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Issue 49: Jul/Aug 2008


[Nutrition] The Politics of Pet Food Calorie labeling. By Marion Nestle, PhD, and Malden Nesheim, PhD
[Adventure] The Reluctant First Mate A woman and her dog sail the Atlantic Ocean. By Melody Coulter
[Masterworks] Mary Cassatt & Berthe Morisot Woman Impressionist painters
[Recipe] Summertime Treats Make your own! By Jessica Disbrow Talley and Eric Talley
[Postcard from Los Angeles] Barking for a Living Voice-over pros tell how to talk dog. By Alysia Gray Painter
[Both Ends of the Leash] Not Tonight—I Have a Paw Ache That suddenly cranky pup could be suffering from undiagnosed pain. By Patricia B. McConnell, PhD
[Safety] FrankenBones The downside of rawhide—can it harm your dog? By Sheila Pell
[Wellness] Joint Efforts Arthritis management takes careful coordination. By Martha Schindler Connors
[Ask the Behaviorist] Backsliding on Recall By Karen B. London, PhD
[Reviews] The Labrador Pact; We Give Our Hearts to Dogs to Tear; We Can’t Stay Together for the Dogs; Dog Body, Dog Mind
[Endpiece] A Bird in the Paw By Donna Hicks Myers

Dog Days—A picnic of summertime treats.
Eyes in the Sky—GPS technology finds missing dogs.
SAR Call to Action—Search Dog Foundation ready to grow.
Cover Dog—Meet Penny and her best buddy Nemo.
New Lynda Barry Comeek—Getting Along with Others.
Online: Hear Lynda Barry talk about her work and her new book, What It Is, on NPR’s Arts Audio/Video (scroll down).
Happy Endings—Rescued pup inspires boy.
Online: Hear Mark Federman read his essay.
Smiling Dogs—All new, all happy.
Family Dogs—A Sunday buggy ride, and Fido’s on the job.
Chew on This—Himalayan yak milk chews.
HOP on the Bus, Gus!—Boulder’s new dog-friendly bus line.




From This Issue

Magazine: 2008

Penny and Nemo: Cover Dogs July/August 2008

News: Show & Tell

Put Fido on the Phone On-call for roundup work By Toni Sebor Felt

Wellness: Health Care

Joint Efforts Arthritis management takes careful coordination. By Martha Schindler Connors

Wellness: Healthy Living

The Dangers of Rawhide Dog Chew Toys The downside of rawhide By Sheila Pell

Wellness: Recipes

Dog Food Recipes: Cool Treats for Warm Weather Treat them right By Jessica Disbrow Talley, Eric Talley

Wellness: Food & Nutrition

The Politics of Pet Food Update on calorie labeling standards By Marion Nestle, Malden C. Nesheim

Good Dog: Behavior & Training

Recall: Does Your Dog Really Know to Come When Called? Recall, Interrupted By Karen B. London

Culture: Stories & Lit

Ramona Guitar Wolf Jackson Lending a Hound a helping hand. By Nic Sheff
A Bird in the Paw Saving robins, one fledgling at a time By Donna Hicks Myers

Culture: DogPatch

Barking For A Living Giving voice to Hollywood’s dogs By Alysia Gray Painter
Pop Goes the Dog II More songs from the canine charts By Bill DeMain
An NPR Happy Ending North Carolina student takes inspiration from A Dog’s Life By Susan Tasaki
Carnival Chalkware Dogs Collectibles make their mark By Carolyn Jacinto

Culture: Reviews

We Give Our Hearts to Dogs to Tear Transaction Publishers, 235 pp., 2008; $34.95 By Sy Montgomery
The Labrador Pact Viking, 341 pp., 2008; $23.95 By The Bark

Dog's Life: Work of Dogs

Search Dog Foundation An SAR call to action By Susan Tasaki

Dog's Life: Lifestyle

GPS for Dogs Eyes in the Sky can help find your dogs By Zoe Conrad

Dog's Life: Humane

A Better Life for Michael Vick’s Pit Bulls BAD RAP lends a helping hand By Susan McCarthy

Dog's Life: Travel

The Reluctant First Mate Woman and dog sail the Atlantic Ocean. By Melody Coulter