Dog World Table of Contents - October 2011

October 11, 2011




October 2011

14 | Canine Craze in Kalamazoo
Fanciers and friends celebrate the bond of dog ownership and competition at the United Kennel Club Premier.
by April Balotro

28 | Meet the Breed
Chiseled and Charming: The distinguished Doberman Pinscher boasts the total package: good looks, a sharp mind and unfailing devition. More>>
by Stephanie Horan



34 | Antler Dogs
Looking for a new way to explore the outdoors with your dog? Deer antler hunting allows owners to connect with nature and their dogs. More>>
by Darren Warner

38 | Dogs in the Military
Meet a dog and handler who were paired at Lackland Air Force Base, the largest military-dog training facility in the United States.
by Lynn Hayner

42 | Health Exclusive: Stem Cell Therapy
This experimental procedure is a low-risk way to ease pain and boost health.
by Meredith Wargo

46 | Rare Breed Spotlight: Vive le Hound!
The Basset Fauve de Bretagne and the Griffon Fauve de Bretagne developed their unique hunting skills in France, and continue to impress fanciers today.
by Alice Bixler

48 | All Together Now
The group exercises in obedience require dogs to display an extraordinary level of focus and restraint. More>>
by Diana Kerew-Shaw


Previous Issues:
August 2011 September 2011


4 | From the Editor
Home Away from Home More>>
by April Balotro

6 | Inbox

7 | Reader Photos

8 | First Things First

10 | Canine News

18 | Advice from the Natural Vet
The Truth About Garlic: Busting myths and misconceptions about this beneficial bulb.
By Deva Khalsa, V.M.D.

20 | Conformation Corner
Time to Shine: The nuts and bolts of the bred-by-exhibitor class.
by Jeffrey G. Pepper

22 | Breeder's Notebook
An Eye on the Fancy: What changes can breeders make to raise low AKC registration numbers? More>>
by D. Caroline Coile, Ph.D.

24 | In the Community
The Art of Rescue: Artist and rescue advocate Christine Head helps groups raise funds through sales of her dog-themed posters.
by Wendy Bedwell-Wilson

26 | Training and Behavior
Do-It-Yourself Contact Training: How to perfect this vital agility skill at home. More>>
by M. Christine Zink, D.V.M., Ph.D.

51 | Dog Shop

52 | Dog Stars

54 | Breeder Finder Index

70Classified Ads

71 | Advertiser Index

72 | My Story
Mom and Rooney: A personable Chihuahua mix stays by his owner's side when she needs him the most. More>>

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