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French bulldog lying down
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Ringworm in Dogs — Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
With so many parasites out there, it is tempting to lump ringworm in the same category as hookworms, whipworms, roundworms, and tapeworms. Despite its name, however, ringworm is not actually a worm—it is a fungus. This fungal infection is common all over the world and infects almost all species of domestic animals, including dogs, which […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/ringworm-in-dogs/ | November 9, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About The Smiling Samoyed
Samoyeds are among the world’s most ancient breeds, with a history stretching back more than 5,000 years. As the last Ice Age disappeared, wild reindeer became the key source of food for people living across northern Eurasia. One group, known as the Nenets or Samoyeds, survived by herding and breeding domestic reindeer on the Russian […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-things-you-probably-didnt-know-about-the-smiling-samoyed/ | October 26, 2016
Four brown Labrador Retriever puppies outside
Expert Advice: Puppy Health What Every Puppy Owner Needs to Know About Parvo in Puppies
The last thing any new puppy owner or dog breeder wants to hear is a diagnosis of parvo. Parvo in puppies is unfortunately a common disease with deadly consequences, which is why it is important for anyone dealing with puppies on a regular basis to be aware of the symptoms of parvo and what to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/what-every-puppy-owner-needs-to-know-about-parvo-in-puppies/ | October 24, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Get to Know and Love the English Cocker Spaniel
Until you get to know the English Cocker Spaniel, you might find him difficult to distinguish from the Cocker Spaniel; however, these are two distinct breeds. Both wonderful family pets, these close cousins from the Sporting Group share a long history. Most likely originating in Spain, dogs known simply as "spaniels" were brought to England […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/get-to-know-and-love-the-english-cocker-spaniel/ | October 5, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Dandie Dinmont Terrier Is a Big Dog in a Little Body
Header photo courtesy of Norma Ryan, AKC Breeder of Merit The Dandie Dinmont Terrier is renowned for his unique appearance as well as his literary connection. This long-bodied, low-to-the-ground dog is a member of the Terrier Group and while he exhibits some typical terrier qualities, he also has some unique characteristics. During the late 1600s, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/get-to-know-the-dandie-dinmont-terrier/ | September 23, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Mysterious Kerry Blue Terrier—Leprechaun of the Dog World
If a leprechaun decided to disguise himself as a dog, chances are he would choose the Kerry Blue Terrier. Like the leprechaun, these joyful, full-of-life, and mischievous dogs are from Ireland, and it’s often said their hearts are sprinkled with Irish humor. The Kerry Blue Terrier is known as the Irish Blue Terrier in its […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-mysterious-kerry-blue-terrier-leprechaun-of-the-dog-world/ | September 1, 2016
Expert Advice: Grooming Why It’s Worth Having Your Dog Groomed Professionally
Although many dog owners prefer to groom their dogs on their own, having your dog professionally groomed will save you time and energy. It takes a lot of care and patience to groom a dog, especially a fluffy one, a puppy, or one with behavioral issues. A professional grooming session typically consists of the dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-its-worth-having-your-dog-groomed-professionally/ | August 5, 2016
American Hairless Terrier outside
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed
If you’ve always wanted to own a dog but you cannot deal with tumbleweeds of dog hair around your home, or if allergies have always held you back, worry no more. We’ve compiled this list of the best dog breeds to own that don’t shed. Some dog breeds have hypoallergenic coats that produce much less […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-breeds-that-dont-shed/ | August 5, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Health What Does It Mean When Your Puppy Sheds His Coat?
There is not much in this world cuter than a puppy. Besides their downy ears and ridiculous antics, part of their undeniable appeal is their soft puppy coats. Unfortunately for adoring owners, puppyhood doesn’t last forever. Loss of puppy coat is a normal part of your dog’s growth, but it can be alarming for first […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/what-does-it-mean-when-your-puppy-sheds-his-coat/ | July 29, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Health How to Spot And Avoid A Sick Puppy
Your puppy's health is your responsibility and there are several easy steps you can incorporate into daily life to protect him and monitor his health. Some steps are more obvious than others, but by following these guidelines, you can ensure his good health and protect him from possible dangers. Set up regular appointments with your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-spot-and-avoid-a-sick-puppy/ | July 28, 2016

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