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Dear Subaru
At 160,000 miles, my Outback has been as faithful as our dogs. One armrest slightly chewed and there is dog hair covering the upholstery, but this car has carted us to some great places. We have lived out of it on camping trips, and even slept in the back. (Yeah, two adults and two dogs can fit in the back, if the humans don't mind a dog lying on them.) This has been the perfect car for our dogs...
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Valentine’s Day Poetry Contest 2011
Roses are red, Violets are blue. Write an ode to your dog—we’ve got prizes for you! We know you love your dog, and what better way to express that love than in verse? Enter The Bark’s Puppy Love Poetry Contest on Facebook. Finish the classic doggerel, “Roses are red, Violets are blue,” with a few lines about your canine Valentine as a comment on our wall. We’ll have prizes for our favorites,...
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John Andross and Pup
Family Dog
Family Dog
The year 1930 was brutally tough for everyone, especially farmers. You’d never know it, though, by this picture of John Andross, his wife Abbie and their dog Pup, taken at a family reunion. John, who was born blind, played a mean fiddle and piano, and worked his southern Minnesota farm assisted by Pup, who helped him navigate. The photo comes from John and Abbie’s grandson, 86-year-old Kermit...
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Yum!
Yum!
One lucky reader’s dog will eat well — and FREE — for a year. Food Dogs love to eat, and one lucky reader’s dog will eat well — and FREE — for a year. Sponsored by Petflow.com, the online premium pet food retailer, the contest is easy to enter: send us a photo of your dog eating something yummy, waiting to eat something yummy or simply looking yummy. There’s no obligation to buy anything —...
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Persimmon wars: dog v. squirrel
Tyler loves the Fuyu persimmons from this tree and eats as many as he can get. In this photo, he is showing his concern that the squirrel (not pictured) is eating too many. —Kara Douglas, Walnut Creek, Calif.        Send us your photos. Topics include Dog Is My Co-Pilot, My Dog Tickles My Funny Bone, or just about anything that captures your dog’s special something. Send the photo with a brief...
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A little mermaid and pal
I took this picture of my four-year-old daughter, Katherine, with my mom’s pug, Orson, on a hot Phoenix day. My daughter and Orson are the best of friends. Everyone keeps telling me to submit it, so here you go. I hope you dog lovers find it useful! —Amy Oyler, Phoenix, Ariz.      Send us your photos. Topics include Dog Is My Co-Pilot, My Dog Tickles My Funny Bone, or just about anything that...
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We love wet dogs!
Kona soaking wet after his very first swim in the pool. —Kristin Scoza, Belford, NJ        Send us your photos. Topics include Dog Is My Co-Pilot, My Dog Tickles My Funny Bone, or just about anything that captures your dog’s special something. Send the photo with a brief description, to editor@thebark.com. Winners online receive a subscription (new or renewal) to Bark magazine. Winners in the...
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Show & Tell: Driftwood Rivalry
This is one of my favorite photos of my boys, Bo (for Bodacious, on the right) and Hunter, Golden Retriever brothers, age 5, from Whidbey Island, Wash. No matter how many pieces of driftwood are on the beach or in the water, they both want the same one! —Cecilia Welch, Oak Harbor       Send us your photos. Topics include Dog Is My Co-Pilot, My Dog Tickles My Funny Bone, or just about anything...
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Halloween Contest 2009
Photo Contest Submissions!
  Last year, we told our readers we’d love to see photos of their costumed dogs, and boy, did they ever come through. Here is the entries from our photo contest last year. Click here to find out about our 2010 contest.
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Show & Tell: Puppy Paddle
This is four-month-old Leila (a Coonhound/Lab mix) learning how to swim at the “Puppy Paddle,” an annual event held at the public pool in Bowling Green, Ky., at the end of swimming season. Owners and their furbabies are invited to come and swim before the pool is drained. It was a blast, and sparked Leila’s love of the water. Now, at one-year-old, I can’t keep her out of it!    —Amanda Hardeman...

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