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Expert Advice: General Health Healthy You, Healthy Dog, Healthy New Year!
Most of us start a new year with a resolve to do better, whether that applies to work, relationships, forming good habits, or living healthier. So, we have to ask, how's that diet going? How many miles a day are you running? Use that new gym membership yet? Don't despair—the year is young. In fact, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/freshpet-new-years-resolutions/ | January 24, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health An Ice and Snow Melt That’s Safe for Dogs
Along with holidays, beautiful snowfalls, and outdoor fun like skiing, sledding, and building snowmen, winter brings snow and ice-covered sidewalks and streets. No sooner has the first flake fallen than crews and homeowners are out salting and deicing surfaces. And surfaces that aren't cleared can be slippery and dangerous. Either way, winter can be harmful […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/morton-safe-t-pet/ | January 19, 2017
Expert Advice: Home Exercise Pens: Playpens for Dogs
Although a dog playpen, or exercise pen, may not be the first thing on your must-have list, this piece of equipment is surprisingly useful. Like a dog crate, they serve as a way to contain your dog. But unlike a crate, they give him plenty of space to move around and play. Most dog exercise […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/playpens-for-dogs/ | January 4, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny This Dachshund Knows How to Play Piano
Is your dog musically inclined? This Dachshund is! Watch as Edith learns to play the piano.   .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%; height: 100%; } Pretty impressive right? Yes, we know it's […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dachshund-plays-piano/ | December 30, 2016
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

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