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Bonnie Hunt Loves DogJoy
Plus enter to win a copy of DogJoy
Tune in today to see Bonnie Hunt talk about our new book DogJoy—The Happiest Dogs in the Universe. The hostess of the daytime hit “The Bonnie Hunt Show” is a confirmed dog lover and companion to Charlie, a Pit Bull mix, who often appears on her show. In today’s segment, Hunt talks about the joy dogs exude—perfectly captured in the smiling canine faces found in DogJoy. The book was assembled by...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Oct 19th 2009
Smiling Dogs
Blog: Guest Posts
Dogs and Money
Ulriksen poodle graces special New Yorker cover.
Check out The Bark’s very own Mark Ulriksen interviewed on The New Yorker blog. (We know, The New Yorker blogs! Weird.) OK, technically, the artist is not ours but we like to think of him as on loan to pubs like The New Yorker, because we’re huge fans and friends, and he loves dogs, and when we’re very lucky he creates art for us, including wonderful covers for Dog Is My Co-Pilot: Great Writers...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
October 12th 2009
Smiling Dogs
Blog: Guest Posts
Let the Fur Fly
Pilots volunteer time and energy to transport homeless pups to a better future.
When Bark editor Claudia Kawczynska adopted Kit and Holly from a rescue in Kentucky last Christmas, she learned the shelter had a program for sending dogs to new homes in the North but not out West where she lives. A little more digging to find a ride for the puppies revealed a formal and informal network of individuals and organizations working together—supported by countless Internet posters...
Blog: Guest Posts
October Is Adopt-A-Dog Month
Five reasons why adopting beats buying—not including, it’s the right thing to do.
In the effort to promote adoption for all the RIGHT REASONS (such as, saving dogs from euthanasia and avoiding fueling puppy mills), a few practical truths get lost, including the fact that adopting from a shelter or rescue has some qualitative advantages over buying. In honor of American Humane’s Adopt-A-Dog Month, we break it down for you. 1. Support and Smarts. Shelter staffers and volunteers...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
October 5th 2009
Smiling Dogs
Blog: Guest Posts
Love Story
Must-see video: An orangutan and a hound dog are BFF.
Blog: Weekly Smilers
September 28th 2009
Smiling Dogs
Blog: Guest Posts
New Rules
Wisconsin fights status as “magnet” for puppy mills.
A bill currently in committee could change Wisconsin’s status as a state with almost no oversight of breeding operations. As usual, it’s a compromise--establishing standards of care, such as providing each dog with enough food, shelter and opportunity for exercise, for breeding operations with 25 or more dogs. It also requires a veterinarian’s certificate of health be provided to buyers and...

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