Bitches--The Bottom Line by Beauchamp; Breeder’s Forum:
Anne Jones, Enjoue; Bichon Frise: The Early Years by Gertrude
A Visit to British Dog World
Richard Beauchamp-What is A Stud Dog?
Showing: Choosing the Dog to Special Pt 2 by Richard Beauchamp.
Handling the Specials Dog Pt 1 by Richard Beauchamp; British Bichon: The Stud Dogs; Just A Brood Bitch
Flea Control by Sonia Riggs
Seller Safeguards, Etiquette of Stud Owner
Pet Pediatric Nutrition
Breeding, The Hobby Breeder
Conversation with Gertrude Fournier
Dog Astrology, Fournier, cont’d.
Fournier, cont’d., Selling Puppies By Phone
A Conversation with Gertrude Fournier Pt 5
Dog Proofing Your Home, Tear Staining- Causes & Methods for Clearing It
Up;Training Your Dog to Sparkle In The Ring
Top Producer by Richard Beauchamp
Ch. Vogelflight’s Music Man ROMX; Tribute, “Pit” After Delivery
BIS, BISS Ch. Jalwin Just A Jiffy ROM Tribute, Slipping Stifles, Health of
the Newborn Pt 2
Ch. Beau Monde The Huckster Tribute; Surviving an AKC Inspection, Early Training & Socialization
Ch. Bunnyrun Over The Rainbow Tribute; Owner-handling, judges
Teeny Tepees Chief Of Diandee Tribute
Dangers of Pest Control, Vitamin Therapy, Hiring a Handler, Healthy Feeding
Bichon Rescue, Utility Dogs in Training; Advice to New Owner-Handlers
Top Producer Statistics for 1993, Finding a Gene That Causes Hip Dysplasia
Evaluating Puppies, How to be a Successful Novice, Health--Bad Teeth & Heart
Medical--Ovulation Timing, Special Interest --Bichon Faces From the Past
Dual Ring Bichon, In Defense of Handlers
Breeding--Back to Basics, Beauchamp articles; Finding the Modern Bichon, Bichons
of Foreign Lands
The Dog Crate and Your New Puppy, Nutrition During Gestation
Sire of Significance, Montravia Jazz M’Tazz; Handler Forum - Paul Flores
Eye Stain Removal; Web Pages for Bichon Lovers, Obesity in Bichons
Bichon History, Socialization Training; So You Want to Buy A Puppy
Natural Health Care; Grooming; Scientific Approach to Breeding Healthy Dogs;
Natural Therapies for Dealing with Skin Problems
Breeder Forum McNamara & Collier, Limited Registration: Limited Application
1996 Top 40 and Top 40 write-ups; Top 1996 Sires & Dams, Natural Therapies
for the 21st Century Breeder
Handler Forum: Lisa and Mark Bettis; Phoebe Caldwell Memorial
Mycoplasma Infertility; Carol Crane, Karoluk memorial; Lanolin and Oil; Obedience
Training-Using Positive Reinforcement
Placing Puppies, Choose Your Handler Wisely, Heart Diseases, Poisonous Plants,
Holistic Care (Heartworm-Alternative Treatment); The Immune System & Disease
Top Breeders, Sires and Dams 1997, Tracking Bichons, Grooming Your Bichon Without
Straining Your Back, Top 40 Write-Ups
Dog Food-Special Recipe, Frozen vs. Fresh Semen, Homeopathic Medicine; Mayree
Butler (Reenroy) Memorial
Patellar Luxation; Jean Fergus Interview, Sale Agreement Guarantees
Breeder’s Forum--Mimi Winkler; The Immune System & Disease Resistance
Pt 2; Under Eyelid Infections, Judges’ Comments
Breeder’s Forum--Doris and Maggie Hyde; Top 40 Stories for 1998, Rumor
Tribute; BFCA Specialty Results
Canine, Behavior, an Introduction by Earl Takahashi; Top Breeders, Sires and
Dams for 1998; Health--Pancreatitis or Liver Disease? Reverse Sneezing
Sire Of Significance--Ch. Craigdale Yoannewyn El Toro, Bichon Health by Anne
Jones, Tribute to Betty Shuck
Patellar Lucation (Dislocated Knee) by Anne Jones; Eye Stain, Colloidal Silver:
What is it, and is it Safe?; Spotlight on John and Leanne Wise, Clarion
