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Expert Advice: Did You Know? 10 Reasons Why The Siberian Husky Is An Amazing Breed
They’re strikingly beautiful and exceptionally friendly, but those are only two of the many reasons that Siberian Huskies are amazing dogs and worthy of admiration. Here are 10 more: 1. Huskies were developed as working sled dogs over thousands of years by the Chukchi people living in the Siberian peninsula of northeast Asia. The area […] | October 28, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Why Doesn’t Everyone Have a Standard Schnauzer?
Since the AKC registered its first Standard Schnauzer in 1904, the breed has had an ardent American following for whom no other dog will do. For them there are Standard Schnauzers, and then there are dogs. Perhaps you're one of them but just don't know it yet. Before we determine that, let's consider this magnificent […] | October 16, 2015
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Puppy Teething and Nipping; A Complete Survival Guide
Congratulations on your new puppy! Now that you have your new four-legged family member home with you, you may start to realize some of the challenges that come with a puppy, including how to survive teething and nipping. Puppies’ mouths are filled with about 28 teeny-tiny razors that seem to be attracted to your fingers […] | October 12, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 10 Things Only a Pug Owner Would Understand
  Pugs are amazing companions. A Pug's goal in life is simple; he wants to make you happy and snuggle as much as possible. While they enjoy a good nap, they are also always up for some playtime... which usually consists of running in circles. If you own a pug, you can definitely relate to […] | October 8, 2015
Expert Advice: Grooming A Bonding Opportunity: Groom Your Dog
A Bonding Opportunity: Grooming Your Own Dog By AKC GoodDog Helpline Trainer Hilarie Erb Are you missing out on a great way to bond with and even train your dog? If you’re not grooming him, then you might be. Do you own a low-maintenance dog with a smooth coat? A quick weekly brushing is all […] | September 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Grooming These Flowing, Glamorous Coats Give Us Breed Envy
Seeming to float around the dog show ring, with a silky, lustrous coat waving, some long-coated breeds may inspire envy in their human admirers: As a silver Afghan Hound glided past, a spectator turned to her companion and said, “I’d kill to have hair like that!” But even dogs who’ve never stepped foot in a […] | August 18, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 10 Things ONLY German Shepherd Dog Owners Will Understand
  There's no mistaking a German Shepherd. You know him when you see him. And with his confident, smart, and courageous personality, he's any owner's loyal best friend. GSDs and their owner share a very special bond; it has to be experienced to be understood. Of course, any owner will tell you that's because the […] | July 28, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 60-Second Seminar: Yorkshire 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 […] | July 8, 2015
Expert Advice: News Pappy Anniversary! Papillon Joins AKC Century Club
Papillon celebrates 100 years in AKC Stud Book In 1915 the AKC registered an itty-bitty dog named Joujou, its first Papillon. In the 10 decades since, the small breed with the big ears has beguiled American owners with its sunny personality and surprising athleticism. This year we welcome the Papillon, along with the Flat-Coated Retriever, as […] | June 8, 2015
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Looking For A Large Hypoallergenic Dog
ASK AKC   Dear AKC: I would like to get a dog, however my mom is allergic to the dander, so I am trying to find a breed that is more "hypoallergenic" so she doesn't have a reaction when she visits. I know that no dog is 100% hypoallergenic, but after looking through the AKC's […] | May 18, 2015

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