In The Current Issue —
25 WOKE UP IT WAS A CHESSIE MORNING.
A meet-up group of Chesapeake Bay Retriever lovers get together for some dock diving and lure coursing fun with their dogs.
27 FOUR HUNDRED POUNDS OF LOVE.
A poem by Anne McTigue.
29 THE UNFORGETTABLE OLIVER NORTH.
A unique love story between a man and his Doberman Pincher.
34 TO THE PEOPLE WHO ABUSE DOGS—ACTION IS BEING TAKEN.
The University of Florida has partnered with the ASPCA to create a unique forensics program and CSI unit to help investigate crimes against animals.
42 OUR COVER GIRL—KARMA.
A rescued Greyhound.
46 PUCK'S IN PARADISE.
Dog-about-town Puck and his humans take a road trip over a long weekend to Miami and
the Florida Everglades.
48 BEST TOYS FOR DOGS.
52 LET'S ASK THE TRAINERS.
Meet 6 experts in dog training. We ask them some tough questions about dog behavior. Do they all agree in their advice? If you’d like to ask a question about your dog’s behavior to have it answered by one of our experts, email us: firstname.lastname@example.org.
6 EDITOR UNLEASHED.
8 OUR CONTRIBUTERS.
10 LETTERS—WE GET LETTERS.
12-14 CALENDER OF EVENTS.
17 REALITY SOUND BITES.
Florida Dog Updates.
18 SMILE STONES.
Good dog news about people and businesses in Florida.
22 THE DOG HOMEFRONT.
Beautiful things for the dog lover’s home.
40 COVER ARTIST PROFILE.
Meet St. Petersburg artist Carrie Jadus.
44 BOOKS MOVIES MUSIC & MORE.
48 PRODUCT REVIEWS.
Our Favorite Dog Toys — strong, fun, interactive.
49 TREATS REVIEWED.
Fun & Functional Treats, by Susie Kupfer, Pet Food Warehouse, St. Petersburg.
50 PAW LAW.
You’re Only A Dog Bite Away From Problems You Can Prevent
by Dionne M. Blaesing. Esq.
56 HERE'S TO DOG HEALTH.
It’s Important to Immunize; Questions Answered by Elizabeth F. Baird, DVM — 56
Parvovirus. What You Don’t Know Could Kill Your Dog by Timothy Hodge, DVM — 58
60 DOG SOCIALS.
Just One Day — 62
Haute Dogue Couture — 64
68 GOOD DOG EATS.
Doggie Dining Diva Bailey, (& rescue dog personality) reviews Dunedin’s The HONU.
A Guide to Dog-Friendly Dining — 70-73.
76 DOGS IN THE CITY.
THE NEW BARKER.
Florida's Top Dog Lifestyle Magazine — Where Dog & Style Converge.