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<br /> NOVEMBER 2009<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> NOVEMBER 2009<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 30 Chill Out<br /> Ice! Wind! Snowbank-scaling Samoyeds! Winter can<br /> mean an avalanche of trouble, but planning ahead can<br /> help you survive the season.<br /> By Susan McCullough<br /> 30<br /> 2<br /> 4<br /> 8<br /> 10<br /> 14<br /> 18<br /> 22<br /> 24<br /> 26<br /> 46<br /> 73<br /> 74<br /> 76<br /> 78<br /> 34 The Rookies<br /> The family wanted a pet. In Ch. Count Miguel of<br /> Tuckaway they got a dandy one, and much, much more.<br /> By Elaine Waldorf Gewirtz<br /> 38 Katrina's Silver Lining<br /> The horrors of this monster hurricane spurred efforts to<br /> establish laws aimed at<br /> protecting pets during<br /> disasters.<br /> By Barbara Wicklund<br /> 42 Feet of Fire 47<br /> American agility<br /> competitors make a<br /> strong showing on the<br /> inte<a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=1"> NOVEMBER 2009</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=2"> </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=3"> Contents NOVEMBER 2009 COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=4"> President's Letter L ast month we witne</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=5"> </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=6"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=7"> FROM THE CHAIRMAN JILLES MINGASSON ©AKC I </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=8"> AKC® Updates Meet the Breeds OCTOBER 17 AN</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=9"> AMERICAN KENNEL CLIPS COURTESY MARETTA KENNEDY </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=10"> EVENT SHOTS Photos by MARY BLOOM United State</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=11"> NOVEMBER 2009 9</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=12"> Gertie Gear pet airbeds provide vet-reco</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=13"> Crunchkins, winner of APPA's Best New Holiday Pro</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=14"> John Paul Pet Oatmeal Grooming Kit keeps your pet</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=15"> The Puppy Development Puppy Pac is safe, portable</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=16"> On All Fronts Edited by REBECCA WALLWOR</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=17"> </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=18"> On All Fronts Shiba Inu Puppy Cam Fans To The Res</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=19"> QUIET in the Kennel! Looking for a new way t</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=20"> Better Breeding BY JEFF GROGNET, DVM Savi</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=21"> </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=22"> Better Breeding In puppies, the virus attacks</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=23"> </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=24"> The Judge's Eye BY DR. ALTON PERTUIT 2014:A</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=25"> PUPPY 6–9 MO DOGS. At 9:00 A.M. the phone beeps a</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=26"> Nutrition BY CAROLINE COILE, PH.D. 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A similar Golden Retriever</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=31"> </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=32"> ChillOut By Susan McCullough 30 </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=33"> planniSngnaowhebadnk-scalingavSalsaumnrvcohiy</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=34"> have wood stoves for backup heat, and many have t</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=35"> Challenge no.3: DowntoBusiness Many responsibl</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=36"> B </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=37"> Distinguished Heritage Whelped May 15, 1974, b</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=38"> first Dalmatian alongside Michael and Mickey in S</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=39"> Sweet Spots: Mickey's illustrious offspring inclu</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=40"> Thehorrorsof thismonster hurrican</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=41"> Severaldecadesago,twosistersperishedintheirsubm</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=42"> Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), the</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=43"> COURTESY OF MISHA GOODMAN </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=44"> Every fall for the past 14 years, the best agilit</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=45"> als begin provides only a small amount of time to</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=46"> Small Dogs. New to world competition, Conn said, </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=47"> their daughter and Twix earn a Top: Gamel a</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=48"> AKC SHOPPER ALL THE BEST FOR YOUR PUREBRED PET </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=49"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=50"> HOUND Group Breed Columns Index HOUND GROUP 48 A</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=51"> Veterinary Specialty Centers IVhaevterilnoanrgyb</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=52"> HOUND Group slashes or puncture wounds. I tenta- </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=53"> lines and families but those of other breeders as</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=54"> HOUND Group very strong this year—if you were loo</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=55"> a variety or breed of domesticated animal.” I</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=56"> HOUND Group The rhomboid ear is an ear design</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=57"> tive for entering their young dogs in a futurity </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=58"> HOUND Group Then Muddy, not to be outdone by his </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=59"> done a service to our breed by not encouraging po</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=60"> HOUND Group David Helgesen exhaustively covered t</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=61"> Breeders Panel 20 TahnisdseRtaoyfBrersinploenes,</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=62"> TERRIER Group Diminishing Entries Aidrreodpaplei</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=63"> Avoidance is not courage. Aggressive threat-d</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=64"> TERRIER Group may have a darker body coat in sum-</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=65"> club member just to fill the slot. At all levels,</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=66"> TERRIER Group things that I felt were interesting</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=67"> acceptable point of view.” (The Irish Terrier sta</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=68"> TERRIER Group Red and wheaten are two colors </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=69"> Cresteds. In affected dogs, the zonular fibers su</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=70"> TERRIER Group backdrop covering two sides of the </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=71"> are steadily improving. Auggie also won his first</a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=72"> TERRIER Group Dog Shows, a “picture book” of </a> <a title="Nov 2009 AKC Gazette page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/031c812d?page=73"> the Advanced Terrier Institute. 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