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Expert Advice: Did You Know? 9 Things You Didn’t Know About the Bulldog
Header photo courtesy of Dwayne Blakeney, AKC Breeder of Merit The Bulldog is one of the United States' most popular dog breeds. They're laid back, lovable, and family-friendly. Their wrinkled skin and all their slobber makes them even more endearing. But Bulldogs weren't always so cuddly. Here are some interesting facts you may not know […] | August 11, 2016
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Expert Advice: Did You Know? Dog Breeds That Don’t Shed
If you’ve always wanted to own a dog but you cannot deal with tumbleweeds of dog hair around your home, or if allergies have always held you back, worry no more. We’ve compiled this list of the best dog breeds to own that don’t shed. Some dog breeds have hypoallergenic coats that produce much less […] | August 5, 2016
Expert Advice: Puppy Training New Puppy Owner’s Checklist For Picking Up Your Puppy From The Breeder
Photo: normanack/Flickr Next to Christmas and birthdays, the day that you pick your puppy up from the breeder is, hands down, the best day ever. For your puppy? It's an exciting, but difficult day. For the past few weeks he's been living comfortably nestled next to his mother and numerous siblings, and now he's about […] | July 28, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny The Winners of the 2016 AKC Publications Photo Contest
Water was a common theme among this year’s photo-contest winners—images of dogs on beaches, at dock diving competitions, and in snow. Others showcased canine beauty in nature, silhouetted against a blazing sunset or bright blue skies. Then there’s one that made us all smile—a gray-muzzled retriever and a gray-haired man exchanging a glance through a […] | July 12, 2016
Expert Advice: Events The Winners of the 2014 AKC Publications Photo Contest
The winners of this year’s photo contest created unforgettable images by placing their models in vivid landscapes. A red barn, for example, provides a perfect backdrop to show the range of Newfoundland colors. Seagrass complements the straight, coarse coat of a tiny brown dog. A German Shorthaired Pointer stands on a rock, staring out at […] | July 11, 2016
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 20 Must-Have Items Bulldog Lovers
Whether a French Bulldog or an English Bulldog, these short little guys are completely adorable. Plenty of gift ideas for the Bulldog-lover in your life. 1- Umbrella   This umbrella is the bright spot on a rainy day: stylish, creative, and has a Bulldog on it.   2- Diaper cover A diaper cover? Why not […] | June 14, 2016
Expert Advice: Common Conditions What Is Leptospirosis And Should You Be Concerned?
Leptospirosis is a disease that affects dogs, as well as many other kinds of animals. The organism that causes leptospirosis is a spirochete bacteria and is found throughout the world. There are a very large number of Leptospira; about 230 of them have been identified. In the United States, Leptospirosis is in the environment because […] | June 14, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 7 Things You Didn’t Know About The Finnish Spitz
The Finnish Spitz is famous for its charming, fox-like appearance, and its love for children, but there is so much more to adore about this breed. Here are a few things you probably didn't know about the Finnish Spitz. 1. They Have A Long History In Scandinavia The Finnish Spitz has been around for a […] | June 13, 2016
Expert Advice: Grooming 6 Tips For Grooming Your German Shepherd Dog
Photo Courtesy of Beth Dillenbeck, AKC Breeder of Merit Like many dogs that shed and play outside, German Shepherds take some maintenance to keep them clean and your home in order. Here are a few tips to maintaining your dog's beautiful coat. 1. With a plush double coat, daily brushing is important to lowering the […] | June 8, 2016
Expert Advice: Basic Training Riding In The Car: An AKC Urban Dog Skill
AKC’s Urban Dog program teaches the skills a dog needs to live safely in a city -- no matter how big or small.   One of Urban Canine Good Citizen (CGC) test items involves the dog riding safely in a car. To keep your dog safe in the car, follow these five basic tips. Secure […] | May 27, 2016

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