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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Flu: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
When it comes to the dog flu, it’s important to always be prepared. While most cases are not fatal, the canine influenza virus can make your pup uncomfortably sick, causing him — and you — a lot of stress and time spent at the vet’s office. If you are a dog owner, you don’t need […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-conditions/the-dog-flu-symptoms-you-need-to-know/ | July 27, 2018
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Lyme Disease in Dogs: Symptoms, Tests, Treatment, and Prevention
Lyme disease, also known as Lyme borreliosis, is a bacterial illness that can be transmitted to humans, dogs, and other animals by certain species of ticks. It is caused by the spiral-shaped bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi that is carried inside a tick and gets into a dog or person’s bloodstream through a tick bite. Once in the bloodstream, the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-conditions/lyme-disease-in-dogs/ | April 20, 2018
Expert Advice: News Hurricane-Related Health Concerns for Dogs
With hurricane season already pounding the U.S., first with Hurricane Harvey and now with Hurricane Irma, post-hurricane health concerns for pets should be on the minds of anyone living in affected areas. Dogs living in hurricane devastated areas are exposed to many of the same dangers as people. Before a hurricane, dog owners should prepare […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/hurricane-related-health-concerns-for-dogs/ | September 8, 2017
Expert Advice: News Hurricane Irma Pet-Friendly Shelters
If you are anticipating Hurricane Irma hitting your area, here are resources to find pet-friendly shelters where you can seek refuge with your pets. Georgia Georgia Emergency Management - Hurricane Irma Check for updates on Hurricane Irma. Chatham County There will be no local shelters for pets during any category of hurricane. Most if not all […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/hurricane-irma-pet-friendly-shelters/ | September 7, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment
  Have you heard someone tell you that her dog has allergies? Has your veterinarian suggested that allergies could be a problem for your dog? Do you suspect that your dog has allergies? If so, then you’ve probably realized that allergies in dogs are not quite as simple as we might wish. For starters, there […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-conditions/dog-allergies-symptoms-treatment/ | August 24, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Can Dogs Get Colds?
  Rarely life threatening, but always irritating, the common cold is just a fact of life. But what about dogs? Do they get colds? Dogs can get infections that make them sneeze and sniffle, just like we do. However, your dog's cold symptoms could also be the result of a more serious disease.   What […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-conditions/can-dogs-get-colds/ | August 23, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Anaplasmosis in Dogs
  You’ve probably heard of Lyme disease. If you live in an area where Lyme is prevalent, your dog may even have gotten the Lyme vaccine. What you might not be aware of is that Lyme is not the only tick-borne disease that can affect dogs. Anaplasmosis is another tick-borne disease that can have serious […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/common-conditions/anaplasmosis-in-dogs/ | August 17, 2017
Woman on a bench with a golden retriever
Expert Advice: Travel Top 10 American Cities for Dogs (and the People Who Love Them)
From our partners at realtor.com Quick quiz: Do you... A. Actually enjoy being woken up each morning with a wet nose in your face? B. Walk around chatting with your dog and don't feel embarrassed? C. Have on your Galaxy S7 dozens of pictures of Humbert the Harrier, but none of your spouse, parents, or […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/travel/top-american-cities-for-people-who-love-dogs/ | July 25, 2017
Couple moving with a beagle
Expert Advice: Home The Best Way to Move With Dogs Without Freaking Them Out
Much as we'd all like to think otherwise, moving is never a fun-filled party. But a move with dogs can be downright traumatic — for you and for your dog. “Pets don’t really understand what’s happening, and it’s up to us to make them comfortable," says Julie Hansen, a veterinarian and chair of veterinary technology […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/home/best-way-to-move-with-dogs/ | July 17, 2017
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Greatest Gift You Can Give Your Pup: Socialization
  There are one million things you can buy to pamper your new puppy, but appropriate socialization — and lots of it — is more valuable than any fancy collar, plush toy or monogrammed dog sofa. If you got your puppy from a responsible breeder, the socializing will have already begun. From birth the litter […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/puppy-training/greatest-gift-give-your-pup-socialization/ | July 13, 2017

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