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<br /> ®<br /> OCTOBER 2009<br /> <br /> <br /> Contents<br /> 24<br /> FEATURES<br /> 24 Masters of the Hunt<br /> A symbol of British aristocracy, the English Foxhound<br /> is carving out a niche in today's American home.<br /> By David Allan Feller<br /> 30 Waddle for Dollars<br /> Basset Hound fanciers harness one of the breed's most endearing<br /> features—that funny walk—to raise funds for a good cause.<br /> By Barbara Wicklund<br /> 34 Like New<br /> A skilled art conservator saves six<br /> prize-winning Basset Hounds.<br /> By Mara Bovsun<br /> 38 Laddie Boy Forever<br /> Warren Harding's term was<br /> brief and forgettable, but, thanks in<br /> part to a bronze statue in the<br /> Smithsonian, everyone remembers<br /> the president's Airedale Terrier.<br /> By Susan Brown 30<br /> OCTOBER 2009<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> 2 PRESIDENT'S LETTER<br /> 6 AKC® UPDATES<br /> 10 ON ALL FRONTS<br /> 12 SUCCESS STORIES<br /> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=1"> ® </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=2"> </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=3"> </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=4"> Contents 24 FEATURES 24 Masters of the Hunt A sy</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=5"> </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=6"> President's Letter A s parent-club members know, </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=7"> </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=8"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=9"> FROM THE CHAIRMAN T hursday, </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=10"> AKC Updates AMERICAN KENNEL CLIPS Vet Scholarshi</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=11"> New This Month:Canine Partners On October </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=12"> On All Fronts GEEK BRIEFS So Few Genes, So M</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=13"> Edited by REBECCA WALLWORK Old Dogs in the Spot</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=14"> Success Stories BY PENNY LEIGH Family suppo</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=15"> events, but she has learned the ins and outs of t</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=16"> The Judge's Eye BY KIM SCHIVE Say what? Dip</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=17"> </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=18"> The Judge's Eye when you ar</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=19"> </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=20"> Behavior & Training BY TRACY LIBBY Canine co</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=21"> Alice Moon-Fanelli, Ph.D., of Animal Behavior Con</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=22"> The Versatile Dog BY TONI JOHNSON Three </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=23"> My journey in conformation has been one of my gre</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=24"> Healthy Dog Edited by LINDSEY KAMRATH Trig</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=25"> The Pancreas The pancreas is a V-shaped glan</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=26"> A symbol of British aristocracy, </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=27"> all of the purebred dog fancy owes its existence </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=28"> The first of his breed to win multiple BIS, Ch. M</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=29"> Puppies often choose their profession, fancier Pa</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=30"> ALL-AROUND HOUND The English Foxhound in Ameri</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=31"> LEFT: COURTESY SUZY REINGOLD; RIGHT: GAY GLAZBROO</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=32"> waddle for dollars Basset Hound fanciers harness</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=33"> ality and reputation as the clown of the dog worl</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=34"> Part of the Club For the members of the Bass</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=35"> Not Just for Bassets The numerous and novel proj</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=36"> By Mara Bovsun Sometime before 1900, Mrs. Ma</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=37"> to look at this. … Anyone would be happy to own t</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=38"> Castagna in his East Hampton workshop (left) prep</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=39"> Castagna pores over the backing canvas as caref</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=40"> LADDIE BOY Warren Harding's term was brief and fo</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=41"> FOREVER By </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=42"> AKC SHOPPER 23RD ANNUAL Fiction Writi</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=43"> BREED COLUMNS spotlight: Newfoundlands Highlighti</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=44"> SPORTING Group Breed Columns Index SPORTING GR</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=45"> OuPor ignuterstbcroeleudmern-ijsutdtgheisMmaornjo</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=46"> SPORTING Group Judging Coat Tthweoborefetdh'es G</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=47"> why it is so important to make an effort to revie</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=48"> SPORTING Group Comparing Standards Eajurdligeer </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=49"> to create their own “super puppies.” Many swear t</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=50"> SPORTING Group own sleeping bag at her birthday- </a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=51"> Setter or one with its whiskers removed should no</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=52"> SPORTING Group make teaching new concepts quite c</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=53"> Mentors passed knowledge of the breed to me a</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=54"> SPORTING Group hugely educational and entertainin</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=55"> using a stepstool I placed in the kitchen as “env</a> <a title="October 2009 AKC Gazette page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/545c42a2?page=56"> SPORTING Group for that anyway. 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