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Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Great Indoor Games To Play With Your Dog
There’s nothing worse than a rainy day, for both you and your pup. But even though you’re stuck inside, you can still engage in meaningful activities with your dog that can stimulate him mentally and physically. So, next time there’s inclement weather, don’t let it spoil your fun. Try out these games and activities to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/great-indoor-games-to-play-with-your-dog/ | February 10, 2019
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories Top 9 Dog Boots for Winter & Cold Weather
As winter continues, it's important to remember that our canine companions also need protection from harsh weather. Short-haired dogs and breeds that are susceptible to the cold may need a jacket or sweater outdoors. And no matter how hardy your dog is, his paws should be protected from snow, ice, salt, and deicers. Icy particles […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dog-boots-for-winter/ | January 29, 2019
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 12 Dog Toys To Help Your Pup Beat The Winter Blues
Baby, it's cold outside, and that can be a bummer for you and your dog. Not every pup enjoys plummeting temperatures, which can cut into their recreational time. Whether it's you or your dog who hates being outside when the air gets chilly, your dog still needs something fun to do. Don't worry though; there are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/12-toys-to-help-your-dog-beat-the-winter-blues/ | January 28, 2019
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories It’s Cold Outside! The Perfect Dog Sweaters for Your Pup
Just as we humans get cold in chilly weather, your dog may, too. And while Siberian Huskies, Alaskan Malamutes, other northern breeds, and dogs with dense coats may be just fine in winter, short-haired, small, and light-bodied breeds could use an extra layer of protection. Old or infirm dogs may not tolerate the cold well, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/best-dog-sweaters/ | January 14, 2019
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Expert Advice: Health How Changes in Weather Can Affect Your Dog’s Mood
Have you ever noticed that your dog's mood shifts with the weather? Storms, heat, cold, and the changing seasons affect our dogs, just like they affect us. Understanding this behavior can help you prepare your canine companion for the forecast ahead. Changing Seasons When the temperature heats up, some dogs rejoice, while others seek out […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/how-changes-in-weather-can-affect-dogs/ | July 5, 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/lyme-disease-in-dogs/ | April 20, 2018
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Expert Advice: Health 7 Ways to Clean Your Dog’s Paws
Winter is here, and for those of us in more northern latitudes, that means rain, ice, snow, sleet, slush, mud and road salt. None of these conditions will stop your dog from wanting to frolic outdoors, which means you need to be prepared to clean off whatever they pick up on their paws before it […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/7-ways-clean-dogs-paws/ | February 20, 2018
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Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 21 Valentine’s Day Gifts For Dogs And The People Who Love Them
Valentine's Day is a great time to show some love. The day can be the most fun when you spread the love to everyone, including your four-legged friends! If you're feeling like spoiling your dog this February (and they probably deserve it), here some gift ideas that are sure to impress your pup. Treats Nuzzles […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/valentines-day-gifts-for-dogs-and-their-people/ | January 29, 2018
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Expert Advice: Lifestyle Does My Dog Need a Winter Coat?
With unusually cold weather across much of the country, daily dog walks may be more uncomfortable than ever, for both human and canine. Even if you've never used a coat for your dog before, as you bundle yourself up to go outside, consider whether your dog needs some protection from the cold, as well. As […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/does-dog-need-winter-coat/ | January 16, 2018
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Why Is My Dog’s Nose Dry?
  A cold, wet nose means a healthy pup. That wet nose is part of the reason why your dog has an amazing sense of smell. The wet nose draws in tiny particles to be examined by your dog's olfactory glands. So, if your pooch has a dry nose, should you be concerned? What are […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/why-is-my-dogs-nose-dry/ | August 17, 2017

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