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Magazine: 2006
Issue 34: Jan/Feb 2006
  This issue launches not just Bark’s new bimonthly status—and the first of six Year of the Dog issues—but also a whole new design look, and we wanted to inaugurate it with an extra dollop of pizzazz. Mark Derr, our science editor, supplies an in-depth analysis of one of the most significant events of this new century, the mapping of the dog genome. Jane Brackman interviews Mark Neff about...
Magazine: 2006
Issue 35: Mar/Apr 2006
With spring stirring in the air we decided to feature this season’s literary stirrings in a “Bark Must Reads” feature. We have a chapter from Rex and the City, the long-awaited book from our columnist, Lee Harrington. Ken Foster’s touching and insightful memoir, The Dogs That Found Me, tells the story a Pit pup who did indeed find him. Alison Pace’s novel, Pug Hill, finds the heroine cavorting...
Magazine: 2006
Issue 36: May/Jun 2006
We chose “Journeys” for the overarching theme for our May/June issue. We have articles about taking your dog abroad and how a family found a new dog while on a Caribbean cruise. Catherine Ryan Hyde’s evocative photos and essay highlight how a traveler can spot amazing dogs everywhere she goes, from Indian ashrams to Peruvian villages. Even Rex takes his first vacation, heading down South with...
Magazine: 2006
Issue 37: Jul/Aug 2006
Bark’s July issue is a celebration of the “Summer of Love—Year of the Dog” style. There are treats galore awaiting you. From dogs who get a kick out of soccer, or love nothing better than to take really long dives from docks, to tips on getting your dog fit and ready for summer activities. Our extended Dogpatch brings you lists and lists of seasonal picks and tips—look for the many ways you can...
Magazine: 2006
Issue 38: Sep/Oct 2006
Out of the doghouse and into our house! Bark’s September issue celebrates Dog @ Home. Catching the DIY craze, we show you how to stitch up jeans to make a bed to pant over—plus other nifty projects to inspire the do-it-yourselfer. We share tips on turning your home “Green” and eco-friendly—you and your dogs deserve it! We take on the obstacle-course challenges faced by small dogs living in our...
Magazine: 2006
Issue 39: Nov/Dec 2006
Doggone Great Ideas for the Holidays: Bark editors combed the dog world for the best and most unique gift ideas—from custom bobbleheads (our Gold Bone Winner!) to “your pooch” wine labels, from gifts that give, to home cooked treats—we’ve assembled everything you’ll need for a memorable celebration. Matchmaker Tips: On choosing the best trainer for you and your dog—sit, stay and evaluate with...
Magazine: Web Exclusives
Web Extras: Mar/Apr 2009
Good stuff we couldn't quite fit into our March 2009 issue.
You know how when you order a milkshake at an old-fashioned ice cream parlor the really good soda jerks always manage to make a little too much, which they let you have to replenish your drink. That’s how we see Web Extras. This is where you’ll find stuff—expanded versions of articles, instructions and links for taking action, and sometimes multi-media bonuses—we couldn’t quite fit in the...
Magazine: 2009
Issue 53: Mar/Apr 2009
Let’s hear it for good old dogs! In the new issue, join us as we raise a paw to seniors—not only do we spotlight Seattle’s Old Dog Haven, a group with a soft spot for elderly canines, and revel in portraits of America’s “golden oldies,” we also round up info and tips on their care and behavior, gear to ease their days, and hands-on ways to ease their muscles. And in the wider world of dog...
Magazine: 2007
Issue 40: Jan/Feb 2007
The Jan/Feb 07 issue of Bark presents a licking good way to usher in the new year. Start 2007 on the right foot and find out from behavior expert Patricia McConnell what it takes to turn your pup into a well-mannered pooch. Then, go beyond standard obedience training and check out the precision teamwork involved in the sport of Rally-O. Learn to create an adorable replica of your dog with a new...
Magazine: 2007
Issue 41: Mar/Apr 2007
The March/April issue of Bark is a reminder that Spring is on its way. Make the most of it by brushing up on “dog talk”—Dr. Nicholas Dodman and the folks at Tufts University translate what your dog’s trying to tell you when she sniffs, licks, bows, rolls or makes any of 35 lively canine “comments.” It’s also the season for March madness and bracketology—Bark editors use it to determine the top...

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