2022 Issue Index


January Issue
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In this issue…
  • Top 100 OTCH Dogs of All Time
  • 2021 AKC Rally National Championship ~ Dee Dee Anderson
  • RNC OTCH RACH Norwood’s Owl Love Ewe Like Crazy UDX2 OM4 RM RAE2 PT OA OAJ ~ Nancy Curtis
  • Elizabeth Raba Book Review: What The Dog Knows, The Science & Wonder of Working Dogs ~ by Ken Ramirez
  • Course Practice: An Introduction to Rally Novice #7 ~ Bea Moore
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Mid Coast Kennel Club of Maine Show ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Winning Strategies in the Battle Against Ring Nerves ~ Willard Bailey
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ Training During Winter Weather Conditions ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Preparing To Show ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Editor’s Comments ~ Bob Self Jr.

February Issue
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In this issue…
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Editor’s Comments ~ Bob Self Jr.
  • A Decade Without Dad ~ Bob Self Jr.
  • FFX Award ~ Deb Harrington & Lira Lagniappe Cher NA NAJ NF FFX~A 
  • The Training Habit: Training Yourself To Train ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Train The Dog In Front Of You ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Course Practice – Advanced Rally Challenges #7 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Mastering Rally Masters Alone ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Winning Strategies in the Battle Against Ring Nerves: Part II ~ Willard Bailey
  • A Common Bond ~ Decisions, Decisions ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ When Dog Training Is Put On Hold ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ How Chapter 2 Ties Into All Class Chapters ~ John Cox
  • UKC Program Manager ~ UKC Performance Programs ~ Karen Shivers
  • A Foray ~ Drop On Recall Exdercise ~ Janice Gunn 

March Issue
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In this issue…
  • The Ratings Are Back!  This Issue: Paragons of Rally
  • A Common Bond ~ Teaching the Broad Jump ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Reading About Dogs ~ A Dog’s World: Imagining the Lives of Dogs in a World Without People ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Course Practice – Advanced Rally Challenges #8 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ A Very Unexpected Novice Stand For Exam ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Winning Strategies in the Battle Against Ring Nerves: Part III: An Epiphany ~ Willard Bailey
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ Motivating Myself To Keep Dog Training ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Novice, Open & Utility Are Linked Together ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ New AKC Director ~ Bob Self Jr.

April Issue PDF Format

In this issue…
  • 2021 Novice A&B Ratings
  • This We Believe ~ Debby Boehm, Louise Meredith, & Willard Bailey
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ Home Training For Dogs… And Husbands ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ The Good ~ Bob Self Jr.
  • A Common Bond ~ Fix n’ Go ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Traveling With Service Animals ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Course Practice – Advanced Rally Challenges #8 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Improvement Showing: Mastering Rally Masters Exercises ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Part Four: Learning To Breathe ~ Willard Bailey
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Teaching Your Dog To Want To Perform ~ Connie Cleveland-Nolan
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Versatility – Not To Be Overlooked ~ John Cox


May Issue
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In this issue…
  • 2021 Delaney Rating System ~ Compiled by Dave Pluth
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Understanding Your Dog ~ Bob Self
  • A Common Bond ~ Bossy or Busy? ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ Changing Training Techniques ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Scent Training for Every Dog ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Returning to K9 Nose Work ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Course Practice ~ An Intro to Novice Rally #9 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Part Five: Under Mortal Siege ~ Willard Bailey
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ The Judge is Waiting For You to Enter ~ John Cox


June Issue
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In this issue…
  • 2021 Rally Combined Rating System ~ Top Team: Tracie Kolnsberg & Jelly Bean ~ Compiled by Dave Pluth
  • Dogs: All Ears & Win by a Nose ~ Bob Self
  • Hard Work, Play Harder ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Why Train More Than One Discipline? ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Pathway To Positivity (by Kamal Fernandez) ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Returning to K9 Nose Work – Part 2 ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Advanced Rally Challenges #9 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Part Six: Remembering Rocky Farr ~ Willard Bailey
  • Excuses or Results, You Can’t Have Both! ~ John Cox


July Issue
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In this issue…
  • Rally Novice Ratings
  • A Common Bond ~ Change The Name ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Course Practice ~ An Introduction To Novice Rally #10 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ Boating With My Dogs ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Treat Everyone Like A Dog ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ The Cloverleaf ~ Rally Masters ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Part Seven: Psycho-Cybernetics ~ Willard Bailey
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Know All Your Distances For The Various Exercises ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Upcoming Survey ~ Bob Self Jr.


