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Issue 59: Apr/May 2010


Springtime—Garden safely.
Dogs on Grass—Fast facts & tips.
At the Met—Victorian dogs.
Mary Ann Kennedy—Singing out for dogs & horses. (Listen)
Film—A Single Man’s best friend.
Dog Flags—Long may they wave.
Cleaning Confidential—Clean green.
Memorials—Honoring the bond.
Vintage Wallpaper—Dogs on walls.
Teachable Moment—Targeting.
Kit’s Corner—Product picks.
Superior Senses—The nose knows.
Operation Roger—Trucker transporters.
New App—Petfinder.com on your iPhone.

Cover Dogs
Reader’s Letters
Web Exclusives






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Magazine: Web Exclusives

Web Exclusives: Apr/May 2010 Expand your horizons here By The Bark

Magazine: 2010

Strategies for Dog Rescuers Finding a balance By Julia Kamysz Lane

News: Contests

John Andross and Pup Family Dog By The Bark

Wellness: Recipes

Dog Food Recipes: Kaptin's Crunchy Kibble Makes 20 to 30 servings for a 25 lb. dog By Wendy Nan Rees

Wellness: Healthy Living

Cleaning Confidential Clean Green By Tom McNulty
Beware of Lead and Toxic Dog Toys Be proactive in monitoring what goes in your dog’s mouth By Lisa McCormick

Good Dog: Activities & Sports

Target Training Your Dog: Go to Your Mat A Teachable Moment By Sandra Mannion

Good Dog: Behavior & Training

Behavioral Signs of Pain Your dog may be saying “Ouch!” By Karen B. London
Can't Our Dogs Just Get Along? Talking Training with Victoria Stilwell By Victoria Stilwell

Culture: Reviews

Low Stress Handling, Restraint and Behavior Modification of Dogs and Cats Cattle Dog Publishing, 470 pp., 2009; $148.95 DVD included By Pat Miller
One Good Dog St. Martin’s Press, 320 pp., 2010; $22.99 By Alison Pace
The Animal Manifesto: Six Reasons for Expanding Our Compassion Footprint New World Library, 272 pp., 2010; $14.95 By Michael W. Fox
Saving Gracie Wiley & Sons, 256 pp., 2010; $21.99 By Susan Tasaki

Culture: DogPatch

Finding Farley A young family undertakes a cross-Canada adventure to visit literary legend, Farley Mowat. By The Bark
Pet Passions Singer-songwriter Mary Ann Kennedy By Sarah Morgan
On Making Paper Pooches Paper Sculpture | Art By Melissa Ferreira

Culture: Stories & Lit

Winner of Bark's Fiction Contest: Village Dogs A woman, a man and a dog--three lives intersect By Bim Angst
Tips on Unemployment from My Dog Looking at unemployment through the eyes of my four-legged friend. By Lisa M. Levine

Dog's Life: Lifestyle

Dogs on Grass Dogs love grass—eating it, rolling on it, playing on it and, unfortunately, “fertilizing” it too By The Bark
Dog Packing The how [and why] of teaching dogs to carry packs By Jenna Woginrich
Horse Sense The whys and hows of the canine-equine bond By Amy Engle

Dog's Life: Humane

Juliette de Baïracli Levy’s Last Turkuman Hound Holistic pioneer had a passion for Turkuman Afghans By Eleanor K. Sommer
Operation Roger Trucker transporters By Lisa Wogan
ABCs of Bites Our dog law expert offers counsel on first bites, “free” bites, and laws with bite By Geordie Duckler
Case Study: Saving Aussies NorCal Aussie Rescue Sanctuary By Marcia Barkley
Breed Rescue Breed rescuers meet the challenge head on By Julia Kamysz Lane

Dog's Life: Green

Dog-friendly Yard Work By Claudia Kawczynska
The Perfect Garden Dog Digging and weeding and vermin control, oh my! By Nancy Taylor Robson