Dog World Table of Contents - April 2009

April 12, 2009




Dog World | April 2009

April 2009

12 | Showcase of Diversity
The stately Pointer 'Holly' wins top honors at the eight annual AKC/Eukanuba National Championship.
by Audrey Pavia

28 | Meet the Breed: All Eyes On Me
The spunky little Pomeranian loves being the center of attention. More>>
by Kim Campbell Thornton

34 | Care for the Aging Dog
9 ways to keep your golden oldie comfortable and stimulated.
by Lisa A. Hanks

40 | Fixes in the Field
How to help your dog if it's injured far from civilization. More>>
by Christina Chan

46 | No Free Treats
Harness the power of food rewards -- without excess weight gain. More>>
by Terry Long

50 | Kramer's Battle
A loving dog owner must make difficult choices during his Poodle's struggle with liver disease.
by Matthew Schenker

54 | Rare Breed Spotlight: Lion Spirit
Like its mythical counterpart, the majestic Chinese Foo Dog protects home and hearth. More>>
by Alice Bixler










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4 | From the Editor
Pure Preference More>>
by Jackie Franza

6 | Letters

8 | Canine News
Study claims DAP reduces fear in puppies; AVMA revises docking and cropping policy; and more.
by Wendy Bedwell-Wilson

16 | In the Ring
Great Big Show World: To raise a confident show dog, socialize early. More>>
by Anne H. Bowes

18 | People
Search and Rescue ACE: Reserve Lt. Douglas Williams and his Bloodhound, Taffy, have worked on more than 115 cases.
by April Balotro

20 | Natural Health Solutions
Get the Itch Out: Frustrating canine allergies may respond to natural treatments. More>>
by Shawn Messonnier, DVM

22 | Sports and Fitness
One Step Ahead: How to avoid common sports injuries.
by Maryanne Dell

24 | Breeder's Notebook
How Much for That Litter? A realistic look at breeding expenses.
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

26 | Cook's Corner
Dem Bones: Consider the health benefits and risks before incoporating raw bones into your dog's diet.
by Randy Kidd, DVM, Ph.D.

56 | Paws in Review
Books for the dog enthusiast
by Amy Fernandez

58 | Meet and Compete
Canine event listings
by Barbara Chuck

66 | The Dog Shop
Canine products and services

74 | Breeder Finder Index
Locate a breeder

100 | Classified Ads
Everything canine

103 | At Your Service
A guide to our advertisers

104 | My Story
A 12-year-old girl beings her agility education.

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