August Issue
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In this issue…

  • 2021 Rally Intermediate Ratings ~ Compiled by Dave Pluth
  • 2021 Rally Advanced A Ratings ~ Compiled by Dave Pluth
  • Managing An Epileptic Performance Dog ~ Pamela K, Silverman
  • Donations ~ Bob Self
  • Romancing The Cookie ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Advanced Rally Challenges #10 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Training With Friends ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Rally Masters Sign #307 ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Reading About Dogs ~ She Trains Dogs ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Part Eight: Sounds Like A Plan ~ Willard Bailey
  • Principal Features @ A Glance ~ John Cox


September Issue
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In this issue…

  • 2021 First & Foremost Rating System ~ Dave Gannon & Trap #1
  • How To Get The Most From Rally Drop-In Classes ~ Elizabeth A. Raba
  • 2022

    AKC National Obedience Championship & Rally National Championship ~ Dee Dee Anderson

  •    2022 AKC National Obedience Championship – Placements
  •    2022 AKC Rally National Championship – Placements
  • Meet The Breeds ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • An Introduction To Novice Rally #11 ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Living And Training With Garnet ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Fine Tuning Rally Masters Exercises ~ Rally Masters ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Doggie Language: A Dog Lover’s Guide To Understanding Your Best Friend ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Part Nine: Crunch Time ~ Willard Bailey
  • Judge’s Orders Per The Regulations ~ John Cox
  • A Bit About The Ratings ~ Bob Self Jr.


October Issue
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In this issue…

  • 2021 Rally Master Rating System ~ Tracie & Jelly Bean
  • Under The Black Hat, Dick Guetzloff As I Knew Him ~ Willard Bailey
  • The Problem With “I Just Want To Qualify” ~ Elizabeth A. Raba
  • Pawty Time ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Advanced Rally Challenges #11 ~ Bea Moore
  • Camping With My Dog ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Ring Nerves ~ Rally Masters ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Command Discrimination & Signals: Teaching The Position Changes ~ Connie Cleveland-Nolan
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Through A Dark Silence: Loving And Living With Your Blind And Deaf Dog ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Part Ten: Prescott, Day Two ~ Willard Bailey
  • Judging Procedures, Chapters & Guidelines ~ John Cox
  • Humans & Dogs ~ Bob Self Jr.


November Issue
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In this issue…

  • 2021 High In Trial Rating Report ~ Compiled by Dave Pluth
  • 2021 High Combined Rating Report ~ Compiled by Dave Pluth
  • A Common Bond ~ Preferring Preferred ~ Deborah Neufeld
  • Course Practice ~ Continuing Intro To Rally Intermediate ~ Beatrice Moore
  • Away From The Doghouse ~ Turning Off Obedience Mode ~ Glenna MacLeod
  • Doggedly Obedient ~ Homeschooling For The Rally Master Title Is Possible ~ Marilyn Miller
  • Dogs Are Problem Solvers ~ Creating A Warm-Up That Works ~ Connie Cleveland-Nolan
  • Reading About Dogs ~ Better Together: The Collected Wisdom of Modern Dog Trainers ~ Elizabeth Raba
  • Seeking Tranquility ~ Final Installment: We’re Baaack!
  • Random Little Tidbits ~ Out Sport Is In Need Of An Infusion! ~ John Cox
  • Biscuits & Bones ~ Giving Thanks ~ Bob Self Jr.


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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