We brought you a new Nibbles & […] | June 26, 2018
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day: A Time to Celebrate Dogs We’ve Lost
  Whether you lost your canine companions last week, last year, or even years ago, their memory is surely still alive. While people in your life without pets may not always understand, you know that the grief over a pet that’s passed away can be as deep and as acute as that for a human […] | August 29, 2017
Expert Advice: News ​How to Keep Your Dog Safe During the Eclipse
  The solar eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017 is a once-in-a-lifetime event that you can’t miss — literally! While many of us will only see a partial eclipse, people who are the “path of totality” have the chance to see the full solar eclipse. According to NASA, the cities on that path […] | August 21, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health Soothing Anxious Dogs Without Medication
  While many owners are fascinated by fabulous firework shows and lightening-filled thunderstorms, our four-legged companions all too often cower under beds or in corners, whining, crying, and shaking uncontrollably. According to one recently published study on canine anxiety, repeated exposure to anxiety-inducing stimuli negatively affects the physical, mental, and even social health of dogs, […] | July 11, 2017
Make it a Dog-Friendly 4th of July
Expert Advice: General Health Make it a Dog-Friendly 4th of July
Grilling, picnics, parades, and fireworks are all fun ways to celebrate our country's independence. But as you prepare for your festivities, keep in mind that "the rocket's red glare" and picnic scraps can be cause for distress to our family pets. The AKC is here to help you keep your dog's safety and well-being in mind with some […] | June 30, 2017

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