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Magazine: 2014
Issue 79: Fall 2014
We’re about to usher in fall, our very favorite season, and are so relieved to bid farewell to summer’s hot, slow days. Like yours, no doubt, our dogs really do seem to perk up in the crisp autumn air. We have an especially content-rich issue for you. Among our new contributors is Sara Greenslit, DVM, who will be covering the integrative veterinary front; she leads off with an article on the “hot...
Magazine: 2014
Issue 78: Summer 2014
Bark Issue 78
Perfect for the summertime, we have oodles of good reading in store for you. From first-time book author Matthew Gilbert, a charming look at his Boston dog park scene and a good reminder that snap judgments can snap back in a positive way, and that letting go of assumptions can lead the way to a new attitude. Gail Caldwell is back with another memorable memoir, this time including a jumpstart to...
Magazine: 2014
Issue 77: Spring 2014
With this Spring issue, we return to what made The Bark special when we began publishing almost two decades ago. We’ve often been called The New Yorker for dog lovers, probably because we tend to favor well-crafted, long form narrative essays and expository journalism. An essay, “Is It Time?” by Suzanne Roberts is the perfect example; when considering that question, the one we all dread, a longer...
Magazine: 2013
Issue 76: Winter 2013
A Winter Wonderland
Our Winter/Holiday issue is sure to delight dog lovers. We have an exclusive, “at-home” feature on William Wegman and his remarkable dogs. Our photo-journalist, Kimberly Wang, was invited to spend time with the Wegman clan at their Maine retreat and came away with a wonderfully intimate story and engaging photos of her visit. (How does that man get his dogs to hold those poses?) Lee Harrington is...
Magazine: 2013
Issue 75: Fall 2013
Our 75th issue! Satos, Travel and Homemade Kibble
The Bark Magazine - Issue 75 (FALL 2013)
Welcome to our 75th issue. The importance of adoption has long been a critical aspect of our agenda, and in this issue, we showcase innovative sheltering programs. We first covered the plight of satos, stray dogs of Puerto Rico, 10 years ago, and it’s encouraging to learn that progress is being made by groups like Pets Alive Puerto Rico. John Woestendiek examines college programs that reward...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 11: Spring 2000
A full issue featuring Dogs in Cartoons. Including Patrick McDonnell, Lynda Barry, John Callahan, Edward Koren, Art Spiegelman and Odes to Goofy, Barfy, and Earl. Writings by Rick Bass and Barnaby Conrad III. Plus Cynthia Heimel and Ian Shoales Howl at the Moon. In This Issue: FEATURESHappy Campers Patricia Alder goes to the dogs in Lake TahoeA New Breed of Magic by Louise AronsonUnraveling...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 10: Winter 2000
Those of you who have known us back in our tabloid days have witness our various transformations are probably marveling at our latest. To launch the new-year-decade-century-millennium, The Bark is putting the dog in grand style with new paper and plenty of color. But rest assured the gloss hasn’t gone to our heads. To paraphrase a well-known crooner, we gotta be us! In This Issue: FEATURE The...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 09: Fall 1999
Welcome to The Bark’s second annual literature issue, bringing you—The Dogerati —a collection of works by writers and artists in exploration of the miraculous relationship between humans and dogs. Our new format has won your praise, so we’ve expanded it by a whopping sixteen pages You’ll also see a more diversified advertising “portfolio,” with Los Angeles and New York coming aboard. We hope to...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 08: Summer 1999
Can you believe it? The Bark has a new ‘do – looks pretty spiffy, don’t you think? We regret letting our larger, tabloid format go, but in order to keep pace in the publishing world and to get ourselves onto more newsstands, we’ve had a style makeover. We hope you approve. Many of you will find this smaller size easier to read, especially with your dog’s head resting on your lap. But besides the...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 07: Spring 1999
Here we are with No. 7, the first issue in 1999. With every issue we expand a little and with this one we are up to 32-pages. We owe it all to you. Little did we know when we first started out as an 8-page newsletter that we’d strike such a chord. Now that we have been doing it for a while, we’ve come to understand that there are many, like us, who respond to a magazine that brings a literary/...

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