The Great Pyrenees Annual

 

The Great Pyrenees Annual

 


 

 


"Going Home" by Arlene A. Oraby - from the 1997 edition

 



 


The Great Pyrenees Annual
'81, '82, '83, '84, '85, '86, '87, '88, '89, '90, '91, '92, '93, '94, '95, '96, '97, '98, '99, '00, '01, '03, '04, '06
@ $50 + $8 s&h U.S. (+$15 Canada; +$22 Foreign)

 

2006

Interviews Janet Ingram, Peggy Watson
Greats from the Past Ch. Menlo Ring Around The Rosie HOF, Ch. Mont Blanc's Impyrial Girl HOF, HOF, Ch. Pyrless Vera Belle du Mont HOF
The Artist's Eye Masami Takashima
Special Features A Great Pyrenees in Motion by Sandy McCrady, The Enigma - the Pyr by Wendy Vaerst, Thirty-plus Years in Pyrs by Gregg & MaryAnn Kessiger, A Love that Survives to This Day by Ans & Heino van den Berg, The Great Pyrenees Temperament by Catherine de la Cruz, Working Great Pyrenees by Angela Moroshnekoff, Great Pyrenees in Belgium by Nicoler Lavergne, Dwarifism Q & A by Peggy Watson & Lynn Robertson, A Gift from Heaven by Masami Takashima, Beginnings by Allan & Sandy Dyment, The Story of the Pyrless by Dr. Valerie Seeley, My Great Pyrenees by Lynne Gomm, A Gift from God by Sharon Reile, I Stood Beside Your Bed.
 


2004

Interviews Phil & Arlene Oraby, Karen Justin
Greats from the Past Am. Can Ch. Pyrless Prime Time CGC HOF/HOF, Ch. Rivergroves Rolling Thunder HOF
Special Features Alpacas and the Family Farm Dog by Catherine de la Cruz, Calculating the Aging Process by Dr. Carmen L. Battaglia, Spotlighting the Judge with Judy Doniere by B.A. Miller, Worthiness of a Foundation Bitch by Maria Clecak, Canadian Code of Practice by Joanne Reichertz DVM, Best Foot Forward by Sandra McCrady, Behind the Scenes at Westminster by Carol Hjort.
 


2003

Interviews John & Bonnie Ross, Claire & John Leishman
Spotlighting the Judges Walter Pinsker, Pat Hastings
Special Features A Kinder, Gentler Dog Show by Sandra McCrady, Poet's Corner by Sandra McCrady, Muffin, the Singing Great Pyrenees by Masami Takashima, The Artist's Eye, In Memory of a Great Lady by Jackie Treneer and Andrea Cook, Behind the Scenes at Westminster by Carol Hjort, Let's Hear It for the Girls! by Ruth Marcy, Pen Pets by Sandra McCrady, A Look Back (Hutchinson).


 

2001

 

Interviews Catherine de la Cruz & Angie Meroshnekoff, Nancy Wood Taber
Rankings Conformation, obedience, who puts up what, top breeders, and top producers
Special Features Loving Care for Aging Pyrs by Diane E. Rao, Measures of Genetic Drift by Sandra McCrady, We Are Great Pyrenees ... We Aren't for Everyone by Lu Cupp, Pack Notes by Sandra McCrady, Great Pyrenees Structure by MaryAnn Kenninger, The Artist's Eye by E. Rao and Linda L. Clapp, Spotlighting the Judges with Kim Meredith by B.A. Miller, Dog Showing Down Under by Ruth A. Marcy, The World's Greatest Dog Show by Sandra M. Balfe, A Dog's Plea by Diane Rao, Behind the Scenes at Westminster 2001 by Carol Hjort.


 

2000

 

Interviews Patricia Princehouse, Jean Cave Pero
Rankings Conformation, obedience, who puts up what, top breeders, and top producers
Special Features Canine Massage by Terry Denney-Combs, That Kodak Moment by Michael Cristillo, Behind the Scense at Westminster by Carol Hjort, 1999 GPCA National Follow-up by Bob Jenkins, Love People, Use Things by Loman and Sharon Reile, Pets Are the Measure of the Pedigree by Sandra McCrady, The "Eyes" Have It by Ruth A. Marcy, Idiosyncrasies and Attributes by Diane Rao, Jesse's Song - Noblesse Oblige by Sandra McCrady, In Memory of Mary Milliken by Judith Stroh Miller, Pack Notes by Sandra McCrady.


