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Below are the indexes for some of the past Choban Chatter issues.


What's in the Newsletter?

Spring, 2012 Volume 22, Issue 1

Oh Brother
by Pat Miller
Debarking Dogs
by Sarinne Fox
Q&A with Janice Frasche: Pups playing with chickens
Cheetah Outreach News Flash
Holistic Care of the Senior Dog
By Marlene Johnson, RN
Life with an Anatolian
Going Postal
by Kath Coniglio
Guard Dogs on Duty
by Carol White
Member photos
Members New Puppies
Show News
Member Show Wins
Anatolian First at an International Dog Show
by Carol White
OFA Report October 2011-February 2012
Bea Hoffman's Cartoon
-Solid Gold
-Letters
Breeder Ads
Breeders List
Membership Application
ASD Item Sales
ASDI Fee Schedule
ASD Calendar


Vol 18, Issue 3
Winter  2008

On Yoruks, About the Nomadic Yoruk Shepherds by Leyla Neyzi
A Tad of Turkish by Bea Hoffman
Life with an Anatolian
What To Do When Animal Control Comes Knocking
By George J. Eigenhauser Jr.
A Clicker Training Primer
By Melissa Alexander
OFA Report: 17 7/08 to 10/08
The Immune System and Disease Resistance
By Dr. Jean Dodds
Book Review: Canine Behavior an illustrated Handbook
by Barbara Handelman
-Review written
by Marie Rickett
Show News & Announcements
Ask the Vet Canine First Aid Kit
by Nancy Rose–Newcomb, DVM
Bea Hoffman Anatolian Drawing


Vol 18, Issue 1
Spring 2008

Cheetah Outreach Progress Report:10/07
Castration for Economy
By Guvener Isik
Working ASD Questions from Africa - A Q&A about Anatolians in Turkey -By Chyril Walker
Ask the Vet -Vaccines and Preparation for Spring by Nancy Rose-Newcomb, DVM
Critic Speaks Against HSUS (Humane Society of the United States) By Tom Hennessy
Prevent Dog Bites by Teaching Sharing By Yvette VanVeen
Khan Has Gone by Caroline Hager
Eyes of an Anatolian by Brandi Lambert
Life with an Anatolian -Otto, the Zucchini and the Donut by Betsy, a.k.a. "Otto's Mom"
Show News & Announcements
Member Photos
Super Easy Liver Treats
from Kath Coniglio
Bea Hoffman's Anatolian Drawings

OFA Report: 10/07 to 2/08
Solid Gold
Letters
Breeder Ads
Membership Application
ASD Item Sales
ASD Calendar Information


Vol 17, Issue 3
Winter 2007

Merlin's Rescue Story - By Karen Massa
Cheetah Outreach ASD Guardian Dog Program
Dwindling Flocks and Vanishing Çoban Köpegi - By Guvener Isik
Shepherd Family in Turkey - By Chyril Walker
Ask the Vet - Demodex Mange By Nancy Rose-Newcomb, DVM
The Effects of Genetic Testing: Constructive or Destructive -By Jerold S. Bell, DVM
Therapy Dog Training: what's it all about? By Holly Ballester
Life with an Anatolian
The UKC Show Experience -By Lynne Harley
Recipe for Yal
Show News & Announcements
Memorial to our Anatolians

OFA Report: 6/07 to 10/07
Letters
Breeder Ads
Membership Application
Breeders List Application
Code of Ethics
ASD Item Sales
Calendar Information


Vol 17, Issue 2
Summer 2007


California AB 1634 - CA Mandatory Spay/Neuter Bill
Early Spay/Neuter? We report, you decide
Interview with “Besli” Ismail Kara - By Guvener Isik
It Bogusu/ Dog Wrestling in Anatolia
- By Guvener Isik
Crufts 2007 - By Brian Tyson
Show News
PennHIP Evaluations
Finding a Lost Dog - By Susan Bulanda
Life with an Anatolian

OFA Report: 3/07 to 5/07
Solid Gold
Letters
Breeder Ads
Breeders List Application
Membership Application
ASD Item Sales
Calendar Information


Vol 17, Issue 1
PUPPY ISSUE  (This issue is now available without the ads- purchase it here)
Spring, 2007