The Big Scam--Rabies Vaccination by Dr. John Fudens DVM; Coat Care by Earl
Takahashi; The Price of Popularity: Popular Sires and Population Genetics by
C. A. Sharp
National Results and Writeups, Vacinnes: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow by Anne
Jones; Whelping, Some Neonatal Tips by Cheri Cully; Chronic Skin Disease by
Jim Gerarge Memorial Issue: BFCA Tribute to Jim; Rimadyl in With Liver Disease
Tribute to Roger Caras; Fourth World Congress News; Coat Care: Two in One Shampoos;
Health: Alleviating Arthritis Pt 1; Air Travel With Dogs
How to Prepare an Ad Pt. 2; BFCA Nat'l Results; Epilepsy Treatment, Inheritance
and Research; Breeding, Making it the Perfect Match; Alleviating Arthritis,
Tribute/Interview with Joe and Pauline Waterman; Dog Shows of Years Past Pt
1; Longevity-Doing Something Right
Canadian National Critique; Making Room; A Comparison of Havanese and Bichon;
Flavio Werneck Memorial
Bichons and Seizures; How to Prepare an Ad Pt 3; Tribute To Beemer; Craigdale
Flamenco Dancer; Unintended Consequences by Dr. Al Grossman
Tops for 2001; Training: Doing Crating Right; Con formation: The Elusive Proper
National Results; Edd Bivin interview, Early Obedience Training; Dewclaw removal;
Puppy Proofing Yard and Home; Profiling a Puppy Buying Prospect
If You Are A Hobby Breeder; A “Miracle” Potion for Fading Puppies;
Tear Staining Pt 2; Temperament From Anxiety to Self-Destruction; How to Prepare
an Ad pt 4; Interview with Laura Purnell/Tomaura; Improving the Odds, Pt 2;
Tumors and other disorders
Interview with PaRay; Crufts 2003; BFCA Nat’l results; Breed Rescue;
Grooming (Skunked); AKC Enhances DNA Cert. test
Tops for 2002 (Breeders, Sires & Dams); The Wise Use of Preventive Medicines;
Vaccinations; Advertsing: It pays to what?
Therapy Bichons; The Story Behind Xerlane Kennels; Puppy Mills interview Mrs.
Patti Strand; Online Litter Registration news; Richard Beauchamp book review.
Better Breeding: Nature vs Nurture; Health: Probiotics; Gertrude Fournier memorial;
Interview with Irene Libby, Valentine Bichons
National Results, Chicagoland Results, Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2003,
Sharron Heigert/White Pine interview.
Crufts UK; Breeding Better Dogs; Overseas news, Crufts Dog Show and State of
the Breed; Homeopathic Health; Immune System Pt 1; Allergies; Puppy Strangles;
Interview w/Judith Thayer/Jadeles
Rick Day/Risgae interview; Combating Skin Probems; Shark Cartilage; Demodicosis;
Using Pedigrees; Training; The Rising Storm: What Breeders Need to Know about
the Immune System Pt 2; Rolande Lloyd Memorial.
Ch. Special Times Just Right!; Interview with Kayley Kovar; Raising pups to
be good companions
Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2004; Interview with Nicole King-White; Tube
Feeding; Chlorinated Water: A Big No-No; Hero Bichon saves a Life;Mast Cell
Sire of Significance: Doriann’s Int;’l Man Of Mystery; Conformation:
The Mark of a Champion; BFCA National & Chicagoland show results; Therapy
Bichons; Eleanore Grassick/Glen Elfred interview.
Sire of Significance: BIS Ch. Paw Mark’s Sunny Side Up; Two Important
Health Alerts; Pet Bichons; Dog show courtesies; A Fresh Food Diet; What Breeders
Need to Know About the Immunse System; Diseases Caused from Pets
Dam of Significance: Ch. Prancing Full Of Cuddles; Bichon Beauty and how to
maximize it; Do dogs have strokes?; More on Puppy Strangles; Exploring the
Mys-teries of Liver Shunts.
