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Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Celebrate National Train Your Dog Month With These Tricks: Week One
January is National Train Your Dog Month and there's no better way to celebrate the bond between you and your canine companion than by introducing some fun into your daily routine. Tricks training is a great way to do that. National Train Your Dog Month was established six years ago by the Association of Professional […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/celebrate-national-train-your-dog-month-with-these-tricks-week-one/ | January 6, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny The Vizsla Puts the “V” in Versatile
The Vizsla was developed in Hungary centuries ago as both a versatile hunting dog and a devoted companion, and the breed today retains those combined qualities. Vizslas typically love to do things with their owners, and they’re curious and interested in all kinds of activities. Vizslas are athletic and exuberant. (Bob Holmes/AKC Photo Contest) With […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-vizsla-puts-the-v-in-versatile/ | December 28, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Bichon Frise, History’s Sociable Survivor
The adorable Bichon Frise (BEE-shon Free-ZAY) is among the canine kingdom’s great survivors, relying on charm and intelligence to weather history’s ups and downs. Bichons Frises have withstood world wars, revolutions, and the fall of empires by eagerly adapting to whatever challenge fate has sent their way. Here are four snapshot looks at the roles […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/the-bichon-frise-historys-sociable-survivor/ | December 17, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Yorkie Puppy Is The Queen Of Tricks
For just a puppy, this little Yorkie named Misa has an impressive amount of tricks up her sleeve.  From "going night-night" to praying, she really does do it all. All of her tricks are great, but Misa closing the doors to a mini-wardrobe is one of our personal favorites... Want to see more Yorkie cuteness? […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/yorkie-puppy-is-the-queen-of-tricks/ | December 15, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 7 Reasons Why The Keeshond Totally Owns The Nickname The Smiling Dutchman
Stone Age fossils suggest that spitz-type dogs resembling today's Keeshond co-existed with cavemen back as far as 5000 B.C. Images of dogs just like them appear on everything from ancient Greek wine jugs to the Great Seal of Amsterdam. Today, they are the national dog of the Netherlands. Historians have different opinions of how the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/7-reasons-why-keeshond-owns-nickname/ | December 3, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny This Little Girl Teaching Her Dog To “Give Paw” Is The CUTEST Thing Ever
You’re never too old to learn new tricks— or in this case, too young to teach them. Here three-year-old Hadley teaches her dog, Gauge, how to “give paw” and her parents caught the adorable lesson on camera. These two broke cute-o-meters everywhere.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/little-girl-teaches-dog-trick/ | November 20, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 8 Reasons We’re Crazy About Cardigan Welsh Corgis
Is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi a perfect dog? Pretty close! He scores an A+ for work, play, and sheer personality. Here are some of the outstanding traits of this little dog: He's got the perfect build and temperament for the job. Low-slung with acute hearing in those large ears, he's an excellent herder, powerful and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/8-reasons-were-crazy-about-cardigan-welsh-corgis/ | November 11, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny He Asked His Dogs To Roll Over, But Keep Your Eyes On The Cat…
We think dogs rule, but they're not the only ones that can learn cool tricks. This family's cat, or should we say copy cat, gets in on the action and nails the roll-over right after her two Rottweiler friends. Who did it best? You be the judge. Check it out here:   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/rottie-cat-tricks/ | November 10, 2015
Expert Advice: Advanced Training Rainy Day Game to Challenge Your Dog: The Tray Trick
This is an easy and fun activity to play with your dog on a rainy day when they can’t get outside to exercise. It also a good way to mentally challenge your dog – and their nose – anytime.   Get a muffin tray and tennis balls or any size balls you can fit in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/rainy-day-game-challenge/ | October 29, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Is Your Poodle Smarter Than You?
Don't let his fou-fou looks fool you. The Poodle is extremely smart, athletic, and highly trainable. The breed is full of energy and whether it's learning tricks, participating in dog sports, or carrying themselves regally in the show ring, Poodle learn quickly and are very proud of their accomplishments. Poodle owners know just how smart […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/is-your-poodle-smarter-than-you/ | October 28, 2015

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