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June 7th 2010
Smiling Dogs
Send us your smiling dog! Include your dog's name in both the subject line and as the title of the photo. Abby, Abby, Abita, Ace, Aika, Alfie, Althea, Andy, Annie, Apollo, Arden, Argento, Augie, Bailey, Barley, Beau, Beauregard, Bennett, Bentley, Blackie, Blaze, Blue, Bobby, Bones, Bonnie, Booger, Boots, Bounce, Brasky, Brie, Briscoe, Bubba, Buddy, Buddy, Buddy, Buttercup, Callie, Charlie,...
News: Guest Posts
This Weekend
Animal cognition considered, music for dogs
Cool words and music in New York City and Sydney this weekend.   On Saturday at 3 p.m., an anthropologist, evolutionary biologist, neuroscientist, primatologist and others tackle “long-held assumptions about the differences between ‘animal’ and ‘human,’” including many ideas about how dogs think and feel as part of “All Creatures Great and Smart.” The panel is part of the World Science Festival...
Culture: Readers Write
Q&A with Don Katnik
Finalist in The Bark’s 1st Annual Short Story/Fiction Contest talks furry muses
A fictional haven called Dog Island is the setting for Don Katnik’s story, “The Stepping-Off Place” (Bark, Summer 2010), which was one of three finalists in our first-ever fiction contest. A wildlife biologist, Katnik shares his 200-year-old home in Maine with his wife Misty and dogs Copper “The Rocket” and Jedzia Dax. Katnik, 44, took a break from writing, home-improvement projects and dancing (...
News: Guest Posts
Step Aside, Susan Boyle
Make room for a dancing dog
The dance-floor stylings of Chandi, the “amazing dancing dog,” have gone viral and taken the former pound pup into the finals (on Saturday) of Britain’s Got Talent. Watch her performance (we can’t embed this one). Current odds the Shrewsbury rescue will take it all are 5 to 1. If she does, she'll be the first animal to win the contest. Go Chandi!  
Good Dog: Activities & Sports
K9 Nose Work [VIDEO]
Honing dog's scenting abilities through fun and games.
Discover K9 Nose Work, the latest training activity that develops your dog’s natural scenting abilities through fun and games. The sport leverages every dog’s amazing sense of smell and their love of performing a task. Geared for dogs of all shapes, sizes and ages—K9 Nose Work has found enthusiastic participants seeking a lower impact canine activity that offers great rewards for both handlers...
Magazine: Web Exclusives
Web Exclusives: Jun/Jul/Aug 2010
Expand your horizons here.
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!   Nose Work Video My Dog Tulip J.R. Ackerley’s classic memoir adapted masterfully to film by Cameron Woo Dogs in the Courtroom A comforting canine presence provides victims with a safe...
News: Guest Posts
Improving Pet Food Safety
FDA launches site to make reporting problems easier
Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) launched a new website that aims to make reporting food safety—including pet food—concerns easier. The Safety Reporting Portal is an online form for submitting information (anonymously or not) about adverse reactions to pet foods, treats and animal drugs—as well as human foods and medicines. 
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May 24th 2010
Smiling Dogs
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News: Guest Posts
Dog Art Wine Label Contest
Choose your favorite, voting ends May 25
What’s better than dogs and wine? Dogs and wine and art...as demonstrated by the folks at Mutt Lynch Winery in Sonoma, who artfully mix dogs and winemaking—with mutts on the premises, on the labels and in the mission. They strike again with their Second Annual Dog Art Today Dog Art Wine Label Contest, co-sponsored by Bark. Leaving it to you and me to help select from among 77 delightful works of...
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May 17th 2010
Smiling Dogs
Belle, Bennett, Bella Dynamite, Atlanta, Barney, Angus, Angel, Aisha, Luca.
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