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Expert Advice: Puppy Training How Do You Raise a Confident Puppy?
Getting a new puppy is extremely exciting, but it comes with major responsibilities. Making sure your puppy is confident and secure is a big part in having a happy dog.  The American Kennel Club offers the following tips to help new owners build their puppy’s confidence and raise an easygoing dog. Among them: Meet new […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-do-you-raise-a-confident-puppy/ | June 17, 2013
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Puppy Growing Pains: Tips On Helping Your Puppy Through Teething
When you’re playing with your puppy and she starts chewing on your hand, chances are she is teething.  Puppies that are teething have a developmental issue, not a behavioral issue.  It’s the same as when human babies teethe.  Tiny needlelike teeth begin to appear when puppies are two to four weeks old.  Then, when they’re about […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/puppy-growing-pains-tips-on-helping-your-puppy-through-teething/ | May 24, 2013
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Expert Advice: Grooming Bathing Your Puppy: Wet and Wild
To Bathe or Not to Bathe It was once believed that dogs should be bathed only when dirty, but that was back when shampoos for dogs were much harsher. If a gentle shampoo is used, a dog can be bathed weekly without drying out his coat. Bathing your dog can pose a challenge -- if […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/bathing-puppy-bath-shampoo-care/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Corgi Teaches Puppy to Sit in Adorable Video
Meet Zeus, a Corgi who lives in Indonesia. If his Instagram page is any indication, he’s pretty talented.
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/corgi-teaches-puppy-to-sit-in-adorable-video/ | January 1, 2009
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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Meet Olympian Gus Kenworthy’s Sochi Puppies All Grown Up
Earlier this year, skier Gus Kenworthy returned to the United States from the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi with a silver medal—and an armful of stray puppies. (Well, the puppies technically came about a month later after they got the care they needed for the transport.) Two of the puppies, named Jake and Mishka, now live with Gus and his […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/meet-gus-kenworthys-sochi-dogs-grown-up/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories How to Choose Safe Toys For Your Puppy
Which Toys Are Safe? Trying to figure out which chew toys are safe for your puppy?  With all that puppy curiosity and energy, it might be safe to assume that he is going to do all he can to rip the toy apart and swallow whatever pieces of it that he can. Therefore, it's best not to give […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/choosing-puppys-toys-durability-key/ | January 1, 2009
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Expert Advice: Puppy Training Five Things Puppy Owners Should Never Do
Raising a puppy can be challenging for a new owner (or even an experienced one!). We need to find the line between being overprotective and providing the puppy with a safe environment to let his personality develop.A few of the don’ts about puppy rearing: Puppies love to play, but don’t get too rough. Be careful […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/five-things-puppy-owners-should-never-do/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Puppy Training The Irrational Terrors of a New Puppy Owner
You’re getting a new puppy! So exciting. Good for you!Being a good, conscientious person, you’ve probably gotten everything ready—crate, vet, food, a spot in puppy kindergarten. You’ve read every word of puppy-rearing advice you could find.Now, you have nothing left to do but sit back, take a deep breath, and …Let the worrying begin.Think about […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/the-irrational-terrors-of-a-new-puppy-owner/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Build a Great Relationship With Your New Puppy — Four Training Strategies
By LeAnn Miller You just got home with your gorgeous fluff of a pup, and you have grand visions of competing in one or more of the many canine events available. Or maybe you’d like a wonderful housepet who has great manners. How to get started? Following are some strategies to help you build your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/build-a-great-relationship-with-your-new-puppy-four-training-strategies/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Puppy Vaccinations : What are They All For?
Vaccines: Protection for Your Puppy Going to the vet repeatedly over several months for vaccinations, and then for boosters throughout the dog’s life, may seem like a bother, but the diseases from which vaccines shield our pets are truly dreadful, potentially deadly, and largely preventable. Always discuss vaccine schedules with your vet, since not all […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/puppy-vaccines-infection-disease/ | January 1, 2009

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