16 | A-One Aussie
Amid thousands of fanciers, demos and dog-show vendors, Australian Shepherd "Reckon" took Best in Show at the AKC/Eukanuba National Championship in Long Beach, Calif.
32 | Meet the Breed: Coat of Curls
Unique in appearance, the highly intelligent and family-oriented Curly-Coated Retriever excels in countless sports. More>>
by Kim Campbell Thornton
38 | Stay Fit Together
5 dogs and their owners spice up their exercise routines with fun outdoor activities.
by Maryann Mott
42 | Green Dog Toys
Today's consumers demand a higher level or fun, Earth-friendly options.
by Lisa Hanks
44 | 5 Ways to Green Your Dog's Day
45 | Green Defined
Discover the official meanings of these loosely used terms.
by Tiffany Lin
46 | Health Off the Beaten Path
Ease canine medical conditions with three non-traditional therapies.
by Meredith Wargo
50 | Rare Breed Spotlight: Simply Irresistible
Whether you call it the Biewer Terrier, Biewer a la Pom Pon or just plain Biewer, this wee delight wins more devotees every day. More>>
by Alice Bixler
4 | From the Editor
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by Jackie Brown
6 | Inbox
7 | Reader Photos
8 | First Things First
12 | Canine News
20 | People
History Maker: Meet Paolo Dondina, the first Italian and the fifth non-American to judge Best in Show at the 2011 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
by Tiffany Lin
22 | Training and Behavior
Disabled Dynamos: Whether your dog has arthritis or is missing a leg, these fitness tips will keep it trim and happy.
by M. Christine Zink, D.V.M., Ph.D.
24 | Breeder's Notebook
Canine Psychiatrics: Recent developments shine light on psychological problems in dogs.
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.
26 | Advice from the Natural Vet
Back on Track: Holistic help for canine disc disease.
by Deva Khalsa, V.M.D.
28 | Conformation Corner
Around the World: Essential information about competing abroad. More>>
by Jeffrey G. Pepper
30 | In the Community
The Search Is On: Vet student launches website dedicated to listing adoptable, disabled pets.
by Wendy Bedwell-Wilson
52 | Dog Shop
54 | Spotlight on the Non-Sporting Group
57 | Breeder Finder Index
77 | Classified Ads
79 | Advertiser Index
80 | My Story
The Dog I Never Knew I Needed: An Akita-Doberman mix helps a woman get through the toughest of days. More>>