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<br /> June 2008<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> 38<br /> FEATURES<br /> 30 The Whistle<br /> In the winning story in our annual fiction contest, a boy and his dog<br /> learn a magical language that has a power beyond words.<br /> By Kelly R. Drake<br /> 34 Life Experience<br /> Clinical trials are essential when testing new treatments, but they<br /> also give dog owners access to cutting-edge medicine.<br /> By Matthew Schenker<br /> 38 Red Barber of the Dog World<br /> For more than 40 years, Arthur<br /> Frederick Jones was the<br /> elegant voice of the fancy.<br /> By Jan Mahood<br /> 42 Dog-Friendly<br /> Gardening<br /> Turn a basic yard into a<br /> green, gorgeous refuge<br /> for you and your pets.<br /> By Bobbye Land<br /> 42<br /> JUNE 2008<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> 2 PRESIDENT'S LETTER<br /> 4 AKC UPDATES<br /> 10 EVENT SHOTS<br /> 12 ON ALL FRONTS<br /> 16 BETTER BREEDING<br /> 20<a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=1"> June 2008</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=2"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=3"> Contents 38 FEATURES 30 The Whistle In the winnin</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=4"> President's Letter ThRAempEerxreiesceauntiaKvteie</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=5"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=6"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=7"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=8"> AKC Updates FROM THE CHAIRMAN Poevinetnintsga-b</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=9"> AMERICAN KENNEL CLIPS TOP: SAMOYED/COURTESY ANN </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=10"> AKC Updates REPS AFIELD Sauve Teaches, Advises, </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=11"> PLEASE Just look at those eyes. How can you refus</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=12"> EVENT SHOTS Photos by CHRISTINA FREITAG Small Pa</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=13"> 4 3 JUNE 2008 </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=14"> On All Fronts Run Fast, Run Happy </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=15"> Edited by REBECCA WALLWORK A Sound Idea Life is </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=16"> On All Fronts Paws Up A well-deserved Paws Up to</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=17"> Hitting the Road? LISTEN UP. Fancier and best-se</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=18"> Better Breeding BY LISA M. CURRY, ESQ. Estate</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=19"> YOUR DOG GIVES YOU 100%. RETURN THE</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=20"> Better Breeding housing, food, medical needs, v</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=21"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=22"> The Judge's Eye BY ELLEN SMITHEE Rally Rule</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=23"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=24"> Behavior & Training BY TRACY LIBBY </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=25"> rewards (i.e., cookies). The dog exhibits a behav</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=26"> Success Stories BY CHRIS McGONIGLE Got grizz</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=27"> FSS 101 The stomping ground of rare breeds, t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=28"> Healthy Dog Edited By BRONWYN TAGGART BY JE</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=29"> to invade the body. Parvovirus attacks rapidly di</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=30"> Healthy Dog International Funding Obtained f</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=31"> Paid Advertisement GENIUS-L</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=32"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=33"> annah stood in her f</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=34"> CRIME OF SORROW Tim showed no reaction to Ha</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=35"> Tim awoke with a start and looked at the cl</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=36"> Clinicaltrialsareessentialwhentestingnewtreatment</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=37"> Removing bias is crucial for reliable results.</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=38"> clinical trials give them options.” Leaving the</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=39"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=40"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=41"> The Saturday Evening Post encapsulated, more t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=42"> JONES ON MORRISAND ESSEX “The first Morris and</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=43"> Jones and staff manning the booth at the Westmins</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=44"> Turn a basic yard into a green, gorgeous</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=45"> he shrieks that split the early-mo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=46"> HULL HORRORS! Almost everyone knows to keep t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=47"> “garden” grows upward and out of harm's way from </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=48"> BREED COLUMNS SPOTLIGHT: PEKINGESE Highlighting a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=49"> AKC SHOPPER </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=50"> TOY Group About the Breed Columns The breed colum</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=51"> that, like dogs, the child inside should be prote</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=52"> TOY Group opportunities for juniors at our specia</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=53"> all miss her. No one has stepped up yet to be the</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=54"> TOY Group try competing in national and regional </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=55"> “Groomer of the Year.” After </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=56"> TOY Group Silky Terrier dogs are bred we will lo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=57"> TOY Group almost every groomer or rescue per- son</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=58"> TOY Group This isn't usually the case, howeve</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=59"> NON-SPORTING Group CAROL BEUCHAT My Experiences </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=60"> NON-SPORTING Group Chinese Shar-Pei promoting t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_June_2008 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/6a53a228?page=61"> you can work together. 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