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Urban Wanderers
Rescued strays inspire art and hopefully donations
An indomitable stray named Chill is among many cats and dogs providing inspiration for dozens of works of art—paintings, photographs, sculptures and drawings—in an exhibition entitled Urban Wanderers, which opens at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art next Friday, July 16.   Chill was a neglected, abused street dog until she was rescued by Randy Grim of Stray Rescue of St. Louis, a no-kill...
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June 21st 2010
Smiling Dogs
News: Guest Posts
Walk a Mile in Their Booties
Puppy Up! in Boston, Saturday, 6/19/10
Luke Robinson’s epic trek is almost over—and friends and supporters can join him and his dogs for their final mile into Boston. When you think about it, 5,280 feet is the least you can do if you’re nearby, after all, Robinson and his two Great Pyrenees, Hudson and Murphy, have logged 2,400 miles to get this far. The journey began two years ago, when Robinson left Austin with his two, big white...
Culture: DogPatch
Dogs & Dad
Get creative this Father’s Day!
Dogs and Dads
Few things are more synonymous with Father’s Day than neckties—that sartorial symbol of fatherhood. This year, we’d suggest you add the family dog to the mix. Dad probably has all the ties he needs or wants, but what about Fido? Try these clever ideas on for size, and come up with your own creative neckwear for dog and dad. Here’s a fun project for all of those seldom worn gifts from Father’s...
Dog's Life: Lifestyle
Dogs & Dads
How to Make a Great Father's Day Gift for Your Dog-Loving Dad
Get creative this Father’s Day!  Few things are more synonymous with Father’s Day than neckties—that sartorial symbol of fatherhood. This year, we’d suggest you add the family dog to the mix. Dad probably has all the ties he needs or wants, but what about Fido? View our slideshow above, and come up with your own creative neckwear for dog and dad.   ……………………………  If you don’t have time to...
Culture: DogPatch
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...
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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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