Dog World Table of Contents - December 2009

December 4, 2009




December 2009

14 | Meet the Breed: Germany's Giant
Make room for the Giant Schnauzer -- a big dog with a big heart. More>>
by Amy Fernandez

20 | Constant Companions
Specially trained service dogs help children with autism move bravely into a bigger world. More>>
by Wendy-Bedwell Wilson



| Understanding Canine Dementia
Too often dismissed as "just old age," canine cognitive dysfunction has specific symptoms and treatments.
by Meredith Wargo

30 | Rare Breed Spotlight: Finnish Lapphund
After thousands of years of development, this Nordic breed is a true heart-warmer. More>>
by Alice Bixler

32 | Holiday Gift Guide
Gift ideas for dogs and the people who love them.


Previous Issues:
September 2009 November 2009

2 | From the Editor
5 Things I Learned in This Issue of Dog World More>>
by Jackie Franza

3 | Letters

4 | Canine News

8 | Natural Health Solutions
A Funny Walk: Disk disease affects many small breeds. When minor, it can be treated without surgery. More>>
by Shawn Messonnier, DVM

10 | Breeder's Notebook
Is She or Isn't She? Pregnancy testing isn't an exact science. More>>
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

12 | In the Ring
The Post-Mortem: After a dog show, take time to evaluate your performance.
by Anne H. Bowes

34 | Meet & Compete
Canine event listings

35 | The Dog Shop

37 | Breeder Finder Index

67 | Classified Ads

71 | Advertiser Index

72 | My Story

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