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Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 20 Dog Accessories Every Pup Needs
OK, you now have the dog, have chosen a vet, selected a dog food, and are settling in. Not unlike with a new baby, there’s a lot of equipment and supplies that come with the canine member of the household. Here are some dog accessories every dog owner and dog might need. Food and Water […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/20-dog-accessories-every-pup-needs/ | April 4, 2017
Expert Advice: Feature When It Comes to Doggy Dynamics, Sizzle Is Your Ultimate Prototype
Make no mistake about it, dog sport competitors are no different than finely tuned human athletes. These dogs long to get in the ring and give it their best, while performing in concert with their handlers. In the process, doggy dynamics are accented with plenty of psychological gymnastics. If ever there was a prototype for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/sizzle-doggy-dynamics/ | April 4, 2017
Expert Advice: Recipes Homemade Dog Treats: Recipes, Tips, & Tricks
Did you know you could bake treats right at home for your furry friend? This lets you know exactly what ingredients she’s eating—giving her a health boost, and you some peace of mind. Store-bought treats contain preservatives—harmless, but needed to preserve a longer shelf life. Homemade treats are especially beneficial if your dog has any […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/homemade-dog-treats/ | March 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Friendly and Clown-like Otterhound Is a Rare, Yet Wonderful Companion
Although he may not look like it, the boisterous and friendly Otterhound is a large scenthound. This breed’s rough, double coat and webbed feet, the result of his combined land-and-water-hunting heritage, make him unique among hounds. These clown-like dogs with a great sense of humor make for wonderful family companions, but they are also one […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-facts-about-the-otterhound/ | March 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Meet the Faithful and Gentle Briard—a Heart Wrapped in Fur
The loyal Briard, also known as the "Chien Berger de Brie," is a strong and powerful sheepherding dog, originally from France. Fans of the breed call the dynamic and alert Briard "a heart wrapped in fur." Here are some interesting facts about this member of the Herding Group that will have you calling yourself a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-facts-about-the-briard/ | March 14, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Meet the Rare and Versatile Chinook
A relatively rare breed, the Chinook is an all-purpose sled dog developed for drafting and sled dog racing. This is an athletic breed that is equally at home on the trail or cuddling on the couch with his human family. Here are seven interesting facts about this dignified and affectionate dog. 1. The official state […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-facts-chinook/ | March 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Basic Training Is a Dog Harness Better Than a Dog Collar?
Your dog, of course, is perfectly well-behaved on the leash, never pulling, jumping, zigzagging, or trying to wriggle out of his collar. Unless he isn’t. Using a harness instead of a collar makes it easier to control and manage any dog, even those with leash manners that aren’t quite perfected. Harnesses have other advantages, too: […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/best-dog-harnesses/ | March 3, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Meet the “American Gentleman of the Dog World”: the Boston Terrier
Despite the word "terrier" in his name, the Boston Terrier is actually in the Non-Sporting Group and is known for being a world-class companion breed. With his large round eyes, intelligent expression, and unique "tuxedo" coat, the Boston Terrier makes people fall in love with him at first sight. But get to know a Boston, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-facts-boston-terrier/ | February 21, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 5 Ways to Show Your Dog How Much You Love Him
Everyday with your dog is a great day. And we show our dogs we love them everyday when we feed them, play with them, even just take them outside for a walk. But on National Love Your Pet Day, you might want to find an extra special way to show your canine companion just how […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/show-your-dog-how-much-you-love-him/ | February 17, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny This Rottweiler Puppy’s First Day in His New Pool Is Making Us Miss Summer
Ansel the Rottweiler puppy is enjoying his first day in his new pool. He's splashing around, playing with toys... You know, puppy things! Anyone else miss summer? Check him out.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } .video-container iframe, .video-container object, .video-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/rottweiler-puppy-in-pool/ | January 5, 2017

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