2018-2-9 Volume 3 Issue 6

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10 Editorial
14 from inside the sport: garden party • By Pat Trotter
18 reFLykctions: pomp and circumstance? • Geir Flyckt-Pedersen
22 The Weekly Question • By Matthew H. Stander
26 Mark My Words: Westminster • By Mark Threlfall
30 2017 - Annus horibilis? • By Bo Bengtson
34 Bests of the Week
38 brace’s bits and pieces: should judges pay for the privilege? • By Andrew Brace
44 bite of the apple circa 2018 • By Matthew H. Stander
52 agility ability • By Sharon Anderson
54 AKC Board of directors class of 2019 & 2022 questionnaire
• By Margaret
Poindexter•compiled by Shaun Coen • introduction by Matthew H. Stander
56 The Gamekeepers’ ‘enforcer’: the bullmastiff • By M.J. Nelson
64 The judge marx the spot: Designer dogs • By Sid Marx
66 the ride of their lives:
disabled children sled Mt. Herman with Alaskan malamutes thanks to the erez foundation • By Yossi Guy
68 The ultimate countdown to westminster 2019• By Allison Foley
72 Purina parent club partnership program helps parent clubs raise funding for
canine health research• By Barbara Fawver
76 The History of Pet petals • By Andrea Osnow
78 DN Dog News Magazine’s top 20 dogs all breeds
80 Tips of the trade and pet peeves • By Nina Fetter
84 nobody asked me, but...
My First Garden, Hong Kong and The FCI, Current Controversies And More • By Matthew H. Stander
90 DN Dog News Magazine’s top 10 list - all breeds
98 perspectives • Photo Essay by Chet Jezierski
244 The Gossip Column • By Eugene Z. Zaphiris
254 Click: Golden Gate Kennel Club • By Remy Smith-Lewis
258 The Way we were: Land O’Lakes & Lake Minnetonka Kennel Clubs • By Eugene Z. Zaphiris
264 handlers directory
266 classified advertising
268 advertising and subscription rates
269 letters to the editor

2018-2-2 Volume 3 Issue 5

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10 Editorial
14 how i see it: Vice President of Consumer demand • By Ronnie Irving
18 Vet Advice:
swiffer wet jet, raw meat, fish skin & cholesterol meds • By Merry Fitzgerald, DVM
22 The Weekly Question • By Matthew H. Stander
30 The judge marx the spot: resolutions• By Sid Marx
34 Bests of the Week
38 The british royalty’s lapdogs: the english toy spaniel • By M.J. Nelson
42 bite of the apple circa 2018• By Matthew H. Stander
44 westminster in the past • By Bo Bengtson
48 heritability of canine hip dysplasia • By Evžen Korec, MSc., Ph.D.
52 Exposicao Caning international do Narte:
porto, portugal• By Desmond J. Murphy
56 obedience and rally musings • By Minta “Mike”Williquette
60 meet the westminster kennel club 2018 judges
68 Nobody Asked Me, But...
offending some friends, #metoo “Wayne”And More • By Matthew H. Stander
140 The Gossip Column • By Eugene Z. Zaphiris
144 Click: Super bowl predictions • By The Basenji Sisters
148 Click: atlantic shore classic cluster, wildwood nj • By Joe Depetro
150 news from the u.k.• Provided by Laura Quickfall
152 The Way We Were • By Eugene Z. Zaphiris
154 Handlers Directory
156 Classified Advertising
157 Advertising & Subscription Rates

Dog News Annual 2018

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10 • The Best Breeders
In The World
BY BO BENGTSON
Interested In Learning About The Top Breeders
And Who They Are? Bo Takes Us On A Tour
Of Some Of The Top Contributors Ever To
Participate In Our Great Sport.
 
14 • Breeders, International
Cooperation And Type
BY ANDREW BRACE
How Far Does International Cooperation
Go In Breeding Dogs And How Much Of A
Worldwide Concern Is There In Type Over
Movement Are Some Of The Interesting Points
Raised By The Worldwide Authority About
The Purebred Dog, Andrew Brace.
 
18 • Value Of The Brood Bitch
BY PAT TROTTER
Wanna Became A Real Breeder? Follow The
Advice Of One Of The Top Breeders Of Our
Time And Start Off With A Great Brood Bitch.
 
26 • Assured Breeder Plan
In The UK
BY RONNIE IRVING
How The Brits Are Encouraging Breeders
And Low Entry Breeds—A Lesson For AKC
To Consider.
 
30 • Why Breeders Need To
Know About Pet Insurance In 2018
BY ERIN TURSAM
Americans Are Becoming More And More
Involved With Pet Insurance And The AKC's
Own Pet Insurance Is Now Appealing To The
Breeder Making It Easier And Less Expensive
To Insure Multiple Dogs.
 
34 • The 100 Club
BY MATTHEW H. STANDER
One Winner—A Top Dog 2016, What A
Showdog —100 Bests In Only 17 Months Of
Being Exhibited!!!
 
38 • AKC National
BY DESMOND J. MURPHY
Desi's Spin On The National Is Unique
And Understated As He Tells All In His
Ultra Candid Writing Style.
 
42 • AKC GRD: Working
To Protect Your Rights,
Encouraging Your Participation
BY SHEILA GOFFE
AKC Working To Protect Your Breeding
Rights Explained In Detail By The Head Of
Its Government Relations Department.
 
52 • Picture Perfect:
John Ashbey’s 50 Years In Dogs
BY DENISE FLAIM
John Ashbey Dog Photographer
Extraordinaire Is Highlighted By The
Indomitable Denise Flaim.
 
52 • Top 20 Dogs All Breeds 2017
 
64 • Maxine Beam
BY KARL STEARNS
IN COLLABORATION WITH EDD E. BIVIN
One Of The Great Dog Personalities
Of Our Time Is Celebrated As Well She
Should Be—The Great Individual, Texan
And Judge Maxine Beam.
 
86 • Big W Personalities:
Winthrop Chandler Rutherford
BY CHET JEZIERSKI
Chet Tells — And Shows!— It All.
 
90 • The DN Dog News
Top Ten List - All Breeds
 
94 • AKC ReUnite
BY TOM SHARP
Interested In Finding Your Lost Pet—No
Better Vehicle Than AKC ReUnite As Told
By Its President Tom Sharp
 
136 • Handler's Directory