Vol. 2 No. 5
March April 03

Run, Jump, Weave by Bonny Georgia Griffith 
Welcome to one of the most popular competitive canine sports in the world.

Gender, Dominance, and the New Kid by Steve Smith 
Some of the issues you’ll have to consider when bringing that new Lab into the family.

A “Heartworming” Story by Dr. Kyle Kerstetter 
The cause and effect of heartworms in Labs.

The Role of the Opposition Reflex by Stephen C. Rafe 
Tugging begets tugging, pushing begets pushing – how to use your dog’s inclination
to resist steady force to your benefit.

Life a Home with a TV Star by Dr. Christian Hageseth III 
On screen or off, Jessie remains a Lab through and through.

What’s In a Method? by Amy Dahl 
There’s more than one way to train a Lab. Which method is best for you?

Who Really Calls the Shots? A Photo Essay 
Ah, the benefits of putting up with a little “voluntary humiliation.”

From a Veterinarian’s
Point of View
by Dr. Ben Character 
Everyone who owns a pet
will someday be faced with
the end of that relationship.
Some may have to make
a decision on behalf
of their faithful canine


Just Labs – Just for Kids by Jake Smith & Tom Goldsmith 
So you’re getting a new puppy?

In Their Debt by James Keldsen 
Keeping us safe in the post 9/11 world.

Why Labs Do That by Tom Davis
How do they know what to give us, right at the moment we need it the most?

Citizen Lab by Amy & John Dahl 
Stopping that puppy play-biting.

Sorta Stupid Lab Tricks 
Getting a drink from the fridge.

The Vet Clinic by Dr. Jill Hyland Ayres & Dr. Rose Davidson 
Coping with seizures.


“Find the Tennis Ball” Winners 

The World According to Junior by Junior Watson 
You mean that’s what the whole “fixed” thing means? There’s got to be a way out of this!

Subscriber Photos 

A Letter Home submitted by Dan and Nancy Racki 

Just Labs Seal of Approval by Winston Morrow 

The Michigan Lab Gathering by Jason Smith 
What started out as a friendly Internet discussion group has
grown into a gathering of friends and Labs.

Snuce: The (Un)Lucky Lab
by Mary Wasche 
Cats aren’t the only ones with nine lives.

Just How It Is
by Laurie Morrow 

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