Dog World Table of Contents - April 2011

April 1, 2011




April 2011

12 | Flea Resistance: Is It Real?
The answer is complicated, but the insecticides introduced in the '90s still work.
by Susan Chaney

26 | Meet the Breed: The Wonderful, Winsome, Westie
The canine embodiment of energy and curiosity, the self-assured West Highland White Terrier will keep you on your toes. More>>
by Stephanie Horan

32 | Hiking, 3 Ways
Which leve is right for you and your dog?
by Lynn Hayner

34 | Big Sports for Little Dogs
Bundles of energy built to run, dig and chase, terriers can indulge their instincts with one of these sports.
by Kim Thornton

40 | Facing the End Together
Hospice care allows owners to provide comfort and pain relief for their terminally ill dogs. More>>
by Jennifer Nelson

44 | Four-Legged Italians
An American tourist captures the essence of Italy and its dogs in her photos.

46 | Rare Breed Spotlight: Royal Companions
The pure-white Bolognese, once highly sought by 14th century Italian aristocrats, continues to charm with its resounding loyalty and happy disposition. More>>
by Alice Bixler

48 | The Modern Age
5 high-tech gadgets for today's dog owner.
By Liz Palika

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4 | From the Editor
Something New More>>
by Jackie Brown

6 | Reader Photos

7 | Inbox

8 | First Things First

14 | Canine News

16 | Breeder's Notebook
Of Mites and Mange: Demodicosis, a hereditary form of mange, can affect a dog's breeding future.
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

18 | Advice from the Natural Vet
Balancing Act: Prebiotics and probiotics regulate the good and bad bacteria in your dog's intestinal tract.
by Deva Khalsa, v.M.D.

20 | Conformation Corner
What Not To Do in the Ring: Don't be guilty of these six bad behaviors, habits and gaffes.
by Jeffrey G. Pepper

22 | Training and Behavior
Wait, Don't Jump! Simple steps to keep four on the floor.
by M. Christine Zink, D.V.M., Ph.D.

24 | In the Community
Golden State, Golden Heart: Californian Mike Murray educates and raises funds to protect one of the country's most popular breeds.
by Wendy Bedwell-Wilson

51 | Dog Shop

52 | Dog Stars

54 | Breeder Finder Index

69 | Classified Ads

72 | My Story
Best Buddies: A family brings home an abandoned Terrier-Poodle mix with a larger-than-life personality. More>>


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