Diarrhea in Puppies: A Breeder's Guide to Causes and Solutions

By Catherine Lenox, DVM, CVA, Diplomate ACVN, Scientific Affairs Manager, Royal Canin USA
Nutritional Insights Manager at Royal Canin USA

Digestive issues such as diarrhea are common in young dogs. Diarrhea in puppies can have multiple causes, but is generally due to medical reasons, nutritional reasons or stress. The purpose of this article is to review the causes of diarrhea in puppies, and the solutions that can help minimize the development of diarrhea in puppies.

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Advice From The Breeder

By Helen Szostak, DVM, Grousemoor Flat-Coated Retrievers

Much about dogs can translate from one breed to another. Soundness and basic structure is not that different among many breeds, but type, outline, breed personality, and all of the little things that make each breed unique are much more difficult to learn about.

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Responsible Breeders Reach Out With A Positive Approach To Fight Anti-Breeder Sentiment

By Jill Kessler Miller

With the onslaught of anti-breeding commercials and billboards, reputable breeders who are open and visible feel hunted and slandered. How can we, as club members and fanciers, push back? One part of being a responsible breeder is being kind and helpful to those who contact you.

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Educational Opportunity Available For Breeders At The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship

Among the many activities at the 2015 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, AKC and EUKANUBA™ Dog Foods will offer the first-ever Canine Breeder Excellence Seminar, powered by Royal Canin and the Theriogenology Foundation. Attendees will receive cutting edge information on a variety of reproductive topics straight from the veterinary experts. All breeders are welcome.

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Free Webinars from the AKC Canine Health Foundation

Join AKC CHF and VetVine for a series of special educational webinars just for dog lovers. Learn about diseases and conditions from experts in veterinary medicine. Sessions are available On Demand and registration is FREE.

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Free Shipping on Microchips

The holidays are here — and so is free shipping! Take advantage FREE Standard Shipping on all AKC Reunite products through December 16, 2015. Call 800-252-7894 for large volume pricing eligibility. Happy Holidays!

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