Monika Melnychuk is an illustrator whose obsession with dogs began at a very young age. She currently resides in Whitehorse, Yukon where her two dogs, Sid the Vizsla and Walnut the German Shorthaired Pointer, can run free in the forest. Monika’s work has been spotted on Canada Post stamps, on Blasted Church wine bottles, and in many magazines and newspapers across the continent. Turn to page 88 to see her illustrations for Reading Your Dog’s Tail!
Jane Mundy is an award-winning writer and photographer. Her articles have appeared in many magazines, from Scientific American to More magazine, and she is a regular contributor to The Province and
Vancouver Sun's travel section. Jane has also written two cookbooks:
Ocean Wise 1 and Ocean Wise 2, and Modern Dog magazine published one of her first stories back in 2003. When Jane isn’t writing she’s hiking with Lizzy, her Karelian Bear Dog, pictured here. Flip to page 68 for Jane's look at cannabis for canines!
Dr. Stanley Coren is a psychologist with a passion for dogs. He has an array of bestselling dog books to his name and is a media-favourite for pretty much anything related to dogs, science, and psychology. In this issue, Stan unpacks the many purposes of a dog’s tail and tells you how to read its nuanced movements and positions to better understand your dog. Turn to page 88 to jump right in!