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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, checking for ticks, and nail trimming, many dogs run for cover. One terrible coat mat or a clipped nail quick, and your dog will decide the brush or […]
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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