Interview with Kendra James/Kenningway; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2005;
Health: Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia; Allergic Dermatitis; BFCA National Results
Interview with Kieth and Sandra Hanson, SAKS; Answers to all Your Questions;
Cross Breeding:Designer Dogs; United Kennel Club
Mary Vogel Memorial; Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Pt 2; Designer Dogs; Approval
to Judge; Inherited Traits; Jurnior (and adult) handling; Geriatric Care; Puppy
Handler Forum Lisa Bettis; More on Designer Dogs; Breeding Strategies; Lori
BFCA National Results; Interview with Kay and Jim Mitchell/Sasikay; Pauline
Waterman memorial; Tops for 2006 and all time Tops; Hypoallergenice Dogs
Bichon History: Understanding the Bichon from a Historical Perspective By Mayno
In Memory: Pauline Schultz of Paw Mark Bichons; Health: Titers or Vaccines
Boosters? Breeding Better Dogs: Building a Better World of Breeders By Dr.
Handler forum with Dennis and Katey Brown; Club Activities: Learning
to say NO; Geriatric Care; Nutrition: Vitamin K#; Bichon Orthopedic
Problems; Performance Training; Puppy Mills--A Rant
Breeder Forum with Vickie Halstead, Victoire's
Bichons; Bichon Health: C'est CHIC!!! Pt 1; Whelping Tale; Health:
Bichons and bladder stones revisited; Performance: An Introduction
to Companion Events Pt 1; Bichon History; Senior Care; Breeding
Strategies: Selecting Breeding Stock: Do we need another way?
National coverage including results, write ups, and judge's critiques;
Top breeders, sires and dams for 2007; Breeder/Forum with John
and Christine Kellow, Pinefield Bichons, In Memoriam: Verna
File; Performance: An Introduction to Companion Events Pt 2;
Health: Bichon Orthopedic Problems; How to Advertise (Revisited)
Breeder Forum with Lorrie Carlton & Larry Letsche DVM, Belle Creek Bichons; An ROM story: Am Int Ch Jadeles November Melody; 2008 National Critiques from the Judges; Hereditary Canine Cardiac Diseases: Dilated Cardiomyopathy
What Is A Title:?; Calcium and Regulation Vitamin D for Health; Congenital Canine Cardiac Defects (PDA); State of Bichon Health Today Pt 2; Handler Forum with Krystle Broersma/Jabez
Summer 2009 SOLD OUT
Fall 2009- SOLD OUT
Breeder spotlight with Barbara Chappell, Taywyn Bichons; Health: Enzymes, The Spark Plugs for Your Dog's Engine, Fun Match Story; Rescue: These Changing Times Pt 1; Health: Kidney Disease; Warning: Poisonous Holiday Plants AVMA Animal Facts; DNA Testing: Who is Really My Daddy?; Great Gaines from No Pain; Scratching The Surface
Health: Your dog may someday save your life; Should we stop "littering?"; Breeder/handler forum with Danielle Ardagna/Vogelflight; Puppy Evaluation: Testing for proper placement; Rescue Pt 2; DNA Testing; Health: Berry Good Supplement Antioxidants for show dogs
How to Advertise Pt 2; Breeding Challenges: There is no mapquest for breeding dogs; Pyometra: An Open and Shut Case; Contracts: Co-ownership contracts (When Two's a Crowd); Specialty results BFC San Diego; Memorial issue for Virginia Le Cave, Cameo Bichons; Health: Lumps, Bumps and other Growths; Puppy Health: The fine line; Traveling with your dog; "RV"ing it! Conditional Registration: Will it Impact You?; Diet, Training tips and Tricks!; Grooming: Toenails, a quick primer
National Write Up, Results and Judges' Critiques; AKC Announces New Grand Champion Title; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2009; Health: Is Flea and Tick Control Safe?; Preventing Accidental Deaths; BFC of Western Pennsylvania show results.
Whelping Story: The Puppy Who Wouldn't; Video Your Match: A Great Learning Tool; BFC of Greater L.A. news; Cats and Dogs Can Get Along; Behavior: It's in the DNA - or Not?!; Health: What's Thyroid Got To Do With It?; My Contract Legal Nightmare; "Epileptic" Seizure Disorders; Unwritten Rules of Dog Shows
Health: Probiotics: Food or Drugs?; Swimmers (aka "flat puppies"); Dangers of Xylitol; Sire of Significance BIS BISS BPIS Am Can Ch Fluffette Encore At Kenningway ROM feature; Breeder-Forum with Maria-Jose Bernal, De Ishibilia Bichons; Breeding: Considerations When Breeding Your Bitch.
