Dog World Table of Contents - January 2008

January 3, 2008




Dog World | January 2008

January 2008

8 | History in the Making
With an impressive parade of likely contenders, Westminster looks to further its tradition of excellence.
by Amy Fernandez

22 | Meet the Breed: The French Bulldog
At rest, at play and in the ring, this crowd pleaser displays an undeniable joie de vivre. More>>
by Kim Campbell Thornton

28 | The ABCs of Kennel Planning
Dream kennels aren't built in a day. Focus on the essentials first. More>>
by Alice Bixler

36 | Build a Canine Library
A breeder's education never ends. Here are some classic books and DVDs to get you started.
by Stephanie Horan

42 | From Owner to Breeder, Part 3
Before you plunge into the deep end of breeding, ask yourself the most important question: "Why?"
by Matthew Schenker

48 | The Purebred Dog's Geneticist
A Q&A with veterinarian and genetic pioneer Dr. Jerold Bell.
by Debra Eldredge, DVM

50 | Rare Breed Spotlight: The Estrela Mountain Dog
by Alice Bixler

52 | Surf & Turf
This remarkable retriever revels in the great outdoors.
Photos and text by Sherri Regalbuto

Previous Issues:
November 2007 December 2007


4 | From the Editor
New fanciers, new contributors More>>
by Allan Reznik

6 | Dateline
AKC honors exemplary dogs, UKC crowns Coonhound champs, U.S. declared canine-rabes free, study recommends counseling for new pet owners, and more.
by Marcella Durand

12 | Judge's Perspective
Novice judges More>>
by Jeffrey G. Pepper

14 | Breeder's Notebook
Sex selecting your litter More>>
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

16 | Showstoppers
Eddie Dziuk's commitment to OFA
by Sue LeMieux

18 | About Agility
From couch potatoes to competitors
by Terry Long

20 | Natural Wellness
Weighty matters
by Randy Kidd, DVM, Ph.D.

55 | Canine Commodities
New products More>>

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

58 | Meet & Compete
Canine event listings
by Barbara Chuck

61 | The Dog Shoppe
Canine products and services

63 | Breeder Finder Index
Locate a breeder

103 | Classified Ads
Everything canine

111 | At Your Service
A guide to our advertisers

112 | The Way We Were

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