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Expert Advice: Health Do Dogs Grieve Other Dogs?
Grief, and the whirlwind of emotions that come with it, is something we have all likely felt at one time or another, whether it's after the loss of a friend, family member, or beloved pet. What's harder to know is whether grief, as we understand it, is something that our canine companions feel when they lose […] | July 15, 2019
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle AKC Readers Share Their Dogs’ Funniest Moments for Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
In honor of Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day on Aug. 28, we asked AKC readers to submit the funniest memories they have of their dearly departed dogs. What we got was a mix of hilarious, entertaining, and heartwarming stories about the pets that still hold a piece of their owners' hearts. Scroll through the slideshow above […] | August 28, 2018
Expert Advice: News A Pet’s Death Can Literally Cause a Broken Heart
The grief that comes with losing a beloved pet can be all-consuming. In fact, the pain can actually manifest with physical symptoms that mimic a heart attack. A 2017 article in The New England Journal of Medicine detailed the case of a Texas woman who reported symptoms of a heart attack. But at the hospital, […] | August 27, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle 10 Out-Of-The-Box Ideas for Memorializing Your Dog
Although humans have many rituals for mourning the loss of a loved one, there are no prescribed rituals for mourning the death of a pet. Some pet owners hold funerals, burials, or cremations. Others put framed photos in a place of honor or donate to a favorite animal charity. But some take things to a […] | August 24, 2018
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 11 Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day Stories That’ll Bring Tears to Your Eyes
Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day is a time to celebrate dogs that we've loved and unfortunately have lost. Our readers decided to share their own personal stories about pups that are no longer with us, and we were touched by the outpouring of love and devotion everyone had for their dogs. Here are just a handful […] | August 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day: A Time to Celebrate Dogs We’ve Lost
  Whether you lost your canine companions last week, last year, or even years ago, their memory is surely still alive. While people in your life without pets may not always understand, you know that the grief over a pet that’s passed away can be as deep and as acute as that for a human […] | August 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny What People Say About Dogs: Dog Quotes
Man's best friend! Dogs have been a part of our lives for centuries and naturally, we've had a lot to say about them. here are some familiar (and not so familiar) things we humans have said about dogs. “A dog is the only thing on earth that loves you more than he loves himself.” -- […] | February 1, 2017
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 12 Ways to Commemorate Your Dog on Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
As any dog lover knows, we always miss the dogs we've lost. So today, we want to focus on and celebrate the great lives of all our dogs, past and present. Sometime in the 1980's or early 1990's, an unknown author wrote a story poem called Rainbow Bridge, in which he (or she) envisioned a […] | August 25, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health Putting A Dog To Sleep: When Is It Time?
ASK AKC  Dear AKC: I have a 14 ½ year old Shih Tzu which I love dearly. I got her to keep me and my younger daughter company when my oldest daughter went off to college. Now she's blind, she's almost deaf, she stumbles on her back right leg when she walks, and she hardly […] | May 2, 2015
Expert Advice: Feature Maverick Crosses the Rainbow Bridge After His Third Bout With Cancer
Three months ago we learned of a resilient Golden Retriever named Maverick, who despite two bouts with lymphoma, was determined to not only live his life to the fullest, but with the help of his owners Joey and Allison Maxwell, spread love and inspiration everywhere he could. Unfortunately, after his cancer returned for a third […] | January 1, 2009

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