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Expert Advice: Did You Know? 7 Reasons Sheltie Owners Think Their Dogs Are the Best in the World
Dog owners are a devoted lot, often completely taken by a specific breed. And owners of the Shetland Sheepdog have plenty of reasons to sing the praises of this breed. Having a Sheltie is like having a best friend who's good at everything! Fans of the breed are sure to recognize these Sheltie traits. 1. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/reasons-sheltie-owners-think-their-dogs-the-best/ | May 1, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Newfie Adorably Learns to Catch His Treats
Catching treats in your mouth is a little more complicated than you might think...just ask Samson the Newfoundland! While some dogs can learn to catch with ease, Samson needs a little extra practice in eye-mouth coordination. Here he is, practicing with his owner and let's just say it takes a few adorable mishaps before he […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/newfie-learns-to-treats/ | April 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny This is the Laziest Lab Puppy Playtime You’ve Ever Seen
It's playtime for these Labrador Retriever puppies. Well, at least two of the pups. The third one is more interested in taking a nap...but his siblings are disturbing him! These three are just too cute. Even as the two play, they're pretty lazy about it...and who can blame them? They're puppies! And being a puppy, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/laziest-lab-puppy-playtime/ | April 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny German Shepherd Can Hold Egg in His Mouth Without Breaking It
Don't you hate when you open an egg carton only to discover that one of the eggs is cracked? Maybe you should entrust your eggs to this German Shepherd instead... Why would you entrust your eggs to a dog? Seems like a ludicrous idea, right? Well, you might change your mind when you see this […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/german-shepherd-holds-egg-in-mouth/ | April 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Watch This Dachshund Ring a Bell for a Treat
This Dachshund, named Ludo, is a pretty smart dog. Ludo plays a game with his owner where he rings a bell and she gives him treats. Watch this adorable and unique trick below.   .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: […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dachshund-rings-bell-for-treat/ | April 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 10 Dog Breeds You’ve Probably Never Heard Of
Did you know that there are 190 dog breeds registered by the AKC? While many of them are familiar faces, there are several breeds that most people have never seen before, or even heard of. Some are newly registered, and some are just less common in the United States. Here are some facts about a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-dog-breeds-probably-never-heard-of/ | April 28, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Yorkie Carries a Stick Nearly Twice Her Size
Small? Who you callin' small? Luna the Yorkie may be (a little) small in stature, but she doesn't let that stop her. And why should she? After all, Yorkies are known for the big attitude they have in their small bodies. Luna is definitely a great example of this. She's determined to carry this giant […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/yorkie-carries-stick-twice-her-size/ | April 25, 2017
Expert Advice: Training for Dog Sports Earn Your Dog’s Trick Title With Do More With Your Dog!
My dog is very nervous around other dogs and is often frightened around people he doesn’t know. As you can imagine, because of the spectators and fellow competitors, competing in many dog sports is a challenge. We trained in agility for years as part of his confidence-building program, but competition was not in the cards. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/earn-your-dogs-trick-title/ | April 18, 2017
Expert Advice: Advanced Training Trick Training — Teach Your Dog to Identify Toys by Name
Teach your dog to identify and get his toys by their name. It is a fun game, and it keeps him thinking. Start with a favorite toy with a name that your dog already recognizes, like a ball. Put the ball on the floor, and ask your dog to get it. Praise and treat the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/dog-trick-identify-toys-by-name/ | April 13, 2017
Expert Advice: News Canine Ambassador and her Vizsla Visit a Second-Grade Classroom
​Stephanie Sherwood, a Canine Ambassador and member of the Kaystone Vizsla Club in Malverne, PA, visited a second-grade classroom with her Vizsla, Judit this past March and it was nothing short of adorable. Stephanie and Judit have been participating as AKC Canine Ambassadors for about a year now, visiting schools, nursing homes and partaking in […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/canine-ambassador-and-her-vizsla-visit-a-second-grade-classroom/ | April 10, 2017

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