Ask the Vet with Nancy Rose, DVM

Puppy Care - birth through 6 weeks and older
Puppy Hernias

Some Notes on Newborns by Chyril Walker
Breeding Set Up for Working Pups by Chyril Walker
Starting the LGD Pup by Catherine de la Cruz
Natural Flea Repellant
Getting Through That Juvenile Period
Keeping an Anatolian as a House Pet by Pam Kernan
Dog Socializing is Key by Nancy Settecasi
Dealing With Common Problems in a Puppy's First Year by Gary Cemons, DVM
Kids and Dogs: Important Information for Parents by Maureen Charnstrom
Are Anatolians Territorial? by Janice Frasche
Dog Food: A Short Guide to Choosing Better Products by Sabine Contreras
Health Issues in the Anatolian Shepherd by Holly Ballester
Anatolian Shepherd Dog Puppy Growth Rates: from birth to adult by Janice Frasche
An Introduction to Radiographic Diagnosis for Hip Dysplasia by Kath Coniglio

BOGUS: The Shepherd Dog Wrestling by Guvener Isik
IT BOGUSU/ DOG WRESTLING in ANATOLIA by Guvener Isik

Show News
Life with an Anatolian PUPPY

OFA Report, October 2006 to February 2007
UKC's 2006 Top Anatolian
Membership Application
Letters
Anatolian Shepherd Dog Items for sale
Calendar Information
Bea Hoffman's Anatolian Cartoons

Advertisers:
Solid Gold
Breeder Ads


Vol 16, Issue 3
Winter, 2006

Calendar Report
Ask the Vet : Anesthesia for the High Risk Patient
with Nancy Rose, D.V.M.
The Importance of Good Positioning on Canine Hip X-rays by Ed Frawley
Showing Your Anatolian in Conformation by Holly Ballester
Life with an Anatolian
Show News
Training Your Dog
by Suzanne Clothier
- Handling On Leash Aggression
- Teaching Self Control

Member Photos
A Memorial to Boatswain by Lord Byron

Solid Gold
Letters
Calendar Information
Breeder Ads
Breeders List Application
Membership Application
ASD Item Sales


Volume 16, Issue 2
Summer, 2006

OFA Report 3-06 to 7-06
Interview with Dogan Kartay by Guvener Isik
Malakby Guvener Isik
Breeding Notes: How to Breed Healthy, Sound Dogs by Catherine Marley  OFF SITE LINK

Health Updates:
1)Cancer Vaccine
2)Bloat Risk Factors
3)LasalocidToxicosis in Farm Dogs


Q&A: Loss of Lamb with Anatolian in Training with Janice Frasche
Life with an Anatolian
Show News
Rally Obedience: what is it?

Click to see Malak article
Read about
Malak

Member Photos

Solid Gold
Letters
Calendar Information
Breeder Ads
Membership Application
ASD Item Sales


Volume 16, Issue 1
Spring, 2006
 
UKC 2006 Premier Information
Lone Cheetah Cub at Wildlife Safari Gets a Special Companion by Darlene Alexander
Canavar by Dogan Kartay, translated by Guvener Isik See this article online
The Turkish Shepherds? Dogs, a Journal.  Part Two by Ann Grove
Finding Capar by Susan Goldhor    See this article online
Canine Flu vs. Kennel Cough
Life with an Anatolian
Dangerous Dog Laws, what you need to know
    How to Make a Fair Dog Bite Law by Sam Basso
Australian Turkic Festival Conformation Judging
Show News
 
OFA Report  10-05 to 3-06
 
Solid Gold
Letters
Breeder Ads
Calendar Information
Membership Application
ASD Item Sales


Volume 15, Issue 3

20 Signs of Bloat
Risk Factors for Canine Bloat
by Jerold S Bell, DVM
The Turkish Shepherds’ Dogs, a Journal. Part One by Ann Grove
Collecting Dogs - By Dr Susan Goldhor
Anatolian Shepherd Dog Litters, Puppies, and Ethical Breeders by Kath Coniglio
The Greyhound of Anatolia: Turkmen Tazi by Guvener Isik
CCF News
Life with an Anatolian
Fun Stuff
Kids Page Featuring Larraina Walker
Juvenile Pubic Symphysidesis (JPS)
OFA Report 7-05 to 10-05

Solid Gold
Calendar Information
Letters
Breeder Ads
Membership Application
Code of Ethics
Breeder List Application
ASDI Book Sales


Volume 15, Issue 2

Election of Officers 
Using Livestock Guarding Dogs as a Conflict Resolution Strategy on Namibian Farms
  by Lauree Marker, Amy Dickman, Mandy Shumann
International News
The Vreccale Virtual Museum - (spiked collars)   by Marco Petrella
Adolescence: The Teenage Dog  by Kathy Diamond Davis
Hard to Train  by Suzanne Clothier
OFA Report  4-05 to 7-05
Show News
Life with an Anatolian
Stray, Street and/or Pariah Dogs  by Guvener Isik

