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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 a brewer's festival in Burlington, Vt., 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...
Dog's Life: Travel
Dog-Friendly Travel Tips - Southwest
Dozens of destinations for you and your co-pilot
From cabins in Oklahoma's San Bois Mountains to Arizona's "Christmas City," Bark readers know the best stomping spots for dogs in the Southwest.   We volunteered for a week at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (Kanab, Utah) and it was one of the best vacations ever! We spent our days feeding, cleaning, walking and socializing the animals — giving them the best chance to be adopted. The people there...
Dog's Life: Travel
Dog-Friendly Travel Tips - Midwest
Dozens of destinations for you and your co-pilot
From Woofstock in Chicago to bocce ball games in Minneapolis, Bark readers know where to find dog-friendly summer fun in the Midwest. Going on the sandbars on the Wisconsin River: boat for miles ’til you find a secluded sandbar for your group — dogs included —  grill, swim, throw the Frisbee. Everyone has fun and stays cool. — Lisa Huber Check out Chicago area neighborhood festivals, many of...
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Dog-Friendly Travel Tips - West
Dozens of destinations for you and your co-pilot
From a lovely cove at Lake Tahoe, Nev., to one of the country's best off-leash parks in Redmond, Wash., Bark readers reveal their favorite dog-oriented destinations for summer in the West.   We live in beautiful North Idaho, where we are surrounded by pristine lakes, including Lake Pend Oreille, Lake Coeur d’Alene, Spirit Lake, Hayden Lake, Priest Lake and more. We love to go kayaking, as does...
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Safe Travel Tips for You and Your Dog
On-the-road advice for a safe Memorial Day weekend.
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Memorial Day means warm weather, a weekend getaway and, of course, plenty of driving. If you plan on making the weekend trek with your dog, here are a few important tips to ensure everyone has a safe and happy vacation: Keep your dog secure. You wouldn’t let a person ride unrestrained in your car, and you shouldn’t let your dog, either. Dogs should ride in the backseat, away from the dashboard...
Blog: Karen B. London
Turning A Dog’s Behavior Into a Trick
“Capturing” behavior is part of training
One of the secrets to teaching dogs tricks is starting with what they naturally do. If the dog has a tendency to perform a particular behavior, then it will be easier to make that a cute trick that is performed on cue than trying to get her to do some behavior that is not part of her natural repertoire.   The term “capturing behavior” refers to reinforcing your dog for performing a behavior that...
Dog's Life: Travel
Outward Hound
Bark editors share their summer picks.
Unleashing our inner farm dog Tap into rural pleasures (just-picked pears, clucking chickens, muddy boots) during a pet-friendly farm stay. Well-behaved dogs are welcome at the aptly named Dog Mountain Farm in Carnation, Wash., where organic orchards, vineyards and gardens supply scrumptious scenery and farm dinners. And in the East Coast, there’s the 200-acre Champlain Valley Alpacas farm in...

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