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Blog: Weekly Smilers
May 11th 2009
More Smiling Dogs
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Blog: Guest Posts
Dog Bowl Bailout
One-time offer aims to get free chow to dogs in need.
The folks at Dogswell, a pet food company in Los Angeles, are reaching out to Americans who’ve been stung by the economic downtown/collapse/crisis (take your pick) by offering a free bag of dry dog food to the first 10,000 eligible people to submit a Bow-Wow Bailout redemption form, through May 15, 2009. It’s about time dogs got a little piece of the recovery action. We love a marketing strategy...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
May 4th 2009
Blog: Guest Posts
Just Between Us
The Swine Flu outbreak should pose little risk to cats and dogs.
There is one worrisome scenario you can cross off your flu fear list. According to a recent statement from the ASPCA, the H1N1 virus—unfortunately known as “Swine Flu”—is not likely to jump the species barrier again and start infecting cats and dogs.   “At this time there is no data demonstrating any risk of dogs and cats contracting this strain of the virus,” says Dr. Louise Murray, the...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
April 27th 2009
New Smiling Dogs every week!!E-mail your photo to us, be sure to include your dog's name in both the subject line & as the title of the photo. Your smiler might find a place in the magazine or even on our website. It is important to include your name/address in the message. If you don't have a photo of your dog smiling, we have other contests for you to consider.
Blog: Guest Posts
FETCH-apalooza
Albuquerque goes to the dogs and cats this weekend.
With as many as 1,000 pets from 38 shelters around New Mexico, this weekend’s FETCH-apalooza is sure to be the state’s biggest adoption event—and maybe the biggest ever. And while bigger isn’t necessarily always better, you have to applaud a statewide effort like this, which is a particular boon for smaller shelters that don’t have the resources to host their own events. “Some shelter directors...
Blog: Guest Posts
And The Winners Are…
America at Home cover dogs revealed
No book about how Americans live, work and love at home would be complete without exploring the important role of dogs. So why not put a pup on the cover? As part of a contest to celebrate the publication of America at Home, a close up look at how we live, four Bark readers have won copies of the book with their very own photo of their very own dog on the cover. Frani Pisak’s photo of Neo and...
Magazine: Web Exclusives
Web Extras: May/Jun 2009
Good stuff we couldn’t quite fit into our June 2009 issue.
You know how when you order a milkshake at an old-fashioned ice cream parlor the really good soda jerks always manage to make a little too much, which they let you have to replenish your drink. That’s how we see Web Extras. This is where you’ll find stuff—expanded versions of articles, instructions and links for taking action, and sometimes multi-media bonuses—we couldn’t quite fit in the...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
April 20th 2009
New Smiling Dogs every week!!E-mail your photo to us, be sure to include your dog's name in both the subject line & as the title of the photo. Your smiler might find a place in the magazine or even on our website. It is important to include your name/address in the message. If you don't have a photo of your dog smiling, we have other contests for you to consider.
Magazine: 2009
Meet Charlotte
Cover Dog: May/Jun 2009
“Cute, sweet and cuddles good”—Heather LaHaise’s son provides the perfect description of Charlotte, the six-month-old Pit Bull girl on our cover, photographed by Amanda Jones during a southeastern swing. This little Southern belle was scooped up from a Columbia, S.C., roadside and taken to Wescott Acres Pet Rescue, where LaHaise found her and took her home. Charlotte now occupies her days...

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