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Expert Advice: Did You Know? Small Dogs That Don’t Shed
Not everyone enjoys cleaning up copious amounts of dog hair. If you are looking for a small dog with equally small amounts of shedding hair, you are in luck. From small dogs that don't shed at all, to dogs who shed minimally, here are the dog breeds you need to know about to help you […] | June 24, 2016
Expert Advice: Grooming How to Groom a Dog
Good grooming will help your dog look and feel his best. Routine grooming sessions also allow you to examine your dog's coat, teeth, eyes, ears, and nails for signs of problems. How often you need to groom your dog depends on his size, breed, and type of coat. Brushing Several brushing sessions a week will […] | June 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Grooming 6 Tips For Grooming Your German Shepherd Dog
Photo Courtesy of Beth Dillenbeck, AKC Breeder of Merit Like many dogs that shed and play outside, German Shepherds take some maintenance to keep them clean and your home in order. Here are a few tips to maintaining your dog's beautiful coat. 1. With a plush double coat, daily brushing is important to lowering the […] | June 8, 2016
Expert Advice: Grooming How to Overcome the 4 Biggest Dog Grooming Challenges
Sometimes after a marathon house cleaning, I flop down on the couch and holler, “Nobody move.” Try as I might, the floors and furniture only stay clean-clean for about five minutes. That’s life with dogs—especially rough-and-tumble mountain dogs who track all manner of gunk into the house. I may never completely achieve long lasting clean, […] | May 19, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? If Your Dog Is A Big Shedder, This AMAZING Life Hack Will Change Everything
Just when you thought you'd seen it all... someone comes up with a glorious DIY lifehack to improve the lives of chilly birds everywhere by recycling Siberian Husky fur.  Simply collect all the fur that your dog is shedding anyway, and fill a bird feeder full of it. The birds come and take the fur from the feeder to make […] | April 11, 2016
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Expert Advice: Did You Know? Fluffy Dog Breeds
If you’re committed to regularly grooming a fluffy dog, these breeds large and small make wonderful family pets and companions. Surprising to some, a few are hypoallergenic or rarely shed. Either way, these are some of the softest pups on the planet. Poodle Commonly pictured in their famously fluffy show haircut, Poodles have a soft, single coat of […] | March 7, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Bichon Frise, History’s Sociable Survivor
The adorable Bichon Frise (BEE-shon Free-ZAY) is among the canine kingdom’s great survivors, relying on charm and intelligence to weather history’s ups and downs. Bichons Frises have withstood world wars, revolutions, and the fall of empires by eagerly adapting to whatever challenge fate has sent their way. Here are four snapshot looks at the roles […] | December 17, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 60-Second Seminar: Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers
Got a minute? If so, you can learn the essentials of any breed. Not enough to call yourself an expert, of course. But in the time it takes to watch a TV commercial, you can pick up just enough breed knowledge to bluff your way through a conversation at the dog park. The average adult […] | November 10, 2015
Expert Advice: Lifestyle What Dog Is Right For Me?
Congratulations on making the exciting decision to bring a puppy or dog into your home. Whether your new addition will be your first dog or another in a long line of family pets and whether you’re looking for a new purebred puppy or an older rescue dog, we at the American Kennel Club hope to […] | November 6, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 5 Ways of Looking at a Saint Bernard
It would take more than one article to tell the tale of the mighty Saint Bernard in its entirety. Like the dogs themselves, the long, colorful history of the breed is just too big to be easily contained. Instead, here are five snapshots of the majestic Alpine rescue dog at various moments in time. 1. […] | October 29, 2015

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