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Expert Advice: Grooming ​12 Tips for Choosing the Right Dog Groomer
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, but he or she […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/things-to-ask-potential-groomers-before/ | July 31, 2019
Expert Advice: Grooming Top 7 Best Pet Massage Tools for Dogs
Looking for the best pet massage tools? It's no secret that pets, like many humans, love a massage. And as with people, the feel-good benefits of a massage can have a meaningful impact on overall mental and physical health. It's true, a massage can help your dog by reducing stress, anxiety, and aches and pains, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/best-pet-massage-tools/ | July 29, 2019
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Preparing Your Puppies for Preventative Care
As a breeder, there is a lot of responsibility resting with you to prepare your puppies for their new homes. You’re with them during key periods of life in which their personalities and fears develop. In between keeping them fed, socialized, and happy, many breeders go the extra mile to prepare their puppies for important grooming […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/preparing-puppies-preventative-care/ | July 15, 2019
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Expert Advice: Grooming How to Clean a Dog’s Ears
As pet owners, we know that keeping our dogs' ears clean is an important part of canine care. But cleaning those ears can be a bit of a challenge. Some dogs naturally have healthy, clean ears and may almost never need to have their ears cleaned, while other dogs require regular ear cleaning to prevent […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-clean-dogs-ears/ | July 9, 2019
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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 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/11-things-to-ask-potential-groomers-before-you-hand-them-your-dog/ | July 3, 2019
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Expert Advice: Grooming Spring Grooming Tips: How to Get Your Dog Ready for Warmer Weather
It's finally springtime, and if you're not in a grooming routine already, spring is a great time to start. While spring cleaning is a great reminder to groom your dogs, Tammy Myers, AKC S.A.F.E. Certified Salon Owner at Bark'n Bubble Day Spa, emphasizes that dogs need to be groomed all year long. Before heading to the groomers, here are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/spring-dog-grooming-tips/ | April 22, 2019
Expert Advice: Health Welcome to the Technicolor World of Creative Dog Grooming
Editor's Note: Participants in creative grooming and design should always use "PET SAFE" color product. Rebecca Stern grew up surrounded by dogs. But when she found herself in New York City after college with no pets in her life, she started looking for a way to spend more time with animals. At the same time, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/what-is-creative-grooming/ | April 9, 2019
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Expert Advice: Grooming Dog Shedding: What to Expect And How to Manage It
Some dogs, like Labrador Retrievers, Newfoundlands, and Pekingese tend to shed a lot. Others, like Dachshunds, Poodles, and Border Terriers seem to be almost shed-free. There are reasons why some dogs shed and others don't shed at all. But how do you deal with dog shedding? Different dog breeds shed in different amounts: Some shed seasonally, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-shedding-what-to-expect-and-how-to-manage-it/ | April 3, 2019
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Expert Advice: Grooming Oh the Glamour! 10 Grooming Secrets Behind AKC Show Dogs
As we gear up for the 2018 AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin, attendees look forward to seeing the stunning array of purpose-bred dogs. From sporting dogs to toy breeds, it’s no secret that show dogs must look the part. “Miss America does not just sit on the couch eating potato chips before a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/10-grooming-tips-dog-show-experts/ | November 27, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle 75 Ways to Be a Responsible Dog Owner
Owning a dog is a joy, privilege, and responsibility. If you are considering bringing a canine companion into your life, think seriously about the commitment that being a responsible dog owner entails. The AKC is committed to protecting the health and well-being of all dogs. In honor of AKC's Responsible Dog Ownership Day, here are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/responsible-dog-owner/ | September 7, 2018

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