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Expert Advice: Puppy Training How to Introduce Your Puppy to His New Home
Bringing home a new puppy is incredibly exciting. But there’s so much to do to make your puppy’s transition a success. From puppy proofing your house to purchasing chew toys, to starting potty training on the right foot, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. To put you on track and ensure a happy dog for years […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/how-to-introduce-your-puppy-to-his-new-home/ | January 31, 2019
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Terrier Group: Planet Earthdog
Among the marvels of human ingenuity is the way various breeds of dog were developed, mentally and physically, to tackle specific jobs. Consider the farmer’s eternal war against rodents and other burrowing mammals that devastate grain stores, raid henhouses, tear up fields, dig away riverbanks, and carry disease. As their number-one weapon in subterranean warfare, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-terrier-group-planet-earthdog/ | January 28, 2019
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Expert Advice: Fitness How Much Exercise Does a Dog Need Every Day?
If you own a dog, you have probably found yourself wondering “How much exercise does a dog need every day?” Depending on your schedule, that question might sometimes sound more like “How much exercise does a dog really need every day?” As with people, the answer varies from dog to dog and is dependent on […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-much-exercise-does-dog-need/ | January 15, 2019
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog How to Throw a Spooktacular Dog Halloween Party
Is your dog all dressed up for Halloween, with no place to go? Consider throwing your own dog Halloween party! First things first, throwing a party is a big endeavor, in and of itself, and things don't get any easier when you add canine companions to the mix. Remember that this is a commitment, and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-halloween-party/ | October 8, 2018
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Expert Advice: News Puppy Yoga Is a Real Thing and We’re Ready to Try It ASAP
Have you ever heard of puppy yoga? Unfortunately, it does not require training your canine companion to do downward-facing dog. It's actually just like a normal yoga class — except puppies roam free throughout the room, spreading joy and providing entertainment. (Sounds pretty amazing, right?) Although the pups are sometimes incorporated into simple yoga poses, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/puppy-yoga/ | July 31, 2018
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Expert Advice: Dog Breeding Creativity and Critical Timing Are Key to Puppy Socialization
Nothing is more fun than introducing a litter of puppies to the world. Interactive playtime with balls, squeaky toys, climbing obstacles, and games of hide-and-seek helps puppies put a paw print forward on socialization. Add in children and seniors, backyards and basements, carpet and concrete, and puppies will be well on their way. Puppy socialization […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/how-to-socialize-a-puppy/ | July 17, 2018
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Expert Advice: Training Your Dog Could Benefit From a Training Walk With a Buddy
Everything is more fun with a friend! Sometimes, it can be difficult to stay focused when training your dog alone. However, there are some benefits to finding a partner who's also training her canine companion. Here are some ways "buddy walks” can help you and your dog. Motivation Just like with a workout partner, having […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dog-training-buddy-walk/ | July 9, 2018
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Expert Advice: How to... Dogs in the Office: How to Keep Your Pup and Your Co-Workers Comfortable and Happy
Over the last few years, several studies have shown the benefits of allowing dogs in the workplace. For example, it reduces stress and encourages communication between co-workers, among other things. But before your canine companion can become a constant presence at your desk, here are a few questions you should ask yourself. Is My Dog Office-Ready? […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/advice/office-dog-tips/ | June 22, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle The Pros and Cons of Bringing Your Dog to Work
These days, it can feel like there are dogs everywhere you turn. About 68 percent of households in the U.S. own a pet, and 60.2 million of those pets are dogs. This statistic has resulted in an attitude shift. More and more public places are being deemed appropriate for pets — including the workplace. Primarily […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/bring-your-dog-to-work-pros-and-cons/ | June 22, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle Man’s Best Co-Worker: Tips to Get Your Pup Ready for ‘Take Your Dog to Work Day’
On Friday, June 22, dog owners around the country will be bringing their canine companions to the office for "Take Your Dog to Work Day." Studies have shown that pets in the workplace create a more productive environment, lower stress, and actually decrease employee absenteeism. In addition to the calming effects dogs have on people, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/mans-best-coworker-tips-to-get-your-dog-ready-for-take-your-dog-to-work-day/ | June 21, 2018

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