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
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
70 | Classified 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>>