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Expert Advice: Cute & Funny Sunny and Bo Say Goodbye to the White House
The first dogs, Sunny and Bo, said goodbye to the White House in an Instagram post Thursday with First Lady, Michelle Obama.   A video posted by First Lady Michelle Obama (@michelleobama44) on Jan 18, 2017 at 9:55am PST The two Portuguese Water Dogs joined the First Lady as she took one last walk around […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/sunny-and-bo-say-goodbye-to-the-white-house/ | January 20, 2017
Expert Advice: General Health An Ice and Snow Melt That’s Safe for Dogs
Along with holidays, beautiful snowfalls, and outdoor fun like skiing, sledding, and building snowmen, winter brings snow and ice-covered sidewalks and streets. No sooner has the first flake fallen than crews and homeowners are out salting and deicing surfaces. And surfaces that aren't cleared can be slippery and dangerous. Either way, winter can be harmful […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/morton-safe-t-pet/ | January 19, 2017
Expert Advice: Fun With Your Dog 15 Dog Movies for Every Dog Lover Out There
Winter is the perfect time to curl up on the sofa and watch a good movie. And who better to curl up with than your canine companion? Dog lovers have so many films about dogs or starring dogs to choose from that we thought we'd compile a list of some of the best dog movies […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/15-dog-movies/ | January 18, 2017
Expert Advice: Home Winter Kennel Safety – Keep your Dogs Warm and Healthy When Temperatures Plummet
Across the United States, the winter reprieve is over. With the arctic blasts coming your way, what steps can you take to protect your home, kennel and dogs from winter hazards? Here are some quick reminders and tips to help prevent disasters and health hazards, including those pesky mice who like to come inside when […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/home-living/dog-kennel-safety-in-winter/ | January 17, 2017
Expert Advice: News Golden Retriever Saves Owner’s Life After He Falls in Snow
A dog owner in Michigan is alive and recovering all thanks to his Golden Retriever, Kelsey. On New Year's Eve, Bob was going to get wood for his fire when he slipped and fell. Unable to move, Bob was stuck in the snow in temperatures as low as 24 degrees, WYFF reports. If it wasn't […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/news/golden-retriever-saves-owners-life-after-he-falls-in-snow/ | January 12, 2017
Expert Advice: Breeding Tips & Best Practices AKC Breeder Spotlight: Amy Shaffer of Crivitz Standard Schnauzers
AKC Breeder Spotlight: Amy Shaffer of Crivitz Standard Schnauzers Each month the American Kennel Club profiles breeders to hear how they got started and learn about their breeding program and their experience with AKC Marketplace. We recently spoke with AKC Breeder of Merit Amy Shaffer of Crivitz Standard Schnauzers. Amy originally started with Irish Setters […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/dog-breeding/breeder-spotlight-amy-shaffer/ | January 10, 2017
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.   […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/10-surprising-facts-about-akitas/ | January 10, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny This Rottweiler Puppy’s First Day in His New Pool Is Making Us Miss Summer
Ansel the Rottweiler puppy is enjoying his first day in his new pool. He's splashing around, playing with toys... You know, puppy things! Anyone else miss summer? Check him 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; […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/rottweiler-puppy-in-pool/ | January 5, 2017
Expert Advice: Senior Dog Health 6 Ways to Help Your Senior Dog
As our dogs age, their bodies and needs start to change. They might become a little more stiff and fragile, and more sensitive to extreme temperatures, and they’ll even need some changes in their diet to maintain proper nutrition. Paying close attention to our senior dogs will help them live happy, healthy lives well into […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/health/6-ways-to-help-your-senior-dog/ | January 4, 2017
Expert Advice: Cute & Funny This Dachshund Knows How to Play Piano
Is your dog musically inclined? This Dachshund is! Watch as Edith learns to play the piano.   .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: 100%; } Pretty impressive right? Yes, we know it's […]
https://www.akc.org/expert-advice/lifestyle/dachshund-plays-piano/ | December 30, 2016

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