to our second issue of ACD GAZETTE online. We added some more topics as
you will see. Since we introduced this new magazine online, more than
800 visitors out of 31 countries and four continents read the various
articles and watched the photos. They heard it though we still were not
in the searching machines. Nevertheless we try hard to get better and
more informative articles with every issue!
In the topic WORKING we go into the work of search & recue teams with
several dogs. When we heard that the only ACD trained as a rescue dog
lives in Switzerland and his trainer and owner was ready to go to Haiti
with his colleagues of REDOG we only wanted to publish an article about
REDOGs work once they are back home.But soon before their depature they
were told to stay home, as "in Haiti is a chaos"…
To honour nevertheless
all dogs who searched and rescued living people under the ruins of Haiti,
we are publishing the story of HANKS, a black Labrador Retriever,whose
trainer and owner Teresa MacPherson wrote this article for ACD GAZETTE
after her return to USA. Teresa is VA-TF1, Chair, FEMA Canine Sub Group
from USA. Look WORKING page.
A further new topic is ANATOMY and deals with SILHOUETTE & MOVEMENT
in a correct body.
The HISTORY and their
very first beginning of breeding the ideal herding dog, long time before
Kaleski’s first standard.Many old pics are illustrating an article of
breeds which are partly nowadays exstinct.
The subject BREEDING
deals this time about the correct colours, which seem sometimes to be
Some topics you will see again in every issue, like the CALCULATOR for
pregnancy, the ANATOMY DRAWING in two languages for the better understanding
of judges’ reports.The NOMENKLATUR, explaining the special expressions
of judges and breeders.And last but not least the valid STANDARD of the
We again wish you much pleasure in reading