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Expert Advice: Health Can Dogs Swim In Chlorine Pools?
If you are an owner of man's best friend, you can relate to watching your furry companion lunge himself into a pool. While this is pleasing to watch for many humans, it does raise a question — is chlorine safe for dogs? When humans swim in a pool, most chlorine levels are safe, even if […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-dogs-swim-in-chlorine-pools/ | June 20, 2019
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Treating and Preventing Hot Spots on Dogs
Hot spots are one of the most common skin conditions in dogs, particularly in the summer months. These painful, oozing sores can appear seemingly out of nowhere and often spread rapidly. While hot spots are frustrating to deal with, they can be treated and even prevented with the right management. What Are Hot Spots? Also […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/treating-and-preventing-hot-spots-on-dogs/ | June 19, 2019
Golden Retriever looking behind itself smiling with its tongue hanging out.
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Warning Signs of Dehydration in Dogs
What Is Canine Dehydration? Dehydration in dogs occurs when the body loses more fluid than it's taking in. All mammals rely on water to keep their bodies functioning properly, and dogs are no exception. In fact, water is necessary to virtually every important body function, including lubricating joints, cushioning internal organs, aiding digestion, and regulating […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/warning-signs-dehydration-dogs/ | June 17, 2019
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Expert Advice: Did You Know? 9 Chain Restaurants That Have Treats For Dogs, Too
No shirt, no shoes, no service — a phrase common across the food and beverage industry. But no dogs? That's a phrase that multiple chain restaurants don't have in their vocabulary. In fact, these nine restaurants offer everything from sweet biscuit treats to canine-friendly hamburger patties. Next time you visit one of the following chains, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/five-chain-restaurants-that-have-treats-for-dogs-too/ | June 14, 2019
Expert Advice: Flea & Tick What Do Flea Bites Look Like on Dogs?
An itching, scratching dog conjures up nightmarish images of fleas hopping everywhere—especially onto our furniture, beds, and carpets. Fleas are prime suspects if your dog is scratching without any apparent reason, but before you can blame fleas for your dog’s discomfort you need to do a little more investigating. The best way to find out […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/flea-bites-on-dogs/ | June 11, 2019
Bulldog happily under a comforter, it’s head right next to a pair of bare feet also sticking out from the blanket.
Expert Advice: Travel A Guide to Dog-Friendly Hotel Chains in the United States
Setting off on vacation can be tough on pet owners if it means they have to leave their dogs behind. Luckily, many hotel chains are not just pup-friendly nowadays — many of them are virtually rolling out the red carpet for our furry companions. About 75 percent of luxury, mid-scale, and economy hotels now allow […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/a-guide-to-dog-friendly-hotel-chains-in-the-united-states/ | June 4, 2019
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Expert Advice: Grooming Dog Grooming Tips to Keep Your Pup Cool in Summer
Warmer weather typically means spending more time outdoors with your dog. These grooming tips will help keep your dog feeling cool and comfortable. As a bonus, they will also enhance the relationship you have with your pet. “Grooming is one of nature’s strongest ways of bonding,” says Jorge Bendersky, a certified master groomer and best-selling author. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/at-home-grooming-tips-to-keep-your-pup-comfortable-in-the-warmer-weather/ | May 27, 2019
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Expert Advice: Flea & Tick How to Remove a Tick from Your Dog
Removing a tick from your dog, or worse — ticks — may not be pleasant, but it’s important to do it promptly and correctly. Once you know how to remove a tick, it will be a fairly easy process. Because they can carry infectious organisms, every year ticks infect thousands of animals and people with […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-to-remove-tick-from-dog/ | May 24, 2019
Expert Advice: General Health Can All Dogs Swim? Safety and Training Tips for Dog Swimming
Does your dog run with excitement to every body of water in sight? Maybe you can’t walk past a creek or pond without your pup diving in. Or maybe your dog treats water like the enemy and will do anything to stay dry. Every dog is different and not all are born with a love […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-all-dogs-swim-safety-and-training-tips-for-dog-swimming/ | May 23, 2019
Expert Advice: Health Summer Shows and Events: How to Keep Your Dog Cool
Outdoor dog shows and events present particular challenges in the summer. If you want to see what it’s like for our dogs in hot weather, the next time it’s 90-plus degrees, put on your warmest coat and go outside. Now try running. Whether you have an English Setter participating in field trials or a Border Collie showing […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/summer-shows-and-events-how-to-keep-your-dog-cool/ | May 21, 2019

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