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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
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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
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Pregnancy: Signs, Care, and Preparation
Nothing is as rewarding as welcoming new life into the world, especially if that new life happens to belong to a litter of puppies. The prospect of a new litter is exciting, but just like human pregnancies, dog pregnancies can be confusing and stressful. If your dog is pregnant, or if you are planning on […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dog-pregnancy-care-prep/ | December 28, 2016
Expert Advice: Basic Training Hey, Is That for Me? How to Decide If Your Dog Should Open His Gifts
Everyone knows that opening gifts is fun. And Santa certainly won’t forget your best four-legged friend! But is it all right to let your canine family members open packages? Could it give them the idea that it’s okay to tear into any paper or box they encounter? Is it even safe? The answer is a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/should-your-dog-open-his-gifts/ | December 28, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health Owner’s Guide to Clavamox for Dogs
  If you’re reading this article, chances are that you’ve just come back from the vet with a prescription for Clavamox for your dog and are wondering what exactly is this drug. Listening to your vet explain everything you need to know about a new medication can be overwhelming, and it is often hard to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/clavamox-for-dogs/ | December 23, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Addison’s Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
What Is Addison’s Disease? Addison’s disease, scientifically known as hypoadrenocorticism, is a disease with serious consequences for dogs, although fortunately with proper treatment, dogs diagnosed with Addison's disease are expected to have normal lifespans. Addison’s disease occurs when the adrenal glands fail to produce the hormones that they are in charge of in the body. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/addisons-disease-in-dogs-symptoms-treatment-prevention/ | December 23, 2016
Expert Advice: News The Top 10 Most-Googled Dog Questions of 2016
In our modern digital age, we often turn to the Internet for things we don't know the answer to. And this of course, includes all our dog-related questions! As any dog owner knows, sometimes your dog is doing something, like watching TV, and you want to know why it is that he does that. So […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/top-10-most-googled-dog-questions/ | December 16, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health Get Rid of That Stanky Dog Breath
How to Beat Bad Breath in Dogs Few smells are as unpleasant as a dog with bad breath. Your dog might think that you appreciate his kisses, but if he has bad breath, then getting up close and personal is the last thing that you want to do. Bad dog breath isn’t just gross – […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/stanky-dog-breath/ | December 12, 2016

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