23 | Doggie Day Spa
Explore the latest trend in pooch pampering. From pedicures to massages, daycare to indoor parks, these new doggie day spas offer that extra care your dog deserves.
26 | The Secret Lives of Show Dogs
A real-life look at Westminster contenders. Discover all the quirks and mischief behind these seemingly perfect pups.
32 | Fix Her Now: More Than Puppy Prevention
Everything you need to know about spaying and neutering to keep your dog healthy, and to avoid contributing to over-population problem.
36 | Open Wide!
An inside look at extractions, root canals, and transplants, and what to expect if your dog needs any of these serious dental procedures.
40 | Bearded Collie: Bouncing Beardies
The exuberant Bearded Collie excels at sports such as agility, herding, and rally obedience. And although Beardies love to play, they always find time to cuddle with their owners.
44 | Basenji: Quick and Clever
The intelligent and independent Basenji makes a good companion for an owner with patience and a sense of humor, who will enjoy the breed’s high-energy and strong will.
46 | Rottweiler: Rock-Solid Friend
With proper training and a responsible and dedicated owner, the Rottweiler can be an affectionate and intuitive family companion.
5 | BarkBack >> letters to the editor and photos from our readers.
8 | Newshound >> pet related news briefs, including a profile of a successful rescue.
10 | Puppy Life >> Start Young: Teach your puppy to like having his coat brushed.
14 | Natural Dog >> Kidney Failure and Restoration: Powerful essential oils help heal ailing hunting dog.
16 | Canine Traveler >> Beyond the City: Take in the beauty of Bainbridge Island – just a short ferry ride from Seattle.
18 | Best Behavior >> Training Without Words: With patience and commitment, training a deaf dog is possible.
20 | Clean Dog Clean House >> Washing and drying wet leashes and toys during the winter season.
52 | Help & Advice >> Your training and healthcare questions answered.
54 | Checkup >> No Tears: Dry eyes require lifelong care.
59 | Haute Dog >> Luxury Unleashed: Collar me beautiful.