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Expert Advice: Puppy Training How to Potty Train a Puppy: A Comprehensive Guide for Success
Teaching your new puppy to potty at the right time and place is one of the most important first steps you can take for a long, happy life together. House soiling is among the top reasons why dogs lose their homes or end up in shelters. Few people are willing to put up with a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-to-potty-train-a-puppy/ | March 2, 2019
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Why Dogs Eat Poop and How to Stop It
Of all the repulsive habits our canine companions have — drinking from the toilet, rolling in swamp muck, licking their butts — nothing tops the disgusting practice of eating poop. Their motivation may not be to gross us humans out, but it certainly does. So much so, in fact, that poop eating is often a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-dogs-eat-poop/ | March 1, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Great Indoor Games To Play With Your Dog
There’s nothing worse than a rainy day, for both you and your pup. But even though you’re stuck inside, you can still engage in meaningful activities with your dog that can stimulate him mentally and physically. So, next time there’s inclement weather, don’t let it spoil your fun. Try out these games and activities to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/great-indoor-games-to-play-with-your-dog/ | February 10, 2019
Expert Advice: Puppy Training How to Introduce Your Puppy to His New Home
Bringing home a new puppy is incredibly exciting. But there’s so much to do to make your puppy’s transition a success. From puppy proofing your house to purchasing chew toys, to starting potty training on the right foot, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. To put you on track and ensure a happy dog for years […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-to-introduce-your-puppy-to-his-new-home/ | January 31, 2019
Expert Advice: Advanced Training Fun, Cognitive Training Games To Make Your Dog Smarter
There are lots of objectives when it comes to training your dog, but beyond the obvious skill and relationship building aspects to training, another advantage is that it challenges your dog and ultimately makes him smarter. And who says it can't be fun? Beyond basic obedience training, there are also plenty of fun games for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/fun-cognitive-training-games-for-dogs/ | January 23, 2019
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Obesity: Why It’s Important To Manage Your Dog’s Weight
Plump puppies may be cute, but when it comes to canine health, lean is better. Still, as is true with humans, too many dogs are overweight, according to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention (APOP). In its eighth annual survey of the girth of American pets, released in March 2015, the organization found that 53 […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/fat-dogs-and-dog-obesity/ | January 22, 2019
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Expert Advice: Fitness How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Every Day?
If you own a dog, you have probably found yourself wondering “How much exercise does a dog need every day?” Depending on your schedule, that question might sometimes sound more like “How much exercise does a dog really need every day?” As with people, the answer varies from dog to dog and is dependent on […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-much-exercise-does-dog-need/ | January 15, 2019
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Expert Advice: Puppy Training Teach Your Puppy These 5 Basic Commands
Contents How To Teach A Dog To Come How To Teach a Dog Loose Leash Walking How To Teach a Dog To Sit How To Teach a Dog To Stay How to Teach a Dog to Lay Down Getting Started To start off on the right foot (and paw!) with your pup, he’ll need to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/teach-your-puppy-these-5-basic-commands/ | September 25, 2018
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Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues Ask Our Trainers: How Can I Stop My Puppy From Chewing on My Hand?
Janice M. writes, "My yellow Labrador Retriever pup is about 5 months old. Anytime I try to reward/pet him on the head or scratch behind his ears, he turns his head to chew on my hand. He does this with my husband and our 5-year-old. Our 5-year-old doesn't like to pet him because of the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/stop-dog-from-chewing/ | July 17, 2018
Expert Advice: General Health Spaying and Neutering Your Puppy or Adult Dog: Questions and Answers
Spaying and neutering your puppy or dog: We answer some of the most common questions pet owners have about these surgeries.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/spaying-and-neutering-your-dog-faqs/ | June 14, 2018

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