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Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Samoyed’s Coat Can Handle a Range of Temperatures
How many times have we heard comments during the heat of summer such as “Boy, your dog must really get hot”? Fortunately Samoyeds, and Arctic breeds in general, have a number of ways of adapting to variations in temperature. The nature of a double coat, and the sheer abundance of coat, make for a very […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/samoyeds-coat-handles-range-of-temperatures/ | April 25, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 7 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog In Chicago
  Chicago is a pooch-friendly place, with no shortage of activities that dogs and humans can enjoy together. Here are seven fun things to do with your furry friend in the Windy City.   1. Go To The Park Photo: Matt Stratton/Flickr Chicago has tons of parks where you can walk your dog on a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-fun-things-to-do-with-your-dog-in-chicago/ | April 20, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 6 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog In Boston
  Here are the best ways to enjoy the city of Boston, accompanied by your dog.   1. Go To The Park The Boston Public Garden and the Charles River Esplanade are two of the most beautiful parks in Boston, where leashed dogs are welcome. There is an off-leash park called Charlesgate Dog Run right […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-fun-things-to-do-with-your-dog-in-boston/ | April 20, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 7 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog In Raleigh, N.C.
  Raleigh, North Carolina, is a city that embodies southern hospitality and community — and dogs are an important part of that community. Here are seven fun things to do with your dog in Raleigh. 1. Go To The Park Pullen Park in Raleigh, N.C. Photo: -ted/Flickr Raleigh is not a very densely populated city, so […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-fun-things-to-do-with-your-dog-in-raleigh/ | April 20, 2016
dog fever and temperature
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Fever in Dogs: Causes, Signs, and Treatment
You’re probably familiar with the tried and true method many dog owners have relied on to see if their dog has a fever: Feel his nose. If it’s wet and cold, he’s fine. If it’s hot and dry, he probably has a fever. Simple, right? There's nothing wrong with using this old-time gauge, but sometimes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-fever-and-temperature/ | March 4, 2016
can dogs get lice
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Lice: What They Are, How to Avoid Them
  First, the good news: You cannot get lice from your dog, nor can your dog pick up this parasite from you. Lice are species-specific; those that thrive on human blood won’t change their dining preferences if they land on a dog, or vice versa. But there is plenty of bad news where this parasite […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-dogs-get-lice/ | February 23, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny The Vizsla Puts the “V” in Versatile
The Vizsla was developed in Hungary centuries ago as both a versatile hunting dog and a devoted companion, and the breed today retains those combined qualities. Vizslas typically love to do things with their owners, and they’re curious and interested in all kinds of activities. Vizslas are athletic and exuberant. (Bob Holmes/AKC Photo Contest) With […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-vizsla-puts-the-v-in-versatile/ | December 28, 2015
Expert Advice: News 10 Police K-9s Receive Bulletproof Vests Thanks To Fundraiser
In the summer of 2014, a K-9 cop named Kye, with the Oklahoma City Police Department, was fatally stabbed while apprehending a burglary suspect. The German Shepherd Dog was given a full-honors funeral—Kye’s casket was draped with an American flag and was flanked by two uniformed officers (a photo of his handler Sgt. Ryan Stark […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/police-k9s-receive-bulletproof-vests/ | December 1, 2015
fall hunting dogs
Expert Advice: Training for Dog Sports Going Afield: In Fall, Hunting Dogs Know Their Time Is Here
Fall brings its own rhythm and sounds. After the languid days of summer, it is almost a relief to enjoy the interim between summer and winter. The soft rustle of leaves gliding on chilly winds, the muted sounds of birds still hanging around before undertaking their death-defying migrations, and the tinkling sounds of bells all […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/in-fall-hunting-dogs-know-their-time-is-here/ | November 9, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Family Dog Photo Contest: Time To Fall Back
Saturday marked Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the U.S. Originally conceived as a way to save resources and better utilize the sunlight of the increasingly shorter days, it was first adopted in 1918 by President Woodrow Wilson. Every year, we remind ourselves to “fall back” in autumn and “spring ahead” into Standard Time once winter […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/photo-contest-fall-back/ | November 2, 2015

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