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Expert Advice: News ​These 5 Puppies Are Being Trained for an Important Job
Right now, they’re pudgy puppies, drawing attention for their cuteness. But as they grow, these five Alaskan dogs will be trained to work as a team of sled dogs at the Denali National Park and Preserve. The puppies, named Cupcake, Happy, Party, Piñata, and Hundo (in honor of the park’s 100th anniversary), are cared for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/these-5-puppies-are-being-trained-for-an-important-job/ | September 20, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 6 Things You Didn’t Know About the Dalmatian
Header photo courtesy of Sharron Podleski, AKC Breeder of Merit Dalmatians won our hearts when Disney made a whole movie about them. But do you know where Dalmatians came from? Here are six interesting facts you didn't know about this breed: 1. Their Origins Are Mysterious No one knows exactly where the Dalmatian originated. This […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-dalmatian/ | September 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Lifestyle Famous Dog Names
Dogs have made their way through pop culture over the years, in headlines, television, movies, books, and more. Whether you need some name inspiration for your new furry friend or want to enjoy some nostalgic trivia, here’s a list of some famous dog names from A to Z. Astro Astro, a Great Dane, was the […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/famous-dog-names/ | September 12, 2016
Expert Advice: News Tioga County Kennel Club Honors K-9 Officers
Tioga County Kennel Club honored two officers and their K-9s in a special presentation at their all-breed show on Sunday, August 21, 2016 in Apalachin, New York. The Tioga County Kennel Club has been a proud supporter of the Southern Tier Police Canine Association for several years and has donated over $5,000 to their organization. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/tioga-county-kennel-club-honors-k-9-officers/ | September 8, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Doghacks: Tips to Make Your Life as a Dog Person Easier
From the April 2016 AKC Gazette We’re all looking for ways to make life easier—notice how popular Pinterest ideas and YouTube videos for “lifehacks” have become? Living with Field Spaniels has taught me to create some easy shortcuts as a dog owner as far as general care and maintenance, and at shows and trials it […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/doghacks-tips-to-make-your-life-as-a-dog-person-easier/ | September 1, 2016
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 12 Ways to Commemorate Your Dog on Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day
As any dog lover knows, we always miss the dogs we've lost. So today, we want to focus on and celebrate the great lives of all our dogs, past and present. Sometime in the 1980's or early 1990's, an unknown author wrote a story poem called Rainbow Bridge, in which he (or she) envisioned a […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/ways-to-commemorate-your-dog/ | August 25, 2016
Expert Advice: General Health Homeopathic Remedies for Your Dog
Dogs are naturally curious animals and tend to view the world through their mouths, and to that extent, their stomachs. This can lead to some panic moments for many dog owners when they discover their reading glasses have gone missing with a very suspicious trail of broken shards leading to the dog bed. A call […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/homeopathic-remedies-for-your-dog/ | August 22, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Smart, Hard-Working, Athletic, and Loyal: So Many Reasons to Love the Australian Cattle Dog
If you know the Australian Cattle Dog, you know what a treasure he is. He's a superb herder and athlete, happiest in motion and with a job to do. Intelligence radiates from his eyes and in his demeanor. Channel all that energy into work, sports, and outdoor activities, and you have a loyal friend for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/smart-hard-working-athletic-and-loyal-so-many-reason-to-love-the-australian/ | August 15, 2016
Expert Advice: General Nutrition How Much Should I Feed My Dog?
  There are so many brands and types of dog food, that it may seem confusing when you try to decide what to feed your dog and how much. If you take a few factors into consideration, you’ll be able to feed him appropriately to keep him healthy, happy, and even prolong his life. How […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/nutrition/how-much-should-i-feed-my-dog/ | August 15, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Real Story of Amblin’s Balto
​It all started in January 1925, when doctors in Nome began to see symptoms of a deadly infection—diphtheria. Anchorage, more than 500 miles away, was the closet place with supplies of lifesaving serum. Alaska’s brutal winters, where temperatures could plunge to 50 below and snow and ice are measured in yards, made travel impossible. Planes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/balto/ | August 12, 2016

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