Dog World Table of Contents - February 2009

February 5, 2009




Dog World | February 2009

February 2009

24 | Meet the Breed: An American Original
The life of the party and a cuddly companion, today's Boston Terrier makes an ideal house dog. More>>
by Kim Campbell Thornton

32 | To Tell You the Tooth...
Dental health starts with education and a commitment to hygiene. More>>
by M. Christine Zink, DVM, Ph.D.

36 | Stolen!
Purebred dogs are often targets for pet theft. Learn how to protect your dog from the hands of thieves.
by Debbie Swanson

40 | At Home in the Cold
How the native Northern breeds adapted to arctic temperatures. More>>
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

44 | Can't we All Just Get Along?
Prevent and defuse canine conflicts in a multi-dog household.
by Liz Palika

48 | Point and Shoot
It's easier than ever to take fantastic photos of your dog using today's new-and-improved technology.
by Laurie Meehan-Elmer

52 | Rare Breed Spotlight: Karelian Bear Dog
Capable of facing off with bears and elk, this fearless and independent spitz dog needs a loving but firm owner. More>>
by Alice Bixler







Previous Issues:
December 2008 January 2009


4 | From the Editor
I Learn Something New Every Day More>>
by Jackie Franza

6 | Letters

8 | Canine News
Military working dogs treated in new San Antionio hospital; and more.
by Wendy Bedwell-Wilson

12 | People
In Focus: Mary Bloom, dog photographer
by April Balotro

14 | Sports & Fitness
Cold-Weather Conditioning: Keep your dog in shape during winter.
by Maryanne Dell

16 | Cook's Corner
A Delicate Balance: A veterinary nutritionist can analyze a homemade recipe to be sure it's appropriate for your dog. More>>
by Rebecca L. Remillard, DVM, Ph.D.

18 | In the Ring
Purchasing a Show Puppy
by Anne H. Bowes

20 | Breeder's Notebook
Prostate Problems: Watch for symptoms that affect intact males.
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

22 | Natural Health Solutions
ACL TLC: Healing an injured cranial cruciate ligament without surgery. More>>
by Shawn Messonnier, DVM

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

56 | Meet and Compete
Canine event listings
by Barbara Chuck

62 | The Dog Shop
Canine products and services

64 | Breeder Finder Index

100 | Classfied Ads
Everything canine

103 | At Your Service
A guide to our advertisers

104 | My Story
A reader remembers her Yorkshire Terrier's love of the conformation ring.

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