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Expert Advice: Health Are Rawhide Chews Dangerous for Your Dog?
When it comes to choosing the right dog chews, the options are seemingly limitless. You've likely heard that rawhide chews are particularly bad for dogs, filled with awful chemicals and waiting to be lodged into your pup's intestine. But is this really the case? Are rawhide chews safe for dogs, or are they delicious death […] | October 4, 2017
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Expert Advice: Health Are Tennis Balls Safe for Dogs?
Tennis balls are the quintessential modern dog toy. My dog can sniff them out of roadside ditches, and nothing gives her as much joy as chasing after them in a wide open field. However, tennis balls are a special toy in our household, reserved for supervised playtime. This is because, while they are undeniably one […] | October 3, 2017
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Expert Advice: Travel ​Dog Road-Trip Safety Tips for a Fun and Safe Car Trip With Your Dog
Getting ready to take your dog on a car trip? Before you hit the open road, there are a few things you can do to make sure your dog is safe in the car. That way, you can crack the windows, feel the breeze, and enjoy the scenery, knowing your dog is safe and sound. […] | October 2, 2017
Expert Advice: News What Dog Owners Should Know to Prepare for Hurricane Irma
In the wake of Hurricane Harvey and in anticipation of Hurricane Irma hitting Florida and beyond, the AKC wants to make sure that both humans and animals are given the tools necessary to stay as safe as possible during natural disasters. Here is some useful information on disaster preparedness and response, how you can help, […] | September 6, 2017
Expert Advice: News Everything Dog Lovers Need to Know About Hurricane Harvey
Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone that has been affected by Hurricane Harvey. Here is some useful information on disaster preparedness and response, how you can help, and what AKC is doing for dogs and people in need.  Please check back, as we are constantly updating this page with the most up-to-date information and […] | August 30, 2017
Expert Advice: News ​How to Keep Your Dog Safe During the Eclipse
  The solar eclipse that will occur on August 21, 2017 is a once-in-a-lifetime event that you can’t miss — literally! While many of us will only see a partial eclipse, people who are the “path of totality” have the chance to see the full solar eclipse. According to NASA, the cities on that path […] | August 21, 2017
Expert Advice: Travel Hiking Gear for Your Canine Trail Mate
If your dog is the outdoorsy, adventurous type, he’s probably a great hiking partner. And, just as you bring along supplies for the human hikers in your group, there's some gear you’ll want for your dog, as well. He can even carry some of his own supplies!   Trail Packs Start by equipping him with […] | July 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Whipworms in Dogs: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
  The last things most dog owners want to think about are parasites, especially parasites with creepy names like whipworms. As a result, we tend to avoid learning the necessary information about internal dog parasites until it is too late. Luckily, whipworms are treatable parasites that owners can prevent. Here is what you need to […] | June 7, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Boxer Gets A+ for Window Cleaning
  Hate having dirty windows? Need a professional cleaner who will get the job done with just a few licks? Yup, we said licks. Call Lily the window cleaning Boxer! Lily loves nothing more than cleaning off a sliding glass door with her tongue. Check her out.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: […] | May 30, 2017
Expert Advice: News Illinois Family Reunited with Their Dog Thanks to His Microchip
Every dog owner's worst nightmare is for their dog to go missing. Things were even worse for the O'Daniel family of Illinois when they lost their dog, Tuscy, after a tornado struck their town. Despite the family's tornado tragedy, they received a "glimmer of hope" from the Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office. Only hours after Tuscy […] | March 29, 2017

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