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<br /> MAY 2009<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> MAY 2009<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> 2<br /> 4<br /> 8<br /> 12<br /> 16<br /> 26 18<br /> 20<br /> 22<br /> 24<br /> FEATURES 44<br /> 26 In All Their Glory & Glee 72<br /> 74<br /> Splashing into a lake, snoozing on a sofa, gnawing<br /> mega-rawhides. The winning entries in our annual photo 76<br /> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=1"> MAY 2009</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=2"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=3"> Contents MAY 2009 COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=4"> A Letter to AKC Delegates For the past 125 years,</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=5"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=6"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=7"> LEFT TO RIGHT: DIANE VASEY ©AKC; AKC FILE PHOTO; </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=8"> AKC® Updates O n April 14, </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=9"> AMERICAN KENNEL CLIPS AKC/Eukan</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=10"> ® D E D 2009 J t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=11"> Doggstarr Multiple Dog Leash Take your dogs for a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=12"> ® F 4 O 8 D E D 1 8 U N </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=13"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=14"> On All Fronts Bo's Big Welcome After months o</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=15"> Honored Representatives Two sledding breeds</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=16"> On All Fronts DOGS ON BOATS Whippets, and Gator</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=17"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=18"> Better Breeding BY KIM SCHIVE Who'sYou</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=19"> separate litters. For this type of regis- tration</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=20"> The Judge's Eye BY CHRISTIE C. SMITH To </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=21"> horror, she then realized that this was only the </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=22"> Behavior & Training BY PEGGY SWAGER Dog </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=23"> you're ready to move the dish inside. Place the d</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=24"> Success Stories BY DIXIE WHITMAN A life in dog</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=25"> ALL PHOTOS COURTESY MWDTSA that one molecule of </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=26"> Healthy Dog Edited by BRONWYN TAGGART Eliminat</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=27"> like it. The consistent clinical sign is an episo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=28"> In&All TGhelireGelory Splashing into a lake, snoo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=29"> {color} 1 </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=30"> {honorable mention} {black & white} {color} 2 </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=31"> {black & white} 1 2nd Place Color</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=32"> {honorable mention} {black & white} {color} 2 S</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=33"> {honorable mention} Kent Dannen </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=34"> ClasActs There's many a red-faced moment on the w</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=35"> Convincing students they don't have to use al</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=36"> roadworthy SAFETY AND CANINE COMFORT TOP LISTS OF</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=37"> Someone T-boned JoAnn McDermott's Ford Expedition</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=38"> IN STYLE DogCars.com named the Honda Element it</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=39"> CREATIVE RESTRAINT OPPOSITE: LABRADOR RETRIEVER/</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=40"> It's rare, but some dogs have been gripped by the</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=41"> Steinbeck and Charley momentarily sitting still f</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=42"> tips for... by Mara Bovsun Talking to the Pres</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=43"> For better or worse, media interest in the spor</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=44"> that anything you say could end up quoted in a ne</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=45"> MARY BLOOM ©AKC 10 unpleasant o</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=46"> AKC SHOPPER MoreThan 2 Million Sold! The best-se</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=47"> BREED COLUMNS spotlight: Miniature Bull Terriers </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=48"> HOUND Group About the Breed Columns The breed c</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=49"> traffic. Your neck bends farther and farther unti</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=50"> HOUND Group · Grooming materials (table and a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=51"> expenses. Research web sites to find out where po</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=52"> HOUND Group Physical characteristics aside, a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=53"> direct mention of height in the English Foxhound </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=54"> HOUND Group If the BBE class rules change, </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=55"> She concludes with mention of one of her succ</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=56"> HOUND Group ily confirm by using the “rule of plu</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=57"> CHRISTINA FREITAG committee chair Barbara Rupert</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=58"> HOUND Group You Never Know Who May Be Watching J</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=59"> TERRIER Group NANCY SPELKE (CUSTOM DOG DESIGNS) </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=60"> TERRIER Group appear until the affected dog is 4 </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=61"> Bull Terrier KRISTA DROOP terrier breeds due to</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=62"> TERRIER Group However, time must be invested to a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=63"> many choices or so many challenges to our right t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=64"> TERRIER Group show is the main project, club memb</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=65"> AcllolwumneistoMinatryodMuceDoaunriegl,uDesVt M, </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=66"> TERRIER Group in good condition is a lot less wor</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=67"> working its way down the back and forechest, and </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=68"> TERRIER Group the aims and ideals of the earlier </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=69"> KRISTA DROOP random spotting. A mutation in micr</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=70"> TERRIER Group cinema star, Whiskie has literally </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=71"> dog, the enormous achievement of the members of t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=72"> TERRIER Group that we Americans bred Poodles into</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=73"> Terrier Handbook, by I. Morlais Thomas. The Kenne</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=74"> BREEDERS' CLASSIFIEDS PUBLICATION OF ADVERTISEMEN</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=75"> Kalmanash, Andrew & Angela (p.s.) Ruff-Wave (reg)</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=76"> Times Past Lucky Me TSahnoedrmeoeatraherertwsbc</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=77"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=78"> Dog People BillSt</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_May_2009 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/c170d7eb?page=79"> </a>