DEPARTMENTS [Ask the Behaviorist] Day Care Difficulties What to do when your dog’s being bullied. By Karen B. London, Ph.D. [Crafts]A New Leash on Life With a little attention, an old leash can bloom. By Trina Moore [Design Matters] The Life of the Party Pup-safe party ideas. By Julia Szabo [Outdoors] Take a Walk on the Wild Side Hike Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, New York. By Tammy L. McCarley [Dog Law] Ask the Expert Animal Control hearings defined By Geordie Duckler, JD, PhD [Adoption] Off the Clock Just because they’re retired doesn’t mean they aren’t busy. Jen A. Miller [Activities]It’s All in the Nose Tracking showcases your dog’s most scentsational talent. By Julia Kamysz Lane
Plus, first time’s the charm for SAR rookie Gandalf. [Service Dogs] Double Duty At Working Dogs at Adelante, both trainers and trainees acquire new skills. By Lisa Wogan [Masterwork] Edward Hopper’s Cape Cod Evening [Care] Mutual Aid Understanding your vet’s role and your own is key to a successful partnership. By Richard Lerner, DVM [Reviews]The New Yorkers by Cathleen Schine, The Emotional Lives of Animals by Marc Bekoff, Walking in Circles Before Lying Down by Merrill Markoe, The Best Dog in the World by Donna Long
Name That Toy—Teach your dog a trick.
Baubles & Bangles—Online jewelry museum.
Sharon Montrose’s Mutts—New book celebrates the all-American breed.
One for the Road—Bach flower remedies aid peaceful travel.
Oakland A’s Dan Haren & Bernie—Baseball goes to the dogs. Southern Comfort—Shelby Farms Park, the biggest official off-leash?
Stable conversion benefits Kentucky shelter. Meet Mayor Junior, a politician everyone loves. Under the Doggywood Tree at Pigeon Forge.
Show & Tell—Send us your faves and we’ll share them.
Who’s Your Momma?—Canine Heritage Breed Test tells (almost) all.
On the Table in San Francisco—An incentive to rent to those with pets.
New Products—Things for cool pups and their people.
Smiling Dogs—Our latest family album.