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Issue 44: Sep/Oct 2007


[Adventure] Saved by the Dog Athlete can thank her dog for rescue. By Brian Metzler
[Nutrition] Homemade Meals Canine nutritionist offers a perspective. Q&A with Catherine Lane
[Research] Laughing Dogs Study reveals their secrets. By Patricia Simonet
[Hikes] Rocky Mountain Ramble An autumn hike in Colorado’s Front Range. By Ania Savage
[Activity] Running on Instinct The thrill of the chase is one of lure coursing’s attractions. By Julia Kamysz Lane
[Behavior] Both Ends of the Leash Dogs score high on the honesty scale. By Patricia B. McConnell, PhD
[Travel] Hotel Dog Connections of the canine kind buoy hotel guests. By Lori Rotenberk
[Organizations That Matter] Evergreen Animal Protective League A generous definition of “rescue.” By Lisa Wogan
[Therapy Dogs] Story Time Reading dogs are a hit. By Anita B. Stone
[Products] Safer walking, new toy, new bowl, dogs on chips.
[Guest Editorial] The Media and the Pit Bull By Ken Foster
[Masterwork] Georges Seurat's A Sunday on La Grande Jatte
[Legal] Dog Law: Ask the Expert Owner or guardian—is there a difference? By Geordie Duckler, JD, Phd
[Vet Advice] Chowhound Gorging has consequences. By Patty Khuly, VMD
[Design Matters] The Perfect Getaway Constructing a dream itinerary. By Julia Szabo
[Reviews] The Behavioural Biology of Dogs ed. by Per Jensen, PhD; The Loved Dog by Tamar Geller, Stress in Dogs by Martina Scholz and Clarissa von Reinhardt; The Cautious Canine by Patricia B. McConnell, PhD

Moonstruck—Study sheds light on an age-old phenomenon.
Rubber Brothers—The world’s first rubberband dog.
Class Act—Montana design students have Bark covered.
Funny Man—New Yorker cartoonist Charles Barsotti talks to Bark
Artful Gardens—Two unique examples, both in Columbus, Ohio.
Sailor Dog—Morrow II is a real sea dog.
Brew Pup—The face that launched a thousand bottles.
Selected Shorts—Public reading.
Dog-o-Lantern, Anyone?—Delight trick-or-treaters.
Show & Tell—More new faces.
Code Cracker—The DNA battle heats up.
Who’s That Dog?—in the latest Harry Potter flick.
Smiling Dogs—All new, all swell.
Dog Collar—British clergywoman and her dog.
Invisible Man—London’s National Portrait Gallery venue for smiling dog.
Historic Comics: Gasoline Alley—Pal part of venerable cartoon strip.





From This Issue

Wellness: Healthy Living

Do Environmental Pollutants Cause Cancer in Dogs? Do environmental pollutants cause canine cancer? By Sophia Yin

Wellness: Health Care

Vet Advice: Help for the Chowhound Gorging has its consequences—a cautionary tale By Patty Khuly

Good Dog: Studies & Research

Laughing Dogs Research reveals their secret By Patricia Simonet

Culture: Stories & Lit

Return to dog Second child means second chance for dog love. By Elena Sigman
Dante Memory as an antidote for loss. By Catherine Ryan Hyde
Dog of the Day Day care diva earns her title. By Laurie Notaro

Culture: DogPatch

Between a Dog and a Hard Place Adventure athlete has her dog to thank for her rescue after a near-fatal fall. By Brian Metzler

Culture: Reviews

The Behavioural Biology of Dogs CAB International, 266 pp., 2007; $70 By Karen B. London
The Loved Dog Simon Spotlight Entertainment, 223 pp., 2007; $24.95 By Rowena Wildin Dehanke

Dog's Life: Lifestyle

Artful Gardens Distinctive gardens put visitors in the frame By Susan Tasaki

Dog's Life: Work of Dogs

“Reading” Dogs Help Children Learn By lending an ear at story time By Anita Stone