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Expert Advice: Products & Accessories Dog Stroller Guide: Our Picks for Small and Large Pets
The AKC independently selected each product featured in this article. If you purchase a product through this article, we may receive a portion of the sale. While we do our best to update links often, please note that prices and deals are subject to change. If your dog is elderly, has lost some mobility, or […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-stroller-guide-and-top-picks/ | March 29, 2019
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Is Your Puppy Drinking Enough Water?
As a general rule, adult dogs need about one ounce of water per pound of body weight per day. But growing puppies, despite their smaller size, drink more than their adult counterparts. A lot depends, however, on your puppy’s age, size, and activity level. Very young pups fulfill their hydration needs from their mother’s milk. […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/puppy-drinking-enough-water/ | March 21, 2019
Expert Advice: Health How Changes in Weather Can Affect Your Dog’s Mood
Have you ever noticed that your dog's mood shifts with the weather? Storms, heat, cold, and the changing seasons affect our dogs, just like they affect us. Understanding this behavior can help you prepare your canine companion for the forecast ahead. Changing Seasons When the temperature heats up, some dogs rejoice, while others seek out […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-changes-in-weather-can-affect-dogs/ | July 5, 2018
Expert Advice: Home & Living How Dog Owners Can Keep Their Pups Healthy and Safe This Summer
Now that warmer weather is here, it’s extremely important for dog owners to take certain precautions when it comes to their pup’s health. To ensure that you and your canine companion have an enjoyable summer, we’ve compiled a list of things to keep in mind this season, so that your furry BFF stays safe. Overheating Every […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dogs-in-summer/ | June 29, 2018
Expert Advice: News AKCLive! June 27: How to Keep Your Dog Cool This Summer, Take the Perfect Social Media Shot, and More
We had an exciting line-up on the June 27 episode of AKCLive! We checked in with Charell Star, who showed us how to capture the perfect shot of your pet for social media. We highlighted some fun ways that you and your dog can stay cool this summer. We brought you a new Nibbles & […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/akclive-jun-27-18/ | June 26, 2018
Expert Advice: Travel Dog Travel: How to Prepare For Your Dog’s Travel Abroad
Traveling or moving to another country can require a lot of planning and effort. Depending on your destination, there are vaccinations, visas, and paperwork to contend with. And that’s just for the humans! If you take your dog with you on your travels or relocation, the necessary research and preparation are even greater. It’s not […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/prepare-dogs-travel-abroad/ | January 8, 2018
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/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 peacefully […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/neighbors-dog-barks-constantly/ | August 17, 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/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/top-american-cities-for-people-who-love-dogs/ | July 25, 2017