2021 Issue Index

In this issue…

    • For The Love Of Showing ~ Tyrone Kalogeresis

    • It’s All About The Journey ~ An Introduction To Rally ~ Beatrice Moore

    • A Common Bond ~ RNC & NOC in the Age of COVID-19 ~ Deborah Neufeld

    • Making Scents of Tracking ~ Q & A’s ~ by Megan Hundley

    • A Foray ~ Jumping Full Height for Competition Obedience ~ Janice Gunn

    • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Training at Home ~ Connie Cleveland-Nolan

    • Random Little Tidbits ~ Did YOU Double Check The Judge ~ John Cox

    • Response To COVID-19 Crisis ~ Animal Farm Foundation

    • Doggedly Obedient ~ Tricks Testing ~ Marilyn Miller

February Issue

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In this issue…

  • My Journey through the Pandemic Via Trick Dogs ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Book Review: Attitude + Attention = Teamwork ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • It’s All About The Journey ~ Advanced Rally Challenges – Beatrice Moore
  • A Common Bond ~ The Zoom Zone ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Where Have All The Dog Shows Gone? ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Playing By The Rules ~ How I Began Teaching Directed Jumping, Part 1 ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ One Standard Of Judging-Or Double Standard? ~ John Cox
  • Ziggy Earns More Stripes ~ Nancy Roisum
  • New Website ~ Bob Self Jr.

March Issue

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In this issue…

  • 2020 Rally Masters Rating System ~ Nancy Burns & Golden Retriever “Willie”
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Editor’s Comments ~ Bob Self Jr.
  • Drilling For Motivation With  Precision Paws by Glenna MacLeod
  • In Memory of Rick 10/20/04 – 2/16/21 ~ Gerianne Darnell
  • Book Review: Emergence by Ellie Beals ~ Elizabeth A. Raba
  • A Common Bond ~ When to Tackle What ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ The Study of Rally Maps ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Playing By The Rules ~ How I Began Teaching Directed Jumping, Part 2 ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Judging the Giants ~ John Cox
  • Obedience for Field Dogs, With Adele Yunck ~ Carolee Boyles
  • It’s All About The Journey ~ An Introduction ti Rally: 2nd Ed. ~ Beatrice Moore

April Issue

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In this issue…

  • F&F April 2021 Front Cover
  • 2020 Delaney Rating System ~ Dave Gannon & Trap Top All
  • A Common Bond ~ Stuff Happens ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • UKC News ~ Introduction ~ Karen Shivers
  • Book Review: Musings on a Balancing Act ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Remember Rally Exercises By Association ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Advanced Rally Challenges ~ Beatrice Moore
  • A Foray ~ Training Tips for the Broad Jump ~ Janice Gunn
  • Get Off My Property ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Emergence ~ Ellie Beals
  • Virtual AKC Training & Titling in the Time of COVID-19 ~ Dr. Pam Regan
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ What to Carry in Your Judge’s Case ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Editor’s Comments ~ Bob Self Jr.

May Issue

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In this issue…

  • Front & Finish® 2020 Novice A&B Obedience Rating System
  • Front & Finish® 2020 Rally Novice Rating System
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Why Do We Own Dogs? ~ Bob Self Jr.
  • A Common Bond ~ Repetition, Schmepetition ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • UKC Program Manager ~ Introduction to Rally ~ Karen Shivers
  • Reading About Dogs ~  Canine Enrichment For The Real World: Making It A Part Of Your Dog’s Daily Life ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ The Three Jumps In Rally ~ Marilyn Miller
  • An Introduction To Rally ~ Course Practice ~ Beatrice Moore
  • A Foray ~ Using A “V” To Get A Better Broad Jump ~ Janice Gunn
  • My Lifetime of Perfect Pets ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • What Is AKC Scent Work? ~ Dee Dee Anderson
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Fix ‘n Go-Pilot Concept ~ Connie Cleveland-Nolan
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Q&A To Covid-19 On The AKC Blog ~ John Cox
  • UKC Premier Nationals Premium List ~ Karen Shivers

