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A Dog Walks into a Nursing Home: Lessons in the Good Life from an Unlikely Teacher
Published by Riverhead
What do you do when your bright and gregarious dog is bored senseless? Sue Halpern hit upon the perfect solution: put her to work. Pransky, Halpern’s Labradoodle, was six years old and a proven quick study when the two began training as a therapydog team. Once they began making their visits to the local “county home,” Halpern’s belief in Pransky’s skills was confirmed; her partner was very good...
Dog Culture: Reviews
E. B. White on Dogs
Published by Tilbury House, Publishers
This marvelous collection of classic essays, letters and assorted writings from master wordsmith E. B. White was assembled by his granddaughter and should be on the bookshelf of every person who cherishes good prose and good dogs. White, a dog enthusiast, was a keen observer, and his witty and concise writings predate the blogosphere by nearly a century. Nonetheless, his personable storytelling...
Blog: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smiler 6-10-13
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Bandit
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Bandit, Joe, Lily, Quinn, and Wally.
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Weekly Smiler 6-3-13
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Gizmo
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Gizmo, Kingsley, Piper, Roxanne, and Tilly.
Dog Culture: Reviews
The Soul of All Living Creatures
What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human, Published by Crown
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With its title calling to mind a quote from Hippocrates — “The soul is the same in all living creatures although the body of each is different” —this book is a thoroughly engaging and thoughtful consideration of the ways in which humans can benefit from closer attention to the ways of animals. Dr. Virga describes his conversion from emergency room clinician to behavioral vet medicine, then shares...
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Weekly Smiler 5-27-13
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Duke
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Weekly Smiler 5-20-13
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Bailey
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Bailey, Ninja, Sultan, Ted, and Tinks.
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Weekly Smilers 5-13-13
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Annie
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Annie, Buster, Greta, Marley, and Speckles.
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Weekly Smilers 5-6-13
Smiling Dogs
Lady Spencer
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Magazine: 2013
Issue 74: Summer 2013
Great recipes, wellness/training tips, good reads and smiling dogs.
Welcome to another new issue of The Bark. In this issue we do a special investigation about the record number of recent pet food recalls—many top brands made in the USA have been affected. Can we expect to see more? What to do if your favorite food is recalled? We will continue to track this subject closely, and will be posting recall notices here too. Geneticist Adam Boyko heads up the...

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