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<br /> ®<br /> INTRODUCING THE<br /> Boykin Spaniel<br /> JANUARY 2010<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> JANUARY 2010<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> 2<br /> 4<br /> 8<br /> 12<br /> 14<br /> 16<br /> 18<br /> 22<br /> 24<br /> 26<br /> 42<br /> FEATURES<br /> 26 Regional Treasure<br /> Once a closely guarded secret of the deep South, the Boykin<br /> Spaniel is poised to take on the AKC Sporting Group—and the world.<br /> By Mara Bovsun<br /> 32 NewYork's Best<br /> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=1"> ® </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=2"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=3"> Contents JANUARY 2010 COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=4"> President's Letter A nyone who has been </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=5"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=6"> AKC® Updates HIGHLIGHTS DE</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=7"> FROM THE CHAIRMAN TOP: OFFICIAL WHITE HOUSE PHOT</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=8"> AKC Updates Winners and Dinners,Long Beach Style </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=9"> CAR Relief Fund 2009 Roundup AKC Companion </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=10"> WIN SHOTS AKC/Eukanuba National Championship LO</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=11"> Group Winners Terrier Gro</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=12"> WIN SHOTS </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=13"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=14"> On All Fronts Out of Africa in Long Beach Rhodesi</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=15"> Edited by REBECCA WALLWORK INGREDIENT 101 Goat'</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=16"> Better Breeding BY JEFF GROGNET, DVM Whe</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=17"> When to Call a Veterinarian The following a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=18"> The Judge's Eye BY HELEN LEE JAMES Do “absol</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=19"> Harrier “… as a working pack breed … aggressiven</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=20"> Success Stories BY REBECCA WALLWORK </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=21"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=22"> Success Stories The two other American</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=23"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=24"> Nutrition BY CAROLINE COILE, PH.D Stonewalli</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=25"> magnesium levels in the diet. Struvite uroliths p</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=26"> Healthy Dog Edited by LINDSEY KAMRATH New Te</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=27"> TOP: BOSTON TERRIER/COURTESY COLORADO STATE UNIVE</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=28"> Regional treasure Once a closely guarded secret</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=29"> I </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=30"> Prince had been considering a breed smaller tha</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=31"> LetterPerfect A Boykin Spaniel named Roxy tak</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=32"> The breed standard calls for an expression that i</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=33"> making it to 17. They have </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=34"> T For the finest in food and fun, AKC President De</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=35"> Best Dog Tour New York City has been home to t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=36"> dogs OF THE REGIMEN</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=37"> Curly licked wounds throughout the war, and after</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=38"> a regular niche at the front lines—a role that pu</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=39"> perform tricks that included holding a wooden pip</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=40"> for Speciality clubs have many ways to meet,</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=41"> Wealth of Opportunity Specialty clubs frequentl</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=42"> form—“Eligibility Requirements to Hold Future Dog</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=43"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=44"> AKC SHOPPER Protect & Organize P</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=45"> BREED COLUMNS spotlight: English Cocker Spaniels </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=46"> SPORTING Group About the Breed Columns Breed Colu</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=47"> for him to grow up. We will keep our breed longer</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=48"> SPORTING Group ance they so desired. Shorthai</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=49"> planning matings, the breeder should consider the</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=50"> SPORTING Group than 400 affixes (as kennel names </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=51"> time and effort. The single most important fu</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=52"> SPORTING Group thing, even more aware of buff gen</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=53"> well–laid back shoulder, a muscular (not overdone</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=54"> SPORTING Group Canon Doherty, w</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=55"> The following is provided by Roe Froman, DV</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=56"> SPORTING Group Add exposure to layers of comp</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=57"> where there was a cluster of trees, bro- ken conc</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=58"> SPORTING Group puppies doesn't mean they'll try t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=59"> The GWP's tail is set high, carried at or abo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=60"> SPORTING Group ing with a fellow who was recruite</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=61"> WORKING Group Getting Ready It occurs to me that</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=62"> WORKING Group Walker was one, Carmen Rowe sup- pl</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=63"> remarkable odyssey that began with earning his fi</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=64"> WORKING Group Van Worikben Boxers of the Netherla</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=65"> Detecting Heart Disease in Dobermans Illena and </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=66"> WORKING Group make it a tool in your program. </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=67"> where the person lived to pick the dog up and bri</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=68"> WORKING Group foreign visitors have already expre</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=69"> A dog who thinks first and asks questions later. </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=70"> WORKING Group that performs the testing, optigen.</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=71"> have a harder coat, with less loft, which gives t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=72"> WORKING Group Just Google the term spay neuter, a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=73"> and the Samoyed—the dog with Christmas in its hea</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=74"> WORKING Group The Dark Side Ihave been a fan of </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=75"> DOG & LITTER REGISTRATIONS THE FOLLOWING FIGURES</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=76"> BREEDERS' CLASSIFIEDS PUBLICATION OF ADVERTISEMEN</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=77"> GENERAL ADVERTISING CANINE CONDITIONING Movement</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=78"> AKC Updates </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=79"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=80"> Times Past Fox's Terrier </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=81"> Dog People Hiram Stewart The pro</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2010 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/854586aa?page=82"> </a>