Murphy, The Therapy Dog; Club Spotlights, BFC of San Diego and BFC of Northern New Jersey; Follow Up on Xylitol; Conformation: Piece Works or Symmetry?; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2010; Breeding Strategies: The Downside of Inbreeding, it is Time for a New Approach; HSUS: Six Members of Congress Join Call for IRS Action; Dog Behavior: The Eyes Have It; Become a Good Mentor; More on Flat Puppies "Swimmers"
National coverage including results and judges' critiques; Mentoring: The Tragic Loss of Bloodlines and Mentoring in America; Club Spotlight on BFC of Western, Pennsylvania; Sire of Significance, Ch Risgae Sweets Treat At MusicBox; Kennel Spotlight on So Much Better Bichons.
Sire of Significance: BISS Am Int Ch Bijone's Solo Of Loch Vale ROM; Health: Pro-and Prebiotics - What are they and what do they do?; Judging Specialties: One Dog at a Time; Contracts: To Avoid Misunderstandings Stud Contracts are a Must; Tragic Loss of Bloodllines and Mentoring Pt 2; Grape and Raisin Poison
Sire of Significance: Ch Judges Choice High RIdge RIght On, "Reno,"; Health: A Dog's Sense of Smell; Breeder-Forum with Diane Ayres/Loch Vale; HSUS news; Humor: Letter from a Bichon Mom; Breeding: Dealing With Birth Defects and Basic Breeding Principles
Health: Dangers and Unbelievable Uses for WD40; An Interview with Bernice D. Richardson, Cali-Col Bichons; Westminster: Super Bowl of Shows; Sandra Madia memorial; Health: Anethesia Myths and Urban Legands; Behavior: Stopping Your Dog from Barking; Campaigning A Dog: Secrets of Show Success
Show results BFCA National Specialty, National 2012 Write ups, Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2011, Conformation: Evaluating Dogs Pt 1
Future Breeder Mentorship; Breeder-Forum featuring Donna Jones/MusicBox; Health issues on car sickness and Early Spay-Neuter Considerations.
Spring 2013- SOLD OUT
Summer 2013 - SOLD OUT
BFCA Show Results, Judges' critiques, National Write Up; Judging Your First Assignment; Heartworm Disease; Old Dogs With Murmurs.
Custody: Dogs and Divorce; Canine Behavior: Think Like Your Dog; Juniors: Helpful Hints for Juniors; Health: Anal Sacs, Probiotics, Safe Prevention of Parasites, Gallbladder Mucoceles; Best Of Eleanore: Your Handler and You
Breeder-Forum with Viva Luo, Overtop Bichons; Judges Speak About the Reporter; Eukanuba results and judge's critique; Dogs and Wills: How to leave a legacy for your pets; Health: Tick Paralysis; Rosmarie Blood memorial.
BFCA coverage including the National Write up, Judges' critiques; BFC of San Diego show coverage; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2013; In Memory of Richard Beauchamp; Puppy Placement: Pick of the litter--what does it mean?; Health: The Truth About Seizures; Health: When is it time for a Urinalysis
Agility: BFCA Holds All Breed Agility Trial; Presenting Your Dog: how to make your dog more competitive in the ring;Safety: Dogs Poisoned by Marijuana; Seizure Disorders in Dogs; Stem Cell Update; Aspirin and Ibuprofen: Are human pain meds safe for dogs?
