Issue 30: Spring 2005

Our Spring 2005 issue has bloomed with a colorful mix of articles and art sure to delight. We interview Vilmos Csányi, renown ethologist, about his extensive study of animal behavior and the mind of the dog. Bark visits a host of dog camps learning the ABCs of these canine/human retreats.

We profile a hopeful network of animal rescue and adoption, joining forces between south and north. Authors Michelle Herman and Alfred Gingold share how dogs are a life force of change.

Plus a compendium of insights and tips: Napa Valley excursions, proper ear care, whimsical craft projects, canine-inspired wine labels, pack protocol from Patricia McConnell and much more.


Canine Intel: Vilmos Csányi on the Mind of the Dog Interview by Claudia Kawczynska
Dog Camp 101 Start-up tips in finding the perfect retreat. By Rebecca Wallick
Southern Dogs  Moving on up North to new homes. By Twig Mowatt
First Playdate Springtime frolic with adorable pups. Photographs by Sharon Montrose

Dog An accidental meeting is life-changing. By Michelle Herman
Dog World  Showering in this household means sidestepping a water-loving Terrier. By Alfred Gingold
Dilemma Hard choices sometimes need to be made.  By Judith Woodhams
Rex in the City: XVI Dog claims his place in couple’s bed. By E.M. Harrington
Spotted in Siena  A Dalmatian’s adventure with an Italian stallion. By Gregory Edmont

[Dog Nation] Minnesota’s ROMP By Lisa Wogan
[Crafts] Collarettes: New uses for old shirts. By Trina Moore
[Nutrition] A new DVD instructs about healthy diet. By Janine Adams
[Travel] Napa Valley’s wine country. By Todd Henneman
[Collectibles] Dog-themed Wine Labels By Paul Rogers
[Behavior] Peace, Patience and Pack Politics. By Patricia B. McConnell, PhD
[Health] Keeping ears clean helps prevent problems.  By Erik Eldridge, DVM

From This Issue

• Canine Intelligence: Understand Dogs’ Minds - Vilmos Csányi talks about animal behavior and understanding the mind of a dog
• Dogs and the Placebo Effect - Is it all in their heads?
• How to Start a Dog Camp - Dog Camp 101: What I Learned by Starting My Own Dog Camp
• Southern Dogs - Moving on up North to new homes