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Expert Advice: General Health Chocolate Poisoning In Dogs
Chocolate is toxic in dogs. Dr. Jerry Klein, the American Kennel Club Chief Veterinary Officer, shares the effects and symptoms of eating chocolate and the treatments of the emergency.https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/chocolate-poisoning-in-dogs/ | April 19, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health Can Pumpkin Help With Dog Diarrhea?
Every dog suffers from diarrhea at least once in his lifetime. And every dog owner knows how messy, smelly, and uncomfortable it is — for the dog and for everyone. Here is the scoop on the health benefits of feeding pumpkin to dogs with diarrhea, so that you can help get your dog back on […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-pumpkin-help-with-dog-diarrhea/ | April 12, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Asparagus?
Many dogs enjoy fruits and vegetables as a snack. But dogs' bodies are not the same as humans', so certain foods that are fine for us to eat may not be safe for dogs. So what about asparagus? Asparagus is a yummy vegetable that is packed with vitamins and minerals. It's a very healthy food […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-asparagus/ | April 5, 2017
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 20 Dog Accessories Every Pup Needs
OK, you now have the dog, have chosen a vet, selected a dog food, and are settling in. Not unlike with a new baby, there’s a lot of equipment and supplies that come with the canine member of the household. Here are some dog accessories every dog owner and dog might need. Food and Water […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/20-dog-accessories-every-pup-needs/ | April 4, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health How to Get Your Dog to Eat More Slowly
Some dogs are slow eaters, taking their time to chew every little piece and enjoy each bite. Others, as most owners know, seem to swallow their food whole without even bothering to consider what it is they’re eating. They eat so fast you can barely blink an eye before the entire meal is gone. These […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/4-ways-to-slow-your-dogs-eating/ | March 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions What Every Owner Should Know About Parvo in Dogs
Parvo is every new puppy and dog owner’s worst nightmare. In a matter of days, a perfectly healthy puppy can go from playful and active to fatally ill. Parvo in dogs is a preventable disease, however, all new puppy owners and breeders need to be aware of the risks of parvo, how to prevent it, […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/parvo-in-dogs/ | March 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Vomiting: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
If you’re like me, then the sight of your dog vomiting is a cause for immediate concern. I want to know why my dog is vomiting, and what I should do about it. The problem with trying to figure that out, of course, is that vomiting is listed as a possible symptom for a huge […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-vomiting-causes-diagnosis-and-treatment/ | March 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Cinnamon?
Does your dog beg for your cinnamon scones? Has she ever gotten into the spice rack? If so, then you’ve probably wondered, perhaps somewhat frantically, can dogs eat cinnamon? We know that certain people foods, like chocolate and grapes, can be toxic to dogs, so it makes sense that we should worry about foods and […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cinnamon/ | March 27, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices 2017 Tax Tips for Dog Breeders
Tax day is coming, just a little later than usual: the filing deadline is three days later this year, falling on April 18 instead of the usual April 15. That’s partly because of where the traditional April 15 tax deadline falls in the week in 2017. The deadline is always postponed if April 15 is […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/2017-tax-tips-for-dog-breeders/ | March 14, 2017
Expert Advice: News AKC Canine Health Foundation Awards First Research Grant Through the Comparative Brain Tumor Consort
The AKC Canine Health Foundation, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to prevent, treat and cure diseases in all dogs, is pleased to announce that it has awarded the first research grant through the Comparative Brain Tumor Consortium (CBTC). The CBTC was launched at the National Institutes of Health by a group of clinicians and […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/chf-awards-first-research-grant/ | March 6, 2017