2016 Issue Index

January Issue
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In this issue…

  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Future Publications ~ Bob Self
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Standardized Judging ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Steps to Becoming a Registered Therapy Dog ~ Marilyn Miller
  • A Foray ~ Platform to Teach New Behaviors ~ Janice Gunn
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ New Eligibility Requirements for Alternative & Optional Titling Classes ~ John Cox
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Planning Your Training Sessions ~ Connie Cleveland
  • NADOI Notes ~ Utilizing Drives to Understand & Train the Rottweiler ~ Frank Nelson
  • Canine Crosstraining Resources ~ Gerianne Darnell

February Issue
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In this issue…

  • F&F Top 100 OTCH Dogs
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Use of Collars & Leashes ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ DWAA Annual Writing Competition
  • The Training Zone ~ Varieties of Attention ~ Lori Drouin
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Revised Group Exercises ~ John Cox
  • NADOI Notes ~ Long Range Planning For Your Dog ~ Fran Jewell
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Can’t Please ‘Em All ~ Bob Self
  • FFX Awards ~
    Topbrass Code of Honor UD PCD BN GO RA: Karyn Angel 
    Bedlam’s Kindled Karma UD FFX-03: Laurie Lo

March Issue
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In this issue…

  • Playing By The Rules ~ Changes to the Group Exercises – Catherine Zinsky
  • The Training Zone ~ Thoughts on Dog Training Instruction ~ Lori Drouin
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Breeder, Andus and I had a Long Conversation ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ How Dogs Learn ~ Connie Cleveland
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ History of AKC Obedience ~ John Cox
  • A Foray ~ Remain on Their Stations ~ Janice Gunn
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Future Issues, New Website Features, Ratings Schedule ~ Bob Self
  • 2015 Rally Combined Rating System ~ Marcia Dawson & Kylan Top All Other Breeds
  • Attitude + Attention = Teamwork Book by Catherine Zinsky
  • Janice Gunn’s Competition Obedience Series

April Issue
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In this issue…

  • 2015 Delaney Rating System ~ Peggy McConnell & OTCH Goldenloch Lay Down Your Bets UDX20 OGM RN
  • New F&F Writer! Confessions of an Obedience Junkie ~ Obedience Geezers ~ Laurie Lo
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ How Dogs Learn – Part II ~ Connie Cleveland
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Heel Position Counts ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • The Training Zone ~ Instruction Perspectives, Part 2: Advanced Classes ~ Lori Drouin
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Baby Steps ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Dinosaurs & How Measuring is One Step Closer to Total Extinction ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ ~ Bob Self
  • Agility, Obedience, & Rally National Champions Crowned ~ AKC
  • Canine Crosstraining Resources ~ Gerianne Darnell

May Issue
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In this issue…

  • SPECIAL FEATURE ~ AKC Rally National 2016 ~ Dee Dee Anderson
  • 2015 F&F Open A Rating System ~ Kathryn Harvey & Sugar And Spice CDX PCD BN GN RE CA CGC
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Luring – Rewarding – Enjoyment – Habit ~ Connie Cleveland
  • Playing By The Rules ~ No Gray Areas Allowed ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • The Training Zone ~ Thoughts On Rally Instruction ~ Lori Drouin
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Beginner Novice ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Confessions of an Obedience Junkie ~ VIM ~ Laurie Lo
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ New Regulation Glossary Terms & Judging Book PRocedures ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Scent Discrimination Exercise & Other Things ~ Bob Self

June Issue
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In this issue…

  • SPECIAL FEATURE ~ 2016 National Obedience Championship ~ Dee Dee Anderson
  • 2015 Novice A&B Rating System ~ 
    Sandy Flaaten & Maplehills On the Journey CD JH Top The List
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Hand Position When Heeling ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Proofing: The Stay Exercise ~ Connie Cleveland
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Private Lessons ~ Marilyn Miller
  • A Foray ~ The Pot, Perch, Disc Progression ~ Janice Gunn
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ New Regulations ~ John Cox
  • Confessions of an Obedience Junkie ~ Back In The Saddle ~ Laurie Lo
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ New Email, K-9 Glossary ~ Bob Self

