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Expert Advice: Lifestyle Dog Heroes: 10 Real-Life Tales of Heroic Dogs
“What’s the matter, Lassie? Did Timmy fall down the well?” For those old enough to remember the book, film, or television series, Lassie was always on the spot to protect or save her family from danger. But canine heroics are not just the stuff of fiction. In real life, dogs have been to known to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/real-life-tales-of-heroic-dogs/ | February 2, 2018
K9 Duke Doberman Pinscher and his Owner
Expert Advice: News Duke Leaves a Memorable K-9 Paw Print on All Who Meet Him
This is the fifth of a series of features on 2017's AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence Winners who will be honored Dec. 16-17 at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando. You might call Duke an impact dog. He affects the lives of many people around him, particularly his owner, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/duke-leaves-memorable-k9-paw-print/ | December 6, 2017
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Expert Advice: News Search and Rescue Dog Saves Lives After Earthquake in Mexico
Frida the Labrador Retriever is a hero. Not only is she a sniffer dog and member of the Mexican Navy, but she's also credited with saving 52 lives in various natural disasters, the Guardian reports. Most recently, Frida has been hailed as a national hero after her deployment to search for victims following an earthquake […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/search-rescue-dog-earthquake-mexico/ | October 11, 2017
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Expert Advice: Did You Know? How Hi-Tech Canine Mannequins Improve Care for Military Working Dogs
Dogs have fought alongside man since ancient times. The Egyptians, Greeks, Persians, Romans, and others used dogs as sentries and scouts and sometimes brought dogs into combat. Attila the Hun used fierce Mastiff-like breeds that were sometimes armored and sent into battle. In more modern times, Germany created military dog-training programs late in the 19th […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/hi-tech-canine-mannequins-improve-care-military-working-dogs/ | October 5, 2017
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Expert Advice: News Modesto City Council Votes to Allow Family to Keep K-9
In a unanimous vote, the City Council of Modesto decided to allow the family of a slain officer to keep Ike, a 3-year-old police dog. Ike, a Belgian Malinois, was the K-9 partner of Sgt. Mike Pershall, who was killed in August by a suspected drunken driver, The Modesto Bee reports. Ike was partnered with […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/modesto-city-council-votes-to-allow-family-to-keep-k-9/ | October 4, 2017

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