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Weekly Smilers 3-11-2013
Smiling Dogs
Bon Bon
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Bon Bon, Lucy, Monty, Nova and Timmy.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 3-4-2013
Smiling Dogs
Jack
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Jack, Jo, Riley Rose, Stanley and Stella.
Dog's Life: Travel
Destinations: Aspen, Yosemite, North Vermont
’Tween-Season
Top: Limelight Hotel Bottom: Phineas Swann
The March and April ’tween season is upon us, and it’s one of our favorite times to take to the mountains: the slopes are a little quieter, trails are less busy and prices are frequently more enticing. Winter storms are often followed by early signs of spring, which means that we (and our co-pilots) have plenty of activities to choose among. Stacking the deck even higher, here are three...
Dog Culture: Reviews
Sink or Swim Custom Sneakers
Happy Feet
sinkorswimkicks.com
New Yorker Jill Forie describes herself as a full-time teacher, entrepreneur, student, humanitarian, artist and adventurer. At least three of those roles converge in Sink or Swim Custom Kicks, a company she founded in 2009. Since then, she’s painted nearly 400 pairs of shoes for customers both domestic and international. Like many artists, she works on canvas and uses a variety of media (plus a...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 2-25-13
Smiling Dogs
Chloe
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Chloe, Franklin, Lucy Mae, Maya and Petunia.
Dog Culture: DogPatch
Song Book: Amy White
Grammy award–winning musician talks "The Best Dog".
Amy White & Kip - Home Sweet Home
Amy White and Al Petteway are Grammy award–winning musicians whose wonderful American traditional music can be heard on the soundtracks of Ken Burns’ PBS documentaries. We asked Amy to tell us more about “The Best Dog,” a tender song on her new CD, Home Sweet Home, and about the dogs who inspire her. This is her reply. “‘The Best Dog’ isn’t so much about a particular dog as it is about this...
Dog Culture: DogPatch
Song Book: Patti Smith
Her latest album Banga
pattismith.net - Banga
Patti Smith’s songs often have fascinating backstories; for example, take the title song in her latest album, Banga, named after Pontius Pilate’s loyal dog in the Mikhail Bulgakov novel, The Master and Margarita. As she notes: “For those who have not read the book, Pilate waited on the edge of heaven for 2,000 years to talk to Jesus Christ, and his dog, Banga, stayed faithfully by his side. I...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 2-18-13
Smiling Dogs
Axle
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Axle, Kallie, Kuzo, Maggie and Tessa.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smilers 2-11-13
Smiling Dogs
Echo
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Echo, Kate, Nyx, Pita and Sophie.
Magazine: 2013
Issue 73: Spring 2013
Spring 2013: Issue 73
We kick off 2013 by putting the lid on winter and leaping into spring with zest. Julie Hecht helps us understand what all that barking is about; behaviorist Karen London explains why dogs have a fondness for novelty; and Rebecca Wallick talks with Ted Kerasote about his new book in which he gives his prescription for longer-lived dogs. While we’re in agreement with much of what he says, we do...

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