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<br /> ®<br /> MARCH 2010<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> FEATURES<br /> 30 Your Well-Behaved Pocket Pup<br /> When it comes to training, one size does not fit all.<br /> By Lindsey Kamrath<br /> 34 Champions in Miniature<br /> A pair of extraordinary Poodles, immortalized by the<br /> Little Lady Dog Painter.<br /> By Susan Brown<br /> 36 Gland Illusion<br /> When good dogs go bad, it<br /> may be the result of a sluggish<br /> thyroid.<br /> By Barbara Wicklund<br /> 40 “One Giant Game of<br /> Hide-and-Seek”<br /> The GAZETTE talks to some of<br /> the K-9 rescue teams on the<br /> ground in Haiti.<br /> By Mara Bovsun<br /> MARCH 2010<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> 2 PRESIDENT'S LETTER<br /> 4 AKC® UPDATES<br /> 8 SHOW SHOTS<br /> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=1"> ® </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=2"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=3"> Contents FEATURES 30 Your Well-Behaved Pocket Pup</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=4"> President's Letter Congratulations are due to the</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=5"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=6"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE Feeling </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=7"> W ith the recent </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=8"> AKC Updates Barkfest: Only the 2 Ceiling</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=9"> AMERICAN KENNEL CLIPS In this special editio</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=10"> SHOW SHOTS Photos by CAROL BEUCHAT (except where</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=11"> 12 </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=12"> WIN SHOTS Judge Don</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=13"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=14"> On All Fronts Sadie is the Lady AKC/Eukanu</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=15"> Edited by REBECCA WALLWORK Best in Stats </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=16"> On All Fronts CANINE CULTURE REPORT Book News Dog</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=17"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=18"> Better Breeding BY JEFF GROGNET, DVM A Begin</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=19"> needed to do this procedure. The most common m</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=20"> The Judge's Eye BY LINDSEY KAMRATH A husba</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=21"> COURTESY OWNER The Kroghs also empha</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=22"> The Versatile Dog BY JULIE NICONY Two Terri</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=23"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=24"> The Versatile Dog fence better than most. I kne</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=25"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=26"> Nutrition BY CAROLINE COILE, PH.D. Why Sma</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=27"> In Case of Hypoglycemia If your puppy is dro</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=28"> Healthy Dog Edited by LINDSEY KAMRATH Chiro</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=29"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=30"> Healthy Dog Specialists assess nutrition (malno</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=31"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=32"> your well-behaved pupopket When it comes to tr</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=33"> Lennon wasn't like the other dogs at the rally tr</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=34"> Training can dispel the stigma that small dogs ar</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=35"> “I had trained the first one because I had see</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=36"> CHAMPIONS in Min</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=37"> A pair of extraordinary Poodles, immortalized by </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=38"> GLAND ILLUSION When good dogs go bad it may be t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=39"> A top-scoring Shiba Inu in agility suddenly refus</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=40"> Medicine Helps Just five days after the GSD st</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=41"> several trainers in her area who help the owners </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=42"> The GAZETTE talks to some of the teams who were o</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=43"> “One Giant Game of Hide-and-Seek” None of it made</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=44"> Doak, a 2½-year-old black Labrador Retriever, </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=45"> Dogs and handlers of NY Task Force 1 Urban Search</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=46"> Smithey and Doak take a much-needed break. In the</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=47"> GOLDEN RETRIEVER COURTESY NATIONAL DISASTER SEARC</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=48"> AKC SHOPPER & familydog </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=49"> BREED COLUMNS spotlight: Chihuahuas Highlighting </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=50"> TOY Group About the Breed Columns Breed Columns I</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=51"> The Organized Exhibitor Getting your Brussels Gr</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=52"> TOY Group dog, they need to get to the eggs at or</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=53"> By sharing this wisdom, you hope to help this</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=54"> TOY Group I got my pillow and retired to the </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=55"> “Just a Dog”? When we lose one of our beloved </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=56"> TOY Group My vet identified the gro</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=57"> never experienced such a painful and frightening </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=58"> TOY Group Shih Tzu Eyes Over the past few years </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=59"> Protecting Our Dogs Toy Fox Terriers hate cold w</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=60"> NON-SPORTING Group The Fine Line Where do we dra</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_March_2010 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b572cc6b?page=61"> and raising all kinds of hell! 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