Dog World April 20112

April 2012

16 | London Takes Orlando
The 2011 AKC/Eukanuba Championship held in FLorida was filled with fun and triumph.
By Jackie Brown

28 | Meet the Breed
Bright Eyed and Bush Tailed: The bold and spirited Shiba Inu will bewitch you with its beauty and catlike nature. More>>
By Kim Campbell Thornton

34 | The Fast and the Curious
All dogs from hounds to Mixed Breeds can enjoy the electrifying sport of lure coursing.
By D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

38 | X Marks the Spot
Walking the dog is an excellent excuse to embark on a geocaching treasure hunt. More>>
By Cheryl Rhodes

42 | Outdoor Encounters
Exercise awareness and caution around nature's wildlife.
By Julie Luekenga

46 | Disease Dilemma
Your dog acts perfectly healthy, but tests positively for a tick-borne illness. What do you do next? More>>
By Debbie Swanson

50 | Heartworm Preventive Update
Experts weigh in on the possibility that mosquitoes are becoming resistant to some heartworm medications.
By Meredith Wargo

52 | Rare Breed Spotlight
Old Made New: Breeders in the United States recapture history by restoring Cuba's charming Havana Silk Dog.
By Alice Bixler



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4 | From the Editor
A Fun Adventure More>>
By Jackie Brown

6 | Inbox

7 | Reader Photos

8 | Online Content and Contests

10 | First Things

14 | Canine News

18 | Advice From the Natural Vet

20 | Breeder's Notebook
Itching to Eat: Understanding the genetics behind food allergies can assist with breeding decisions. More>>
By D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

22 | Training and Behavior
In the Public Eye: Train your dog to be a model canine in three common situations. More>>
By M. Christine Zink, D.V.M., Ph.D.

24 | Conformation Corner
Reading Between the Lines: Unofficial rules every exhibitor should abide.
By Jeffrey G. Pepper

26 | In the Community
Booberry's Pluck: One Chihuahua's journey from dumpster dog to rescue mascot.
By Wendy Bedwell-Wilson

55 | Dog Shop

56 | Dog Stars

57 | Breeder Directory

70 | General Classified Ads

71 | Advertiser Index

72 | My Story
Waiting for Emmy: A guide-dog puppy raiser reflects on the pride and bittersweet pain of relinquishing her heart dog. More>>

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