28 | A Welcome to
The City of Roses tops the list of this year's dog-friendliest towns. In DOG FANCY's second annual DogTown USA contest, we researched, ranked, and rated cities across the nation to discover the best of the best. Read about Portland, Ore., plus our six runners-up. More >>
36 | Mutts Rule!
After sorting through hundreds of reader entries, we are ready to announce the winners of our second annual Mixed Magic
Photo Contest. More >>
38 | Living With Diabetes
Diabetes is not a death sentence for dogs. With proper and consistent care, your diabetic dog can continue to live a normal and
happy life. More >>
by Denise Flaim
42 | Picture Perfect
Canine photographers reveal their secrets and share expert tips for capturing your dog behind the lens. Follow these simple steps to get great photos of your dog. More >>
44 | Turkish Treasure
The independent and instinctive Akbash Dog requires a strong leader and a flock to guard. More >>
46 | A Total Package
Loving, loyal, and energetic, the Boxer's patience and sweet nature make him a devoted family companion, as well as a brave and faithful
protector. More >>
52 | Always an Adventure
Affectionate and enthusiastic, the always-curious Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier can be a fun and endearing addition to a family who is willing to spend time with him. More >>
8 | Bark Back
10 | Newshound
18 | Natural Dog
The essence of healing: Flower remedies help Poodle handle grief over loss of canine pal.
by Denise Flaim
20 | Puppy Life
Teach your pup to close the door.
by September Morn
22 | Canine Traveler
Feel the love in Philadelphia: The City of Brotherly Love holds a special place in its heart for dogs, too.
by JoAnna Downey
24 | Clean Dog Clean House
Form meets function: Discover practical - and attractive - wall and window coverings for the canine household.
by Sally Deneen
26 | Best Behavior
Come back! 5 common mistakes that sabotage recall training.
by Linda Colflesh
56 | Help & Advice
Ask DOG FANCY and
Ask the Vet
By September Morn and Karla Rugh, DVM, Ph.D.
58 | Checkup
Be a pooper-snooper: Changes in your dog's waste may indicate a health problem.
by Maria Pecoraro
63 | Haute Dog
Luxury Unleashed: Mutts and martinis.
by Nikki Moustaki