16 | Eight Habits of Highly Effective Dog Owners*
Are you envious of your neighbor's well-behaved dog or do you often wonder why other dogs are so much friendler with strangers than your own? We ask real-life dog owners for the training tips and tricks that work for them and their dogs. They're not experts, just people who have solved their own challenges. More >>
22 | Dog Law*
With so much new dog-related legislation flooding the media and canine community, it can be difficult to keep up-to-date on each new law. Read on to learn more about four major issues affecting the nation, what all of that legal jargon really means, and how you and your dog may be affected. More >>
28 | Partners in Justice*
Most people already know the importance of police K9s and the crucial tasks that they perform on the force, but do you know what they do when they're off the job or at home with their handlers and the rest of the family? Take an inside look at the lives and special bond that two canine cops share with their handlers both on and off the beat. More >>
32 | On the Mend*
Broken bones can be scary, but knowing how to handle your dog's injuries properly can mean the difference between a quick recovery and prolonged pain. Learn about the various types of fractures, treatment options, and healing processes involved. More >>
36 | 5 Steps to Find a Holiday Boarding Kennel
If you've started planning your next out-of-town trip for the upcoming holiday season, don't forget to include your dog in the planning process, too. Finding a boarding kennel that you trust and feel safe leaving your pooch at can be difficult. Follow these five tips to make your search a bit easier for you and your family. More >>
62 | Getting to the Point
The German Shorthaired Pointer's playful and persistent nature makes him an ideal family pet as well as a helpful hunting partner. More >>
66 | Rough & Ready
The courageous and charismatic Glen of Imaal Terrier makes a loving friend and hard-working companion. More >>
68 | Proud Artistocrat
With a sophisticated exterior and poised demeanor, the Afghan Hound will surprise you with his fun and delightful personality. More >>
*BONUS! | DogChannel Exclusives
Find more about these topics from in DogChannel exclusives — articles, tools, and references that will build your dog-owner skills. More >>
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7 | Readers
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10 | Newshound
Dog news, tips, and trends.
12 | Canine Traveler
Columbia Gorge reflections
14 | Clean Dog Clean House
When to go pro: Do it yourself or head to the grooming shop?
38 | Natural Dog
Healthy dog, healthy bladder: Natural therapies for urinary tract infections.
40 | Help & Advice
Ask DOG FANCY
Ask the Vet
42 | CheckUp
Balancing glucose: With a little extra care, many diabetic dogs live long, happy lives.
44 | Best Behavior
Down with jumping: Teach your dog to greet with four feet on the floor.
46 | Puppy Life
Puppy days: Just like children, pups go through key developmental stages.
52 | Haute Dog
Luxury and lifestyle trends for the pampered pooch.