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Infographic: What Pet Owners Need to Know About Ebola

The story of Ebola survivor Nina Pham and her beloved dog, Bentley, has gotten national awareness of the risk of pets catching the deadly virus. In Spain, officials opted to euthanize a dog, Excalibur, as a precaution when his owner contracted

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AKC’s AVMA Liaison Joseph H. Kinnarney, DVM, MS, elected president-elect of AVMA

A big congratulations to Joseph H. Kinnarney, DVM, MS – AKC’s liaison to the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) – on being elected president-elect of the AVMA! Kinnarney will take over from incoming 2014-15 President Theodore Cohn, DVM, in one year. AKC

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The Dos and Don’ts for Summertime Safety!

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How To Start Running With Your Dog

Ever want to take up running, but don’t have someone to keep you motivated? Your best workout buddy is your dog! Now that summer is here, it’s a great time to get outside and get active with your four-legged friend. 

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It’s Pet Cancer Awareness Month!

May is Pet Cancer Awareness Month, and AKC’s Canine Health Foundation has launched a campaign to honor dogs that have been affected by the disease. AKC CHF is requesting photo submissions displaying dogs’ brave and inspiring fights against cancer to

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The Unchanged Bulldog Standard: Can You Guess The Year?

Game time! Can you correctly guess which years these Bulldogs are from? Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel couldn’t work it out, can you? Year options: 1894, 1943, 1963, 1966, 2014.                    

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Meet the AKC Rescue Network’s Top Dogs

Many people are surprised to learn it’s possible to find a purebred that both fits your lifestyle AND is in serious need of a loving, forever home. The AKC Rescue Network is the largest network of dog rescue groups in

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