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Issue 51: Nov/Dec 2008


Opinion—Marc Bekoff on our “compassion footprint.”
The Great Cover Dog Contest: Redux—Let the entries begin!
Cover Dogs—Coos Bay’s Jammer and Tru.
Canine Chorus—Sounds of the season.
Wagger—Margaret Cho.
Dog Park Ducks—Huey, Dewey and Louie save the day.
Musician’s Muse—Derek James and Clueless.
Dogs Speak Cat—Research news.
Dioramas Delight—Photographer K.C. Bailey’s “Brooklyn Rescue” project.
Q&A—Talking dogs with Nick Trout, DVM.
How I Found My Dog—Poet Maxine Kumin rescues Rosie.
Smiling Dogs—Miles of smiles.




From This Issue

Magazine: 2008

News: Show & Tell

Family Dog: Judge Send us your vintage family-dog photos

Wellness: Recipes

Thanksgiving Dinner for Dogs Winning ways with leftovers By Jonna Anne

Wellness: Food & Nutrition

10 (More) Easy Pieces to Liven Up Your Dog’s Meals Surprises from the grocery shelf By Roschelle Heuberger

Wellness: Health Care

Small Organ, Big Trouble When rich food appears, pancreatitis lurks By Nancy Kay

Good Dog: Activities & Sports

The World Sheepdog Trial—2008 Donald, Luke and June run against the best By Donald McCaig
Doga: Yoga for You and Your Dog Yoga + dog = benefits for all By Julia Kamysz Lane

Good Dog: Behavior & Training

Dog Etiquette: Turning Your Dog Into a Gracious Guest Is your dog ready for the holidays? By Karen B. London

Culture: DogPatch

Talking Dogs with Nick Trout, DVM Author of Tell Me Where It Hurts discusses books, the writing process and the challenges of being a vet By Lee Harrington
Show Time with Bill Berloni Broadway’s premier animal advocate and trainer tells all By Cameron Woo
Dog Star Susan Orlean’s quest for the truth about Rin Tin Tin By Sheila Pell
Dogs Will be Dogs Bark contributors share a few special holiday moments!
Video Interview with Margaret Cho [ Web Exclusive ] By Cameron Woo
Dog Park Ducks By The Bark

Culture: Reviews

Wendy and Lucy A new indie film focuses on the heart of the human-dog bond By Heather Huntington
Dog Behaviour, Evolution, and Cognition Oxford University Press, 274 pp., 2008; $110 By Karen B. London
For the Love of Animals Henry Holt & Co., 368 pp., 2008; $27.50 By Tom Cushing

Culture: Stories & Lit

The Lady in Holmby Park Heartfelt wishes bridge profound differences By Sy Fischer
Friday Faithfuls The day after Thanksgiving is a busy one for the shelter By Marian Gryzlo

Culture: Readers Write

Rescuing Rosie How I Found My Dog By Maxine Kumin
Increasing Our Compassion Footprint The human-dog interconnection is the way forward By Marc Bekoff

Dog's Life: Work of Dogs

Family Visits In Oregon prisons, therapy dogs help close the gap between parent and child By Rebecca Wallick

Dog's Life: Humane

Breaking the Chain Anti-tethering legislation—what it is and how to create it By Alyce Miller

Dog's Life: Lifestyle

Great gifts under $20 By The Bark

Dog's Life: DIY

Handmade Window Books By Esther K. Smith