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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Tips & Tricks For Having Your Dog In A Wedding
“Meatball” may seem like a pretty weird name for a best man. Or a ring bearer. Not when you’re a Bulldog and you belong to comedian Adam Sandler. When Sandler married Jackie Titone in 2003, Meatball played both roles, decked out in a tuxedo and satin yarmulke. At the time, having a dog in your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/i-now-pronounce-you-man-and-wife-and-woof/ | May 11, 2015
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Expert Advice: General Health Vaccinations for Your Dog: the Upshot
Debate Continues to Rage Over the Need for Some Vaccinations Opinions differ over the necessity of some dog vaccinations and the timeframe for vaccinating your dog. Consult your vet about your dog’s vaccinations. The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) made headlines in 2003 when it published its vaccination recommendations. It suggested that a few vaccines […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/vaccinations-for-your-dog-the-upshot/ | March 24, 2015
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Expert Advice: News Pioneering a Rare Breed
By Allan Reznik   By Allan Reznik (Reprinted with permission from Dogs in Review and author Allan Reznik, from the November 2014 issue of Dogs in Review magazine. People get into a new breed for all kinds of reasons: the need to downsize, a desire for less grooming, a thirst for greater challenges, even the search […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/pioneering-a-rare-breed-32315/ | March 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Canine Hypothyroidism: No Cure, But Manageable
Your Dog’s Weight Gain and Excessive Shedding Might Indicate Hypothyroidism Hypothyroidism is a clinical condition resulting in inadequate production of thyroid hormones by the thyroid gland. Hypothyroidism is characterized overall by a general decrease in cellular metabolic activity. Dogs afflicted with hypothyroidism most commonly show weight gain, are lethargic and inactive, have a dull hair […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/canine-hypothyroidism-no-cure-but-manageable/ | March 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Canine Flu: Highly Contagious
Canine Flu: the nasty but treatable virusCanine influenza, or “canine flu,” is a highly contagious respiratory infection in dogs. Like a human head cold, there is no cure, but a vaccine has been developed that can lessen the severity of the flu symptoms. The canine flu virus can be in aerosol form, inhaled by a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/canine-flu-highly-contagious/ | March 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Grooming Scourge of the Sofa: a Shedding Dog
When Brushing Your Shedding Dog, Use the Right Tool It's only logical that if you get to your dog’s hair before it falls out, it won't end up on your clothes, your furniture, your pillow, or your dinner plate. That means you need to brush -- sometimes weekly, sometimes a few times a week, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/scourge-of-the-sofa-a-shedding-dog/ | March 23, 2015
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Expert Advice: Grooming Is it OK To Shave Your Pet? (Plus: Breeds that Shed the Most and the Least)
Sheddding season has begun, and our friends at Vetstreet were wondering: How do owners handle that falling fur? Do they strike first by shaving their pets' coats? Or do they let nature take its course and just invest in an efficient vacuum? And, speaking of shedding, which dog breeds do experts think shed the most (and least)? They polled 2,160 readers […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/is-it-ok-to-shave-your-pet-plus-breeds-that-shed-the-most-and-the-least/ | March 10, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 5 Breeds for First-Time Owners
Finding your first family dog is a daunting process—one that's up there with dating and house-hunting. And like parenting, when it comes to raising a dog to be perfectly well-behaved, successful, and sociable, well, let's just say practice makes perfect. But, these breeds, while they appeal to different interests, are easily trained and friendly (especially with children), […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/breeds-for-first-time-owners/ | February 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Reaching Out With a Rare Breed
Meet the Otterhound.[/caption] AKC Gazette breed column— Giving the public opportunities to meet a rare breed can be the key to its survival. A rare-breed dog is often a delight to own and an enigma to people unfamiliar with them. Taking a rare-breed dog out for his daily walk in the neighborhood frequently results in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/helping-people-get-to-know-a-rare-breed/ | November 17, 2014
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 10 Things Only a German Shorthaired Pointer Owner Would Understand
  They're a versatile sporting dog breed, retrievers on land or water, and of course, they're the most affectionate of companions. What's not to love about the German Shorthaired Pointer? You know a GSP when you see one and if you own one, there are certain statements that ring all too true. Check out these […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-things-only-a-german-shorthaired-pointer-owner-would-understand/ | July 11, 2014

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