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Expert Advice: Flea & Tick 4 Tips To Help Keep Your Dog Safe From Fleas And Ticks
Flea and tick seasons is almost in full swing, and these pests can cause serious problems for your pup. Fleas can cause severe itching and skin damage, and for every flea on your pet, there could be hundreds of eggs and larvae around your home. Ticks can hide almost anywhere, are difficult to eradicate, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/4-tips-to-help-keep-your-dog-safe-from-fleas-and-ticks/ | March 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Conditions 4 Tips To Protect Your Dog From Heartworm
Spring is almost here, which means warmer weather and longer days are on the way. Unfortunately, so are pesky bugs. Critters are not only irritating for your dog but they can be very harmful too. In fact, the deadly parasite heartworm is transmitted only by mosquitos. Here are a few tips to keep your dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/4-tips-to-protect-your-dog-from-heartworm/ | March 14, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny The 10 Funniest Halloween Costumes for Your Dog
Flea and tick seasons is almost in full swing, and these pests can cause serious problems for your pup. Fleas can cause severe itching and skin damage, and for every flea on your pet, there could be hundreds of eggs and larvae around your home. Ticks can hide almost anywhere, are difficult to eradicate, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/funniest-halloween-costumes-dog/ | October 7, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Out of the (Dog) House: Stunning Pictures of Dogs in Nature
Dogs. We love them, and we love pictures of them! Sometimes, though, a great photo isn’t JUST about the dog, but about the beauty of your surroundings. As we approach Labor Day and the inevitable change in weather, we understand that for many, the opportunity to spend time out of doors is winding down. Here […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/stunning-pictures-dogs-nature/ | August 31, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Beating the Heat
The Dog Days of Summer are officially upon us. From around July 3rd to August 11th, these weeks are marked by sultry weather, and a desire get away from it all. Our dogs are no different! Here are some of our favorite pictures of dogs beating the heat, taken from our AKC Family Dog Photo […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/beating-the-heat/ | July 7, 2015
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Expert Advice: Travel Camping With Dogs: Tips for Enjoying the Great Outdoors With Your Pup
Going camping is a popular family activity, and an increasing number of pet owners are including their dog in the fun. For those who plan to take their pet along for an outdoor adventure this summer, here are some canine camping safety tips: Pay a visit to the veterinarian before you go. Make sure your dog’s […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/summer-camping-with-dog/ | May 20, 2015
Expert Advice: Basic Training Training Your Dog to Come When Called
Livestock-guardian breeds like the Anatolian Shepherd Dog have been bred for centuries to work much of the time independently of man. It comes as no surprise, then, that of all the dog-training commands, the recall command (“come”)—the most important obedience lesson of all—is the most difficult one to teach them. First-time owners are often taken […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/come-when-called/ | May 11, 2015
Expert Advice: General Health Spring Season Has Sprung
Heartworm, Fleas and TicksPrevent the spring blues for your dog. As with all medical issues, it is better to prevent problems than to have to treat them later. Check with your veterinarian for preventive recommendations against heartworm and fleas/ticks to keep your dog in good health. Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal parasitic […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/spring-season-sprung-fleas-ticks-odor-allergies-digging/ | May 6, 2015
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dangerous Parasites (And How To Protect Your Dog From Them)
What You Should Know About Parasites While you are outside tossing tennis balls to your terrier, you should be aware that there are parasites that can affect the health of your pet. While you are outside tossing tennis balls to your terrier, you should be aware that there are parasites that can affect the health of your pet. As […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dangerous-parasites-and-how-to-protect-your-dog-from-them/ | March 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Lifestyle 10 Winter Safety Steps for Dog Owners
A few simple measures can keep your dog safe and happy through the winter.   Avoid Thin Ice Too often we hear stories of dogs that had to be rescued from icy waters (and those are the lucky ones). It might look like fun to slide across that frozen pond, but ice can easily crack and your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-winter-safety-steps-for-dog-owners/ | March 12, 2015

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