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<br /> NOVEMBER 2008<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> 30<br /> FEATURES<br /> 30 A Bold andValiant Figure<br /> The Giant Schnauzer is a force to be reckoned with.<br /> By Susan McCullough<br /> 36 Dreaming of Dogs<br /> They occupy our waking hours, but what does it mean when they<br /> show up as we sleep?<br /> By Roxanne Hawn<br /> 40 Lessons ofYouth<br /> Mentoring junior handlers<br /> reaps huge rewards for all<br /> generations.<br /> By Lisa M. Curry, Esq.<br /> 44 The Scottish<br /> Breeds<br /> The hardy dogs of rugged<br /> mountain and moor bear<br /> testimony to a bygone way<br /> of life.<br /> By Jan Mahood<br /> 44<br /> NOVEMBER 2008<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> 2 PRESIDENT'S LETTER<br /> 8 AKC® UPDATES<br /> 10 ON ALL FRONTS<br /> 14 BETTER BREEDING<br /> 16 THE JUDGE'S EYE<br /> 20 HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE<br /> 24 SUCCESS STORIES<br /> 26 NUTRITION<br /> 28 H<a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=1"> NOVEMBER 2008</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=2"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=3"> Contents 30 FEATURES 30 A Bold andValiant Figure</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=4"> President's Letter OA“nbeKroeCef'dtshimnegistfsao</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=5"> 2008AKC/EUKANUBANATIONALCHAMPIONSHIP A DOG SHOW L</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=6"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=7"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=8"> AKC Updates Gold Rush! Championships. I </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=9"> FROM THE CHAIRMANonline to provide the team with </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=10"> AKC Updates AMERICAN KENNEL CLIPS </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=11"> Santa's Little Bichons Santa's Little Beagles </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=12"> On All Fronts Edited by REBECCA WALLWOR</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=13"> Food for Heroes. </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=14"> On All Fronts Sunshine After the It's been a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=15"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=16"> Better Breeding BY PATRICIA TROTTER Our Stole</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=17"> TOP: PUG/MARY BLOOM © AKC; BOTTOM: COCKER SPANIEL</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=18"> The Judge's Eye BY FRANK SABELLA, AS TOLD TO BRON</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=19"> Meet thlieveulnyiqaunednpeleadysfuolfdtohigs </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=20"> The Judge's Eye S</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=21"> Paid Advertisement An Article on ITCHING I</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=22"> Wish List Naughty or nice, we—dogs and dog lover</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=23"> This unique design is just one of many created ex</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=24"> New to the sophisticated Owen and Olivia line: re</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=25"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=26"> Success Stories BY REBECCA WALLWORK The Ho</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=27"> While one card design averages a week</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=28"> Nutrition BY CAROLINE COILE, PH.D. Eating for</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=29"> requires additional proteins along the same timel</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=30"> Healthy Dog Edited by BRONWYN TAGGART Cushing'</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=31"> Cushing's syndrome, but treatment success rates a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=32"> 30 AKC GAZETTE</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=33"> The Giant Schnauzer is a force to be reckoned wit</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=34"> BORN TO GUARD </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=35"> “a bold and valiant figure of a dog: robust, stro</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=36"> many people I've met. It never mattered what the </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=37"> LOUIS RUEDIGER Lansing, Michigan. “Heavy-handed </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=38"> PHOTO CREDIT HERE 36 A</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=39"> dreaming of </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=40"> does have a deep, intimate relationship with the </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=41"> happy. Kevin O'Grady is a county sheriff in Chica</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=42"> By Lisa M. Curry, Esq. MENTORING </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=43"> Breeders can't keep and show every great puppy. S</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=44"> needed to keep such coats in condition and to get</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=45"> BEAGLE/ MARY BLOOM ©AKC ence of learning to show</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=46"> { } t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=47"> OCTOBER 2008 45</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=48"> and follow through most of the runs, and have som</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=49"> GORDON SETTER “Beauty, Brains, Birdsense” is h</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=50"> AKC SHOPPER </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=51"> BREED COLUMNS spotlight: Kerry Blue Terriers High</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=52"> HOUND Group Breed Columns Index HOUND GROUP 50</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=53"> Guheasdt BcoalsuemnjnisistinJacme 1e9s9J7o.hIan2n</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=54"> HOUND Group guideline for frequency of use is no </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=55"> through American Black & Tan Coonhound Rescue. Wh</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=56"> HOUND Group can be rather disconcerting in others</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=57"> regularly we can identify potential problems befo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=58"> HOUND Group even experienced exhibitors of our br</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=59"> CHRISTINA FREITAG For instance, the Irish Wo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=60"> HOUND Group coon dogs imaginable. Soon Moffett</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=61"> Comprehensive Rhodesian Ridgeback Health Survey n</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=62"> HOUND Group Malcolm's attit</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=63"> TERRIER Group Kudos to Rescue Reimscpuoergtarnot</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=64"> TERRIER Group board votes on each applicant, and </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=65"> DS) CHRIS HALVORSON (DOGA In seeking dramati</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=66"> TERRIER Group “Language is a treacherous thing, a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=67"> subject, but happily they are also ask- ing all t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=68"> TERRIER Group True to Character ThregAistKryCeav</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=69"> CAROL BEUCHAT </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=70"> TERRIER Group tle with breeds in the Companion Gr</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=71"> CAROL BEUCHAT Thinking of Agility? Although </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=72"> TERRIER Group way before the parson's time. Many </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=73"> Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. Indeed, the S</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=74"> TERRIER Group I have given up that part that wrea</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=75"> West Highland White Terrier KRISTA DROOP enjoy,</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=76"> CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING KENNELS FOR SALE EXCELLE</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=77"> BREEDERS' CLASSIFIEDS PUBLICATION OF ADVERTISEMEN</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=78"> BREEDERS' CLASSIFIEDS ARE YOU THINKING ABOUT GETT</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=79"> AKC Updates </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=80"> Times Past Political Animals Election Extra: P</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=81"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_November_2008 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/a107c03d?page=82"> </a>