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Expert Advice: Cleaning Keeping Muddy Paws Out of Your House
Your dog is having the best time out there in rain or snow! Isn’t it cute the way he’s leaping around like that? But wait—before you let him back inside for his well deserved treat, you might need to do some slush and mud control. Keep a shallow pan of water, a soft scrub brush, and a towel […] | August 29, 2014
Expert Advice: Home 7 Pet-Friendly Holiday Decorating Tips
Deck the halls and trim the trees, but remember to take the right precautions to protect your pet. It is possible to transform your living space into one that is both elegantly festive and dog-friendly. Here are a few quick tips from interior designer Heather Higgins, ASID, CID, of Higgins Design Studio, LLC. Skip the Boughs […] | August 18, 2014
dog blizzard
Expert Advice: Lifestyle How to Keep Your Dog Safe During a Blizzard
Storm's a comin'! Make sure you are prepared to care for your pet with these tips. Storm's a comin'! Make sure you are prepared to care for your pet with these tips. Stock Up While picking up the bread, eggs, and milk, make sure you also get enough dog food and medication (if needed) to last a […] | July 16, 2014
Expert Advice: News AKC Veterinary Outreach Program
The AKC Veterinary Outreach Program welcomes the veterinary community to the AKC website. Did you know that the AKC is the only registry for purebred dogs that routinely inspects breeders using its registry, and eliminates from the registry those who do not meet AKC standards for humane care and canine welfare? Did you know that […] | June 17, 2014
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Expert Advice: News Dying Dog Gets to Experience Life’s Greatest Pleasures
  Lauren Watt was heartbroken when her best friend, Gizelle, was diagnosed with terminal bone cancer. She and the 8-year-old 160-pound Mastiff shared so many fond memories. So as a way to create many more in the few months they had left together and to help Gizelle enjoy her last little bit of time on Earth, Watt created a […] | March 25, 2014
Expert Advice: Events Death in the Family: ACE-winning German Shepherd Gone at 6 Years Old
  Credit: Robert Young ©AKC We were saddened to hear of the death of Jesse, a German Shepherd search dog from Riverhead, New York. Jesse won the 2013 AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) in the Search and Rescue category. “We lost our beloved Jesse on Christmas night,” read the e-mail from owner-handler […] | January 30, 2014
Expert Advice: Basic Training Teach Your Dog to Poop on Command
Being a dog owner is a wonderful, rewarding experience, but waiting for your dog to do his business while you’re standing in the middle of a rain or snow storm is one of the more frustrating aspects of dog ownership.  Believe it or not, you can actually teach your dog to poop on command! The […] | May 15, 2013
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 6 Strange Ways to Stay Fit With Your Dog
We all know that exercising is good for humans and dogs, but so much of it is so repetitive and boring that it becomes a chore. It doesn’t have to be that way. Here some alternatives to help you and your four-footed pal reach your fitness goals. Follow the Bouncing Paws Trampolines are not just […] | January 1, 2009
Four Saint Bernards running in the snow
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 7 Breeds That Love the Cold Weather
The holiday season and the winter chill is upon us, and with it came a cold front that had East Coasters breaking out the hats and scarves. But these dogs have no concept of cold. They love it. They live for it. They were bred for it.   Alaskan Malamute The Alaskan Malamute is the […] | January 1, 2009
Expert Advice: Products & Accessories The Ultimate Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Dog-Lovers
It's that time of year again! Whether or not you are getting human kisses or puppy kisses this Valentine's Day, everyone deserves to be showered in love and awesome presents. We did some digging and found the best gifts the internet has to offer for dogs and the humans who love them. For those who want […] | January 1, 2009

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