 

1999

 

Interviews Roger & Gail Tuepker, Terry Denney-Combs
Rankings Conformation, obedience, who puts up what, top breeders, and top producers
Special Features Years with Pyrs by Mary Milliken, 1998 GPCA National Followup by Mary Ann Kenniger, Westminster '99 by Sandra M. Balfe, Endeavor to Perservere by Diane Rao, Random Acts of Kindness by Ruth A. Marcy, Great Pyrenees Puzzle by Gerard van der Post, Another Time, Another Place by Sharon Reile, Rescue Tails by Judith Stroh Miller, Pet Therapy by Betty Walsh, Why Show? by Virginia Boylan, Junion Showmanship by Mary Ann Kenniger, Junion Showmanship by Joleen Kenniger, Pack Notes by Sandy McCrady.


 

1998

 

Interviews John & Barbara Hannum, Ruth Pook
Greats from the Past Aquilon Jon Loupe Sauvage
Rankings Conformation, who puts up what, top breeders, and top producers
Special Features 'Tis the Season by Dawn Antoniak-Mitchell, The Artists' Eye by Diane Rao, A Victim of Research by Sandra McCrady, The Great Pyrenees by Susan West, Cheryl's Woofy Wagon Caters to Pets by Sharon Boele-Reile, Westminster &shyp; the Rich and Famous by Sandra Balfe, Are Good Show Dogs Born or Made? by Ruth Marcy, Chairing the National by MaryAnn Kenniger, Not Just Breeding Better Dogs by Sherry Wallis, Frozen Rabbit, Anyone? by Maggie Blutreich, Honor to Whom Honor Is Due is Ilsa Arndt, Canine Dentistry for the Breeder and Fancier by John E. Saidla DVM, Spotlighting the Judge with Nigel Aubrey-Jones by B.A. Miller


1997

Interviews MaryAnn Kenniger, Anita Baab
Greats from the Past Ch. Bilabasque Sugar Bear Brie, BIS, BISS Ch. Schnee Bar, Monarch Lieb Teddy HOF, HOF, Ch. Maranatha Space Commander, Ch. Jerico Miss Modesty
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Puppy Personality Testing by MaryAnn Kenniger, My Life and My Dearest Raila by Kazue Ohsato, Where Is Our Breed Going? by Chuck Doran, On Raising Kazak by Judith S. Miller, AKC Obedience Titles Earned by Phyllis Segan, What Does It Matter? by Sharon R. Boele-Reile, Dog Service Awards by Ruth a Marcy, Canine Denistry for the Breeder and Fancier by John E. Saidla DVM, The Pyrenean Mountain Dog Club by Ryoko Hayashida, Sometimes, Always or Never? by Nancy Fanning-Dennis, The Judges' Choice.


1996

Interviews Mary Lu VandenAvond, Bob and Shelbie Bastiaans
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features A Big American Dog Show by Ryoko Hayashida, The Dogs by Katie Asling, A Rose by Any Other Name by Patricia McElaney, Poet's Corner , Even Sick or Old Dogs Are, Special by Sonja Wentzel, Microchips by Marie Dennis, From Japan by Ryoko Hayashida, The Perfection Syndrome by Emily Krokosz, Dog Biscuits Deluxe, A Special Great Pyrenees and His Special Person by Mary Milliken, Personal Evaluations by Dan Fleitas, Stud and Dud Males by Gertrude Hinsch. Some Specifics of Randomness by L. Drouin and K. Henderson, Shedding Dogs by Carol Harris, Teachers of the Medicine Wheel by Nancy Wood Taber, An Interview with Betty McHugh by B.A. (Bart) Miller, On Learning to Handle Dogs like a Professional by E. Weston, The Great Pyrenees, Animal Protection by Brenda Brewer, Did You Ever Wonder Why ... by Kathy Main, Responsible Dog Ownership by Judy Kovitch, Contracts by Cherie Starr, An Interview with J. Council Parker by B.A. (Bart) Miller, Protecting Your Dogs by L. Hulberts, For Whom the Belt Tolls by Jan Warren, Kind People, Rescued Dogs by E. Wahl, Boy Dogs are XY Too by Patricia McElaney, Hops Toxicity in Dogs by E. Rehkopf, Come-Fore by Ruth Kellogg, Introduce Toys Early in Pup's Life by Mary Fowler, In Search of the Perfect Judge by David Fritsche, A Special Bond by Ann Butrick, Hearing Dogs Get Personal by Stephanie Smith


