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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) in Dogs
Most people have probably experienced a urinary tract infection, also known as bacterial cystitis, in their lifetime. Usually, it’s easy to obtain treatment and pain relief from a doctor or pharmacy. Dogs get UTIs too, and experience similar symptoms. Urinary tract infections are common in dogs, and are more frequent in older dogs ages 7 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/urinary-tract-infections-uti-in-dogs/ | August 22, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Bowel Obstruction in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
A bowel obstruction, also known as a gastrointestinal blockage, is a common problem in dogs, due to their curious nature and desire to eat or chew almost anything. Most dog owners have probably heard of this issue, whether or not their own dog has experienced it. All dogs are at risk of this issue, but […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/bowel-obstruction-in-dogs-symptoms-treatment-and-prevention/ | August 15, 2016
Golden retriever mother playing with her puppy outdoors
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices How Long Are Dogs Pregnant?
Puppies are exciting. If you are new to breeding, or you are eagerly awaiting the birth of a reserved puppy from a breeder’s litter, the wait can seem eternal. Luckily for us (and for the dog), the gestation period in dogs is much shorter than the gestation period in humans. But exactly how long does […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/how-long-are-dogs-pregnant/ | August 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Real Story of Amblin’s Balto
​It all started in January 1925, when doctors in Nome began to see symptoms of a deadly infection—diphtheria. Anchorage, more than 500 miles away, was the closet place with supplies of lifesaving serum. Alaska’s brutal winters, where temperatures could plunge to 50 below and snow and ice are measured in yards, made travel impossible. Planes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/balto/ | August 12, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health Benadryl for Dogs
The temptation to reach into our medicine cabinets to treat our pets can be very dangerous. Humans and dogs react very differently to medications, which is why veterinarians caution dog owners against making independent decisions about how to medicate their animals. However, some human medications are safe for use with dogs, as long as they […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/benadryl-for-dogs/ | August 10, 2016
Yellow Labrador Retriever getting dog food
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Best Food for Dogs with Sensitive Stomachs
What Causes Sensitive Stomachs in Dogs? Before you start searching for a better food for your dog, you need to figure out what is causing your dog’s sensitive stomach. Some dogs, just like some people, are sensitive to certain food ingredients. For others, a sensitive stomach could be a sign of a more serious problem. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/best-food-for-dogs-with-sensitive-stomachs/ | August 10, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Health How to Spot And Avoid A Sick Puppy
Your puppy's health is your responsibility and there are several easy steps you can incorporate into daily life to protect him and monitor his health. Some steps are more obvious than others, but by following these guidelines, you can ensure his good health and protect him from possible dangers. Set up regular appointments with your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-spot-and-avoid-a-sick-puppy/ | July 28, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health How To Keep Your Dog Healthy
Your dog will rely on you to keep him in good health. A proper diet, regular exercise and grooming, and routine check-ups at the veterinarian will help keep your dog in top form. It's also important for you to get to know your dog's habits -- eating, drinking, sleeping, and so forth -- since sometimes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-keep-your-dog-healthy/ | June 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Travel Dog Seat Belts: What You Need To Know To Keep Your Dog Safe
  Many dog owners take their dogs with them wherever they can -- whether it’s a day at the park or a week at the beach. No matter how long or short the drive is, though, it’s important to keep your dog safe in your car, just as you would any other passenger -- and, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dog-seat-belts-what-you-need-to-know-to-keep-your-dog-safe/ | June 15, 2016
Puerto Rico dogs
Expert Advice: Government Relations Public Education, Support for Breeders Is a Better Solution for Puerto Rico Dogs
By Jennifer Clark, Manager, Canine Legislation  By Jennifer Clark, Manager, Canine Legislation The images are enough to break anyone’s heart – stray dogs roaming the street without proper food, water and basic needs; shelters overflowing with unwanted animals.  There is no question that something needs to be done.  The dogs – and the people of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/better-solutions-for-puerto-rico-dogs/ | June 14, 2016

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