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Expert Advice: Government Relations AKC Clarifies Position Statements Related to Spaying and Neutering
  The American Kennel Club recognizes the benefits of spaying and neutering dogs that are not part of a responsible breeding program or are not being shown. However, the decision of when and whether to spay or neuter a dog is not one to be taken lightly. Though commonplace, these elective procedures are major surgeries […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/new-spay-neuter-position-statement/ | April 20, 2016
Expert Advice: Lifestyle When Should You Get a Second Dog?
If you are considering getting another dog, make sure that you are prepared for the responsibility that comes with training a second dog and helping your current dog adjust to the new addition. Here’s how. The 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Just as it is with parents of small children, there comes a time in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/when-should-you-get-a-second-dog/ | April 13, 2016
Expert Advice: News New Treatment For Puppies With Parvo May Save Lives
Two new drugs can mean the difference between life and death for puppies who are affected with parvovirus and whose owners can’t afford in-clinic veterinary care. Colorado State University Veterinary School has announced a new protocol for treating puppies with the deadly virus if their owners can’t afford in-clinic care. It includes the at-home use […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/new-treatment-for-puppies-with-parvo-may-save-lives/ | April 12, 2016
Expert Advice: News Dachshund Dazzles As Therapy Dog With Flair
This Oscar is no grouch. The 6-year-old Dachshund volunteers with his owner Robin Douglas as a therapy dog at several locations in Wisconsin. But in addition to his typical duties, snuggling with residents at Agrace Hospice Care, for instance, or visiting with students from a local college, he has a special gimmick—wearing festive costumes. Oscar […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/oscar-the-dachsie-dazzles/ | March 31, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 10 EASY Tips For Making An Easter Egg Hunt For Your Dog
If you celebrate Easter, you probably fondly remember going on Easter egg hunts as a child. Learning how to get your dog involved in the tradition allows you to never outgrow the fun. Here is a helpful guide to setting up a safe and fun Easter egg hunt for your dog.   Plastic Easter eggs can […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-friendly-easter-egg-hunt/ | March 22, 2016
Expert Advice: News Photographer Says Goodbye” To Her Childhood Dog in Most Touching Way Possible”
There are few things in life more heartbreaking than losing a pet. In the last several years, a new trend has emerged in which pet owners do a final photo shoot with their dog during his last days. Cleveland photographer Maria Sharp has lived with her dog Chubby since she was 7 years old. She posted […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/photographer-says-goodbye-to-childhood-dog-in-most-touching-way-possible/ | March 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Conditions 4 Tips To Protect Your Dog From Heartworm
Spring is almost here, which means warmer weather and longer days are on the way. Unfortunately, so are pesky bugs. Critters are not only irritating for your dog but they can be very harmful too. In fact, the deadly parasite heartworm is transmitted only by mosquitos. Here are a few tips to keep your dog […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/4-tips-to-protect-your-dog-from-heartworm/ | March 14, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 16 Things Only A Puli Owner Would Understand
1. You set aside 30 minutes for a 10-minute walk because taking a corded Puli anywhere is a traffic-stopping event. 2. “No, it’s not a Poodle and something else;” “No, it’s not a moving mop;” “Yes, we know which end eats.” “Yes, the coat does that naturally.” “No, the dog’s name isn’t Whoopie or Marley” (though […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/16-things-only-a-puli-owner-would-understand/ | March 14, 2016
Expert Advice: News New Program Allows Prison Inmates To Become Dog Groomers
For inmates at the Edmonton Institution for Women, a straight route back into society might be the hair of the dog. Starting this fall, women at the maximum-security correctional facility in Alberta, Canada, will get the opportunity to use their time behind bars to become certified dog groomers. The 12-week vocational-training program is designed for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/new-program-allows-prison-inmates-to-become-dog-groomers/ | March 9, 2016
Expert Advice: News Caring For War Dogs Caught In Scandal Puts Man In Financial Distress
>Robby's Law, and instead gave the dogs out to civilians, including three Pentagon employees. Henderson and Solis, the Post reported, picked up the 12 dogs from K2 Solutions and then turned them over to Meredith for caretaking until they could be sold to the Panamanian government. But paperwork from K2 dictated that the dogs were […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/caring-for-war-dogs-scandal/ | March 2, 2016

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