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Issue 21: Winter 2002

Bark's current issue (our largest with 104 pages) features cover art by Lucian Freud, who has been called, "the greatest living realist painter". The cover painting marks its U.S. debut! A profile of the reclusive artist and his passion for dogs is included as a special feature. Also in this issue are articles on truffle hunting hounds; news from cancer researchers; fido flea market treasures; hearing assistant dogs and canine blood banks. All that plus RV travel; dog behaviorist, Trish McConnell posing the question of "What do dogs really need from us?"; and a special feature on how high-tech is catching up with our dogs.
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APPEARING IN THIS ISSUE:

FEATURES
Lucian Freud: A profile of a modern master. by Susie Green
Flea Market Fidos An interview with authors and flea market aficionados, Barri Leiner and Marie Moss-with the dish on their canine collectibles. by Alice Jurow
High-Tech Hounds Remote training, satellite homing devices, voice recognition-how the digital age is catching up with canines. by Ellen Bressler and Lisa Wogan.
Opening Doors in Cancer Research The "Navy Protocol" pioneers exciting new discoveries. by Erin Kirk
Truffle Hunting Dogs In the French countryside of Côte d'Or, unearthing the fungus treasures. by Jill Hunting

DEPARTMENTS
[Behavior]
Both Ends of the Leash: What do dogs need from us? by Patricia McConnell, Ph.D.
[Film]
An exclusive interview of the star of Maid In Manhattan plus a sneak preview of The Dogwalker. by Mark Grasso.
[Health]
Canine blood banks help save lives. by Susanne Lazanov
A new syndrome called Sundowning may explain a fear of the dark. by Jo Giese
[Products]
Fun gift ideas for the holidays.
[Travel]
Roving in RVs: Driving back roads in home-style comfort. by Claudia Kawczynska
[Working]
Hearing assistance dogs link companions to the hearing world. by Heather Bloch

STORIES
Watch the Animals An evocative short story about a collective change of heart by the award-winning author, Alice Elliott Dark
The Christmas Sweater Rookie decorating missteps. by Dennis Globus
Rex in the City: Part VII The countryside beckons. by Lee Forgotson

HUMOR
We Got Game Players who can bark the bar. by Jeff O'Brien
Looking a Gift Pug in the Mouth What treasures we invite! by Alysia Gray Painter
ART
Titian As Dog: Reflections on a Titian masterpiece
. A letter by John Berger

Image credits:
Titian, Boy with Dogs in Landscape, ca. 1565 Oil painting on canvas, 99.5 x 117 cm (Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands)
Playing cards circa 1950's, Airstream photo: courtesy of Krista Dial.

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More in 2005 & Earlier:
Issue 12: Summer 2000
Issue 09: Fall 1999
Issue 02: Spring 1997
Issue 25: Winter 2003
Issue 18: Spring 2002
Issue 06: Fall 1998
Issue 29: Winter 2004
Issue 22: Spring 2003
Issue 14: Spring 2001
Issue 10: Winter 2000

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