18 | Welcome to DogTown USA*
We searched high and low for this year's DogTown USA, and the results are finally in. Find out which city took the title of 2007's dog-friendliest city and why. Also, read about the eight runners-up and the unique highlights that make them special. More >>
24 | Mystery Mutts*
Have you ever wondered what your Mixed Breed dog's makeup is? Science and technology now make it possible for you to find out. We compare the opinions of three experts with the results of DNA tests to see which is more accurate in this fun and revealing feature. More >>
28 | Calling All Dogs*
Do you watch canine competitions and wish your mixed breed could compete, too? Is he an expert at catching discs in midair or can he dance better than most humans? Then this article's for you. Learn about the various mixed-breed dog events that are available for you and your mutt to enjoy together. More >>
30 | A Muttley Crew
Back in June, we opened our mailboxes to your entries for our Mixed Up Mutts photo contest. Four months and more than 700 pieces of mail later, we’ve finally narrowed your entries down to five lucky mutts who captured our attention and our hearts. More >>
32 | Busy Dogs*
From Best in Show to agility to weight-pull competitions to obedience, there was plenty to see and do at this year's United Kennel Club Premier event held in Kalamazoo, Mich. Check out the winners and photographs from this fun-filled event. More >>
36 | The Tao of Tzu
Sensitive with a loving disposition, the Shih Tzu wants nothing more than to be by your side. More >>
42 | Chinese Masterpiece
Historically bred for his skills in hunting, herding, and protection, the Chow Chow also plays the role of devoted companion. More >>
46 | Good-natured Hound
Easygoing and affectionate, the playful English Foxhound makes a loving family pet to patient and committed owners. More >>
61 | Fall Fashion Preview
Don't let your pooch get behind on the latest styles in doggie apparel and accessories. Read about the new trends that will keep your canine companion chic and cozy during the colder months. More >>
By Sandy Robins
*BONUS! | DogChannel Exclusives
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4 | Coming
Get a preview of our November issue.
7 | Readers
Read letters now.
10 | Newshound
Dog news, tips, and trends.
14 | Canine Traveler
The Great Southwest
16 | Clean Dog Clean House
Storage secrets: Design-friendly tips for stowing and stashing your dog's stuff.
48 | Help & Advice
Ask DOG FANCY
Ask the Vet
50 | Puppy Life
Safety in the car; Come to me.
51 | Natural Dog
Can dogs do yoga?
52 | CheckUp
Ensure your dog's health and wellness.
54 | Best Behavior
Teach Spot to keep your dog safe.
61 | Haute Dog
Halloween fun for you and your dog.