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<br /> May 2010<br /> Breed Profile:<br /> The Bichon Frise<br /> Our Spring<br /> Gear Guide<br /> Supplementing<br /> a Healthy Coat<br /> <br /> WHAT’s INsIDE<br /> may<br /> 2010<br /> Features<br /> 26 Snowy Sprites<br /> The history of the Bichon Frise stretches<br /> back to Cleopatra's lap.<br /> By Elaine Waldorf Gewirtz<br /> 32 MACH-ing Time<br /> in Tulsa<br /> Fleet-footed dogs, young and old, made<br /> history at this year's agility national.<br /> By Penny Leigh<br /> 36 Not Far From the Tree<br /> These handlers celebrate Mother's Day<br /> every time they step into the ring.<br /> By Lindsey Kamrath<br /> 40 An Eye for a Painting<br /> Love that work of art? Before you whip<br /> out your checkbook, get the advice of an<br /> expert.<br /> ON OUR COVER<br /> Bichon Frise<br /> by Lisa Croft-Elliott<br /> Meet dogdom's curly-coated clowns. 26<br /> Toys, treats, and more for warm<br /> days ahead. <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=1"> May 2010 </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=2"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=3"> WHAT’s INsIDE may 2010 Features 26 Snowy Spr</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=4"> what’s inside columns & departments may </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=5"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=6"> PRESIDENT'S LETTER Social media, such as Facebo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=7"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=8"> GZ EDITED BY BUD BOCCONE New Conformation Tit</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=9"> Z G FROM THE CHAIRMAN Spring is always an excit</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2010 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56b0bbec?page=10"> GZ American Kennel Clips A. 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