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Dog Quotes
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Dog Quotes – The Ultimate List
You ever wonder what your dog is thinking? What he or she wants to say? We'd all love if our dogs could talk - some of the time, at least. (If nothing else we'd be guaranteed some good dog quotes!) In lieu of that, we have some quotes about dogs, by the humans who love […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-quotes/ | November 4, 2015
Expert Advice: Training for Dog Sports Get the Ultimate Enjoyment Out of Dog Sports
Karen Powell of Frankfort, KY, has three rescued mixed-breed dogs that compete very successfully in AKC Agility, AKC Rally, and Barn Hunt: Stella CD RAE7 AXP AJP NFP RATN Biggie RAE2 MXP MJP XFP RATN Cody RAE MXP3 MXPB MJP4 MJPB OFP T2BP RATO She started taking classes with her dogs in 2006 because of […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/get-the-ultimate-enjoyment-out-of-dog-sports/ | August 21, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny It’s French Bulldog Puppy Vs. Cat And Guess Who Wins
The relationship between cats and dogs is always hilarious. Sometimes they’re best friends and do everything together. Other times they hiss and fight and scratch each other. You never really know what you’re going to get. Especially when you’ve got a French Bulldog puppy and cat fighting over a bed. Well, OK, if we’re being […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/its-french-bulldog-puppy-vs-cat-and-guess-who-wins/ | July 17, 2015
Expert Advice: Grooming This Dog Trims His Own Nails. Yours Can, Too!
Many dogs and people hate this grooming task, but these owners found a unique way to solve the problem. Leon was uncomfortable having his paws handled, which made nail trims no fun for anyone. While his owners work to condition him to be comfortable with traditional nail trims, an interim solution is this makeshift doggie […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/trims-own-nails/ | June 26, 2015
Bullmastiff chewing on a bone
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Exercise Caution When Giving Your Dog a Bone
Game of Bones There was a time when families didn’t think twice about treating Fido to the pork chop bones left over from Sunday dinner. Today’s dog owner is much more knowledgeable about canine nutrition and realizes that the watchword about bones is: caution. Bones are a good source of minerals and other nutrients and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/exercise-caution-when-giving-your-dog-a-bone/ | May 18, 2015
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues My Dog Doesn’t Bark
Ask AKC   Dear AKC: We have a 14-month-old German Shepherd. She refuses to bark to be let out or let back in. Instead, she scratches at the door. We've been unable to teach her to "speak". Do you have any suggestions? -- Knock Knock Dear Knock: Since your dog is smart enough to go […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/my-dog-doesnt-bark/ | May 12, 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
Expert Advice: Cleaning Fleas and Their Control
By the time most owners discover fleas on their pet; their home is usually part of the problem. Controlling and eliminating fleas requires understanding that the flea life cycle has three working parts. Each part can be found wherever dogs like to sleep, play and spend time. The three part life cycle involves: eggs, larvae […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/fleas-control-elimination-dermatitis/ | April 27, 2015
Expert Advice: Flea & Tick Dog Parasites
Parasites in dogs take many forms, but they all have one thing in common: sooner or later their presence will almost always have an impact on your pet's health or comfort. They can cause anything from mild irritation to serious illness. To cover all of the parasites in detail would (and does) take up a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/parasites/ | April 17, 2015
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Eye Infections: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment
There are many causes of eye infections in dogs. If your canine pal is exhibiting discomfort, redness, or even sensitivity to light, it's a good idea to consult your veterinarian. Left untreated, eye infections can spread or lead to vision loss. These are some of the basic types of infection, including: Conjunctivitis, also known as […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-eye-infections/ | April 14, 2015

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