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Summer Camps for You and Your Dog
If you and your dog enjoy off-leash parks, traveling and outdoor activities, dog camp is for you! Good socialization and play skills make dog camp more fun for everyone. Your dog should enjoy playing with — or at least be neutral toward — other dogs and people. Young dogs should be able to read cues from other dogs and older dogs should be able to tolerate jostling by faster, younger dogs. Small...
Dog's Life: Travel
The Dogs of Inisheer
When Irish dogs are smiling
If you’ve ever had the good fortune to visit Ireland, you undoubtedly found yourself standing at the edge of a cliff or the top of a grassy hill looking out on what seemed like a glimpse of heaven. During a recent trip to Ireland, I had an opportunity to spend some time on a tiny slice of bliss known as Inisheer, the smallest of the Aran Islands in County Galway. Inisheer, or as the Irish...
News: Karen B. London
Road Trips with Dogs
Was a good time had by all?
Typical advice for happy travels by car with dogs includes some basics such as having your dog up to date on vaccinations and in good health. It also makes sense to have your dog microchipped and to check on any parasites or diseases that may be common at your destination and take the proper preventive measures. For travel safety, it’s wise to have your dog restrained in the car, perhaps riding...
Dog's Life: Travel
Dog-Friendly Travel: Boston
Have Dog, Will Travel
ROMP Let your dog sniff the ages in the country’s oldest park, where cows once grazed. The Boston Common has a small zone where leash-less dogs are permitted in the early mornings and evenings. In addition, the city’s extensive Frederick Law Olmstead-designed parks make for excellent, mostly leashed, walking, especially Jamaica Pond. Of Boston’s two official off-leash parks, the Peters Park Dog...
News: Guest Posts
Hitting the Road with our Furry Co-Pilots
Summer is almost here!
In our summer issue of Bark, we rounded up some of our favorite dog-friendly destinations from camps and swimming holes to happening neighborhoods and rustic lodges. Our readers chipped in as well with their favorite go-to spots and travel advice. We had so many great ideas, we couldn’t fit them all in the magazine, so check out our catalog of fun here. Also, we’re still collecting your ideas,...
Dog's Life: Travel
Essential Hiking Gear for You and Your Dog
This information has been adapted from Dan Nelson’s Best Hikes With Dogs: Western Washington, 2nd Ed. Hiking is a great way to reconnect with both nature and your dog. On the hiking trail, away from cell phones and other distractions, you and your co-pilot can truly bond as you feel the terrain beneath your feet, take in the unfiltered beauty of nature and stop to smell the clover (or anything...
Dog's Life: Travel
Dog-Friendly Summer Events
Dozens of summer activities for you and your co-pilot
MUSIC:   Lincoln Center Out of Doors: Laurie Anderson and Friends August 10, 2011; New York, NY Jam along the Creek June 10-12, 2011; Millmont, PA The Levitt Pavilion of Performing Arts-50 Nights of Free Entertainment Under the Stars Ongoing throughout summer; Westport, CT Pittsburgh Blues Festival July 22-24, 2011; Pittsburgh, PA Shannon Street Blues and Heritage Festival June 3-4, 2011; Jackson...
Dog's Life: Travel
Dog-Friendly Travel
Great reader tips for every region
Bark readers love to get out with their dogs in a big way, and maybe the only thing they enjoy as much as dog-centered fun is sharing what they've learned with like-minded travelers. We're happy to share their collected travel tips below and for destinations by region on the following pages: West, Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, Southeast. Enjoy! This summer I plan to ramp up my agility training...
Dog's Life: Travel
Dog-Friendly Travel Tips - Southeast
Dozens of destinations for you and your co-pilot
From al fresco dining in Asheville, N.C., to swimming in the shallow waters off Shell Island, Fla., Bark readers have sniffed out the best dog-friendly destinations for summer in the Southeast. Duck in the Outer Banks, North Carolina is one of the best places to visit with you dog. Duck loves dogs!!! — Karla Gutierrez-Pugh We live in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia and we have an endless...
Dog's Life: Travel
Dog-Friendly Travel Tips - Northeast
Dozens of destinations for you and your co-pilot
From St. Augustine Beaches, to a dog camp in Morris, N.Y., Bark readers reveal their must-go dog-friendly summer destinations in the Northeast. Fourpeaks Adirondack Backcountry Camps in Jay, N.Y.: 700 acres of breathtaking beauty. You cannot count the stars. No leashes. I have never met a crabby person there and most people bring friendly dogs. It is heaven. — Kathleen Hurley Nothing better for...

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