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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
Expert Advice: General Health Support Joint Health By Targeting the Immune System
UC-II® – a breakthrough way of supporting joint health by targeting the immune system. What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease, is a painful, progressive condition that gradually breaks down the cartilage surrounding your dog’s joints. There are several causes of osteoarthritis. Some dogs have congenital abnormalities, such as hip dysplasia, that predispose them […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/support-joint-health-by-targeting-the-immune-system/ | February 23, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Canine Herpes Virus: What Breeders Should Know About Devastating Virus
Canine herpes virus, more commonly known as fading puppy syndrome, can be a devastating disease if it hits your kennel. Dogs typically become exposed by nose to nose contact with an infected dog or through the air in crowded areas. Dogs at highest risk for the virus are young females who’ve never been exposed and […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/canine-herpes-virus-information/ | January 17, 2017
Expert Advice: Natural Foods Can Dogs Eat Bread?
I can’t count the number of times I’ve seen dogs eat sandwiches, slices, and even whole loaves of bread, and in one notable instance, an entire pack of English muffins. Bread makes up a large part of the American diet, and our dogs seem to get their fair share of it—but should they? Is It […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-bread/ | January 10, 2017
Expert Advice: General Nutrition Can Dogs Eat Cat Food?
While most dogs love to eat cat food, there's a reason why cats eat cat food and dogs eat dog food. Your dog probably won't be harmed by sneaking some of the cat's food now and then, but it isn't something you should give him on a consistent basis. Cats vs. Dogs: Nutrition Cats and […]https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/can-dogs-eat-cat-food/ | December 28, 2016