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Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Terrier Group: Planet Earthdog
Among the marvels of human ingenuity is the way various breeds of dog were developed, mentally and physically, to tackle specific jobs. Consider the farmer’s eternal war against rodents and other burrowing mammals that devastate grain stores, raid henhouses, tear up fields, dig away riverbanks, and carry disease. As their number-one weapon in subterranean warfare, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-terrier-group-planet-earthdog/ | January 28, 2019
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding AKC Government Relations Helps Protect Your Dogs, Breeding Program
As a breeder, you are dedicated to your dogs and your breed. You spend countless hours, time, and energy to ensure your dogs are healthy, well cared for, and loved.  And the American Kennel Club is committed to partnering with you to help achieve these goals through a myriad of programs, education, and resources. One […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/akc-government-relations-helps-protect-your-dogs-breeding-program/ | October 9, 2018
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog How to Throw a Spooktacular Dog Halloween Party
Is your dog all dressed up for Halloween, with no place to go? Consider throwing your own dog Halloween party! First things first, throwing a party is a big endeavor, in and of itself, and things don't get any easier when you add canine companions to the mix. Remember that this is a commitment, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-halloween-party/ | October 8, 2018
Clubs & Delegates Government Relations: Legislative Tracking
Among the marvels of human ingenuity is the way various breeds of dog were developed, mentally and physically, to tackle specific jobs. Consider the farmer’s eternal war against rodents and other burrowing mammals that devastate grain stores, raid henhouses, tear up fields, dig away riverbanks, and carry disease. As their number-one weapon in subterranean warfare, […]
http://www.cqstatetrack.com/texis/statetrack/insession/viewrpt/main.html?event=49bfaef9bd | April 2, 2018
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AKC CANINE LEGISLATION SUPPORT FUND AND PAC TWO WAYS TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS The AKC Government Relations team is working hard to protect the rights of dog owners, breeders, and fanciers throughout the country, but we need your help! Why are there two funds, what's the difference? CLSF and PAC Comparison Club Options for Political […]
https://www.akc.org/donations/ | October 30, 2017
Expert Advice: News A Lesson in Not Giving Up: A Dog and His Owner’s Story of Survival
  Courtney Hume sits patiently in the hectic waiting room of the Veterinary Medical Center of Long Island, N.Y. on a sunny August afternoon. Her pale, unadorned hands are folded neatly in her lap, loosely grasping a red leash marked with “Service Dog” in clear white letters along each side. At the end of that […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/not-giving-up-dog-and-owners-story-of-survival/ | 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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/responsible-dog-ownership-breeder-edition/ | September 8, 2017
Expert Advice: News Meet the Heroes of Hurricane Harvey
Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall many lives have been irrevocably impacted. In the face of adversity, there have been countless good Samaritans who have bravely gone out of their way to save humans and animals alike. Here are two stories of men who have courageously helped in the aftermath of Harvey. Toney Wade and His […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/meet-the-heroes-of-hurricane-harvey/ | September 5, 2017
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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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/five-of-our-favorite-stories-of-dogs-doing-amazing-things/ | August 23, 2017
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Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues The Neighbor’s Dog Barks Constantly! What Can I Do?
Even the most ardent dog lovers among us become aggravated if a neighbor’s dog barks incessantly. The constant yapping can disrupt sleep, ruin your time in the yard, and generally become an ongoing nuisance. But there are some steps you can take; with effort and a little luck, you and the neighbor’s dog can peacefully […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/neighbors-dog-barks-constantly/ | August 17, 2017

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