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<br /> AUGUST 2009<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> AUGUST 2009<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 28 Healing Gardens<br /> 38<br /> 2<br /> 4<br /> 8<br /> 10<br /> 14<br /> 16<br /> 18<br /> 22<br /> 24<br /> 44<br /> 70<br /> 72<br /> 72<br /> When used with care, leaves, berries, bark, and roots can be<br /> potent medicine.<br /> By Denise Flaim<br /> 32 Fine Needlework<br /> The ancient art of acupuncture is helping<br /> modern-day dogs.<br /> By Elaine Waldorf Gewirtz<br /> 36 Make a Pledge!<br /> For the good of your dogs,<br /> your breed, and the fancy,<br /> insist on AKC registration for<br /> all your purebred puppies.<br /> By Mara Bovsun45<br /> 38 Your Best<br /> Meet the Breeds<br /> Booth—Ever!<br /> Make it educational and<br /> unforgettable. Experts tell<br /> you how.<br /> By Lindsey Kamrath<br /> 46<br /> 46<br /> 57<br /> PRESIDENT'S LETTER<br /> AKC® UPDATES<br /> SHOW SHOTS<br<a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=1"> AUGUST 2009</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=2"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=3"> Contents AUGUST 2009 COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=4"> President's Letter Preparations are in full swing</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=5"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=6"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE Remember</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=7"> FROM THE CHAIRMAN T he America</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=8"> AKC Updates Dorothy Nickles,1910–2009 Beloved “L</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=9"> AKC PEOPLE MARY BLOOM ©AKC Baxter Retires A</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=10"> SHOW SHOTS Photos by DENVER BRYAN Five Valleys </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=11"> AUGUST 2009 9</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=12"> On All Fronts GEEK BRIEFS </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=13"> Edited by REBECCA WALLWORK Rescue Takes Flight </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=14"> On All Fronts BOOKSHELF Reference Material Whe</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=15"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=16"> Better Breeding BY TRACY LIBBY Secrets </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=17"> experts say not everyone has an eye for recognizi</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=18"> The Judge's Eye BY JEFFREY G. PEPPER Main</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=19"> standard. People seem comfortable with entering t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=20"> Success Stories BY ELAINE WALDORF GEWIRTZ Ag</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=21"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=22"> Success Stories demons</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=23"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=24"> Nutrition BY CAROLINE COILE, PH.D. Take a G</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=25"> develop problems, which are well- documented. Som</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=26"> Healthy Dog Edited by BRONWYN TAGGART Atopy D</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=27"> condition nor alleviate it, it suggests atopy. A</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=28"> Healthy Dog The Dental-Treat Dilemma Daefonrtd</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=29"> First Vaccine for Canine Influenza Is Licensed A</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=30"> When used with care, leaves, berries,</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=31"> or many people, herbs have</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=32"> who are on liver-taxing medica- tions mig</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=33"> A 2005 study on shelter dogs demonstrated </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=34"> The·ancient a·rt of a·cupunctur·e is helping mode</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=35"> known as Tartan's Dream Catcher, earned a qualify</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=36"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=37"> Josie, a therapy dog, has been successfully treat</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=38"> By Mara Bovsun Make a Pledge! FOR THE GOOD OF YOU</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=39"> “In order for AKC to advance causes which affec</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=40"> YourBest MEETTHEBVREER</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=41"> Y ou've just been selected t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=42"> “Always maintaina positive, welcoming atti</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=43"> “The dogs have to be almost bombproof,” Hatakey</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_August_2009 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/b9b69af9?page=44"> Need some inspiration? 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