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Podcast: Nutritional Concerns for Senior & Geriatric Dogs

In this podcast, the AKC Canine Health Foundation revisits their Senior Dog Health & Wellness series and hears from Dr. Joe Wakshlag, Associate Professor at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and Section Chief of Clinical Nutrition. Dr. Wakshlag received

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Duc: The Toast of Blakeen

AKC Gazette “Times Past”— A popular subspecies of dog writing is the canine eulogy. Writers from Lord Byron to Stephen King have immortalized their once-in-a-lifetime dog in words.  AKC Gazette breed columnists have written many such tributes, including this December

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Merry Christmas from the AKC

We hope you enjoy the day with your dogs!  

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American Kennel Club Presents Legislator of the Year Award to Assemblyman Russo

The American Kennel Club and the New Jersey Federation of Dog Clubs (NJFDC) were honored to have presented New Jersey State Assemblyman David Russo with the “AKC Legislator of the Year” award at the State House in Trenton, NJ last

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Bridging the Great Divide Between Show and Field

AKC Gazette breed column— Parent clubs, judges, breeders, owners, how about if we let all our sporting dogs go back to being dual-purpose dogs? If that means decreasing excessive coat to a moderate length, maybe that’s what we should do.

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The Doberman Breeder—An Endangered Species?

AKC Gazette breed column—Anti-breeding ways of thinking distract people from remembering that it’s through the breeding of good dogs that the breed exists and continues. In the 1970s the Doberman Pinscher was among the top five breeds in popularity. At

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Reaching Out With a Rare Breed

AKC Gazette breed column—Giving the public opportunities to meet a rare breed can be the key to its survival. A rare-breed dog is often a delight to own and an enigma to people unfamiliar with them. Taking a rare-breed dog

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