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Expert Advice: Basic Training Trick-or-Treat! Should Your Dog Go Along?
Halloween is such fun for children and their families, why wouldn’t the furry family member enjoy going trick-or-treating too? If on regular days, your dog is shy, afraid of new people, children, and strange noises, he will not enjoy being out on this night. The nicest way for him to spend the evening will be […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/trick-or-treat-should-your-dog-go-along/ | October 12, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Calling All Hairless Dogs! Celebrate “Be Bald and Be Free Day”
October 14 is Be Bald and Be Free Day! Ruth and Thomas Roy, from Wellcat Holidays & Herbs, created this day to let your baldpate shine. Skip the comb-overs, hats, toupees, and wigs and be proudly bald . . . or baldly proud. In fact, take a lesson from the canine world. A handful of […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/calling-all-hairless-dogs-celebrate-be-bald-and-be-free-day/ | October 12, 2016
Expert Advice: Basic Training Help Make Your Dog’s Halloween Costume a Pleasant Experience
It has been a long time since Halloween was a holiday mainly enjoyed by children. It has become a big deal for everyone, dogs included. Costumes for pets abound in pet stores, big box stores, and online. Many lucky dogs have costumes made by their loving owners. Keep in mind that Rover is not as […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/help-make-your-dogs-halloween-costume-a-pleasant-experience/ | October 6, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Celebrate National Taco Day With These Dogs Dressed as Tacos!
Everyone knows there is nothing better than eating a delicious taco in celebration of Taco Tuesday. Well this Taco Tuesday, we are also celebrating National Taco Day! In honor of this scrumptious holiday (and to inspire some early Halloween costume ideas), we present to you 31 dogs dressed as tacos. Enjoy! How about a Pomeranian […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/celebrate-national-taco-day/ | October 4, 2016
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Famous Dog Names
Dogs have made their way through pop culture over the years, in headlines, television, movies, books, and more. Whether you need some name inspiration for your new furry friend or want to enjoy some nostalgic trivia, here’s a list of some famous dog names from A to Z. Astro Astro, a Great Dane, was the […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/famous-dog-names/ | September 12, 2016
Expert Advice: News Tioga County Kennel Club Honors K-9 Officers
Tioga County Kennel Club honored two officers and their K-9s in a special presentation at their all-breed show on Sunday, August 21, 2016 in Apalachin, New York. The Tioga County Kennel Club has been a proud supporter of the Southern Tier Police Canine Association for several years and has donated over $5,000 to their organization. […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/tioga-county-kennel-club-honors-k-9-officers/ | September 8, 2016
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 12 Ways to Commemorate Your Dog on Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
As any dog lover knows, we always miss the dogs we've lost. So today, we want to focus on and celebrate the great lives of all our dogs, past and present. Sometime in the 1980's or early 1990's, an unknown author wrote a story poem called Rainbow Bridge, in which he (or she) envisioned a […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/ways-to-commemorate-your-dog/ | August 25, 2016
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Chocolate?
The rumors you've heard about chocolate are true. Chocolate might be your favorite treat, but it has deadly consequences for dogs of all sizes and breeds. Chocolate is highly toxic to dogs and can be potentially fatal. Unfortunately, dogs have a way of sniffing out chocolate treats, which means we need to be alert for […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-chocolate/ | August 23, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Bulldog
Header photo courtesy of Dwayne Blakeney, AKC Breeder of Merit The Bulldog is one of the United States' most popular dog breeds. They're laid back, lovable, and family-friendly. Their wrinkled skin and all their slobber makes them even more endearing. But Bulldogs weren't always so cuddly. Here are some interesting facts you may not know […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/9-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-bulldog/ | August 11, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Training New Puppy Owner’s Checklist For Picking Up Your Puppy From The Breeder
Photo: normanack/Flickr Next to Christmas and birthdays, the day that you pick your puppy up from the breeder is, hands down, the best day ever. For your puppy? It's an exciting, but difficult day. For the past few weeks he's been living comfortably nestled next to his mother and numerous siblings, and now he's about […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/new-puppy-owners-checklist-for-picking-up-your-puppy-from-the-breeder/ | July 28, 2016