Fun Stuff
Puppies, puppies, puppies - photos  by Audrey Chalfen
Solid Gold
Calendar Information
Letters
Taking My Time
ASD Book Sales
Breeder Ads
Membership Application
Code of Ethics


Volume 15, Issue 1

CCF Fund Puppy Adoption
Breed Notes from Ann Wells: the KC's rejection of the Karabash club appeal

Mektup of Obruk, putting the record straight, by Caroline Southen
Question and Answer : Kangals and Anatolians with Janice Frasche
More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Anal Sacs
Fun Stuff
Life with an Anatolian
Show News
Member Photos
Comparative Analysis of Two Different Strains of
Anatolian Shepherd Dogs: Yoruks and Kangals
.
by Guvener Isik - See this article online
OFA Report 10-04 to 3-05
Solid Gold
Calendar Information
Letters
ASD Book Sales
Taking My Time
Breeder Ads
2005 Code of Ethics Breeders List
Membership Application
Code of Ethics


Volume 14, Issue 3

Why rejoin ASDI?
Tribute to Boots
Birincis Flintis, An Amazing Anatolian Shepherd
by Erick Conard
Book Review: Livestock Protection Dogs by Jennifer Floyd
An Aussie Girls Recent Trip to TURKEY by Kerry Free
What Do Food Labels Mean
Question and Answer - FCI World Shows with Janice Frasche
Lick Granulomas and Canine Compulsive Disorders- Bo's Experience by Sissy Blossom
Life with an Anatolian-stories and pictures
Show News
OFA Report 6-04 to 9-04
Calendar Information
Letters
ASD Book Sales
Solid Gold
Breeder Ads
Membership Application
Breeders List Application


Volume 14, Issue 2

AKC Reopens Studbook
British Kennel Club rejects Kangal dog recognition
ASDI and UKC
by Holly Ballester
OFA Report 2-04 to 6-04
Rosettes to Ruin: Making and Breaking Dogs in the Show Ring
by Patrick Burns
Question and Answer: FENCING
with Janice Frasche and Catherine de la Cruz
Speak Softly and Keep a Big Dog by Larry Shook
They Don't Come: training for a reliable recall by Marlene Johnson
Show News
Some Thoughts on Breeding Anatolians
Color Changes (through pictures)
by Kath Coniglio
Life with an Anatolian: Stories and photos
Solid Gold
Calendar Information
ASD Book Sales
Breeder Ads
Membership Application
Code of Ethics


Volume 14 Issue 1

Anatolian Insight
by Dawn Lutrall
Health
- Demystifying Myths about Protein
Question and Answer with Janice Frasche
Poetry Contest the winners!
Training Your Dog
- There is so much to learn by Marlene Johnson
- Raising a Guarding Dog- Success or Failure? printed with permission from the Cheetah Conservation Fund
Show News
International News
- Judges Training in Finland by Kirsi Maki
Member Photos
OFA Report 6-03 to 2-04

Solid Gold
Taking My Time
Calendar Information
Letters
ASD Book Sales
Breeder Ads
Membership Application
Code of Ethics


Volume 13, Issue 2

Current Issue

Faces of Anatolian Shepherd Dogs
by Dawn Lutrall
The Cheetah Conservation Funds Livestock Guardian Program
by Erin Ann Rouse
Health
New Vaccine Guidelines
Breed History
Kangal Shepherd Dog Symposium. Presentation by the ASDC of GB
Poetry Contest
Training Your Dog - From Unfit Sheep Guardian to Suburban Pet
by Marlene Johnson
Show News
Life With An Anatolian  - Stories and Photos
Member Photos

Solid Gold
Taking My Time
Calendar Information
Letters
ASD Book Sales
Breeder Ads
Code of Ethics
Breeders List Application
Membership Application


Volume 13, Issue 2

Rescue Update  Rescue Dogs
Breed History - Breed Notes: Turkish Views on the Anatolian
by Peter Wells
Around the Ring
Show News
Health
Heartworm Disease
by The Animal Clinic
O.F.A. Report
through June, 2003
Poetry Contest
Training Your Dog -
Ears, Nails and More
by Marlene Johnson
Kids Page - Featuring McCall Davis
Photos from Turkey
by Debra Balfour
Q & A with Janice Frache Prong Collar
Breeding - Ovulation Timing
by Melissa Goodman, D.V.M.
Life With An Anatolian
Stories and Photos
Member Photos

