18 ARE SOME DOGS PREDISPOSED TO CANCER?
Certain breeds seem more susceptible, and both genetics and environment play a role.

24 HYPERTHERMIC THERAPY
It’s the new kid on the block when it comes to treating cancer, but it’s showing promise for some tumor types.

26 HOW TO MAKE TRAINING FUN
Tricks and games can teach him what he needs to know, and make training sessions more enjoyable for both of you.

30 PREPARING FOR A DISASTER – CHECKLIST
Cover these 4 important points and you’ll help him stay as safe and stress-free as possible.

33 BUY ONE, GIVE ONE
How this food and treat company is making a difference in the lives of shelter dogs.

34 HOW MUCH TIME DO YOU SPEND WITH YOUR DOG?
Have a busy lifestyle? Here are 10 ways to ensure your best friend gets the quality time he needs and deserves.

39 TOP 5 CANCER PREVENTION TIPS
This dreaded disease is common, but here’s how to significantly reduce your canine’s risk of becoming another statistic.

42 COVER STORY
DOUG THE PUG
This comical little guy with “personality plus” brings love and laughter to people around the globe.

46 TITER TESTING FAQs
Answering the most common questions about this alternative to annual vaccines.

52 FASHION FOR FIFI
The latest creations for dogs range from hoodies and tees to beach wear, tuxedos and even dresses.

58 TREATING CANCER – WHY MULTIPLE THERAPIES ARE NECESSARY
Cancer affects the body in numerous ways, so treating it successfully means drawing on a variety of therapies.

62 CANINE FLU
The recent H3N2 outbreak has caused a lot of alarm, but an integrative approach can help with treatment and prevention.

66 THE AGING PROCESS
The rate at which dogs and cats age varies, depending on several factors besides how old they are.

70 TELLINGTON TTOUCH
We talk with Linda Tellington-Jones about her effective approach for animal healing, training and communication.

76 SHARING THE HARVEST
Make the most of fresh produce with these tasty and nutritious recipes both you and your dog can enjoy.

80 DOG BEDS THAT LAST
When you buy a quality memory foam bed from this company, another is donated to a rescue organization.

90 FW COVER STORY
RICHARD KITTY
Children are especially attracted to this sweet social media sensation with the “odd eyes”.

92 PICKY EATER?
Along with a check-up and the right diet, this easy acupressure session can help resolve appetite issues.

94 SAFE OUTDOOR EXPLORATION FOR CATS
From harnesses to strollers to enclosures, there are several hazard-free ways for your cat to enjoy the great outdoors.

96 NOT ANOTHER HAIRBALL!
They’re more than just a mess for you to clean up. Excessive hairballs can signal a health problem or an inappropriate diet.

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