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Expert Advice: Home & Living Traveling to the Beach This Summer? Pack a Go-Bag for Your Dog
If you’re planning to hit the beach with your dog this summer, a go-bag full of essentials can make all the difference. Scroll down for products your pup can use in the surf, sun, and sand! Dog Sunscreen Ice on Ice Spray With Sunscreen Although we don’t usually think of the beach as good for […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/products-accessories/dog-beach-travel-bag/ | June 7, 2018
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Lyme Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Tests, Treatment, and Prevention
Lyme disease, also known as Lyme borreliosis, is a bacterial illness that can be transmitted to humans, dogs, and other animals by certain species of ticks. It is caused by the spiral-shaped bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi that is carried inside a tick and gets into a dog or person’s bloodstream through a tick bite. Once in the bloodstream, the […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-conditions/lyme-disease-in-dogs/ | April 20, 2018
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Why Is My Dog’s Nose Dry?
A cold, wet nose means a healthy pup. That wet nose is part of the reason why your dog has an amazing sense of smell. The wet nose draws in tiny particles to be examined by your dog's olfactory glands. So, if your pooch has a dry nose, should you be concerned? What are […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-conditions/why-is-my-dogs-nose-dry/ | August 17, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices Tips From a Breeder: How to Beat the Summer Heat With a Black Dog
Keeping our companions cool in summertime is a struggle for all dog owners, particularly for those of us whose breed of choice has a dark-colored or black coat, such as the Schipperke. Although not all Schipperkes are black, black is currently the only recognized color included in the breed's AKC standard. Our little black […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeding-tips-best-practices/tips-how-to-beat-the-summer-heat-black-dog/ | August 17, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Behavior Issues The Neighbor’s Dog Barks Constantly! What Can I Do?
Even the most ardent dog lovers among us become aggravated if a neighbor’s dog barks incessantly. The constant yapping can disrupt sleep, ruin your time in the yard, and generally become an ongoing nuisance. But there are some steps you can take; with effort and a little luck, you and the neighbor’s dog can […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/common-behavior-issues/neighbors-dog-barks-constantly/ | August 17, 2017
Expert Advice: Travel Hiking Gear for Your Canine Trail Mate
If your dog is the outdoorsy, adventurous type, he’s probably a great hiking partner. And, just as you bring along supplies for the human hikers in your group, there's some gear you’ll want for your dog, as well. He can even carry some of his own supplies! Trail Packs Start by equipping him with […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/travel/hiking-gear-for-canine-trail-mate/ | July 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Coconut?
We all know that dogs can eat coconut oil, and owners are often encouraged to add it to their dogs’ diets, but what about the coconut meat itself? Should we be giving actual pieces of it to our dogs? The short answer is yes! Coconut meat is just as healthy, if not more so, […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/natural-foods/can-dogs-eat-coconut/ | July 25, 2017
Expert Advice: Travel Top 10 American Cities for Dogs (and the People Who Love Them)
From our partners at realtor.com Quick quiz: Do you... A. Actually enjoy being woken up each morning with a wet nose in your face? B. Walk around chatting with your dog and don't feel embarrassed? C. Have on your Galaxy S7 dozens of pictures of Humbert the Harrier, but none of your spouse, parents, or […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/travel/top-american-cities-for-people-who-love-dogs/ | July 25, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 10 “Awww-Worthy” German Shorthaired Pointers to Make Your Day
One of the best things about dogs is their ability to make us say "awwwww." They can be sleeping, playing, or even doing nothing, really, and they're still "awww-worthy." Take these 10 German Shorthaired Pointers, for instance. They're doing a variety of different activities and each and every dog has won our hearts. Check […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/cute-funny/awww-worthy-gsp-to-make-your-day/ | July 19, 2017
Expert Advice: Quizzes Quiz: Can Dogs Eat These Summer Foods?
Summer equals nice weather, and nice weather equals people gathering to eat, chat, and have a good time. It seems like, from June until August, you have a barbecue, picnic, or some other outdoor party every weekend. And what's a party, if your dog isn't invited? If you are bringing your dog along to […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/quizzes/quiz-can-dogs-eat-these-summer-foods/ | July 19, 2017