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Expert Advice: News Dog Watches Over Lost Toddler for 7 Hours
A family has their loyal puppy to thank for avoiding a tragedy just before the holidays. The family, who lives near Melbourne, Australia, reported that their two-year-old toddler disappeared from their property Tuesday evening. Fortunately, their one-year-old dog, named Poppy, took notice and followed her. The dog then watched over the young girl, named Sophia, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dog-watches-over-lost-toddler-for-7-hours/ | December 29, 2015
Expert Advice: News Popular Salt Christmas Ornaments Can Be Deadly For Dogs
A family is warning pet owners about the danger of a popular craft project and decoration that caused the death of their dog, Lexi. While not supervised, two-and-a-half-year-old Lexi snuck downstairs in the home of Larry and Hope Pospisil and ate a salt ornament, which the couple had crafted with their young daughter. It featured […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/popular-salt-ornaments-dangerous-for-dogs/ | December 22, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny These Golden Retrievers Have NO Idea What To Make Of The Christmas Tree
These two have just met the strangest looking dog they have ever seen. Yet, in typical Golden Retriever fashion, they still invite the stranger to play.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } .video-container iframe, .video-container object, .video-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/goldens-confused-by-christmas-tree/ | December 21, 2015
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Pancreatitis in Dogs – Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
Pancreatitis in dogs is one of those conditions that owners must be informed about before it strikes because the warning signs may not always be obvious at first, the symptoms might be mistaken for something less serious, and yet it’s potentially life-threatening. The medical definition of pancreatitis is simple: “inflammation of the pancreas.” But like […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/pancreatitis-in-dogs/ | December 17, 2015
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Tips To Help Keep Your Dog Safe This Thanksgiving
For most people, Thanksgiving means family gatherings with an abundance of delicious food for everyone. And even though we want to include our dogs in the celebrations, some of our holiday food is not safe for them. At Pet Poison Helpline, we believe that prevention is the best option for keeping our pets healthy — […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/thanksgiving-tips-for-dogs/ | November 23, 2015
Expert Advice: News Dog Survives 100-Foot Drop Off Overpass
A family dog is back home after being missing from almost three weeks and surviving a jump from a 100-foot overpass. According to the Round Rock Police Department in Round Rock, Texas, animal control officers responded to a call reporting a scared dog on a highway. Animal Control Officer Lisa Stern found the dog, named […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/dog-survives-fall/ | November 19, 2015
Expert Advice: Feature Vietnam Vet Helps War Dogs in Memory Of The One He Had To Leave Behind
The War DogIt was May of 1966, and Ron Aiello was on his first patrol as a new Marine, leading an inspection of two villages in Vietnam. His military working dog, Stormy, walked ahead of him with the other Marines following at a distance. As they reached a clearing, Stormy suddenly stopped. Aiello bent down […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/vietnam-vet-helps-war-dogs/ | November 10, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Family Dog Photo Contest: Time To Fall Back
Saturday marked Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the U.S. Originally conceived as a way to save resources and better utilize the sunlight of the increasingly shorter days, it was first adopted in 1918 by President Woodrow Wilson. Every year, we remind ourselves to “fall back” in autumn and “spring ahead” into Standard Time once winter […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/photo-contest-fall-back/ | November 2, 2015
Expert Advice: News Boo to You from the Golden Crew!
The Golden Retrievers of the Maine Golden Retriever Club are getting prepped for Halloween. They hope you have a spooktacular night tomorrow!
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/boo-to-you-from-the-golden-crew/ | October 31, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Is Your Dog A Star Wars Character?
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … A young aspiring filmmaker owned a dog. She was just a pet, but this big, fuzzy friend would turn out to be one of the most influential animals, ever. As the filmmaker, George Lucas, tells it, here’s what happened. “I had an Alaskan Malamute […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/is-your-dog-star-wars-character/ | October 21, 2015

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