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Expert Advice: Did You Know? Dog or Lamb? 5 Things You May Not Know About the Bedlington Terrier
Walk down any street with a Bedlington Terrier and you won't get far before you hear it: "He looks like a lamb!" There is probably no other AKC-recognized breed that so closely resembles another species (at least of the surface). The Bedlington Terrier's distinctive appearance, however, is only one of the surprising features and facts […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/5-things-bedlington-terriers/ | November 17, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny 8 Reasons We’re Crazy About Cardigan Welsh Corgis
Is the Cardigan Welsh Corgi a perfect dog? Pretty close! He scores an A+ for work, play, and sheer personality. Here are some of the outstanding traits of this little dog: He's got the perfect build and temperament for the job. Low-slung with acute hearing in those large ears, he's an excellent herder, powerful and […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/8-reasons-were-crazy-about-cardigan-welsh-corgis/ | November 11, 2015
fall hunting dogs
Expert Advice: Training for Dog Sports Going Afield: In Fall, Hunting Dogs Know Their Time Is Here
Fall brings its own rhythm and sounds. After the languid days of summer, it is almost a relief to enjoy the interim between summer and winter. The soft rustle of leaves gliding on chilly winds, the muted sounds of birds still hanging around before undertaking their death-defying migrations, and the tinkling sounds of bells all […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/training/in-fall-hunting-dogs-know-their-time-is-here/ | November 9, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny They Left The Refrigerator Door Open For Two Seconds And This Husky Pup Seized The Moment
Maybe this is the way to get us snackers less interested in the food in our fridges. After all, a Husky puppy certainly beats even the best cheese— we may have bigger problems, however,  if he laid in the freezer because… ice cream. Siberian Huskies are a cold weather breed, so move over eggs, this pup […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/husky-puppy-fridge/ | November 5, 2015
Expert Advice: Breeding & Whelping Tips for Success with Fresh, Chilled Semen Breedings
This is an advertorial sponsored by Zoetis. Artificial insemination has been done for many years, but the ability to freeze semen and chill and ship semen has dramatically changed the ability to do planned breedings with incredible success. Vaginal, transcervical, and surgical inseminations are now the norm for many kennels, and it is now possible […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/tips-for-success-with-fresh-chilled-semen-breedings/ | November 2, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Family Dog Photo Contest: Time To Fall Back
Saturday marked Daylight Saving Time (DST) in the U.S. Originally conceived as a way to save resources and better utilize the sunlight of the increasingly shorter days, it was first adopted in 1918 by President Woodrow Wilson. Every year, we remind ourselves to “fall back” in autumn and “spring ahead” into Standard Time once winter […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/photo-contest-fall-back/ | November 2, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 5 Ways of Looking at a Saint Bernard
It would take more than one article to tell the tale of the mighty Saint Bernard in its entirety. Like the dogs themselves, the long, colorful history of the breed is just too big to be easily contained. Instead, here are five snapshots of the majestic Alpine rescue dog at various moments in time. 1. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/ways-looking-saint-bernard/ | October 29, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 10 Reasons Why The Siberian Husky Is An Amazing Breed
They’re strikingly beautiful and exceptionally friendly, but those are only two of the many reasons that Siberian Huskies are amazing dogs and worthy of admiration. Here are 10 more: 1. Huskies were developed as working sled dogs over thousands of years by the Chukchi people living in the Siberian peninsula of northeast Asia. The area […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-reasons-siberian-huskies/ | October 28, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Is Your Dog A Star Wars Character?
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away … A young aspiring filmmaker owned a dog. She was just a pet, but this big, fuzzy friend would turn out to be one of the most influential animals, ever. As the filmmaker, George Lucas, tells it, here’s what happened. “I had an Alaskan Malamute […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/is-your-dog-star-wars-character/ | October 21, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 10 Surprising Facts About Akitas
1- Before Akitas had an “official” breed name they were referred to simply as "snow country dogs." The breed originated from the snowy, rural, mountainous region of Japan, Akita and Odate, where they were used to hunt boar, elk, and the small Yezo bear. There is a museum in Odate devoted to the breed. Courtesy […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/akitas-10-facts-that-will-surprise-you/ | October 15, 2015

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