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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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Expert Advice: Vet's Corner The Dos and Don’ts of Home Dog Grooming and Hygiene
I have a local professional groomer that my dog and I both adore. It’s cost prohibitive to take my dog as often as I would like, yet I’m intimidated to bathe, groom, and trim my dog's nails on my own. What are some ways I can manage my dog’s hygiene and grooming on my own? […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/vets-corner/dog-grooming-at-home/ | August 17, 2018
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Expert Advice: Training Preventing Body Sensitivity — The Importance of Handling Exercises
Cuddling and petting your dog is fun for both of you, but when it comes time for grooming and other forms of handling, such as teeth brushing or checking for ticks, many dogs run for cover. One terrible coat mat or clipped nail quick, and your dog will decide the brush, or nail trimmer is an […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/preventing-body-sensitivity/ | August 3, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle The Best Careers for People Who Love Dogs (Where Do We Apply?)
Dogs bring so much joy to our lives. Imagine working around them every day and getting paid for it! If you love dogs, chances are you have wondered how you can turn that passion into a living. Does the idea of a job with perks like unlimited tail wags and kisses from countless canine companions […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/careers-with-dogs/ | June 27, 2018
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Expert Advice: Grooming How Often Should You Bathe Your Dog? Groomers Weigh In
For a lot of new dog owners, it can be difficult to determine how often you should give your dog a bath. The truth is, the answer depends on a lot of things. “How frequently a pet needs a bath greatly varies based upon their breed, lifestyle, length of coat, and how much homework a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-often-should-you-wash-your-dog/ | May 25, 2018

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