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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Boxer Puppy Experiences Snow for the First Time
Do you remember your first experience with snow? You might not. Your dog's first experience with snow, however, is usually one you can't forget. Take this Boxer puppy, for example. He's playing outside in the snow for the first time (in the little bit of snow there is) and he is LOVING IT. Check out […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/boxer-plays-in-snow/ | December 30, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Do You Wanna Build a (Dog) Snowman?
Ah the winter season! Snow, wind, and when you embrace the weather, tons of fun! There are so many great winter activities: skiing, skating, and of course, playing in the snow. Many dogs LOVE to run around in the snow and some even like to help you build snowmen. Don't believe us? Well we have […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/build-a-snowman-with-your-dog/ | December 29, 2016
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: 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

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