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Dog Culture: Reviews
Summer Reading List
4 ClassicsThe Dog Who Wouldn’t Be By Farley Mowat A boy-and-his-dog-and-owl story that will charm the whole family. Man Meets Dog By Konrad Lorenz This slim, witty and intelligent volume by the Nobel Prize-winning scientist is a must-read. It was the first to delve into the canine mind and also launched the debate about the extent to which the behavior of dogs is affected by their wolf ancestors...
Wellness: Health Care
What to Do if Your Dog is Sprayed by a Skunk
You’ll Need A clean plastic bucket in which to mix the ingredients 1 quart of 3% hydrogen peroxide (usually sold in pint bottles, so you’ll need two; use of other strengths is not recommended) 1/4 cup baking soda (do not use washing soda, which is much stronger and will burn your dog’s skin.) 1 to 2 teaspoons of liquid detergent (Softsoap and Ivory liquid are preferred) How to Use...
Blog: Guest Posts
Study Finds High Fluoride Levels in Dog Food
Linked to hormone disruption, thyroid problems and bone cancer in humans.
A new study by the Environmental Working Group in Washington D.C. found fluoride levels 2.5 times greater than permitted for human consumption in eight out of ten dog food brands tested by an independent lab. “While scientists have not determined how much fluoride is safe for dogs,” the EWC report states, “they have found that people who consume excessive fluoride often develop mottled teeth (...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
June 29th 2009
Smiling Dogs
A new batch of smilers. See more smiling dogs on our Smiling Dogs page or enter in our other Contests.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
June 22nd 2009
Weekly Web Smiling Dogs
Anke and Sammy
More contests! More smilers!
Blog: Guest Posts
Take Your Dog to Work Day Contests
Share tips, photos—win prizes, fame (sort of)
[UPDATE: We have a winner! Read about Stacy Dubuc and Ginger.]   We’re excited about Take Your Dog to Work Day on June 26—not just because it’s something we do nearly everyday but because we know under the right circumstances ice-breaking, comforting balls of fur at the office can be good for the dogs and for their people. So, we’ve come up with two ways to share our enthusiasm for canines near...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
June 15th 2009
Blog: Guest Posts
Have Van, Will Travel
Q & A with the women behind C.A.R.E.
It’s a simple truth that a homeless dog in the South or the Midwest may have a better chance of finding a good adoptive home in the Northeast or cities in the West. For these dogs in overcrowded, under-funded shelters, transportation can mean the difference between life and death. When Bark editor Claudia Kawczynska adopted Kit and Holly from a rescue in Kentucky over Christmas, she learned the...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
June 8th 2009
All new web smilers
Interested in looking at more smiling dogs? Check out our Smiling Dogs page! Also, get more Bark contest information on our Contest page.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
June 1st 2009
More Weekly Web Smilers!
More smiling dogs on our Smiling Dog page or visit more contests on our Contest page.

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