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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 8 Yorkshire Terriers That Are Just Too Silly
  Yorkshire Terriers may be small dogs...but they have BIG personalities. Not only are they sprightly, tomboyish, and affectionate, but they're also known for their fun, determined, and sometimes even bossy nature. Which means, if you know anything about the Yorkie, you know that they're bound to make you laugh. So without further ado, we […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/yorkshire-terriers-that-are-too-silly/ | July 21, 2017
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Pup: Socialization
  There are one million things you can buy to pamper your new puppy, but appropriate socialization — and lots of it — is more valuable than any fancy collar, plush toy or monogrammed dog sofa. If you got your puppy from a responsible breeder, the socializing will have already begun. From birth the litter […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/greatest-gift-give-your-pup-socialization/ | July 13, 2017
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

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