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Magazine: 2007
Issue 45: Nov/Dec 2007
Pour yourself a cup of tea and settle in to read our biggest issue of the year. The November/December Bark is a treasure chest filled to the top with stories that will touch your heart and make you laugh, as well as a cornucopia of ideas to think about and crafty projects to make. Pulitzer Prize winner Anna Quindlen talks to us about a writer’s life with dogs and kids, and Marion Nestle (What...
Magazine: 2009
Issue 52: Jan/Feb 2009
Happy 2009! To celebrate the new year, we look at what it takes to make a guide dog (including raising those precious puppies); delve into the background of a long-lived civil rights anthem inspired by playful pooches; peek into songbird Emmylou Harris’s Nashville rescue operation; and get a little history lesson on the rise of the modern-day humane movement in America. Toss in dog-centric art...
Magazine: 2008
Issue 46: Jan/Feb 2008
It’s not only a new year, it’s the year we celebrate our 10th anniversary, and with this issue, we kick off the festivities in style. First, the big news: With more than 6,000 entries in our cover dog contest, choosing just one proved to be impossible, so, for our cover, we choose four—Sarah Babcock’s Flake, Gadget, Pilot and Crosby. (See page 14 of the magazine for a special announcement about...
Magazine: 2008
Issue 47: Mar/Apr 2008
Change is in the air, and in the new issue, we look at a few: A charming French Bulldog who wants a “real dog’s nose.” A woman who takes on LA’s mean streets to improve the life of the city’s underdogs. A Katrina survivor who’s considered too unpredictable to be rehomed (but, with the right approach, shapes up!). Be sure to read about Rudy, our newest cover dog. Adopted from a New Jersey...
Magazine: 2008
Issue 48: May/Jun 2008
Second chances, second acts—in the new issue, we explore the idea of dogs as agents of change. Around the block and around the world, people are finding their true vocations working with dogs.   For example, in “Prison Pups,” the good work done by and for inmates at the Washington Corrections Center for Women who take part in the Prison Pet Partnership Program is highlighted. Then there...
Magazine: 2008
Issue 49: Jul/Aug 2008
For our July/August issue we have gathered up an array of tips, tricks and treats to help keep the season pleasurable and safe for both you and your dog. Learn how to make refreshing and cool doggie snacks, and read about the application of Global Position System products that go beyond trip mapping and help you to locate your wandering pooch. Looking at food sourcing and manufacturing we have...
Magazine: 2008
Issue 50: Sept/Oct 2008
With this September/October issue, Bark strikes gold! To celebrate hitting 50 (issues, that is), we set a lavish table, loaded delights for both the mind and the eye. In the triple-article feature “Genealogy,” we look at the ways DNA testing attempts to unscramble the genetic secrets of well-mixed pups. Dogs of the Mississippi Delta are also on tap, captured by renowned photographer Maude...
Magazine: 2008
Issue 51: Nov/Dec 2008
In the November/December 2008 issue, we take a look at fast dogs, big love and thrifty gifts—and that’s just for starters. Writer and sheepdog handler extraordinaire Donald McCaig reports from the UK’s World Sheepdog Trials, while back in the U.S., the sweet romance between a dog-loving elephant and a rescued pup is revealed. Tips for a homespun holiday—50+ gifts under $20, how to help your dog...