Dog Fancy Table of Contents - December 2007

December 15, 2007




December 2007

18 | This Year's Best Dog Gear
Each year, DOG FANCY searches for the most outstanding and innovative pet products on the market. This year we found 14 products that deserved to be a part of our 2007 Editors’ Choice Awards. More >>

26 | The Voice of Westminster*
For 17 years, David Frei has co-hosted the world’s most famous dog show – the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. Now he opens up about his co-hosts, his work with therapy dogs, and the pressure to keep everyone happy.  More >>
By Denise Flaim

32 | Happy Holidays*
The holiday season brings with it food, family, and fun times, but it also ushers in a new set of potential pet dangers. Learn how to keep your dog happy and healthy this holiday season.  More >>
By Maureen Kochan

38 | Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet*
Sponsored by Morris Animal Foundation, Merial, and BowTie Inc., the Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet contest received more than 1,000 submissions. We’re proud to announce the four regional finalists and the national grand-prize winner.  More >>

40 | Make It Stop!*
It’s typically associated with humans, but routine-based compulsions also affect dogs. Here’s what you need to know about canine compulsive disorders and how they are treated.  More >>
By Marcia King

44 Holiday Gift Guide
The holiday season is a time for spoiling someone you love – or yourself. We've put together a selection of great gift ideas for the dog lover in your life. 

74 | Shaggy and Sweet
There’s more to the Old English Sheepdog than just that distinctive coat. A hard worker with a playful streak, the OES also makes a beloved family pet. More >>
By Terry Winkelmann

78 | Faithfully Yours
Tales of the Saint Bernard’s courage and protective spirit aren’t exaggerated. This instinctive and dependable dog is always looking out for you. More >>
By Eve Adamson

82 | Oh, Rats!
Don’t let the Rat Terrier's small size fool you. This versatile breed makes for a tenacious hunter, gifted athlete, and loving companion. More >>
By Eve Adamson

*BONUS! | DogChannel Exclusives
Find more about these topics in DogChannel exclusives — articles, tools, and references that will build your dog-owner skills. More >>

Previous Issues:
October 2007 November 2007

4 | Coming
Next Month
Get a preview of our January issue. 
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8 | Readers
Bark Back

Read letters now. 
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10 | Newshound
Dog news, tips, and trends.

14 | Canine Traveler
Roughin'  it in Madison, Wis.
By Kyra Kirkwood

 | Clean Dog Clean House
Be an earth-friendly dog owner.
By Sally Deneen

48 Natural Dog
Coconut oil and hot spots.
By Denise Flaim

 | Help & Advice
By September Morn
Ask the Vet
By Karla S. Rugh, DVM

52 | Checkup
Common canine ear problems.
By Karla S. Rugh, DVM

54 | Best Behavior
Wean your dog off training treats.
By Chris Cox-Evick

57 | Puppy Life
New puppy for the holidays?
By September Morn

Haute Dog
Luxury and lifestyle trends for the pampered pooch.

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