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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Itching and What Could Be Causing It
Main Reasons Your Dog May Be Itchy Finding the source of your dog’s skin irritation can be a daunting, long process, but the good news is that with a combination of careful diagnostics, management, and medication, dog owners can do much more than scratch the surface of those annoying canine itches. Veterinary dermatologist John C. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/the-itchy-dog-scratching-the-surface/ | March 23, 2015
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Expert Advice: General Health Give a Dog a Bone? Be Careful!
Ensure That Your Dog Chews the Right Type of Bone. There was a time when people didn’t give much thought to what, or how, they fed their dogs. Almost any kind of bone was tossed Fido’s way. Now that we’ve learned a lot about canine nutrition and safety, our word of advice about bones is: caution. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/give-a-dog-a-bone-be-careful/ | March 20, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Do Dogs Like Hugs?
Dogs, really do not like hugs.  While some dogs, especially those trained as therapy dogs, can tolerate it, in general, dogs do not enjoy this interaction. Dogs rely on body language as a method of communication with humans and each other. Putting a limb over another dog is a way of exerting dominance and can be […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/do-dogs-like-hugs/ | January 20, 2015
Expert Advice: Basic Training 5 Things You’re Doing to Annoy Your Dog
Of course, they love us unconditionally, and they express it every day, with tail wags, leaps of joy, licks and cuddles. But, be honest, don’t you ever notice another kind of expression? A sidelong glance, narrowed lids, a distinct pucker to the lips? Yes, it’s true. Your fuzzy little love muffin is giving you the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/5-things-youre-doing-to-annoy-your-dog/ | July 25, 2014
Expert Advice: Home Sleepy Time: Choosing a Dog Bed
To tell you the truth, if Wyn, my Welsh Springer, wanted to sleep on my bed, I would let him do it provided he didn't thrash around keep me awake all night. But, from the time he was with his littermates, Wyn has chosen a quiet place by himself to sleep. He sleeps in his own […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/sleepy-time-choosing-dog-bed/ | February 1, 2013
Expert Advice: News Belgian Malinois Leads Cops in Major NYC Drug Bust
​“I have the best job at the airport,” Officer S. Terri Giannetti, of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, likes to say. Of the 47,000,000 travelers likely to pass through John F. Kennedy International Airport this year, Giannetti says that “98 percent of them are just people going from point A to point B, and hoping […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/true-crime-k-9s-tery/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 10 Dogs From the 90s You’ve Probably Forgotten About
Here's a blast from the past! These dogs were All That" and then some.  10. Sprocket from Fraggle Rock This Jim Henson television show with the Best. Theme Song. Ever. opened with an image of the scruffy dog gnawing on his toy in Doc's workshop. Throughout the series, he was seen trying to alert his master to the Fraggles or chasing […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-dogs-from-the-90s-youve-probably-forgotten/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Feature Maverick Crosses the Rainbow Bridge After His Third Bout With Cancer
Three months ago we learned of a resilient Golden Retriever named Maverick, who despite two bouts with lymphoma, was determined to not only live his life to the fullest, but with the help of his owners Joey and Allison Maxwell, spread love and inspiration everywhere he could. Unfortunately, after his cancer returned for a third […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/maverick-crosses-the-rainbow-bridge/ | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Feature Meet Maverick: the Golden Retriever that Even Cancer Can’t Slow Down
Two weeks ago, Joey Maxwell and his wife Allison received the news no dog owner ever wants to hear: their beloved nine-year-old Golden Retriever Maverick's cancer had returned. Told by their veterinarian that they had days left with Mav, the Maxwells brought their precious pup home and prepared to say goodbye. But rather than focus […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/meet-maverick-the-golden-retriever-that-even-cancer-cant-slow-down/ | January 1, 2009

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