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<br /> June 2011<br /> Fighting<br /> Food Allergies<br /> Saving the<br /> Sage Koochee<br /> AKC's Largest<br /> National Agility<br /> Championship Ever!<br /> QUICK LOOK: INSIDE THIS ISSUE<br /> FEATURES<br /> National English Springer Breeder of Sage<br /> Agility Spaniel The Year Koochee<br /> COLUMNS & DEPARTMENTS<br /> Better Healthy Judge's Versatile<br /> Breeding Dog Eye Dog<br /> brand DOG FOOD<br /> To win this trophy is to secure a place in history.<br /> If your dog competes in any of the 200-plus shows Rank<br /> sponsored by Purina in 2011, you may already be 1<br /> accumulating points toward the prestigiou<a title="June2011_AKC_Gazette.pdf page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b805d4eb?page=1"> June 2011 Fighting Food Allergi</a> <a title="June2011_AKC_Gazette.pdf page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b805d4eb?page=2"> QUICK LOOK: INSIDE THIS ISSUE FEATURES </a> <a title="June2011_AKC_Gazette.pdf page 3" 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