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Expert Advice: News Sully the Service Dog Mourns George H.W. Bush’s Death
History is replete with tales of dogs who pined for their departed masters, from Hachiko the Akita, who waited for his late owner at the train station every day for almost a decade, to Greyfriars Bobby, the 19th-Century Skye Terrier who spent 14 years guarding his owner’s grave in Edinburgh, Scotland. The latest addition to that […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/sully-the-service-dog-mourns-george-h-w-bushs-death/ | December 4, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Therapy Dog Works Magic in the Most Challenging Environments
Kol, a Grand Champion Bronze Golden Retriever, is one of five, loyal companion dogs who won the 19th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). The winners will be honored at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando, Florida, December 15-16, 2018. There is a reason Jane Eisenberg has labeled […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/therapy-dog-works-magic-in-the-most-challenging-environments/ | October 18, 2018
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Expert Advice: News This Golden Retriever is an Award Winning Service Dog
Sampson, a Golden Retriever,  is one of five, loyal companion dogs who won the 19th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). The winners will be honored at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando, Florida, December 15-16, 2018. Animals have always been a vibrant part of Joey Ramp’s life. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/golden-retriever-award-winning-service-dog/ | October 9, 2018
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Expert Advice: News This Standard Poodle is the Best Companion Dog for a Boy With Autism
This Standard Poodle is one of five, loyal companion dogs who won the 19th annual AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). The winners will be honored at the AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin in Orlando, Florida, December 15-16, 2018. Some relationships resonate more deeply with time. In the case of 13-year-old […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/this-standard-poodle-is-the-best-companion-dog-for-a-boy-with-autism/ | September 19, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle This Week in Dog Stars: We’re Celebrating International Assistance Dog Week
In honor of International Assistance Dog Week, we're recognizing the hardworking assistance dogs that are transforming the lives of their human partners every day. We're also celebrating the organizations that raise and train these heroic canines. First up, Canine Companions for Independence, which provides highly trained assistance dogs free of charge to individuals with disabilities. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-stars-aug-6-18/ | August 6, 2018
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Expert Advice: News How Dogs Are Helping Returning Military Soldiers Combat PTSD
Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, does not discriminate. Factors outside one’s control can lead to this anxiety disorder, which affects millions of people — including some of the brave men and women who serve in our military armed forces. During their years of service, military personnel are at a greater risk of exposure to highly traumatic […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/ptsd-service-dogs-for-veterans/ | June 27, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Nominate a Deserving Dog for an AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence
To celebrate the dogs that do extraordinary things in the service of humankind, the AKC Humane Fund is seeking YOUR nominations for its 2018 AKC Humane Fund Awards for Canine Excellence (ACE). Entries are now being accepted and award recipients will be announced in the fall. For inspiration, check out the winners from the past five years […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/nominate-a-dog-akc-canine-excellence/ | June 18, 2018
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Expert Advice: Home & Living Traveling on the Subway With Your Dog: What You Should Know
For city dwellers, owning a dog comes with a unique set of challenges — one being transportation. Thanks to public transit, you can get pretty much anywhere with relative ease. But what about those times when you need to bring your dog someplace that's too far to walk? These days, most cities allow certain pets […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dogs-on-the-subway/ | May 24, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle What Is a Diabetic Alert Dog?
Can dogs do the same job as advanced medical testing equipment? When it comes to blood glucose meters for diabetes, it appears they can. Thanks to our canine companions’ incredible sense of smell, diabetic alert dogs can function as blood sugar level detectors. Although dogs can’t provide exact measurements like a blood glucose meter, and are not meant to replace […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/diabetic-alert-dog/ | March 1, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle Dog Heroes: 10 Real-Life Tales of Heroic Dogs
“What’s the matter, Lassie? Did Timmy fall down the well?” For those old enough to remember the book, film, or television series, Lassie was always on the spot to protect or save her family from danger. But canine heroics are not just the stuff of fiction. In real life, dogs have been to known to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/real-life-tales-of-heroic-dogs/ | February 2, 2018

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