Versatilly: Boku's Story; Health: The Dangers of the Cuterebra Fly (Botfly); Health: Legg-Perthes Disease; Reproductive Health: Loss of an unborn litter and False Pregnancy; Luring: Lure Coursing
Westminster Show Results; Recognizing A Gem of a Breeder: Joanne Rubin; Breeder-Forum with Joanne Rubin, GloryB Bichons; Showing: A Newbie Goes to Westminster; Canine Arthritis; Thoughts on Puppy Milk Replacers
BFC of San Diego Show Coverage; Breeder-Forum with Karen Paulson, Sue Swindle and Sheri Kennedy, Absolutely Bichons; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams - 2014; Agility: BFCA Agility Trail On The Run; In Memory of Lois Morrow, Chamour Bichons
2015 BFCA National Specialty Coverage; Breeder-Forum with Erayna Beckman, Legend Bichons; Heartworm Disease; Puppy Care; Nutrition: Applying A Lean Look To Feeding
Sire of Significance: Am./Kor. GCh. Ch. Intl., Am., Kor., Fl., Ee., LV, BALT, MBIS, MBISS Wendan Out On Parole From MusicBox ROM; Al Story; Puppy Placement (Pick of the litter; What does it matter?); Handling: If It Isn't Broke Don't Fix i t; Feeding: When Is A Meal Not A Meal?
From Royal Prissy Paws to Hounds At the Helm; Breeder of Year 2016; On The Road to the 2015 AKC Obedience Classic; A New Emphasis on Junior Showmanship; About Seminars; Richard Beauchamp on What is a Stud Dog?; Leaky Dogs: A Primer on Urinary Incontinence
The Economic Benefits of Dog Events; Breeder-Forum With Michelle Brosdal and Carol Konik, Doriann Bichons; A Conversation With Bill McFadden; Westminster 2016: A Breeder Owner Perspective; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams - 2015; BFC of San Diego Show Coverage; Stud Dogs: Searching For the Superior Sire
BFCA National Coverage including the judges' critiques, On The Road to the 2016 BFCA National by Anna Hillman, Wishing For a Win in the North Start State by Mayno Blanding, and Actions Spoke Volumes by our Bichon Frise Reporter Guy; Interview with Lorrie Carlton and Larry Letsche, DVM, Belle Creek Bichons
Eukanuba World Challenge News; Looking for a Breeder? by Mayno Blanding; Pet Owner to AKC National Owner-Handled Series by Carol Duntemann; Dog Show Etiquette: Considerations for Show-Giving Clubs; Health: Coughing, Coughing, Coughing, But Why?; Marlene Steiner, Hot Stuf Bichons Memorial; Breeding: Tips for Success With Fresh, Chilled Semen Breedings
Three Excellent References for Breeders; Richard Beauchamp on Bitches: The Bottom Line; Judges on how to deal with irate exhibitors; Black Holes in a Pedigree
Feeding the Bitch and her Puppies by Mayno Blanding; BFC of San Diego Show coverage; Westminster show coverage; In Memory of Cecelia Ann Ruggles; In Memory of Charles Watts; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2016; Marijuana Poisoning in Dogs; Performance: Prioritizing Whole Dog Health
2017 BFCA National Specialty results, critiques and other coverage; Feeding The Bitch and Her Puppies Q & A; Performance: Cute and They Know It; AKC News: More Regulations Needed for Animal Shelters and Rescues; Canine Allergies, Pt 1; Building Winning Pedigrees; The Obedience Bichons of the 2017 Specialty
Holiday Hints; The Quest For a Brood Matron; Preferred Breed Type: Why the Stand-Out Dog Can Be a Loser; The New Owner-Hander; Humor: Standard of the Breeder/Owner/Handler; My Journey to the World Grooming Championships by Lindsey Dicken
Microchipping: The Saga of Bibi; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams 2017; Caninen Influenza Virus Notice; Pet Pot and the Canine Cannabis Dilemma; Breeder-Forum With Linda Rowe and Deb Gibb, Hollyhock Bichons; Show coverage from the BFC of San Diego 2018
Public Relations--The Initial Contact; BFCA of America National Specialty Coverage, judges'critiques; Breeder-Forum with Sharon Hunkins, SHE Bichons and Cotons
Public Relations-Getting To Know You by Mayno Blanding; AKC News: Government Relations Helps Protect Your Dogs, Breeding Program; Breeder Forum With Sandra Fair, Fairspride Bichons; Performance Bichons: Our Sporting Bichons by Anna Hillman; Grooming: Shadowing the Master-Rick Day
Tear Stains on Dogs: Tips for Clearing Up The Streaks; Westminster Kennel Club coverage; Performance Sports: Our Little Sporting Bichons; Companion Sports: The Bichon Who Stopped The Show at Westminster (Winky!); Public Relations—Helping Buyers by Mayno Blanding; Barbara Stubbs Memorial
Checking Out The AKC Website by Mayno Blanding; Can Dogs Get Measles?; Slab Fractures and Bones Warning; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2018; Just for Fun: Other Breeds
In Recognition of Joe Waterman; FDA Provides Third Status Report into Possible Connection Between Certain Diets and Cases of Canine Heart Disease; National Coverage including the judges' critiques; Partnering in K9 Fitness; The Importance of Genetic Research With Purebred Dogs; Getting a Reliable Recall
The New Owner Handler; The Importance of Health Testing; Handling the Specials Dog by Richard Beauchamp; Taking The Bite Out Of Bad Breath (and much more); Diet: Does It Make a Difference?; Companion Sports: What Does the National Specialty Show Mean to Obedience and Rally Competitors?
