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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny We Guarantee This Will Make You Smile: It’s a Lab Puppy Pileup!
What's cuter than a Lab puppy sleeping? Several puppies sleeping, of course! It looks like these Yellow Labrador Retrievers are playing a game of "how many puppies can we fit in one bed." We count five! And another little guy roaming around too. He's probably jealous he can't get in on the snuggle action.   […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/lab-puppies-sleeping/ | December 30, 2016
Expert Advice: News Prior to Getting a Puppy, Consider the Cost
Any dog lover knows there is no greater relationship than that between dog and owner. We love our dogs! We love playing with them, cuddling with them, and having them to come home to everyday. Owning a dog, however, is no easy responsibility. While owning a dog will be filled with love and happiness, it's […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/cost-of-a-dog/ | December 14, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Big Dog, Big City: How to Make House Training Work
The first moment I met my 8-week-old Leonberger puppy, Miss Emily von Alpensee, she took one look at me and peed on the floor. I used that opportunity to open a conversation with the breeder about housetraining. "Oh, it's easy," the breeder said. "Leonbergers get it very quickly. As soon as you see the puppy […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/house-training-in-the-city/ | November 28, 2016
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Puppy Socialization Starts With the Breeder
Socializing puppies has traditionally been considered the responsibility of the new owner. Breeders instruct their puppy buyers to take the puppies to classes and make sure they are exposed to a variety of people and situations. But research shows that encouraging a stable temperament can start even before puppies are born. Breeders can do a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/puppy-socialization-starts-with-breeder/ | November 16, 2016
Golden Retriever puppy lying on a hardwood floor
Expert Advice: Puppy Health The Causes, Treatment, and Symptoms of Puppy Diarrhea
Raising puppies is nerve-wracking. There are so many things to keep track of, from keeping up with vaccine schedules to removing socks and other foreign objects from your puppy’s mouth. As if that wasn’t enough to worry about, many puppies also experience something far less pleasant than chewing the occasional sock, and that's puppy diarrhea. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/puppy-diarrhea/ | November 8, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Even a Swing in Motion Can’t Wake Up This Golden Retriever Puppy
Sometimes it's just really difficult to stay awake. Everyone has those days. And those days are a little more frequent when you're a puppy. The Golden Retriever puppy in this video has had a difficult day filled with running around, playing, and apparently, rocking on a swing. All of this was so much work that […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/even-a-swing-in-motion-cant-wake-up-this-golden-retriever-puppy/ | October 28, 2016
Four brown Labrador Retriever puppies outside
Expert Advice: Puppy Health What Every Puppy Owner Needs to Know About Parvo in Puppies
The last thing any new puppy owner or dog breeder wants to hear is a diagnosis of parvo. Parvo in puppies is unfortunately a common disease with deadly consequences, which is why it is important for anyone dealing with puppies on a regular basis to be aware of the symptoms of parvo and what to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/what-every-puppy-owner-needs-to-know-about-parvo-in-puppies/ | October 24, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Rover, Move Over! AKC Offers Tips on Sleeping With Your Pet
Did you know that an AKC survey revealed that 21% of dog owners stated the reason they let their dogs sleep with them at night is to keep warm?  And in the case of who—or what—occupies most of the bed space, 44% of respondents admitted their dog takes up the most room. If you do […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/rover-move-over-akc-offers-tips-on-sleeping-with-your-pet/ | September 19, 2016
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Expert Advice: Puppy Health Flea And Tick Medicine For Puppies
After you’ve welcomed a new puppy into your home, it’s important to use all available resources to set him up for a long and happy life. Those include getting all required and recommended vaccinations for your puppy, beginning the socialization process, and initiating a regimen of preventive care, including heartworm preventatives and flea/tick medication. Flea […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/flea-and-tick-medicine-for-puppies/ | September 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues What Is Aggression? Reactivity vs. Aggression
Aggression is one of the most common reasons pet owners seek professional help. But what really is aggression? Aggression is typically viewed as any threat to harm an individual, whether this individual is human or another animal. There are many different forms of aggression, and it is important to determine the cause in order to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/reactivity-vs-aggression/ | August 30, 2016

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