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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
Expert Advice: Grooming It’s Bath Time! Towels, Brushes, Dog Shampoo, and More
Any pet owner knows that dogs don't mind being smelly and dirty. In fact, many dogs delight in rolling around in all sorts of substances we may think of as disgusting, or tearing through brush and mud puddles. At some point, your dog is going to need a bath. How to bathe your dog, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/its-bath-time-towels-brushes-dog-shampoo-and-more/ | August 15, 2016
Expert Advice: News Microchip Reunites Pug With Family Eight Years After He Goes Missing
A Pug named Chato and his family were reunited, eight years after he had gone missing, all thanks to his microchip. Michele Rodriguez, Chato's owner, said her dog was stolen 8 years ago. As time went by, she and her family lost hope of ever seeing Chato again, Rodriguez told Time Warner Cable News. Luckily, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/microchip-reunites-pug-with-family-eight-years-after-he-goes-missing/ | August 11, 2016
Expert Advice: Travel The Complete Guide to Traveling With Your Dog
Taking your dog along can make the family vacation more fun for everyone, if you plan carefully. Here are some trip tips to make traveling with your dog enjoyable. Health And Safety Health Checks. Bring your dog to the veterinarian for a checkup before going on an extended trip. Make sure all his vaccinations are up-to-date; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/complete-guide-to-traveling-with-your-dog/ | August 9, 2016
Expert Advice: News Great Pyrenees Reunited With Her Family After Three Years
A Minnesota dog was reunited with her family earlier this week after she had been missing for 985 days. The Great Pyrenees, Betty White, ventured into the woods of her owners' 13-acre property on Nov. 16, 2013 and failed to return home, devastating her family. We had the opportunity to connect with Betty White's owner, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/great-pyrenees-reunited-with-her-family-after-three-years/ | August 5, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Watch This Adorable Chow Chow Learn To Doggie Paddle
Teaching your dog to swim this summer? Well, this Chow Chow owner sure is. This guy holds his puppy while the dog tests out the water.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } .video-container iframe, .video-container object, .video-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/watch-this-adorable-chow-chow-learn-to-doggie-paddle/ | June 30, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 5 Things All Pet Owners Should Know Before July 4
While breaking out the red, white, and blue, you should also make a few preparations to ensure your dog is safe and comfortable during the celebrations. Confirm your dog’s microchip information is up-to-date. More pets go missing on the Fourth of July than any other day of year. If your pet is microchipped, take a moment […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-things-all-pet-owners-should-know-before-july-4/ | June 17, 2016
Expert Advice: Travel Dog Seat Belts: What You Need To Know To Keep Your Dog Safe
  Many dog owners take their dogs with them wherever they can -- whether it’s a day at the park or a week at the beach. No matter how long or short the drive is, though, it’s important to keep your dog safe in your car, just as you would any other passenger -- and, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dog-seat-belts-what-you-need-to-know-to-keep-your-dog-safe/ | June 15, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health Keep Your Dog Cool With These Hot Weather Hacks
We all love summer, right? Warm breezes, days at the beach, country hikes, and city strolls under sunny skies. But imagine how much fun all of that would be if you had to do it in a fur coat and bare feet. That’s how dogs experience the good old summertime. So, as the mercury rises, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/keep-your-dog-cool-with-these-hot-weather-hacks/ | June 8, 2016
Expert Advice: Basic Training Riding In The Car: An AKC Urban Dog Skill
AKC’s Urban Dog program teaches the skills a dog needs to live safely in a city -- no matter how big or small.   One of Urban Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test items involves the dog riding safely in a car. To keep your dog safe in the car, follow these five basic tips. Secure […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/riding-in-car-urban-dog-skill/ | May 27, 2016

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