Dog World Table of Contents - December 2010

December 9, 2010


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December 2010

22 | 2010 Editors' Choice Award Winners
22 new and innovative products, including training equipment, treats, grooming aids and more. Click here to see what products won!

28 | Meet the Breed: Age-Old Instinct
The Norwegian Elkhound hails from the frigid lands of Scandinavia, where it continues to hunt big game today. More>>
by Stephanie Horan

 


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| Conditioning the Performance Dog
Design the best exercise and training routine to ensure your dog's safety and success in competition.
by Maryanne Dell

38 | Spinning Out of Control
Dogs affected by canine compulsive disorder might find relief in reward-based training.
by Debbie Swanson

42 | Trained in Stealth
Throughout history, smugglers have used dogs to transport illegal goods, from lace to cigarettes, across borders. More>>
by Amy Fernandez

46 | Enter the Spotlight
Do you and your dog have what it takes to conquer the specialty-show circuit?
by Elaine Waldort Gewirtz

50 | Rare Breed Spotlight: Thai Ridgeback
Although this beguiling primitive breed has existed for centuries, it only recently caught the attentio of U.S. fanciers.
by Alice Bixler

Previous Issues:
October 2010 November 2010

 

2 | From the Editor
Editors' Picks for 2010 More>>
by Jackie Brown

4 | Inbox

6 | Canine News

12 | 95 Years of Dog World

13 | Natural Health Solutions
Paws in Panic: With the help of natural therapies, you can ease your dog's severe anxiety.
by Shawn Messonnier, D.V.M.

14 | Sports and Fitness
Play Ball! Games of catch, retrieve and keep away create fun for you and your dog.
by M. Christine Zink, D.V.M., Ph.D.

16 | Cook's Corner
Diet for the Golden Years: The right foods provide senior dogs with health-promoting nutrients.
by Mary Straus

18 | In the Ring
Dog show FAQs: Answers to commonly asked questions about conformation competitions.
by Anne H. Bowes

20 | Breeder's Notebook
Breeding by the Numbers: An array of factors can affect how many puppies are born in a litter.
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

52 | Paws in Review

53 | The Dog Shop

54 | Breeder Finder Index

69 | Classified Ads

71 | Advertiser Index

72 | My Story
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