July Issue
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In this issue…

  •  2015 F&F Rally Novice Rating System ~ 
    Sandra Davis-Moorwessel & GCH CH Carizmas Secret Passion
  • Fun with Fundamentals: Attention, Heeling & Foundation Skills ~ Betsy Scapicchio & Linda Brennan
  • Attitude + Attention = Teamwork by Catherine Zinsky
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Commands & Signals ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Give back to the sport! ~ John Cox
  • The Training Zone ~ Thoughts on Dog Training ~ Lori Drouin
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Patience ~ Connie Cleveland
  • SerpenTEAM ~ Cathy Artis & Quincy Update ~ Ruthann McCaulley
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Beginner Novice Classes ~ Marilyn Miller
  • AKC ~ New Farm Dog Certified Test ~ Brandi Hunter
  • Western Wishes ~ CH OTCh Trucolorz Tri A Little Tenderness ~ Ruthann McCaulley
  • A Foray ~ Dumbbell Retrieve Games ~ Janice Gunn
  • Janice Gunn’s Competition Obedience Series
  • Confessions of an Obedience Junkie ~ Team Trust ~ Laurie Lo
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Happy 4th & Toads ~ Bob Self

August Issue
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In this issue…

  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Proofing: Q&A ~ Connie Cleveland
  • Dog Trainer’s Workshop ~ Online Obedience Training: Digital Obedience Guides
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Different Approaches To Training ~ Marilyn Miller
  • A Foray ~ Dumbbell Food Chase Game: Put Some FUN Into Your Training ~ Janice Gunn
  • Janice Gunn’s Competition Obedience Series ~ DVD’s or Online!
  • The Training Zone ~ Look at What Actually IS Happening ~ Lori Drouin
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Proofing Dumbbell Retrieves ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Obedience School Dropout ~ Kay Spears
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ An Analogy ~ John Cox
  • Attitude + Attention = Teamwork ~ Book by Catherine Zinsky

  • 2015 Front & Finish® First & Foremost Rating System ~ Lynn Heidinger & Tapper Top The List!
  • FFX Award ~ Kristie Rasmussen & Seti
  • Connie Cleveland Seminar ~ Sioux Empire Kennel Club
  • DD’s Dog Training ~ Training DVDs
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ First & Foremost and Future Publication Schedule ~ Bob Self

September Issue
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In this issue…

  • 2015 F&F Rally Advanced A Rating System ~ Dave Pluth
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ AKC Obedience By The Numbers ~ Bob Self
  • A Perspective: Looking At The OGM & OM Titles ~ Dee Dee Anderson
  • First 50 Dogs To Earn The OGM Title ~ Dee Dee Anderson
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Insights Into Judging Obedience ~ John Cox
  • The Training Zone ~ Motivators In Transit ~ Lori Drouin
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Needs Must… ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ The Companion Dog Title ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Phoenix Field & Obedience Club Obedience & Rally Trials
  • DD’s Dog Training DVDs
  • Janice Gunn’s Competition Obedience Series
  • Attitude + Attention = Teamwork by Catherine Zinsky
  • Sioux Empire Kennel Club ~ Connie Cleveland Obedience Seminar 

October Issue
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In this issue…

  • Front & Finish® 2015 High In Trial Listing
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ The Drop on Recall ~ Connie Cleveland
  • The Training Zone ~ Different Aspect of Evolution In Our Sport ~ Lori Drouin
  • Confessions of an Obedience Junkie ~ Duck Trialing ~ Laurie Lo
  • Playing By The Rules – The Figure 8 Exercise ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • A Foray ~ Dumbbell Hold and Retrieve ~ Janice Gunn
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Apprentice Judging ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ A Future For Obedience ~ Bob Self

November Issue
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In this issue…

  • 2015 Front & Finish® High Combined Listing
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ TheDOG ~ Bob Self
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Teaching Go-outs: Bribing or Rewarding? ~ Connie Cleveland
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ August Was Not A Good Month ~ Marilyn Miller
  • A Foray ~ Competition Obedience Heeling ~ Janice Gunn
  • The Training Zone ~ Methods & Mindset ~ Lori Drouin
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Teaching the Stationary Stand ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Confessions of an Obedience Junkie ~ Training in the Ring ~ Laurie Lo
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Insights Into Judging ~ John Cox
  • Book Review ~ Attitude + Attention = Teamwork ~ Tracy Libby

December Issue
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In this issue…

  • Top 100 Dogs of 2015
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ User-friendly Obedience ~ Bob Self
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Ring Preparation – Are You Ready To Show? ~ Connie Cleveland
  • The Training Zone ~ What Should I Teach My New Puppy? ~ Lori Drouin
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Back To Serious Training ~ Marilyn Miller
  • A Foray ~ Competition Obedience Heeling – Part 2 ~ Janice Gunn
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Teaching the Stationary Stand – Part Two: The Stand/Stay ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Give Back to the Sport! ~ John Cox
  • FFX Award ~ Mark Kawaguchi & Dylan
  • A Canine Carol ~ From A Dog’s Perspective ~ Megan Pilarick
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