January / February 2008
VOLUME 7 NUMBER 5
Is Your Lab Bored?
When dogs are bored, they resort to a variety of time-killing behaviors to burn off stress. But there are techniques that can change that.
by Stephen C. Rafe
The Sundance Avalanche Rescue Dog
A photo essay by Tracy Christensen
The ski patrol is not complete without this team of Labradors.
What Can Go Wrong?
A graphical look at the Labˊs potential health problems, both for the pup and adult.
by Dr. Dave Erlewein
Whispering, Walking, & Other Forms of Canine Communication
Tips from the Dog Whisperer on maintaining the pack.
by Steve Gasper
Combating Dog Hair
Five vaccums are put to the test.
by Jason Smith
When Your Pet Grieves
Do pets grieve the loss of another pet in the family? Hereˊs how to spot the problems.
by Karen Edwards & Marguerite Marsh
The Christmas of the China Dog
Finally, all the gifts had been distributed, unwrapped, exclaimed over, and laid aside… all except the small box. The best for last…
by Gail MacMillan
In Their Debt
by Shelley Bueche
Environmental sniffers in the Galapagos Islands.
by Amy Dahl
Nature and nurture.
Drill of the (every other) Month
by Vickie Lamb
Why Labs Do That
by Tom Davis
The Vet Clinic
by Dr. Ben Character
A review of common foods harmful to our Labs.
Just Labs – Just For Kids
by Jake Smith & Tom Goldsmith
Keeping your Lab sharp indoors.
The BBS Says!…
My Lab got me into trouble when…
The World According to Junior
by Junior Watson
JJ and the Cat.
“Find the Tennis Ball” Winners