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Expert Advice: Lifestyle 30 of the Best Dog and Puppy Names from Movies
We are super excited about the Dog Film Festival coming to New York City this weekend (read more about that here), so in anticipation, we compiled a list of 30 of our favorite cinematic canines to use as inspiration when naming your new puppy. (view full list of popular dog names) Balto, from Balto (Read […] | October 1, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Dog Has Priceless Reaction to Off-Leash Park
by: Heidi Clark  You know how it feels when you wake up and remember it’s Christmas morning, or when you hear the bell ring on the last day of class before summer break? Well, think that times a million and you’ll have channeled half the degree of bliss this dog in the park is experiencing. […] | September 17, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Queen Elizabeth and the Doghouse of Windsor
On Wednesday, September 10, Elizabeth II surpassed her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria to become the longest-reigning monarch in British history—and that’s a ton of history! The 89-year-old Elizabeth set the record at 5:30 p.m. (BST) by having reigned for 23,226 days, 16 hours, and approximately 30 minutes. Around here, Elizabeth is best known as a true-blue […] | September 10, 2015
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Instead of a “Designer Breed,” Consider the Undoodle: The Otterhound
“Is that a labradoodle?” “No, it’s an Otterhound.” “A what? I never heard of them. What were they bred to do?” “Hunt river otters.” “Oh. My friend has a labradoodle.” Probably every Otterhound owner has been part of a conversation like this. “Doodles,” whether “labra–” or “golden–,” are a popular trend, as are a number […] | September 10, 2015
Yorkshire terrier walking down the street
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Perks of Being a City Dog
City slickers are used the grime and the crime that comes with their territory, but when they have a dog by their side, it make the concrete jungle seem just a little more friendly. And the dog can benefit, too. Here’s why: He gets more exercise (and so do you): This subject is often the […] | September 3, 2015
Expert Advice: Travel Transporting Your Small Dog
AKC GoodDog Helpline trainer Breanne Long, owner of two Papillons, explains all the different ways you can transport your toy dogs and the benefits of each. These days the pet market is filled with bags, slings, baskets, and strollers designed to transport your little one. Which of these, if any, is right for you? Bags […] | August 27, 2015
Expert Advice: Government Relations Illinois Passes New Law to Protect Pets
Starting next year, owners who expose their pets to extreme weather in Illinois could be facing a fine or up to a year in jail. The state’s Humane Care for Animals Act was amended this week to make it illegal for owners to “expose the dog or cat in a manner that places the dog […] | August 19, 2015
Expert Advice: Puppy Training Early Puppy Training Is an Important Foundation
Every holiday season, our family gathers for a celebration between Christmas and New Year. Several of our young grandchildren are between the ages of 5 and 8. In wintertime in Western Pennsylvania, a fire is often started in the fireplace during the late afternoon or evening hours. The young ones ask how a fire is […] | July 31, 2015
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Goofy Great Dane Just Can’t Get Out Of Bed
There’s no way you’re going to get this guy out of bed.  YouTube user “Career Kid” uploaded this hilarious video back in March and said that it was a daily struggle getting this dog out in the winter; and, honestly, who can blame him? Cold snow on the ground? Freezing air blowing everywhere? Darkness for […] | July 23, 2015
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog Tips for Starting a Jogging Program with your Dog
AKC GoodDog! Helpline trainer Hilarie Erb provides tips for starting a jogging program with your dog. It is important to do this safely and provide the proper training before you take off running! If you are a runner and think that your dog would be the ideal running partner, you may be right. However, there […] | July 22, 2015

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