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Issue 57: Nov/Dec 2009


[Travel] Spotted in Aspen—Adventures on and off the slopes. By Gregory Edmont
[Recipes] Homemade Holidays—Special treats and reusable wrappings.
[Humane] Safety on the Set—American Humane dogs the entertainment industry. By Alysia Gray Painter
[Dog Nation] Indoor Play Park—Unleashed delights Dallas. By Joy Tipping
[Behavior] Both Ends of the Leash—Play watching. By Patricia B. McConnell, PhD
[Sights] A Dog’s Castle—Delightful discovery. By Sally Silverman
[Insight] The Art of Training—Building trust is the first step. By Jeannette Cooperman
[Vet Advice] Dry Eye—Diagnosing and dealing with this common canine ailment. By Rebecca Burwell, DVM
[Training] By the Numbers—5 misconceptions about dog training and behavior. By Karen B. London, PhD
[Reviews] Inside of a Dog, A Big Little Life,The Wolf in the Parlor, All My Patients Have Tales 
[New & Noteworthy] Rescue InkCanine Massage in Plain English, Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats, Come Back, Como, Am I Boring My Dog?, Good Dogs Doing Good
[For Young Readers] Diogenes
[Endpiece] All in a Day’s Work—A wee bit of Christmas cheer. By J.F. Pirro

Snowbound—Good cold fun.
Smart Ideas—For your smart phone.
Surviving the Holidays—Mind your Ps & Qs.
Holiday Tool Kit—Handy helpers.
Mascot—Amber and the Navajo Code Talkers.
Tricks of the Trade—Cold-weather walks.
Take Three—Q&A with Temple Grandin.
Nellie McKay—Singer’s newest is normal as blueberry pie.
Take a City Walk—Cards lead the way.
In the Kitchen—Biscuit cookbook kit & an apron with attitude.
Teachable Moment—Three steps to a fab flip finish.
Our Cover Dog—Charlie, mighty cute.
AWARE—Guatemala rescue group.
Kit’s Corner—Editor’s choice for small dogs.
Pinups & Pit Bulls—American classics stand up for Pits.
MC Esoteric’s Dog Rap—Hip-hop artist with a soft heart.
Smiling Dogs—They’re here and they’re happy.





From This Issue

Magazine: 2009

Cover Dog Charlie By The Bark

Wellness: Health Care

Vet Advice: Dry Eye Diagnosing and dealing with a common canine ailment By Rebecca Burwell

Wellness: Recipes

Make It & Take It Nothing says love like homemade gifts By Diane Porter

Good Dog: Behavior & Training

Teach Your Dog a Flip Finish Trick Dog trick training By Sandra Mannion
Don’t Try This at Home! Five common misconceptions about dog training and behavior By Karen B. London
The Art of Training Building trust is the first step By Jeannette Cooperman

Culture: DogPatch

Nellie & Doris & Dogs A rare match By Cameron Woo
Greyhound Bella’s Firsts Winter discoveries for a rescued racing Greyt By Mark Menditto
Feel-Good Giving Vet students at U of Tennessee fundraise for the Josh Project By Caroline Jeanette Smith
Q&A With Temple Grandin Take Three By The Bark

Culture: Reviews

Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell and Know Scribner, 368 pp., 2009; $26 By Jane Brackman
Inside of a Dog: What Dogs See, Smell and Know Scribner, 368 pp., 2009; $26 By Jane Brackman
A Big Little Life: A Memoir of a Joyful Dog Hyperion, 288 pp., 2009; $24.99 By Rebecca Wallick
The Wolf in the Parlor Henry Holt, 304 pp., 2009; $25 By Scottie Westfall
All My Patients Have Tales: Favorite Stories from a Vet’s Practice St. Martin’s Press, 226 pp., 2009; $24.95 By Karen B. London
Rescue Ink Viking, $25.95 By The Bark
Canine Massage in Plain English Clean Run Productions, $19.95 By Natalie Winter
Why Dogs Are Better Than Cats Andrews McMeel Publishing, $19.99 By Bradley Trevor Greive
Come Back, Como Harper, $23.99 By The Bark
Am I Boring My Dog? Alpha, $14.95 By The Bark
Good Dogs Doing Good LaChance Publishing, $14.95 By The Bark
Diogenes Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $16.95 By The Bark

Culture: Readers Write

Dog's Life: Humane

Wonder Dogs New jobs tap into their many talents By Barbara Robertson
The Joy of Dog Fostering Finding fulfillment, saving lives By Rikke Jorgensen
Heart to Heart with Frank Ascione, PhD Academia and humane interests converge at University of Denver By Karen B. London
Shared Giving Animal-loving companies direct charitable dollars By Rayne Wolfe
Safety On the Set American Humane dogs the industry on behalf of animals By Alysia Gray Painter

Dog's Life: Lifestyle

Dogs in the Castle Delightful Discovery in Doylestown By Sally Silverman
Dogs as Gifts? Good advice for any time of the year By Amy Robinson
In the Dog House The kids have flown and now canines rule the roost By Kathleen Rooney Mara
American Beauties Restaged classics to the rescue By Linda Lombardi
Tricks of the Trade Cold weather walks By Garrett Rosso

Dog's Life: DIY

Wrap It Up By The Bark

Dog's Life: Work of Dogs

Dog's Life: Travel

Spotted in Aspen Doggie adventures on and off the the slopes. By Gregory Edmont