1995

Interviews Sharon Boele, Ferris Hayes
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Air Travel with Great Pyrenees by Ruth A. Marcy, Breed Characteristics by Donna M. Jagodzinski, The Liveliest in the Litter by E. Wahl, Loneliness and Boredom by Dr. Carmen Battaglia, How Does a Dog Track by Susane Berman, Gone to the ... Cats! by S. Hamilton, An Interview with Anne Clark by B.A. (Bart) Miller, Preparing for the Show Ring by Patrick Ormos, Change Is Difficult by G. McDonald, Pet Peeves by Sherry E. Wallis, An Interview with R. William Taylor by B.A. (Bart) Miller, Communicating with Dogs by Ellen Dresselhuis, The Other Obedience by E. Krokosz, Improving Conception Rates by Diann Sullivan, New Attitude toward Obedience Training by Bev Ellison, Managing the Whelping by Jean Lazarus, For Hanna by Elizabeth Clark, Rules Quiz by Sherry E. Wallis, Goats on the Menu? by M. Blutreich, The Use of Garbage Can Lids? by Nanci Takash, Specialty Sweepstakes by L. Baum, Crufts 1995 by Sherry E. Wallis, Heatstroke by Patricia Schenck DVM, You, Too, Can Save a Life by Vicky Emmel, Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia by Patricia Schenck DVM, Senior Dogs
 


1994

Interviews Nancy and Whitney Coombs, Sally and Steve Williamson
Greats from the Past Ch. Ibos du Val d'Aure
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Socialization by Nanci Takash, The OFA Registry by E.A. Corley DVM, Wines of the Region by J.B. Gentzel, The Thyroid Equation by V. Lowry, What Dogs Do by Julia Priest, Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? by L. Drouin and K. Henderson, Sounds, Guarding Livestock in Alaska by Ruth A. Marcy, Deadly Diarrhea by Connie Brunkow DVM, Ruslan by Roxie Pomeroy, Mooching by Tootsie Bouyet, An Interview with Derek Rayne by B.A. (Bart) Miller, Making Sense of Dog Shows by G.M. and H.L. Klein, The Abuse Excuse by S. Strickland
Reducing the Incidence of HD, Rescue by Tina Thomas Smith, ASOT Methodology by Ellen Dresselhuis, The Novice Quiz by L. Braunstein LaMere, The Dog Expert by Virginia Devaney, Dogs & Diet, Only in America
 


1993

Interviews Mary M. Milliken, Janet Jo Roberts-Weymouth
Greats from the Past Ch. Quibbletown Impresario
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Pyrs -- Bears -- and a Gold Mine by Mary M. Milliken, French Breeders by Joseph B. Gentzel, Bites, Breath and Benevolent Breeding by E. Eisner DVM, Quibbletown, Reg. by C. Seaver Smith, Training the Ranch Dog by Bud Williams
 


1992

Interviews Nancy Woodward, Jack and Charlotte Perry
Greats from the Past Midsummer Knight UDT, Can. CD, Ch. Sunshine of Karolaska
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features A Look at Pyr Obedience by Cheryl Seigfried, Jed -- A True Story by Mary M. Milliken, The Dogs of France by J. Gentzel, It's Not Just the Puppy Mills by Jeani Smith, Spring Song by Lu Tomeny, What the Books Don't Tell You by Sonja Wentzel
 


1991

Interviews Chuck and Lynn Doran, Dorothy Sisco
Greats from the Past Ch. Sunset Knoll Basquaerie Beau, Ch. Quibbletown Mistigris
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features The Canine Crusader by Jeani Smith, Halter Handling by Ruth Hannam, Fence Me In by Ruth A. Marcy, Dog Artist by Joyce A. Venezia, Showing Your Own Dog: The Basics by Wendy Reed Czarnecki, Do You Know How Your Dogs Are? by Jeani Smith, 1040-Dog
 


1990

Interviews Mike and Jan Brown, Alan and Anne Rappaport
Greats from the Past Ch. Tip 'n Chip Sonny's L'air, Ch. Pyrson K'Laska of Summerhill
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Pemphigus Foliaceus by S. Wentzel, Agility Training by V. Wheeler, Breed Peculiarities by Ruth Marcy, Emergency Care, Raising Puppies by Gale Armstrong, Don't Say It, Write It! by Judy Gates, Winning Is Not Everything by Rose Hansen, Parvovirus by Dee Olsen, Your Dog's Health by E. Lindhorst, Great Pyrenees Exhibition in America by Jeani Smith, Swat 'Em by N. Hartman, Food Allergy by P. Schenck DVM, Behavior Aberrations by J. Silver, ... And Then There Is Gwen! by Mary Milliken, Respect by Ruth Hannam, Therapy Dogs by Flo Laicher
The Loss of a Pet, Grooming the Companion Pyr, Are You Killing Your Puppies? by Dorothy Holm, To Judge or Not To Judge by M.L. Parsons, Cruelty-Free by Pamela Mifsud, "Sorry, Bounder, You Can't Go" by Lynne Hurrell, Pesticides by J. Treuschel
 


