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Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 15: Summer 2001
We are heading into the summer of 2001 in grand style with two special features. One is a review of places to travel with a water-loving dog. As we learn, even Pugs love a day on the beach. We also explore the meaning behind the well-worn phrase “dogs as members of the family.” Through personal insights by authors such as Ann Patchett, Carolyn Heilbrun and Deborah Digges we come away with an...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 14: Spring 2001
We are kicking off 2001 with another award-winning issue filled with the best in dog culture—activities, behavior, health, literature and art. We present a new column by eminent holistic veterinarian Cheryl Schwartz, D.V.M., who brings us her recommendations on alternative health care. We are also launching a new series of true life stories called “Rex in the City,” which chronicles the life of a...
Magazine: 2005 & Earlier
Issue 12: Summer 2000
Doggies in the Outer Field Canine Rookies Join the Major Leagues as Home Run Retrievers by Bill English First Encounters of a Doggy Kind Noted authors share their memories with Louise Rafkin Fort Funston: Land of the Leash-Free Can dogs, birds and plants co-exist? by Susan McCarthy The Truth about Spats and Dogs Divorce—Doggy Style by Shane DuBow Paris France Gertrude Stein’s classic book...
News: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smiler 6-24-13
Smiling Dog
Bisco
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Bisco, Cisco, Shelly, Timmy, and Vedder.
Culture: Reviews
Train Your Dog Positively
Published by Ten Speed Press
 train your dog positively
Positive-reinforcement dog training has become so prevalent that it’s hard to recall a time when collar jerks and ear pinches were popular. In Victoria Stilwell’s new book, she gives an easy-to-read overview of why and how PR training works, then shows how it can be applied to canine issues, from addressing common behavior problems to tackling separation anxiety, stress and aggression.
Culture: Reviews
Reaching the Animal Mind
Published by Sunshine Books
Curious about clicker training? Get your information from the woman whose name has become synonymous with this positivereinforcement method. Pryor has spent more than three decades refining clicker-training techniques with animals large and small, including, of course, dogs. In this important and enjoyable book, she shares her observations and interactions, giving the reader new appreciation for...
Culture: Reviews
Review: Hounded
Published by Center Street
Hounded Matt Ziselman
This memoir, which expands the “what my dog has taught me” genre to a whole trio of idiosyncratic Dachshunds, recalls each dog’s special way of challenging the author and adding spice to his and his family’s life. A delightful and fun romp. It never fails to amuse all of us when all 12 pounds of Molly intimidates all 25 pounds of Baxter. And it is often. If Baxter even looks at Molly’s rawhide...
Culture: Reviews
Review: The Secret Life of Dog Catchers
Published by CreateSpace
The Secret Life of Dog Catchers
Dogs, cats, ducks, horses, goats, roosters, deer, snakes—animal control officer Shirley Zindler has seen (and helped) them all. As she makes clear in this collection detailing her experiences, working with the public and making a positive difference for animals can be a challenge, but it’s one that she’s embraced wholeheartedly. After reading this book, you’re likely to look at your beleaguered...
Culture: Reviews
A Million Years with You: A Memoir of Life Observed
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
There is no doubt about it: Elizabeth Marshall Thomas has led a fascinating, full life. Now in her eighth decade, she tells her story, which includes teen years in the Kalahari Desert while her parents searched for Bushmen. Not even marriage and motherhood and putting her husband through graduate school hampered her sense of adventure and zest for observation. On assignment for The New Yorker,...
News: Weekly Smilers
Weekly Smiler 6-17-13
Smiling Dog
Ginger
Our featured smilers of the week. See more in our Smiling Dogs Gallery. This week: Ginger, Harley, Mozart, Scout, and Toro.

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