Breeder-Forum by Diane Jansey, Bestow Bichons; Meet The Breeds; The Classic and National Invitational Agility; Odd Animal Friends: Cody Craig and Lucky Seven; Twelve Steps to a Happier You; Therapy Dog: Greetings from North Carolina; The Importance of Health Testing; A "Miracle: for Fading Puppies?
Breeder Forum with Janet Hartman, Shira Yuri Bichons; AKC Guidelines to reduce spread of Coronavirus;
Covid-19: Thank goodness for the dogs; Companion Sports; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2019;
AKC Suggested Practices for the Well-Being of the Sport
Mayno's Column Raising Puppies From The Same Litter; Breeder-Forum with Dale Hunter, Craigdale Bichons; AKC's Trick Dog Program; Prostatic Disorders in the Dog
Winter 2020/2021 - SOLD OUT
Mayno's Column: For Safety's Sake; Breeder-Forum With Shyla Newton, Shyladawn Bichons; Health: Postpartum Problems in the Bitch; Westminster Kennel Club news
A personal story: GChP Belle Creek's All I Care About Is Love by Lorrie Carlton and Larry Letsche DVM; Westminster 2018 Memories of Flynn; Puppy Cognition—The Making of a Brilliant Canine Mind; Reproductive Health: Cabergoline and Bromocriptine for Canine Reproduction; Breeder Heads-Up Regarding Covid-19 Scams; That Nasty Iliopsoas; Chocolate Toxicity; "The Legend" and a Newcomber Compete at the national Agility Invitational; Canine Allergies Pt 2
Winning in Challenging Times of Covid 2020 by Donna DeMartini; Grooming By Lindsey Dicken; The Versatile Bichon—Conformation, Obedience & Performance by Anna Hillman; Remembering Dorothy Macdonald; What You Need to Know About Guardia in Dogs; That Nasty Iliopsoas Pt 2, Conclusion by Anna Hillman; Kids and Puppies by Mayno Blanding; Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2020
Mayno's Column: History—Why it Matters; Specialty Coverage BFC of San Diego; From the Past: Preferred Type vs Breed Type by Donna Jones; Specialty Coverage BFC of Puget Sound 2021; Breeder-Forum With Lindsey Dicken, Solstice Bichons; Whelping: Tips for Breeding to Achieve Pregnancy and Optimal Litter Size by Vickie Halstead
The Health of the Bichon Frise by Mayno Blanding; Getting To Know featuring Mirage Bichons, Lewis Waldeisen; Performance: Versatility, thy name Bichon! by Anna Hillman; Whitening Shampoos by Lindsey Dicken; Health and Breeding: Canine Hereditary Autoimmune Hypothyroid Disease, Implications for Your Dogs' Health and breeding Programs by Vickie Halstead
Mayno's Column: Good Sportsmanship; National Coverage: 2021 BFC of America Judges' Critiques by Rick Day, Anne K Catterson & Mary Ann Clark; Grooming by Lindsey: Corrective Grooming Techniques; Critical Temperament Consideration in Puppies; Ring Stewarding: Behind Every Good Judge; Some Guidelines in Choosing a Professional Handler; Humor: The Things People Say!
Top Breeders, Sires and Dams for 2021; Specialty Coverage and judges' critiques from the Bichon Frise Club of San Diego; Being an Ambassador by Mayno Blanding; Health: Nutrition for our Dogs; Nails - The long and Short of It by Lindsey Dicken