Dog World Table of Contents - May 2009

May 3, 2009




Dog World | May 2009

May 2009

26 | Meet the Breed: Intense Instincts
Agility, intelligence and determination make the Border Collie the ultimate herding dog. More>>
By Stephanie Horan

32 | Puppy Orthopedic Problems
Learn how common joint disorders are diagnosed and treated. More>>
By T.J. Dunn Jr., DVM

38 | The Importance of Play
Your puppy's carefree games are essential to its mental and physical development.
By Lisa A. Hanks

44 | Pick of the Litter
Future champion or future pet? Find out how experienced breeders determine a puppy's potential.
By D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

48 | Making Adjustments
Chiropractic is gaining recognition as a viable treatment option for canine conditions. More>>
By Meredith Wargo

52 | Rare Breed Spotlight: South African Boerboel
Developed in an untamed land, this versatile farm dog embodies courage and balance.
by Alice Bixler










Previous Issues:
March 2009 April 2009


4 | From the Editor
Puppy Love More>>
By Jackie Franza

6 | Letters

8 | Canine News
Top breeds of 2008; new veterinary forensic program; and more.
By Wendy Bedwell-Wilson

14 | Cook's Corner
The Puppy Plan: Puppies have special nutritional needs.
By Randy Kidd, DVM, Ph.D.

16 | In the Ring
A Lot To Learn: Breed-handling classes teach skill to you and your puppy.
By Anne H. Bowes

18 | People
For the Love of Agility: Ken Tatsch, founder of the United States Dog Agility Association, shares his vision for the sport. More>>
By April Balotro

20 | Natural Health Solutions
Raise a Natural Puppy: From vaccines to preventive care, discover holistic ways to keep your puppy healthy.
By Shawn Messonnier, DVM

22 | Breeder's Notebook
Thinking Big: Breeding giant dogs comes with a unique set of challenges. More>>
By D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

24 | Sports and Fitness
Tunnel Visions: Earthdog competitions help terriers and Dachshunds channel their go-to-ground instincts.
By Maryanne Dell

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

56 | Meet and Compete
Canine event listings
by Barbara Chuck

63 | The Dog Shop
Canine products and services

65 | Breeder Finder Index
Locate a breeder

100 | Classified Ads
Everything canine

103 | At Your Service
A guide to our advertisers

104 | My Story
A rescued Greyhound conquers his fear of cars. More>>

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