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Boy teaching his Sealyham Terrier puppy to come
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Teach Your Puppy These 5 Basic Commands
Contents How To Teach A Dog To Come How To Teach a Dog Loose Leash Walking How To Teach a Dog To Sit How To Teach a Dog To Stay How to Teach a Dog to Lay Down Getting Started To start off on the right foot (and paw!) with your pup, he’ll need to […] | September 25, 2018
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Navigating the Urban Jungle With Your Pup: Tips and Tricks
Dogs that live in the big city face different challenges from those that live in the country or suburbs. Heavy traffic, large crowds, and using public transit all require special skills and an unflappable attitude. Not to mention, every walk can hold new surprises, like an encounter with a bike messenger or a passing throng […] | March 22, 2018
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Expert Advice: Grooming ​11 Things to Ask Potential Groomers Before You Hand Them Your Dog
When we think of caring for our dogs’ health, our thoughts might turn instinctively toward healthy foods, exercise and vet visits, but grooming is just as important to your dog’s well-being. Although some dog owners prefer to groom their own dogs, a skilled professional not only makes your dog look great, he or she also […] | September 14, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 10 Ways to Be a Responsible Dog Owner
  Dogs bring tons of fun and love to our lives, but they also require a lot of care by dedicated owners. In recognition of AKC Responsible Dog Ownership Month , we have a list of things every good dog owner should do for his or her canine family members. No matter how adorable and […] | September 13, 2017
Expert Advice: Responsible Breeding What Does Responsible Dog Ownership Mean? — Breeder Edition
In the whelping box: A breeder’s responsibility begins. Photo by Thru Marzena’s Lens.   “People have forgotten this truth. But you mustn’t forget it,” the fox told the Little Prince. “You become responsible forever for what you’ve tamed.” That clever canid in Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s famous novella was uniquely qualified to lecture on the stewardship […] | September 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 11 Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day Stories That’ll Bring Tears to Your Eyes
Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day is a time to celebrate dogs that we've loved and unfortunately have lost. Our readers decided to share their own personal stories about pups that are no longer with us, and we were touched by the outpouring of love and devotion everyone had for their dogs. Here are just a handful […] | August 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Basic Training Basic Obedience Training For Your Dog
Finding an obedience trainer for your dog seems simple. Google the nearest dog training school, call and sign up, right? Not so fast . . . There are many factors that go into choosing the right training school for you and your dog. Certainly distance is a consideration; however, convenience shouldn’t be the only factor […] | August 24, 2017
Expert Advice: News Five Of Our Favorite Stories Of Dogs Doing AMAZING Things
Every year, the American Kennel Club honors five outstanding dogs with the Award for Canine Excellence (ACE).   This is our 16th year honoring our canine heroes and the winners are more amazing than ever before and we want to introduce you to them.   1. Pablo, the Belgian Malinois Pablo is a nine-year-old Military Working […] | August 23, 2017
Expert Advice: Home Is Your Dog a Good Citizen? You’d Better Hope So, for Insurance’s Sake
Many people are understandably upset when their insurance agent tells them he's unable to renew their homeowner's policy. The reason? Many companies have a list of dog breeds that they have predetermined are potentially territorial and overly protective. For most dog owners, parting with their beloved pups isn't an option. Luckily, some savvy homeowners have […] | August 1, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 10 “Awww-Worthy” German Shorthaired Pointers to Make Your Day
  One of the best things about dogs is their ability to make us say "awwwww." They can be sleeping, playing, or even doing nothing, really, and they're still "awww-worthy." Take these 10 German Shorthaired Pointers, for instance. They're doing a variety of different activities and each and every dog has won our hearts. Check […] | July 19, 2017

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