Dog World March 2012

March 2012

26 | Meet the Breed
Take Your Breath Away: A paradigm of canine devotion, the Collie still surprises fanciers with its sensitivity and intelligence. More>>
By Stephanie Horan

34 | Best Breeds for Hiking
Which dogs make the best partners when you're raring to explore the great outdoors?
By M. Christine Zink, D.V.M., Ph.D.

36 | Dog World Recommends
6 dog products to complement your natural lifestyle. More>>


38 | Raw Deal
Although raw food stirs controversy in the dog world, many experts stand behind it. More>>
By Eve Adamson

42 | From Garden to Bowl
Cooking fresh supplemental meals for your dog enriches life and boosts health.
By Tom Barthel

46 | Step Back!
Rattlesnake aversion clinics condition dogs to a life-saving behavior.
By D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

50 | Dog Show Lingo Quiz
Test your knowledge of canine conformation terms.

54 | Rare Breed Spotlight
Perro de Presa Canario: This centuries-old breed has weathered legislation and organized dog-fighting to emerge a beloved hulk.
By Alice Bixler

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4 | From the Editor
Lassie Revisited More>>
By Jackie Brown

6 | Inbox

7 | Reader Photos

8 | Online Content and Contests

10 | First Things

14 | Canine News

16 | Training and Behavior
Why Treibball? Even non-herding breeds get a kick out of this fun sport. More>>
By M. Christine Zink, D.v.M., Ph.D.

18 | Conformation Corner
Mind Your Manners: One judge's rules for appropriate interaction between dog-show judges and exhibitors.
By Jeffrey G. Pepper

20 | In the Community
From Trash to Treasure: Thanks to two Good Samaritans, a discarded dog becomes an animal ambassador and a loving family member.
By Wendy Bedwell-Wilson

22 | Advice From the Natural Vet
Tip Top Immunity: 3 natural ways to enhance your dog's immune system.
By Deva Khalsa, V.M.D.

24 | Breeder's Notebook
Breeding a Westminster Winner: The breeders of four dogs that triumphed at the Garden share their secrets to success.
By D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

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58 | Breeder Finder Index

70 | Classified Ads

71 | Advertiser Index

72 | My Story
Tiny Star: An Alaskan Klee Kai gains a new owner and an Internet following. More>>

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