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<br /> April 2010<br /> Spruce Up<br /> for Spring!<br /> 2010 Photo<br /> Contest<br /> Winners<br /> Teach “Watch”<br /> to Win<br /> <br /> WHAT’s INsIDE<br /> april<br /> 2010<br /> Features<br /> 24 Up Close and Personal<br /> This year's photo contest winners<br /> captured their dogs, heart and soul,<br /> whether gazing at the lens, peering<br /> through a window, or splashing in the surf.<br /> 30 Hair!<br /> Keep those tumbleweeds under control.<br /> By Jen A. 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