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Finding Farley
A young family undertakes a cross-Canada adventure to visit literary legend, Farley Mowat.
Finding Farley
In 2007, with their two year- old son Zev and pup Willow in tow, the couple undertook a third excursion, this time to see the venerable writer and environmentalist, Farley Mowat. Heuer has said that it was through Mowat’s books—Owls in the Family, The Dog Who Wouldn’t Be, Never Cry Wolf and A Whale for the Killing among them—that he learned about Canadian wildlife and threats to it, as well as...
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Dozing Dogs
Sponsored by West Paw
Dozing Dogs
Enter your "Dozing Dogs" photo for a chance to win prizes by West Paw Design! What is it about watching dogs sleep? Is it the look of blissful contentment? Their amusing bed partners? We don’t know for sure–but we love "dozing dogs" and can’t get enough of them! Send in your favorite sleeping dog(s) photo and enter our "Dozing Dog" contest, co-sponsored by West Paw Design. The Grand Prize...
News: Guest Posts
Must Read
Connecting animal cruelty to other forms of violence
Bark contributor Charles Siebert explores how we are taking animal abuse more seriously than ever before—with tougher legislation, law enforcement, veterinary forensics and explorations into the neuroscience of empathy. “The Animal-Cruelty Syndrome” (New York Times Magazine, 6/13/10) is a tough read in parts, with graphic examples (be prepared), but hopefully signals a turning point in this...
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June 14th 2010
Smiling Dogs
Tag, Tasha, Tigger, Tinkerbell
News: Guest Posts
We Heart Coneheads
Thanks for sharing your collared canines
There’s something irresistable about a pups in plastic collars. Maybe it’s the way they frame and accentuate their heart-shaped noses, come-hither eyes and expressive ears. We asked for coneheads and We got 'em. Thanks for sharing them with us. We hope all dogs concerned have recovered beautifully. Meanwhile, check out just a few of our favorites here.
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Vue™ Caught In the Act! And the winner is…
 Grand Prize Winner “It wasn't me mom, it was that cat behind me...really!” Who could be mad at this face? Definitely not us! In fact, sweet little Jamie (short for Jamison) of East Haven, Conn. had us so enamored that we barely noticed the garbage strewn from hither to yon. Congratulations to Jamie and her human, Robyn Lisone! You are now the proud owners of a Vue™ Personal Video Network....
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Baseball Dog Days [2010]
Dog Days
Warm sun, cold drinks, the crack of the ball against the bat. What says summer like the game of baseball? The only way to make a day at the ballpark any better is by having your pup in the seat next to you. Across the country, baseball clubs are giving fans the opportunity to do just that by offering a special “dog day” game and inviting folks to bring their pups along for the fun. MLB Dog Days...
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A Pup with A Message
Video: Green Puglet returns for World Oceans Day
Our favorite little green pug turns blue for World Oceans Day.
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June 7th 2010
Smiling Dogs
Send us your smiling dog! Include your dog's name in both the subject line and as the title of the photo. Abby, Abby, Abita, Ace, Aika, Alfie, Althea, Andy, Annie, Apollo, Arden, Argento, Augie, Bailey, Barley, Beau, Beauregard, Bennett, Bentley, Blackie, Blaze, Blue, Bobby, Bones, Bonnie, Booger, Boots, Bounce, Brasky, Brie, Briscoe, Bubba, Buddy, Buddy, Buddy, Buttercup, Callie, Charlie,...
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This Weekend
Animal cognition considered, music for dogs
Cool words and music in New York City and Sydney this weekend.   On Saturday at 3 p.m., an anthropologist, evolutionary biologist, neuroscientist, primatologist and others tackle “long-held assumptions about the differences between ‘animal’ and ‘human,’” including many ideas about how dogs think and feel as part of “All Creatures Great and Smart.” The panel is part of the World Science Festival...

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