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Expert Advice: Products & Accessories 18 Items All German Shepherd Lovers NEED Right Now
  Tilt to the left. Tilt to the right. Swivel back through center to the left. Classic German Shepherd Dog head tilt that everyone GSD-lover knows so well. Not all of these gifts exemplify the head tilt of the GSD, but they all strike the right chord with any German Shepherd owner.   1. Coffee […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/items-all-german-shepherd-lovers-need/ | May 25, 2016
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dry Skin on Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment
Dry skin on dogs is frustrating for dogs and owners alike. There are many potential causes for dry skin, which can make diagnosing skin conditions in dogs tricky. If dry, itchy, or flaky skin is making your dog uncomfortable, here is what you need to know about the causes, symptoms, and best treatment options for […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/dry-skin-on-dogs-causes-symptoms-treatment/ | May 19, 2016
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices How To Get Your Kennel Ready for Hot Weather
Summer officially arrives next month, but hot temperatures have already hit many areas of the country. Get your kennel ready for the warm weather and assure your dogs are comfortable and avoid heat stroke even on the hottest days. Clean and service your fans and air conditioners prior to using them.   Make sure your […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-bits-get-your-kennel-ready-for-hot-weather/ | May 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Did You Know? The Samoyed’s Coat Can Handle a Range of Temperatures
How many times have we heard comments during the heat of summer such as “Boy, your dog must really get hot”? Fortunately Samoyeds, and Arctic breeds in general, have a number of ways of adapting to variations in temperature. The nature of a double coat, and the sheer abundance of coat, make for a very […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/samoyeds-coat-handles-range-of-temperatures/ | April 25, 2016
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 6 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog In Boston
  Here are the best ways to enjoy the city of Boston, accompanied by your dog.   1. Go To The Park The Boston Public Garden and the Charles River Esplanade are two of the most beautiful parks in Boston, where leashed dogs are welcome. There is an off-leash park called Charlesgate Dog Run right […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/6-fun-things-to-do-with-your-dog-in-boston/ | April 20, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 11 Photos of German Shepherds To Brighten Your Day
Having a "ruff" day? Here are a few images of smart, confident, and courageous German Shepherds from around the internet to make it better. For GSD owners, these faces will look familiar.   1. No amount of snow can keep this Shepherd down.     A photo posted by Paws at Home (@pawsathomepetsitting) on Jan […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/11-photos-of-german-shepherds-to-brighten-your-day/ | April 4, 2016
Expert Advice: Events Check Out the Winners of the “Unleash the Holiday Cheer” Children’s Photo Contest
With the holidays behind us and a cold winter ahead, it is a good time to highlight the way dogs enhance our lives despite the frosty temperatures. During the festivities, young dog lovers across the country recorded their favorite moments with their canine friends. The contest, sponsored by the AKC Public Education Program, asked: What […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/winners-unleash-holiday-cheer/ | April 4, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Chesapeake Bay Retriever Scores A Perfect 10 In And Out Of Water
The state dog of Maryland, the Chesapeake Bay Retriever was developed as a tough water dog and a hunting partner. With his distinctive coat -- a wavy outer coat and an woolly, oily undercoat, he revels in working the rugged, sometimes icy conditions of the Chesapeake Bay. But you don't have to be a hunter […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/chesapeake-bay-retriever-scores-a-perfect-10-in-and-out-of-water/ | March 22, 2016
Expert Advice: News Photographer Says Goodbye” To Her Childhood Dog in Most Touching Way Possible”
There are few things in life more heartbreaking than losing a pet. In the last several years, a new trend has emerged in which pet owners do a final photo shoot with their dog during his last days. Cleveland photographer Maria Sharp has lived with her dog Chubby since she was 7 years old. She posted […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/photographer-says-goodbye-to-childhood-dog-in-most-touching-way-possible/ | March 16, 2016
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 8 Bullmastiffs That Have Their Owners’ Backs
Though a gentle giant, the Bullmastiff was originally bred to stand guard. He's very obedient, but he will exert his power if he senses that his family is in trouble. These dogs are the perfect balance of toughness and devotion, and are great companions both in and out of the house. And here are eight […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/8-bullmastiffs-that-have-their-owners-backs/ | February 25, 2016

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