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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
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Setting Schedules And Developing A Routine For Your New Puppy
There's so much to think about and so many new experiences when you bring home your puppy that you may forget an important part of puppy homecoming: establishing a routine. Your new canine family member needs structure to feel secure and know what's expected of him. The best way to do this is to create […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/setting-schedules-and-developing-a-routine-for-your-new-puppy/ | July 27, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Training How To Create House Rules For Your New Puppy
You're getting a new puppy! This is an exciting time, and it's easy to daydream about all the fun things you'll do with a dog in your life. There's a lot you can do in preparation to make sure that your puppy's introduction into the household goes smoothly. It starts by creating some house rules […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-to-create-house-rules-for-your-new-puppy/ | July 27, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Sexual Maturity in Puppies: What to Expect
Photo courtesy of Heather Dawson, AKC Breeder of Merit   Humans take years to develop. Dogs, in our eyes, mature almost overnight. One morning you have an adorable, leggy puppy on your hands, and the next your puppy is starting to act like a teenager, complete with mood swings and behavioral changes. Sexual maturity is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/sexual-maturity-in-puppies-what-to-expect/ | July 27, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Watch this Mom Husky Play With Her 7 Puppies
This Husky has mad parenting skills. We only wish could hear her say that trademark Husky “I love you” after this adorable play session. See them in action below.  .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; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/watch-this-mom-husky-play-with-her-7-puppies/ | July 14, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Why I Chose To Buy A Puppy Using The AKC Marketplace
Header photo courtesy of Nancy Bishop, AKC Breeder of Merit The decision to get a puppy is a big one. First, there's deciding what kind of puppy you want, choosing a breed, and then, finding a reputable and professional breeder to ensure you are getting the dog of your dreams. And finding the right breeder […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/why-i-chose-to-buy-a-puppy-using-the-akc-marketplace/ | July 8, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Adorable Overload: See K-9 Puppies Try Our Their New Vests
These K-9s in-training are testing out their future vest-uniforms, and man, do they look cute doing it. German Shepherd pups Kuba and Loki seem more interested in playing than watching their role-model patrol dog demonstrate his impressive skills. But can we blame them?   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/adorable-overload-see-k-9-puppies-try-our-their-new-vests/ | June 16, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health How To Keep Your Dog Healthy
Your dog will rely on you to keep him in good health. A proper diet, regular exercise and grooming, and routine check-ups at the veterinarian will help keep your dog in top form. It's also important for you to get to know your dog's habits -- eating, drinking, sleeping, and so forth -- since sometimes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-keep-your-dog-healthy/ | June 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Basic Training Dog Park Courtesy
If you’re an urban or suburban dog owner, you’re likely familiar with the local dog park. It’s a canine oasis, where your leash-less pet is free to sniff, run and socialize with other dogs. Some parks post specific rules on signs, but dog park courtesy is mostly common sense. You and your pooch will be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dog-park-courtesy/ | June 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Grooming How to Groom a Dog
Good grooming will help your dog look and feel his best. Routine grooming sessions also allow you to examine your dog's coat, teeth, eyes, ears, and nails for signs of problems. How often you need to groom your dog depends on his size, breed, and type of coat. Brushing Several brushing sessions a week will […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-groom-a-dog/ | June 15, 2016

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