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Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Have Cherries?
Fruit is a tasty and (most of the time) healthy snack for a dog, but not all fruits are safe for our furry friends. When it comes to cherries, specifically, there are some dangers you should be aware of. Use Extreme Caution With Feeding Dogs Cherries The main danger of cherries is that their pits, […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-have-cherries/ | May 8, 2017
Expert Advice: Grooming My Dog Has Dry Skin and Dandruff
ASK AKC Dear AKC: My 18-month-old Boston Terrier has very dry skin lately. He scratches at himself and leaves dandruff all over the place. His coat is dull and lost its shine. Is there something I can put on his coat or feed him? -- Dand"Ruff" Dilemma Dear Ruff: Anytime skin symptoms arise, you need to look at […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-dry-skin-dandruff/ | April 27, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health Chocolate Poisoning In Dogs
Chocolate is toxic in dogs. Dr. Jerry Klein, the American Kennel Club Chief Veterinary Officer, shares the effects and symptoms of eating chocolate and the treatments of the emergency.https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/chocolate-poisoning-in-dogs/ | April 19, 2017
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 9 Apps for Dog Owners That You Didn’t Know You Needed
We do almost everything with apps these days, so naturally there are apps that make a dog owner's life easier, or at least more amusing. Some of these nine apps are must-haves, and some are would-be-nice-to-haves. We're sure at least a few are just what you've been looking for. BringFido Find dog-friendly hotels, restaurants, parks, […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/9-apps-for-dog-owners/ | April 13, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health Can Pumpkin Help With Dog Diarrhea?
Every dog suffers from diarrhea at least once in his lifetime. And every dog owner knows how messy, smelly, and uncomfortable it is — for the dog and for everyone. Here is the scoop on the health benefits of feeding pumpkin to dogs with diarrhea, so that you can help get your dog back on […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/can-pumpkin-help-with-dog-diarrhea/ | April 12, 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: Common Conditions 5 Common Dog Illnesses That Are Impacted by Nutrition
When it comes to diet for our dogs, there are countless options available. Canned foods, kibbles, raw foods, dehydrated foods—the possibilities and brands offered are essentially endless. Owners shouldn’t focus on brands or types, but on quality of nutrition in the foods available. This is because proper nutrition is one of the most important aspects […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/5-common-dog-illnesses/ | March 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions What Every Owner Should Know About Parvo in Dogs
Parvo is every new puppy and dog owner’s worst nightmare. In a matter of days, a perfectly healthy puppy can go from playful and active to fatally ill. Parvo in dogs is a preventable disease, however, all new puppy owners and breeders need to be aware of the risks of parvo, how to prevent it, […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/parvo-in-dogs/ | March 29, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Vomiting: Causes, Diagnosis, and Treatment
If you’re like me, then the sight of your dog vomiting is a cause for immediate concern. I want to know why my dog is vomiting, and what I should do about it. The problem with trying to figure that out, of course, is that vomiting is listed as a possible symptom for a huge […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-vomiting-causes-diagnosis-and-treatment/ | March 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Cinnamon?
Does your dog beg for your cinnamon scones? Has she ever gotten into the spice rack? If so, then you’ve probably wondered, perhaps somewhat frantically, can dogs eat cinnamon? We know that certain people foods, like chocolate and grapes, can be toxic to dogs, so it makes sense that we should worry about foods and […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cinnamon/ | March 27, 2017