“Although most dogs can withstand a spider bite without much consequence, there’s no use asking for it.” So says Editor Susan Chaney in her report on North America’s most venomous arachnids. Susan interviews a diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care to learn about the proper treatment for a dog suspected of being bitten by a spider.
DFR Blogger Kayla Bertagnolli was impressed with the junior handlers at the Great Western Terrier Association show this year despite fewer class entries. Terriers are well known for delivering show-stopping performances, so it’s curious that they’re not seen more often in the Junior Showmanship ring. Meet some of the youngsters who prove that a Terrier can be the perfect juniors dog.
Be sure to check out our photo galleries, where you’ll find recent winners and candid photos from shows held near and far. Just click on Show Scene below the masthead banner, or select any of the images in the left-hand column of our home page.
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