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Make it a Dog-Friendly 4th of July
Expert Advice: General Health Make it a Dog-Friendly 4th of July
Grilling, picnics, parades, and fireworks are all fun ways to celebrate our country's independence. But as you prepare for your festivities, keep in mind that "the rocket's red glare" and picnic scraps can be cause for distress to our family pets. The AKC is here to help you keep your dog's safety and well-being in mind with some […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/make-it-a-dog-friendly-4th-of-july/ | June 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Recipes Your Dog Will Love These Homemade Vet-Approved Dog Treat Recipes!
  There are thousands of dog treat products on the market, so why on earth would anyone consider making her own? For starters, when you make your own dog treats, you have control over what ingredients are included. Want another reason to make these vet-approved dog treats? The recipes are quick, easy, and fun!   […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/homemade-vet-approved-dog-treat-recipes/ | June 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 19 of the Very Best Golden Retriever Memes
Memes are just one of many gifts the Internet has given to us. For us dog people, we're unbelievably fortunate that the Internet produces dog memes left and right. Not only do these memes picture adorable dogs, but they're also pretty hilarious. Depending who you ask, certain dog memes are better than others. If you're […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/golden-retriever-memes/ | June 20, 2017
Expert Advice: News Labrador Retriever Mourns the Loss of Her Sibling in the Sweetest Way
  Warning: This sweet, adorable, but also sad dog story may lead to tears and "heart-melting." A dog is a man's best friend. Dogs are loyal, intelligent, and loving creatures. We all know this. This is why we love our dogs so much. And while the bond between dog and owner is unbreakable and precious, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/labrador-retriever-mourns-loss-sibling-sweet-way/ | June 15, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Boom! Crash! Pow! The Scary Sounds of Summer
document.write(''); Fireworks signal celebrations for Independence Day, a win at the baseball stadium or the grand finale at the community festival. While you “oooh” and “ahhh,” your dog may be experiencing fear and anxiety due to the sounds of summer celebrations. This fear and anxiety can be a progressive medical condition called canine noise aversion — […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/the-scary-sounds-of-summer/ | June 5, 2017
Expert Advice: Feature ​This Young Pug is a Crowd Pleaser — No Matter What the Number(s)
  Shari and Kevin Curran have a very busy lifestyle in rural Texas, but somehow a charismatic Pug, named Lionel, has managed to become the centerpiece of their lives. The couple, who live on 80 acres in Canton, Texas, 60 miles east of Dallas, own horses, miniature horses, a pot-bellied pig, alpaca goats, chickens, and, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/young-pug-crowd-pleaser/ | May 31, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Newfie Adorably Pulls Siblings in Cart
  Did you know that the sweet, devoted, and patient Newfoundland was actually bred as a superior water and carting dog? Not only can Newfies save lives in the water, but they also can pull carts filled with supplies, or in this case, other dogs! That's right, the Newfie in this video is practicing her […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/newfie-pulls-siblings-in-cart/ | May 30, 2017
Beverly Hills Dog Show
Expert Advice: Events Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina Showcases Top Honors for Purina Pro Plan-Fed Dogs
Purina Pro Plan-fed dogs made a clean sweep by winning Best in Show and all the Group Firsts at the inaugural “Beverly Hills Dog Show Presented by Purina.” “Rip” (GCH Fidelis Ripcord), a 3-year-old red male Doberman Pinscher, stole the show by capturing the coveted Best in Show title at the Saturday event held by […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/beverly-hills-dog-show-presented-by-purina-showcases-top-honors/ | April 18, 2017
Expert Advice: Events How to Watch the Beverly Hills Dog Show
Looking to get your doggy-fix this weekend? Look no further than the Beverly Hills Dog Show presented by Purina®. With nearly 200 different dog breeds and a red carpet for the pups and their handlers to strut their stuff, this will be a competition unlike any other. The Beverly Hills Dog Show is held annually […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/how-to-watch-the-beverly-hills-dog-show/ | April 14, 2017
Expert Advice: Feature Show Dog Spotlight: Floppybear the Samoyed
“Love me, because I’m beautiful,” Floppybear seems to be telling breed judge Judy Daniel at the 2015 Conejo Kennel Club Dog Show in City of Industry, Calif.  He’s a show dog—and he knows it! When Floppybear struts his stuff with swagger and verve—the wow factor kicks in! At last month’s Kennel Club of Beverly Hills […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/samoyed-show-dog-spotlight/ | April 11, 2017

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