Web Exclusives: April/May 2011

By The Bark Editors, April 2011, Updated June 2021

Welcome to our web exclusives. This is where you’ll find new and topical articles, instructions, links for taking action, multimedia bonuses and expanded versions of material in the print magazine. Enjoy!

  • Talking Training & Television - Coming soon. Victoria Stilwell, star of Animal Planet's It's Me or the Dog, talks to us in our video interview about the new season, her take on training methods, the difference between men and women as training clients, and her search for a new dog.
  • More Advice for Graying Dogs - We asked Dr. Nicholas Dodman even more questions about his latest book, Good Old Dog, and what you can do to keep your aging dog as happy and healthy as ever in this video interview.
  • Seriously Cute Crochet Dogs - Grab your crochet hooks and try your hand at amigurumi, knitted stuffed Japanese toys, with this Beagle puppy pattern from the book Ami Ami Dogs.
  • Q&A with the Inmate Trainers of Freedom Tails - Learn more about the prison dog training program Freedom Tails—straight from the trainers themselves.
  • More Recipes from Barbara Laino - Looking for more homemade recipes for your dog's dinner? Barbara Laino shares more recipes fresh from Midsummer Farm.
  • To Clone or Not to Clone? - In our video interview, John Woestendiek, author of the new book Dog Inc.: The Uncanny Inside Story of Cloning Man’s Best Friend, exposes the high cost of canine cloning—for both the people who invest their money and emotions in the procedure, and the laboratory animals used to create the clones.
  • Q&A with Animator Bill Plympton - In our expanded interview with Guard Dog animator Bill Plympton, he talks about his love of hand-drawn animation and his future projects with the Dog.