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<br /> DECEMBER 2017<br /> VOLUME 134, NUMBER 12<br /> OUR<br /> W<br /> R<br /> BEST BEST<br /> ONLINE<br /> MAGAZINE<br /> 01<br /> PHOTOS<br /> OF 2017<br /> PRESIDENT'S LETTER<br /> AKC UPDATES<br /> DOG PEOPLE<br /> N<br /> N<br /> E<br /> I<br /> 2<br /> 6<br /> BREED COLUMNS<br /> Follow the<br /> GAZETTE on<br /> Facebook!<br /> Toy Group<br /> Affenpinschers Italian Greyhounds Pekingese<br /> Brussels Griffons Japanese Chin Shih Tzu<br /> Cavalier King Charles Maltese Yorkshire Terriers<br /> Spaniels Miniature Pinschers<br /> Chihuahuas Papillons<br /> Non-Sporting Group TOY GROUP<br /> Bichons Frises Dalmatians Löwchen<br /> Boston Terriers Finnish Spitz Shiba Inu<br /<a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=1"> DECEMBER 2017 VOLUME 134, NUMBER 12 OUR W R </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=2"> MASTHEAD </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=3"> PRESIDENT'S LETTER d uring this special time o</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=4"> UPDATES The Season of Giving At this most charita</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=5"> A UPDATES KC Government </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=6"> UPDATES Meet & Compete: Reigning Cats and Dogs </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=7"> VIDEOS Leo the Lion King </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=8"> RINGSIDE KC OF PHILADELPHIA, “THE NATIONAL DOG SH</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=9"> RINGSIDE KC OF PHILADELPHIA, “THE NATIONAL DOG SH</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=10"> RINGSIDE RINGSIDE YEAR-END ROUNDUP 2017 was the </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=11"> RINGSIDE RINGSIDE YEAR-END ROUNDUP </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=12"> RINGSIDE RINGSIDE YEAR-END ROUNDUP David Woo </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=13"> FEATURE TheGift </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=14"> FEATURE between l975 and 19951. There are several</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=15"> FEATURE many processes at work. And deep in this </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=16"> FEATURE mutated cancer cells in the urine several</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=17"> FEATURE CADET BRAF Testimonials Mary Mahaff</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=18"> TIMES PAST Covering tThe Season </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=19"> DOGGEREL In decades past, poetry was a mainsta</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=20"> DOG PEOPLE Richard Meen & John Reeve-Newson </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=21"> AKC Winners For advertising information, call Ant</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=22"> AKC Winners For advertising information, call Ant</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=23"> AKC Winners For advertising information, call Ant</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=24"> AKC Winners For advertising information, call Ant</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=25"> AKC Winners For advertising information, call Ant</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=26"> AKC Winners For advertising information, call Ant</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=27"> AKC Winners For advertising information, call Ant</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=28"> AKC Winners For advertising information, call Ant</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=29"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=30"> BREED COLUMNS Nancy Baybutt wrote the following </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=31"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP big one will eliminate r</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=32"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP sought out breeders. </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=33"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP very similar to the comm</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=34"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP than I've been breeding,</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=35"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP such as Dramamine, mecli</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=36"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP to avoid falling victim </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=37"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP random things to decide </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=38"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP tle `devil.' They should</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=39"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP moving at full speed wit</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=40"> BREED COLUMNS TOY GROUP </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=41"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP December is upo</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=42"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=43"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP shows all over </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=44"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP The club's j</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=45"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP 1781 from the C</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=46"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP bring wonderful</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=47"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP In the last art</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=48"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP As we move towa</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=49"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP special events </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=50"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP tion impacts li</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=51"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP to bring certif</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=52"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP the domestic ru</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=53"> BREED COLUMNS NON-SPORTING GROUP extension.” It </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=54"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP Australian Cattle Do</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=55"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP And you know what</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=56"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP Belgian Malinois</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=57"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP as 8 weeks, to sit, </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=58"> BREED COLUMNS Mary Fish Arango wrote the followi</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=59"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP understands you, and</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=60"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP to stand. The diseas</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=61"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP grows up to make a l</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=62"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP materials to help wi</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=63"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP to show its versatil</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=64"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP ior modification, de</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=65"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP facility located les</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=66"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP should include check</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=67"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=68"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP bath towels. Ensure </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=69"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP your own interaction</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=70"> BREED COLUMNS HERDING GROUP assume. Proportions </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=71"> SECRETARY'S PAGES A MISSION STA</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=72"> SECRETARY'S PAGES cled and strong. Medium-long, c</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=73"> SECRETARY'S PAGES well open. Jaws opening wide an</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=74"> SECRETARY'S PAGES acceptable. </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=75"> SECRETARY'S PAGES of the breed as these hunting c</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=76"> PROPOSED SPINONE ITALIANO FOR COMMENT In accordan</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=77"> SECRETARY'S PAGES is customarily docked to a leng</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=78"> SECRETARY'S PAGES Ms. Linda Fitzmaurice (98271</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=79"> SECRETARY'S PAGES Labrador Retrievers, Irish</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=80"> SECRETARY'S PAGES Soft Coated Wheaten Terrie</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=81"> SECRETARY'S PAGES (602) 358-4124 robertchur</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=82"> SECRETARY'S PAGE Wire Fox Terriers, Manchest</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=83"> SECRETARY'S PAGE claire@whiz.to Spinoni Ital</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=84"> SECRETARY'S PAGE (817) 297-2398 redglen@sbcg</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=85"> SECRETARY'S PAGE The following applications </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=86"> SECRETARY'S PAGE the considerations of not just</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=87"> SECRETARY'S PAGE Goldman Sachs Presentation Zac</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=88"> SECRETARY'S PAGE Board of Directors, and (ii) t</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=89"> SECRETARY'S PAGE ment provides a basis for AKC </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=90"> SECRETARY'S PAGE to a maximum of $10,000 annual</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=91"> SECRETARY'S PAGE This OAC received many suggest</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=92"> SECRETARY'S PAGE onded by Ms. McAteer the Board</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=93"> SECRETARY'S PAGE Chapter 11, Section 8-A of the</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=94"> SECRETARY'S PAGE REPORT ON MEMBER CLUB BYLAWS </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=95"> SECRETARY'S PAGE the Event Operation</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=96"> SECRETARY'S PAGE apart would be required. This </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=97"> SECRETARY'S PAGE such size and location so as n</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=98"> SECRETARY'S PAGE ing, pulling or tugging on the</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=99"> SECRETARY'S PAGE Scoring. A non-qualifying sc</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=100"> SECRETARY'S PAGE your dogs.” The handlers must </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=101"> your dog.” The handler will stand with the dog si</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=102"> SECRETARY'S PAGE principal feature of this exer</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=103"> SECRETARY'S PAGE or PCD or higher Regular or Pr</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=104"> SECRETARY'S PAGE 10 feet past the jumps without</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=105"> SECRETARY'S PAGE GLOSSARY Released – a dog w</a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=106"> PARENT CLUB LINKS SPORTING GROUP </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=107"> PARENT CLUB LINKS WORKING GROUP </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=108"> PARENT CLUB LINKS TOY GROUP </a> <a title="AKC Gazette December 2017 page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/305e60a2?page=109"> PARENT CLUB LINKS HERDING GROUP Austral</a>