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Expert Advice: Basic Training Hey, Is That for Me? How to Decide If Your Dog Should Open His Gifts
Everyone knows that opening gifts is fun. And Santa certainly won’t forget your best four-legged friend! But is it all right to let your canine family members open packages? Could it give them the idea that it’s okay to tear into any paper or box they encounter? Is it even safe? The answer is a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/should-your-dog-open-his-gifts/ | December 28, 2016
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 10 Winter Safety Tips for Dog Owners
Snow, sleet, ice, wind... there's a lot to prepare for when it comes to winter weather. Just like we're affected by the cold, our dogs are, too. Here are a few simple measures you can take to make sure your dog stays happy and healthy throughout the winter. Avoid Thin Ice Too often we hear […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-winter-safety-tips-for-dogs/ | December 23, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny This Lab Debuts His Expert Sledding Technique
Sledding is one of the many joys of winter, along with hot cocoa, cozy sweaters, and spending quality time with your dog, of course! Does your dog enjoy sledding? Well we know a dog who does: the Black Lab in the video below. Let's just say he has a unique way of going down the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/labrador-body-sledding/ | December 13, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Distemper in Dogs – Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment
Distemper is one of the most serious diseases your dog can get. It is also one of the most preventable. Here are the facts, symptoms, treatment options, and prevention methods that every dog owner needs to know about distemper. What Is Canine Distemper? Canine distemper should sound familiar to you if your dog is up-to-date […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/distemper-in-dogs/ | November 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 7 Spider Dog Costumes To Turn Your Dog Into A Cute Creepy Crawly This Halloween
  One of the creepiest, crawliest, dog Halloween costume trends in recent years has been SPIDERS. Spiders have always played a role in Halloween decor, adding a spooky element into the holiday fun. There are endless human costumes out there, but what about spider costumes for dogs? While some owners may not want to dress their dogs […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/spider-dog-costumes/ | October 12, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Treating and Preventing Hot Spots on Dogs
  Hot spots are one of the most frustrating skin conditions your dog can get. These painful sores spring up overnight and can recur over and over again, driving your dog into an itchy frenzy. Luckily, there are things you can do to treat and prevent hot spots on dogs.   What Are Hot Spots? […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/treating-and-preventing-hot-spots-on-dogs/ | October 4, 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
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Worms in Dogs
The idea of worms is unpleasant for many dog owners. Nobody wants to think about creepy crawlies infesting their dog’s internal organs, but understanding the risks, symptoms, and treatment options for worms in dogs is an important part of responsible dog ownership. There are five main types of worms that commonly affect domestic dogs: roundworms, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/worms-in-dogs/ | September 14, 2016
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Pears?
As humans, we love pears, and it is natural to want to share the things we love with our dogs. Sometimes this tendency gets our dogs into trouble. Most pet owners know that not all fruits and veggies are safe for dogs, but can dogs eat pears? Luckily for our canine companions, the answer is […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-pears/ | August 30, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health Homeopathic Remedies for Your Dog
Dogs are naturally curious animals and tend to view the world through their mouths, and to that extent, their stomachs. This can lead to some panic moments for many dog owners when they discover their reading glasses have gone missing with a very suspicious trail of broken shards leading to the dog bed. A call […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/homeopathic-remedies-for-your-dog/ | August 22, 2016

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