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<br /> INTRODUCING THE<br /> Irish<br /> Red and White<br /> Setter<br /> JANUARY 2009<br /> <br /> Contents<br /> 30<br /> FEATURES<br /> 30 Classic Colors<br /> This month, the Irish Red and White Setter leaps from<br /> history into the Sporting Group ring.<br /> By Kerrin Winter Churchill<br /> 36 Misty's Mystery Disease<br /> It looked like an ordinary infection, but solving this Springer's<br /> problem took more than a dose of antibiotics.<br /> By Jeff Grognet, DVM<br /> 40 Best in City<br /> The president of the<br /> AKC shares his favorite 40<br /> hometown spots and<br /> services.<br /> By Dennis Sprung and<br /> Samantha Smith<br /> 44 Frugal Dogkeeping<br /> It takes some planning,<br /> but dogs, and their owners,<br /> can survive hard times.<br /> By Bobbie Kolehouse<br /> JANUARY 2009<br /> COLUMNS/DEPARTMENTS<br /> 2 PRESIDENT'S LETTER<br /> 4 AKC® UPDATES<br /> 10 <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=1"> INTRODUCING THE Irish Red and Whi</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=2"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=3"> Contents 30 FEATURES 30 Classic Colors This mont</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=4"> President's Letter The AKC is extremely </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=5"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=6"> AKC® Updates Edited by BUD BOCCONE </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=7"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=8"> AKC Updates TrwhaiesngmalisonontkthiecwkNehe</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=9"> AKC Makes Your Puppy a S.T.A.R. An exciting new </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=10"> AKC Updates Long Beach Frolics—Why Should Dogs Ha</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=11"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=12"> WIN SHOTS AKC/Eukanuba National Championship LO</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=13"> Group Winners Terrier Gro</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=14"> WIN SHOTS </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=15"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=16"> On All Fronts The First Dogs Barney and Miss Bea</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=17"> Edited by REBECCA WALLWORK It's Streaming Shibas </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=18"> On All Fronts HAVE DOG, WILL TRAVEL San Francisco</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=19"> Future Fancy Showing runs through the family t</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=20"> Better Breeding BY JEFF GROGNET, DVM Postpar</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=21"> significant amount of blood. SIPS also can be con</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=22"> The Judge's Eye BY TRACY LIBBY </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=23"> </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=24"> The Judge's Eye Despite your best efforts, </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=25"> The Board of Directors and the staff of the AKC i</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=26"> Success Stories BY MARA BOVSUN Sugar Cues The </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=27"> The dogs donated to D4D have already gone </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=28"> Nutrition BY CAROLINE COILE, PH.D. Eating W</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=29"> tion of the typical dog's diet comes from carbohy</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=30"> Healthy Dog Edited by BRONWYN TAGGART Ge</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=31"> cleaner. Easy does it: Vigorous cleaning can incr</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=32"> CLASSIC COLORS This month, the Irish Red andWhite</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=33"> Bright Flags The ancestors of today's R</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=34"> tous breed starkly absent from the local landscap</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=35"> breed shows. Of course, the AKC system is the ver</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=36"> “An Oil Painting Come to Life”—Whether on the agi</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=37"> THE STANDARD GENERAL APPEARANCE The Irish Red a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=38"> Itlookedlikeanordinaryinfection,butsolvingthisSpr</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=39"> I met Margaret at my hospi- tal. The always-</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=40"> Veterinarians use two methods to determine if </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=41"> the diagnosis was to do a biopsy of the bladder. </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=42"> The president of the AKC shares his favorite home</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=43"> Dogspotting: A tribute to Jazz Age canine hero Ba</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=44"> From classic art at Bonhams (top) to cavia</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=45"> TOP: COURTESY F.A.O. SCHWARTZ; INSET: KIRA SEXTON</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=46"> f rugal dogkeeping</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=47"> Some changes will be urgent, but the financial</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=48"> Paper Cities Kennel Club, which offers a variety </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=49"> Retired Cocker Spaniel breeder Carol Dixon su</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=50"> AKC SHOPPER </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=51"> BREED COLUMNS spotlight: Gordon Setters Highlight</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=52"> SPORTING Group Breed Columns Index SPORTING GROUP</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=53"> Oubregeudesrt-ocowlnumer-nhisatnidslPeoriPnateurl</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=54"> SPORTING Group lost over the years. While some ma</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=55"> It's a good thing that the breed has become b</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=56"> SPORTING Group direct from Savile Row. Her unders</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=57"> ©AKC recognized. It may be advisable for a breed</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=58"> SPORTING Group less than that of a hip replacemen</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=59"> breeder symposia, judges' education, grooming cli</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=60"> SPORTING Group nars given by local specialty club</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=61"> Hopes and Changes: Three Judges Speak JuNdeglseo</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=62"> SPORTING Group the sad truth is that shyness is s</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=63"> Sussex Spaniel KRISTA DROOP we may be faced wit</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=64"> SPORTING Group possible, which means that a few d</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=65"> Weimaraner CAROL BEUCHAT tion about the process</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=66"> WORKING Group Akita Wins AKC ACE! HeBaurtkfealtn</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=67"> would put up the dog with the tight tail because </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=68"> WORKING Group list to join the program is indicat</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=69"> you could beg or borrow from your mentors? … anti</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=70"> WORKING Group dogs at least four times during a s</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=71"> working in compan- ion events with the goal of ac</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=72"> WORKING Group moved from New Jersey to California</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=73"> show judge. When the silhouette of the dog co</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=74"> WORKING Group Getting Hooked on the Breed Thneum</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=75"> many breed fanciers. The Mastiff com- munity alon</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=76"> WORKING Group work and the Newfoundland, includin</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=77"> second PWD import, Anzol, arrived in 1969, and th</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=78"> WORKING Group Yahoo, they are here! Momma dog</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=79"> The Siberian Husky Club of America promotes a</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=80"> CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING KENNELS FOR SALE WASHING</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=81"> BREEDERS' CLASSIFIEDS PUBLICATION OF ADVERTISEMEN</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=82"> BREEDERS' CLASSIFIEDS SCOTTISH TERRIERS Shady N</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=83"> AKC Updates </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=84"> Times Past Shootout! Inobnepdhstohoteorgdirnai</a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=85"> PLEASE JOIN A THE BARKFEST A Celebr </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=86"> Dog People LeeCanalizo Lee Canalizo, who bred </a> <a title="AKC_Gazette_January_2009 page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/d501852f?page=87"> </a>