1989

Interviews Mike Floyd, Lynne Gomm
Greats from the Past Ch. Tip'n Chip Sonny's Image
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features In Memoriam for Edith K. Smith, Medical Alternatives by H.C. Gurney Jr. DVM, Tribute to Mary Crane by M. Hall, Pet Quality by Sonja Wentzel, Flea Hopping Herbs by A. Fraser, Kenneling Facilities by W. Coombs, Fires by Bob Lawton, Breeding Methods by B. Nichols, The Dog Video Primer by C. Coile, Great Pyrenees Exhibition in America by Jeani Smith, The Pyrenean Shepherd by Patricia Princehouse, A Healthy Dog ... Naturally by Pamela Mifsud, Mister Flea by Deborah Shields
 


1988

Interviews Betty Wade-Warmack, JoAnn Teems and Dr. Betty ("Dusty") Hohmann
Greats from the Past Ch. De Fer's Athena CDX
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Poet's Corner by Ruth A. Marcy, Below the Border by Sandra Beaver, Treatise Addendum by E. Ayers, La Petite Berger Des Pyrenees by Joseph B. Gentzel, Pyr Bulletin by R. Hayashida, Through the Dream by A.F. Guerin, Ringside Etiquette, Please! by M. Avond, Great Pyrenees Rescue Service by Catherine de La Cruz, Japanese Pyr Crafts by R. Hayashida, Belle's 13 Years End by Ryoko Hayashida, Guiy Mansencal by P. Princehouse, Patterns of Development by Sara M. Drake PhD, Herbal Remedies Post-Whelp by Deborah Shields, Uniform Standards by G. Bernardi, Punishment That Fits the Crime, Nevermore by Barbara Holl
 


1987

Interviews Carolyn Hardy, Paul Strang
Greats from the Past Tri Int/Am Ch. Estat d'Argeles of Basquaerie, Fr/Am Ch. Estagle d'Argeles of Basquaerie, BIS Am/Can Ch. Pyr-Haven High Drift, Ch. Skeel's Bonnie
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features A Treatise by Eulanne Ayers, Tracking Dog by Barbara Evans, The Orderly Pyrenees by E. Stuart, A Bitch Is a Bitch, But ... by Valerie Parlette, GPCA Hall of Fame by J. Smith, The Right Picture by S. Beaver, The Art of Paying Attention by Nancy Woodward. Stud Dog Management by Mike and Jan Brown, Geriatrics by Chris Allen DVM, A Long-Awaited Visit by Ryoko Hayashida, Simone Thomas, How It Came To Pass by S. Cole, Shoulder Layback by J. Gentzel, Gingival Hyperplasia by Robert M. Brown DVM, The Gods Arousing by A. Guerin, Pyrs 'n Stamps by Mary Milliken, Major Decisions by N. Marus, On My Soapbox Again! by Susan Hamilton, Puppy Rearing by Mrs. G.H. Roos, Erhlichiosis by Kathy Ellis DVM, Obedience Is ... by Pam Green, Frozen Semen by C.R. Kickbush DVM, Dog Shows by Charlene Benjamin
 


1986

Interviews Frances Glover, Edward Cloud and Jane Kirkpatrick, Bob and Judy Brown
Greats from the Past Ch. Starlaxy Benjamin Indus, Ch. Maleens Rociente
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Winning Formula by R. Bastiaans, All-Time Top Producers by Irene Schlintz, The Pyrenean Coat Revisited by Joseph B. Gentzel, Musical Heads by Elanne Ayers, The True Definition of a Great Pyrenees by Carolyn Mohr, Great Pyrenees Ratings by Irene Schlintz
First Puppy/Single Puppy by S. Beaver, Poet's Corner by Luna DeVasca-Hastings, Beyond the Morning by Ana Filomena Guerin, Enchanted by Great Pyrenees by Ryoko Hayashida, South African Scene by Mike Twoco, Brace Obedience by F.W. Obernolte
 


