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Expert Advice: Events Fabulous Felines to Strut Their Stuff at AKC Meet the Breeds in NYC
AKC Meet the Breeds has gone to the...cats?! That's right. Fabulous felines are back in New York City as part of AKC Meet the Breeds presented by Purina® Pro Plan®. The Westminster Kennel Club, in conjunction with The International Cat Association, will offer Meet the Breeds, a family-friendly event where you can meet dog breeds […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/meet-the-dogs-and-cats-at-akc-meet-the-breeds-nyc/ | February 6, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Sledding Sheltie Is Living Her Best Life
Roxie the sledding Sheltie has no fear. In fact, she begs her owners in Wisconsin to take her outside to go sledding. Roxie hops on the sled herself and pushes off to slide on down the hill. Roxie's owners, Marissa Crowley and her dad, say Roxie's love for sledding gives them a great opportunity to […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/sledding-sheltie/ | February 3, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? Tiny Dog, Giant Personality: Meet the Chihuahua
As with most dog breeds, opinions are divided about the tiny Chihuahua. Some people find them noisy and bossy, while others are enchanted by their sassy expression and terrier-like temperament. There’s some truth to both sides; there’s a lot of personality and attitude packed into that adorable, compact body. Here are nine things that every […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/9-chihuahua-fun-facts/ | February 3, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 9 Reasons Why Leonbergers Are Totally Unforgettable
In the mid-1800s, an exotic-animal dealer combined Saint Bernard, Newfoundland, Great Pyrenees and other breeds to create the Leonberger. Some say the idea was to make a dog that looked like the lion on the seal of the town of Leonberg, today in Southern Germany. While developed as all-around working dogs—equipped for everything from water […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/9-reasons-why-leonbergers-are-totally-unforgettable/ | February 1, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 7 Reasons Why Northern Breeds Rock Cold Weather
Cold weather and the scattering of snow bring out “the frisky” in a lot of our dogs, but some breeds thrive and even excel in frigid conditions—many of them Nordic spitz-type breeds. Here are seven reasons why these breed types are so well adapted to arctic-like weather. 1. Big or hairy paws act like snowshoes […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/northern-breeds-rock-cold-weather/ | January 31, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Meet the Golden Retriever Who Has Been Delivering Newspapers in His Neighborhood for 11 Years
Quincy the Golden Retriever is the friendly neighborhood delivery-dog for the people in Boulder, Colo. Every morning Quincy and his owner Paul Goldan wake up early and head out to make sure newspapers are delivered. Technically, the paper has already been delivered. But Quincy and Goldan make sure the paper is easily accessible for all, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/golden-delivers-papers/ | January 30, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Dachshund Through the Snow (in Slow Mo)
These dogs are Dachshund through the snow (get it?) and in slow-motion too. You can't not love some pups trotting adorably through snow, especially when you get to see them like this. Watch their ears flap as they run!   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } .video-container iframe, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dachshund-through-the-snow/ | January 27, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Golden Retriever Squeaks His Toys in the Funniest Way
When most dogs get a squeaky toy, they scoop it up in their mouth and squeak away. But not this Golden Retriever. Ludwig has a very unusual way of squeaking his toys. It's hilarious, and also adorable. Watch below.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } .video-container iframe, […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/golden-retriever-squeaks-toys/ | January 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Lab Puppy Tries to Make Contact with Unusual Friend
This curious Labrador Retriever puppy has found an unusual friend. Who is this friend and what is he doing? Watch the video to find out.   .video-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; padding-top: 30px; height: 0; overflow: hidden; } .video-container iframe, .video-container object, .video-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/lab-puppy-mirror-friend/ | January 26, 2017
Expert Advice: Did You Know? 10 Things You Didn’t Know About the Border Collie
The Border Collie is one of the most talented and hardworking dogs there is. He'll impress you with his intelligence and win you over with his eagerness to please. Here are 10 fun facts about Border Collies: 1. They Are Extremely Smart Dogs We cannot talk about the Border Collie without talking about his intelligence. […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-border-collie-facts/ | January 24, 2017

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