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Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 19: Summer 2002
The Bark’s new Summer issue features a celebration of John Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley; Summer travel ideas; a profile of biologist Marc Bekoff; canine stories by Bonnie Jo Campbell and Stephen Kuusisto; photography by Dorothea Lange and Deborah Samuel; plus holistic care and behavior, humor, book reviews and much more. Full color, 96 pages + cover. Order this issue online or visit your...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 18: Spring 2002
The Bark’s new Spring issue features an exclusive look at the Dogs of Tolkien; a cook’s tour of Paris with your dog; a survey of The New Yorker dog cartoons; new canine stories by Connie May Fowler and Jon Katz; Pulitzer prize-winner Maxine Kumin; plus holistic vet and behavior—free colorful spring postcards designed exclusively for The Bark. Plus hilarious and insightful commentary, book reviews...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 17: Winter 2001
The Bark’s new winter issue is a must read—Search and Rescue in the aftermath of 9/11, noted author Donald McCaig’s natural history of dogs, touching stories by esteemed author Alistair MacLeod, ex-New Yorker staffers Maeve Brennan and Brenda Peterson, and a glowing cover by artist Lauri Luck. This standout issue also features new essays by author/media critic Jon Katz, humorist Cynthia Heimel...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 15: Summer 2001
We are heading into the summer of 2001 in grand style with two special features. One is a review of places to travel with a water-loving dog. As we learn, even Pugs love a day on the beach. We also explore the meaning behind the well-worn phrase “dogs as members of the family.” Through personal insights by authors such as Ann Patchett, Carolyn Heilbrun and Deborah Digges we come away with an...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 14: Spring 2001
We are kicking off 2001 with another award-winning issue filled with the best in dog culture—activities, behavior, health, literature and art. We present a new column by eminent holistic veterinarian Cheryl Schwartz, D.V.M., who brings us her recommendations on alternative health care. We are also launching a new series of true life stories called “Rex in the City,” which chronicles the life of a...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 12: Summer 2000
Doggies in the Outer Field Canine Rookies Join the Major Leagues as Home Run Retrievers by Bill English First Encounters of a Doggy Kind Noted authors share their memories with Louise Rafkin Fort Funston: Land of the Leash-Free Can dogs, birds and plants co-exist? by Susan McCarthy The Truth about Spats and Dogs Divorce—Doggy Style by Shane DuBow Paris France Gertrude Stein’s classic book...
Magazine: 2013
Issue 74: Summer 2013
Great recipes, wellness/training tips, good reads and smiling dogs.
Welcome to another new issue of The Bark. In this issue we do a special investigation about the record number of recent pet food recalls—many top brands made in the USA have been affected. Can we expect to see more? What to do if your favorite food is recalled? We will continue to track this subject closely, and will be posting recall notices here too. Geneticist Adam Boyko heads up the...
Magazine: 2013
Issue 73: Spring 2013
Spring 2013: Issue 73
We kick off 2013 by putting the lid on winter and leaping into spring with zest. Julie Hecht helps us understand what all that barking is about; behaviorist Karen London explains why dogs have a fondness for novelty; and Rebecca Wallick talks with Ted Kerasote about his new book in which he gives his prescription for longer-lived dogs. While we’re in agreement with much of what he says, we do...
Magazine: 2012
Issue 72: Nov/Dec 2012
Bark 72: Nov/Dec 2012
Our Winter issue has a lot of good reading in store for you. You will be delighted to see that Patricia McConnell is back to untangle another tricky topic—what it takes to be a therapy dog. Many of us might think our dogs would be perfect nursing-home visitors, but Trisha provides a reality check, telling us just what is expected of dogs who do this work, and why many don’t make the grade. Sheila...
Magazine: 2012
Issue 71: Sep/Oct 2012
Sept/Oct 2012
Our September issue, reflecting that special “back-to-school” time of year, focuses on dog studies. We survey the schools that are putting canine subjects into their syllabi, so students have a chance to really learn about dogs in a variety of new courses. Then, to one of the dog-world’s most debated and least understood subjects: dominance. Karen London thinks that a discussion of this issue can...