1985

Interviews Frank Koller, Jean Boyd
Greats from the Past Ch. Karolaska Katchemak, Ch. Basquaerie Gui de Noel, Am/Can Ch. Nikris Boule de Neige CD
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Wilderness Ranch -- Part II by Mary M. Milliken, Poet's Corner by Luna DeVasca-Hastings, Great Pyrenees in Japan by Ryoko Hayashida, Childhood Dream by Ana Filomena Guerin, Enjoying Your Great Pyrenees by Holli Jelkin, Coat Color by Sandra Beaver, Health Care by Robert M. Brown DVM, Canine Heartworm Disease by Richard B. Ford DVM, MS, A Certain Nostalgic Look by Guy Mansencal, Obedience by Mary M. Milliken, Hip Dysplasia by Nancy Giles, Learning & Friendship by Yvonne R. Clements, Last Will by Suzanne J. Watson, Backpacking by Lynne Hurrell, Crate Training by Don & Dot Hodges, Reinforcing Dominance by Hilary Jupp, Dognapping by Jean Sanger Look, Exercising by Rev. G.R. Englerth PhD, Planned Parenthood by Douglas Jensen MS
 


1984

Interviews Edith and C. Seaver Smith, Jr., Linda Weisser
Greats from the Past Ch. Karolaska Glacier, Ch. Karolaska Polar Bonni Bear, Ch. Cobberidge Adam, Am/Can Ch. Quibbletown Cavalier
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features Doing a Dog Show Circuit by Penny Numbers, Variations on a Theme by Evelyn Stuart, Poet's Corner by Ruth A. Marcy, Great Pyrenees in Japan by Paul D. Strang, Great Pyrenees & The Family by Mary Lu Vanden Avond, Toxins by John D. Woolever, This is a Test by Sandra Beaver, Dog Portraits by Betsy Stanton, For Ladies Only by P. Numbers, Show Entries by Jeani Smith, Specialing by Jean A. Boyd, Wilderness Ranch by Mary Milliken, Great Pyrenees in South Africa
 


1983

Interviews Carol Kentopp, Evelyn & Ned Stuart and Carrie Stuart Wells
Greats from the Past Ch. Dar-Jan's Quile du Milieu, Ch. Karolanska Joli Bon Copain, Ch. Wildwoode's Mountain Mist, Ch. Tip 'N Chip Sonny Side Up
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features The Plan by Sandra Beaver, Tracking with Great Pyrenees by Suzanne D. Wallace, Introduction to Acupuncture by William and Brenda Burstow, Great Pyrenees as Livestock Guardians by Catherine de la Cruz, Beyond Any Differences by Guy J. Mansencal, Pyr Power by Donald Shannon, Obedience by Gayle Gospodnetich, Great Pyrenees in Andorra, Australia by Ranee von Eck, Obedience Jumps by J.A. Goldman
 


1982

Interviews Judith G. Bankus, Vic & Sue Capone
Greats from the Past Ch. Urdos de Soum, Ch. Dji Dji of Bator De Eszterhazy, Ch. Baquarie Bibelot, Ch. Tip'N Chip's Mant-Chanson
Rankings Conformation, obedience, top breeders and top producers
Special Features The Nature of the Great Pyrenees by Anita Baab, A Junior Handling by Mary-Louise Perry, Great Pyrenees Have Sensitive Skin by Robert M. Brown DVM, Obedience by Shannon Porter White, The Run Around by Carrie Wells, The State of the Breed by Mary W.A. Crane, Training by Dee Olsen, Raising Orphan Puppies by J. Smith, Guardians by Evelyn Stuart, Breeding and Whelping Tips by Carolyn Hardy, Puppies: From Birth to Eight Weeks by Mary M. Milliken, Today's Pyr by Ilse MacClelland, Guarding by Evelyn Naglie, Love Affair by Anita Baab
 



1981

Interviews Mrs. Mary W.A. Crane, Jack Magoffin
Greats from the Past Ch. Tip'N Chip's Roxane, Ch. Rogue La Rue, Ch. Soleil Peirre de Blu Crest
Rankings Conformation, obedience and top producers
Special Features Grooming by Stuart & Nancy Rogell, Livestock Guarding by Lorna Cooper, Obedience Training by Peggy Stuart, South for the Summer by R.A. Marcy, Backpacking by Mary M. Milliken, Lameness by R.M. Brown DVM, The Great Pyrenees Around the World by Paul Strang, Puppy Rearing by Ruth A. Marcy, The Working Pyrenees by Evelyn Stuart