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.
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APPEARING IN THIS ISSUE:
Steinbeck’s Charley In celebration on the 100th anniversary of the birth of John Steinbeck, reflections on his life and works. Barnaby Conrad, friend of the author’s, and Louis Owens, leading scholar of his work, present their homages.
Summer Travel Ideas From the beach to bike trails, from four-star kennels to doggy camps—we offer 17 travel ideas for sharing the long, hot summer with your dog. By Nancy Kerns.
Marc Bekoff: Profile Leading biologist discusses intelligence, consciousness and the emotional life of dogs—as well as the importance of play—with Hattie C. Wolfe.
The Power to Heal Holistic treatment eases the pain of arthritis and gives a dog a new outlook on life. By Donna Kelleher, D.V.M.
Canine Roadside Giants Jim Heimann discusses roadside vernacular architecture with Alice Jurow.
Dorothea Lange Rarely seen photographs from the one of America’s foremost chroniclers. By Elizabeth Partridge
Portland, Maine: A community creates a park with imagination. By Zoe Conrad
Profile of Cydney Cross—Pit Bull rescuer. By Elizabeth Hess and Anne Watkins
Accountability on Trial—reflections on the Knoller-Noel case. By Matt Krasnowski
Vaccines: are they needed yearly? By Leigh Hooper
Knowing what your dog knows. By Patricia McConnell, Ph. D.
Pacemakers find a second life in dogs. By Heather Bloch
What My Dog Has Eaten Lately A dog’s unseemly appetite. By Bonnie Jo Campbell
Dog-Man: The Action Figure Blind author and his dog navigating life. By Stephen Kuusisto
Getting Rid of Finn: A Defense Finding a new home is sometimes best. By Jean Hanff Korelitz
Can’t Buy Me Love The true cost of affection. By Hope Reeves
Screen Treatment: The Dinner Party If people behaved like dogs. By Erica Schoenberger/Melissa Webb Wright
Deborah Samuel: Photographer Capturing the spirit of “dog” through a lens. By Lauren Carter
Photographs: Denise Herman; Burton Holmes Collection
Illustration: Donna Marie Grethen