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Issue 40: Jan/Feb 2007


[Crafts] Fleece Dogs: Make a whole pack of “mini-dogs.”
[Training] By the Numbers: Seven Activities for a Bad-Weather Day By Karen B. London, PhD
[Travel] Sun Valley By Gay Salisbury
[Wellness] Herbs, Nature’s Medicine By Jan Allegretti and Katy Somers, DVM
[Behavior] Both Ends of the Leash Behavior Interruptus—good habits make good dogs, so teach them early. By Patricia B. McConnell, PhD
[Health] What’s new in vaccination schedules and titers. By Barbara Royal, DVM
[Legal] Is a Pet Just a Pet? Developments in companion animal death cases By Bliss Foster
[Sports & Activities] Playing with Precision Obedience and Rally-O are more than just teaching your dog to heel, sit and stay By Julia Kamysz Lane
[Activity] Making Tracks: Snowshoeing Another way to enjoy a snowy day By Andi Marie Cantele
[Organizations That Matter] Delta Society Thirty years ago, decision made by a handful of doctors and veterinarians helped transform the way we view our four-pawed companions By Lisa Wogan
[Reviews] Melancholia’s Dog by Alice A. Kuzniar; The Hard Way by Carol Lea Benjamin; Paws and Reflect by Neil Plakcy and Sharon Sakson, The Places in Between by Rory Stewart
[Endpiece] A Boy’s Best Friend By Nancy Lowell George

Cookie Takes the Bus—Adventurous Italian pup hops a bus, has an unplanned vacation. By Tracey Gambarotta
Dog Nation Update—Off-leash hours are now official in NYC parks By Chuck Bennett
The Pause That Refreshes—Some airports go the extra mile for traveling dogs By Beth Finke
Waste Management—It happens, to paraphrase the bumper sticker. So what are you going to do about it? By Kay Elliott
War Dogs—an exhibit highlighting heroic animals. By Lisa Wogan
Mi Mejor Enemigo A new Chilean film. By Rachel Bonilla
Smiling Dogs Our newest family album!
Top Dog Cancer Care in NYC By Lee Harrington




From This Issue

Wellness: Healthy Living

Choosing a Vaccination Schedule for Your Dog Veterinary professionals are increasingly supportive of conservative vaccination schedules and use of titers By Barbara Royal

Good Dog: Activities & Sports

7 Activities for a Bad-Weather Day Rainy day play by the numbers. By Karen B. London
Teaching Your Dog Obedience and Rally-O Teaching your dog to do more than just heel, sit and stay By Julia Kamysz Lane
Snowshoeing with Dogs Making tracks is another way to enjoy a snowy day By Andi Marie Cantele

Good Dog: Behavior & Training

When Your Dog’s Activity is Restricted, Keep Her Brain Engaged Make downtime productive By Karen B. London

Culture: Stories & Lit

Becky Has Two Daddies But which one does she really prefer? By Robert Masello
The Dog Who Came Gift-Wrapped An unexpected gift takes its recipient on a wild emotional ride By Christopher Schelling
Taking Care of Me Soul support comes on four paws and wearing a wedding veil By Kayt Sukel
Pre-Amble A man, a dog, a snowy mountain—deep-winter thoughts as a new year approaches. By David Petersen

Culture: DogPatch

Full Court Pooch Two of college basketball’s top performers see parallels between the game and life with their canine companions By Maria M. Cornelius

Dog's Life: Humane

A Place of Dignity In the nation’s capital, compassion and hope build a new refuge for abandoned animals. By Carol Guzy

Dog's Life: Travel

A Place in the Sun It’s a dog’s world at Sun Valley, Idaho By Gay F. Salisbury