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<br /> 125<br /> years<br /> SpecialAnniversary<br /> Edition<br /> Y<br /> R<br /> S<br /> F<br /> 4<br /> O<br /> 8<br /> D E D<br /> 8<br /> U<br /> 1<br /> N<br /> We're Celebrating!<br /> This anniversary issue of the GAZETTE celebrates the AKC story. Since 1889, a<br /> part of that story has been the magazine itself. In defiance of the old adage,<br /> we invite you to judge our book by its covers. Here are a few all-time favorites.<br /> During World War II,<br /> the GAZETTE conserved<br /> paper for the war ef-<br /> fort by publishing in a<br /> pocket-size format.<br /> For the duration, the<br /> magazine reported the<br /> exploits of military K-<br /> 9s in Europe and the<br /> Pacific.<br /> Our tradition of distinctive cover photography began<br /> with the February 1924 issue, featuring an artfully<br /> retouched shot of Westminster BIS Ch. Barberryhill<br /> Bootlegger.<br /> In the aftermath of the September 11, 20<a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=1"> 125 years SpecialAnniversary </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=2"> Y R S F 4 O 8 D E D 8 U 1 N</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=3"> We're Celebrating! This anniversary issue of the</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=4"> In the aftermath of the September 11, 2001, terro</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=5"> Contents 28 FEATURES 24 In the Beginning… As the</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=6"> President's Letter Founded on September 17, </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=7"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=8"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=9"> FROM THE CHAIRMAN TOP: LISA CROFT-ELLIOTT ©AKC; </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=10"> Times Past Women of the Century EvRoeneraeyp</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=11"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=12"> On All Fronts The Dog in culture A trip through</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=13"> Edited by REBECCA WALLWORK The Cover Girl Life ma</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=14"> On All Fronts The Scene Stealer The Thin Man movi</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=15"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=16"> Future Fancy BY REBECCA WALLWORK The Junio</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=17"> Mary Schroeder, 17 I am hooked on dog spo</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=18"> Better Breeding BY PATRICIA TROTTER A Histor</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=19"> COOK & GORMLEY, COURTESY ST. HUBERT'S GIRALDA fo</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=20"> The Judge's Eye ... on fashion Putting on the </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=21"> 17</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=22"> Nutrition BY CAROLINE COILE, PH.D. Scraps a</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=23"> Label Me Dog Food Dog-food labels did their p</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=24"> Healthy Dog BY JEFF GROGNET, DVM 125Years</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=25"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=26"> Healthy Dog eases on a postmortem. The death of</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=27"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=28"> In the Beginning… As the AKC celebrates its 125th</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=29"> judge as Major Taylor, and so old and influential</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=30"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=31"> BOTTOM LEFT: COURTESY THE DOG SHOW—125 YEARS OF W</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=32"> A D O G ' S L I F E 1884 News</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=33"> warmly lined with red flannel and a military gorg</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=34"> Posh kennels of the day offered tree-shaded runs.</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=35"> shock to their nerves. After the </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=36"> Styles in Pets “For dogs, the St. Bernard has</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=37"> made to perform their tricks, and … they se</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=38"> RINGS of GOLD Vintage images trace the</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=39"> PRELUDE In the beginning, there were sporting</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=40"> Proud as Pug: Photographer Evelyn M. Shafer captu</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=41"> small-scale kennels and make enduring contribu- t</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=42"> INTO THE FUTURE A FRANK DISCUSSION WITH TODAY'S A</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=43"> resource to help them fight local battles. From t</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=44"> Fifty-two countries participating in the World Ch</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=45"> that need with standalone events— and please put </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=46"> BREED COLUMNS From Affenpinscher to Yorkshire T</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=47"> he has maintained his natural ability to excel in</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=48"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=49"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=50"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=51"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=52"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=53"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=54"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=55"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=56"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=57"> all born in the United Kingdom. The Borzoi Cl</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=58"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=59"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=60"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=61"> related to the Westie and Scottie and can be any </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=62"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=63"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=64"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=65"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=66"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=67"> Dalmatians </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=68"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=69"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=70"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=71"> kept the Field Spaniel from facing cer- tain exti</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=72"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=73"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=74"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=75"> the October 2004 issue of the GAZETTE, which hera</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=76"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=77"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=78"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=79"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=80"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=81"> Irish Wolfhounds </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=82"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=83"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=84"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=85"> Products of their environment and cul- ture, they</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=86"> Mastiff Ch. Deer Run Noah Massalane, pictured wit</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=87"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=88"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=89"> diligent in rewording the old NNTC constitution a</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=90"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=91"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=92"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=93"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 94" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=94"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 95" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=95"> Pointers </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 96" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=96"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 97" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=97"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 98" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=98"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 99" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=99"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 100" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=100"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 101" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=101"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 102" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=102"> BREED COLUMNS and therapy work, as well as obed</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 103" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=103"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 104" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=104"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 105" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=105"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 106" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=106"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 107" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=107"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 108" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=108"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 109" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=109"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 110" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=110"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 111" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=111"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 112" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=112"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 113" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=113"> breed's soon-to-be first AKC cham- pion, Calamalc</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 114" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=114"> Mrs. Margaret Horn, pictured in 1939 with Weimara</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 115" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=115"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 116" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=116"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 117" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=117"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 118" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=118"> BREED COLUMNS </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 119" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=119"> AKC SHOPPER </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 120" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=120"> BREEDERS' CLASSIFIEDS PUBLICATION OF ADVERTISEMEN</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 121" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=121"> GENERAL ADVERTISING KENNELS FOR SALE Kennels fo</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 122" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=122"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 123" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=123"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 124" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=124"> Dog People Reme</a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 125" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=125"> </a> <a title="September 2009 AKC GAzette page 126" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/780f2322?page=126"> </a>