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10 Grooming Myths: Busted!

By Eve Adamson It doesn't involve fire, explosions, ammunition, or high-speed vehicles, so the cast of "MythBusters" probably wouldn't be interested in busting myths about dog grooming (although we'd love to see that episode). But there are things many people believe about grooming their dogs that just aren't true.…

Inside The 12th Annual AKC/Eukanuba National Dog Show

For all the dog lovers out there counting down the days until Westminster, we've got something to tide you over: the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship has arrived! And this year it is bigger and better than ever. You can watch it televised on Saturday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. EST on ABC, and you can check out highlights from this…

AKC Welcomes Two New Breeds

It's that time of year when one of the most exclusive dog clubs in the United States invites new breeds into their company. According to Time, the American Kennel Club added two new breeds: the Portuguese Podengo Pequeno and the Chinook. "The AKC is thrilled to add these lively and energetic breeds to the registry giving dog lovers even more breeds to choose from," said AKC spokesperson Lisa Peterson. "Both breeds are very athletic and will make great companions for those who love to stay active." The Portuguese Podengo Pequeno ...

edavid3001, Flickr Meet Mary Burch, American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen director and Paw Nation's expert columnist addressing your questions on animal behavior. Dr. Burch has more than 25 years of experience working with dogs, and she is one of fewer than 50 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists based in the United States. She is the author of 10 books, including the new official book on the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program, "Citizen Canine: 10 Essential Skills Every Well-Mannered Dog Should Know." Q: How can I get my recently adopted 1-year-old Maltipoo and my 14-year-old Maltese to be friends? A: When dogs get much older, sometimes owners bring in a younger dog in order to keep th...

TheGiantVermin, Flickr Meet Mary Burch, American Kennel Club Canine Good Citizen director and Paw Nation's expert columnist addressing your questions on animal behavior. Dr. Burch has more than 25 years of experience working with dogs, and she is one of fewer than 50 Certified Applied Animal Behaviorists based in the United States. She is the author of 10 books, including the new official book on the AKC Canine Good Citizen Program, "Citizen Canine: 10 Essential Skills Every Well-Mannered Dog Should Know." Q. I am a college student and I have a 1-year-old dachshund, Tippy, that I got from a rescue group. I like taking Tippy for a walk, but she pulls on the leash the whole time. Why does ...

Facebook Somewhere in a schedule packed with "SNL" cameos, in-depth interviews on "60 Minutes" and, of course, running the most successful social networking site mankind has ever known, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg found time to not only adopt a fluffy male puli puppy but to create a Facebook page for him as well! How's that for multitasking? Ironically named "Beast," the cute dog is described as a "public figure" whose personal interests are "cuddling, loving and eating," a description supported by numerous photos of Beast snuggling with Zuckerberg and girlfriend Priscilla Chan. Beast's birthday is listed as January 10, 2011. Facebook...