June Issue

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In this issue…

  • 2020 Rally Combined Rating System ~ Top Dog: Golden Retriever RACH Ayrshire’s Time Will Tell UDX5 PUTD OM4 BN RM3 RAE3 JH CGC TKP
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ After Covid-19 ~ Bob Self Jr.
  • What is Your Definition of Success? ~ Deb Neufeld
  • UACHX UCDX Gwinny Willows Robin UDX RAE MX MXJ AAD OJC OAC CGC
  • Owned by Gera Blauu
  • Book Review ~ Awesome Obedience: A Positive Training Plan for Competition Success ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Mid Coast Kennel Club of Maine Show ~ Marilyn Miller
  • A Common Bond ~ What “Stay” Means ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Advanced Rally Challenges ~ Call Signs ~ Bea Moore
  • Performance Rings and the Trials Within Them ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Pilot Program Starting April 1, 2021 ~ John Cox

July Issue
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In this issue…

  • A Common Bond ~ Dogs Have Other Plans ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Book Review ~ Elizabeth Raba
    Meet Your Dog: The Game Changing Guide To Understanding Your Dog’s Behavior
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Giving Rocko A Break From Training ~ Marilyn Miller
  • An Introduction To Rally ~ Novice Call Front Signs ~ Bea Moore
  • Away From The Dog House ~ Handling Skills – The Camera Doesn’t Lie ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Changes Made In The Judge’s Application Process ~ John Cox
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Teaching Your Dog To Back ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ What Is Proofing? ~ Connie Cleveland-Nolan
  • A Foray ~ Proofing For Focus and Fun ~ Janice Gunn

August Issue

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In this issue…

  • Front & Finish – Top 100 Dogs of 2020
  • Feature Story ~The Last Five ~ Dave Pluth
  • A Common Bond ~ Under Control ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Reading About Dogs ~ How Stella Learned To Talk ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Happy Ratters Trial ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Course Practice ~ Advanced Rally Challenges ~ Beatrice Moore
  • UKC Program Manager ~ UKC Nosework ~ Karen Shivers
  • Away From The Dog House ~ Recalls! ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Playing By The Rules ~ How To Prevent Anticipation ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Excusal vs. Release Reference Chart ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Trials ~ Bob Self Jr.

September Issue

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In this issue…

  • 2020 Open A Rating System
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Boring Trainers ~ Bob Self Jr.
  • Legends of Obedience: Janice Gunn ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • A Common Bond ~ Gloves, Gloves, Gloves – Oh My! ~ Deb Neufeld
  • Pajama Game: How Dry Gulch Became Obedience Trial Central This Summer ~ Willard Bailey
  • Book Review ~ BRAVO!  Confessions of a Competition Obedience Junkie ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ What Are Rally Run Thrus? ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Course Practice: An Introduction To Rally Novice #5 ~ Bea Moore
  • UKC Program Manager ~ UKC Dock Jumping ~ Karen Shivers
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ After Tricks, What Then? ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Playing By The Rules ~ Proofing The Drop On Recall ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Keeping Up With The AKC Blog, Or Snoozing ~ John Cox


October Issue

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In this issue…

  • 2020 F&F Rally Intermediate Ratings ~ Top Team: Jenn Kupish & Chinese Shar-Pei High Rollin Highbanks Hustle BN RI FDC CGC
  • What Obedience Classes Should You Enter?  A Strategy ~ Connie Cleveland-Nolan
  • Advanced Rally Challenges #5 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Obedience From A Dog’s Perspective ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • For Pete’s Sake! ~ Excerpted from: BRAVO! Confessions of a Competition Obedience Junkie ~ Willard Bailey
  • The Other Commands ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Illinois Governor Restricting Pet Choice ~ AKC
  • UKC Program Manager ~ Precision Coursing ~ Karen Shivers
  • Current Obedience Regs ~ Bob Self


November Issue

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In this issue…

  • F&F 2020 High In Trial Report
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Giving Thanks ~ Bob Self Jr.
  • Legends of Obedience: Renate Van Allen & The Dance of Connection ~ Elizabeth A. Raba
  • All I Want For Christmas: Books That Should Be On Every Obedience Trainer’s Shelf ~ Elizabeth A. Raba
  • Course Practice: An Introduction To Rally Novice #6 ~ Bea Moore
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Training Along For Novice B Obedience ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ Back Into The Ring With Garnet ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Playing By The Rules ~ How I Teach The Turn & Sit for Utility Go-Outs ~ Catherine Zinsky
  • Pete Revisited ~ Willard Bailey
  • A Foray ~ Go Out Proofing Exercises ~ Janice Gunn 


December Issue

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In this issue…

  • F&F December Issue.  Another year coming to a close, another dozen issues…  It goes so fast but a fresh start is just around the corner. May your holidays be blessed and your future bright!  We’ll have your issue out soon.

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