September / October 2003
VOLUME 3 NUMBER 3
Sometimes our absence is too much to bear.
by Stephen C. Rafe
The 2003 Halloween Costume Contest
It might be a good idea to stock up on candy AND dog biscuits for the trick-or-treaters this year!
Bumpers Bumpers Everywhere… And All of Them to Fetch
A photo essay
Those precious objects made specifically for fetching.
Expecting a Baby?
Whether the new baby is yours, a niece, nephew, or grandchild, here are some tips on preparing your Lab for the roller coaster.
by Marc N. McGlade
˵Chewing the Fat˶
Our Consulting Veterinarian offers his views and experiences on dealing with the problems caused by obesity.
by Dr. Kyle K. Kerstetter
2002 Just Labs Essay Contest Runner-Up
A photo essay
A New Look at a Powerful Tool: Todayˊs E-Collars
In the hands of the right person, these gentle tools help reinforce the training of some of the happiest – and most enthusiastic – Labs.
by Vickie Lamb
In Their Debt
by Laurel Blair
Helping disabled kids lead better lives.
by Amy Dahl
More advice on how to make sure your walks are pleasant.
Why Labs Do That
by Tom Davis
Figuring out why Labrador retrievers do just that.
Sorta Stupid Lab Tricks
How can you make a barking dog whisper.
The Vet Clinic
by Dr. Jill Hyland Ayres & Dr. Rose Davidson
When itˊs time to see a specialist.
Just Labs – Just for Kids
by Jake Smith and Tom Goldsmith
In this first installment of ˵Timber Doodles,˶ Timber gives you some tips on how to draw your Lab!
“Find the Tennis Ball” Winners
The World According to Junior
by Junior Watson
Junior gets to know a few of his neighbors – other than Stanley the collie.
Just Labs Seal of Approval
by Winston Morrow
Above & Beuyond
by Dana Michelle Burnett
Dropping Temperatures Signal Prime Lyme Time
Just How It Is
by Laurie Morrow