Solid Gold
Taking My Time
Progress Travel
Letters
Calendar Information
Breeder Ads
Membership Application


Volume 13, Issue 1
Spring, 2003

Rescue Update
O.F.A. Report
- through December, 2002
Breed History - Hisar Kalmak
Health
Canine Teeth by Norma Bennett Wolf
How to Brush Your Dog™s Teeth
Q & A with Janice Frache
Dental Questions
Anatolians at Work
The Sheep of Turkey by Catherine de la Cruz
Exotic Newcastle Disease
Breeding
Selecting for Vigor by Suzanne Clothier
Around the Ring
UKC Champions
Show News
Training Your Dog
Canine Aggression by Marlene Johnson
Life With An Anatolian
Stories and Photos
Member Photos

Solid Gold
Taking My Time
Progress Travel
Letters
Calendar Information
Breeder Ads

Enclosure: Membership Application
ASDI Code of Ethics


Volume 12, Issue 3
Winter, 2002

Rescue Dogs  by Karen Massa
Rescue Stories
Mac’s New Beginning by Jon Edy
Breeding & Health
12 Spots Before Your Eyes - A discussion of white spotting in the coat color of dogs
by Sherry E. Wallis
Photos from Turkey -by Debra Balfour
Training Your Dog
Acting Instead of Reacting - by Marlene Johnson
Viewpoint
The story of 2 Anatolians who were shot and killed by an Idaho Fish and Game Officer
by Lori Bowen
The Right Start:A Method of Raising Strictly Working Anatolians, Part III
by Erick James Conard
International News
Kids Page
O.F.A. Report
through June, 2002
Life With An Anatolian Stories and Photos
Advertisers:
Solid Gold
Progress Travel
Breeder Ads
Membership Application and Code of Ethics
Anatolian 2003 Calendar Information


Volume 13, Issue 2
Summer 2002

Rescue Update by Karen Massa
Rescue Stories
Rex by Rich Emkey
An Accidental Anatolian Adoption by Cathy Kindquist
Training Your Dog
How to Take the Lead by Marlene Johnson
Photos from Turkey
by Debra Balfour
Life With An Anatolian -Stories and Photos
Aslan Gets His Point Across by Pam Calvo
Ruark Demonstrates Anatolian Intelligence by Pam Kernan
Shimmi Wans of a Stalker by Julie Adams
Question and Answer
Anatolian Intelligence -with Janice Frasche
Breed History
U-CDX Destan’s Zerrin CD TD TT CGC TDI by Pam Kernan
The Right Start:A Method of Raising Strictly Working Anatolians
by Erick James Conard
Kids Fun Page: Anatolian Jokes and Kids Contest Winner
Breeding & Health
Transcript: Canine Reproduction Seminar with Dr. Robert Van Hutchison
O.F.A. Report through March, 2002
Member Photos
Advertisers:
Progress Travel
Solid Gold Health Products for Pets
Breeder Ads
Membership Application and Code of Ethics
Anatolian 2003 Calendar Information


Volume 12, Issue 1
Spring, 2002

Rescue Update
ASDI #1 Show Dogs
Clicker Training
- How Could This Happen? by Marlene Johnson - See this article online
International News
- From Africa: Cheetah Conservation Fund
- From England: 2002 Crufts Winner
Life with an Anatolian
- Tawny, Extraordinary Livestock Guradian by Erick James Conard
- Bear in the Drivers Seat by Kathy Coniglio
- Puppy Alert by Sheila Galloway
- Ally, Outstanding Neighborhood Guardian by Betty Hayward
Breeding
- Finding a Responsible Breeder by Norma Bennett Woolf
The Right Start: A Method of Raising Strictly Working Anatolians by Erick James Conard
- Birth to 6 Weeks: The Work Begins
Breed History
- Kemal Ataturk's Anatolians by Peter Wells
Health
- "Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus" (GDV) Bloat and Tortion by Kirsi Maki
- Parvo Virus Revisited by David Tayman D.V.M.
Q&A with Janice Frasche
- Supplementing puppies feed
OFA Report
LifeStyle Poem
Crufts, 2002 : A Report
Anatolians Star in Animal Planet's "Busted"
- Photos courtesy of Sheila Galloway
Advertisers:
Taking My Time - Metal Collars, Kilim Collars, Carpets, Pillows and other Turkish Delights from Andrea Jacobs
- see her webpage online Beautiful Things from Turkey
- Turkish Dog Collars

Breeder Ads
Member Photos
Membership Application and Code of Ethics
Anatolian Calendar Information


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