Dogs transforming the lives of humans by serving those who cannot see, and those who have seen too much. words by Anna Cooke – photography by Laura Allen Studios. Anna Wintour, Vogue magazine’s editor-in-chief, believes that fashion goes in only one direction, and that is forward. PJ, a yellow Labrador Retriever, is as fashion-forward thinking… Continue reading What A Difference A Day Makes.
Every cover of The New Barker dog magazine has featured an original work of art by a different artist, since our first issue debut in December 2006. The current issue, Summer/Fall 2017, is by Anna Hamilton Fields. Using acrylic, the portrait of Captain and Costa was created in Sepia tones, using only shades of browns.… Continue reading The Art of Dog: Cover Artist Anna Hamilton Fields.
Eighteen of the original 21 alleged fighting dogs that were facing a death sentence in Ontario are coming to Florida for rehabilitation. They will live on a 12-acre farm run by Aimee Sadler, a renowned canine behavior modification specialist. Sadler has agreed to assume ownership of the dogs, who are scheduled to arrive on the… Continue reading Florida Bound For A Fresh Start.
Theodor Seuss Geisel, also known as Dr. Seuss, died in 1991, leaving behind boxes and boxes of stuff. Soon after his death, his widow, Audrey, packed most of it and shipped it away for proper archiving. Around 2013, Seuss’ longtime assistant Claudia Prescott called Cathy Goldsmith, a publisher at Random House. She had found something… Continue reading What Pet Should I Get?
In 2006, during a tour of duty in the Afghanistan town of Now Zad, Royal Marine Sergeant Pen Farthing helped break up a dogfight. Located in Helmand Province, this was an area once described as the most dangerous place on Earth. Pen could not resist the soulful eyes of one of the street dogs he… Continue reading One Dog At A Time.
by Anna Cooke, Editor in Chief, The New Barker dog magazine. Would you be able to tell whether or not someone was homeless just by their appearance? According to the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative (THHI), data collected in 2016 counted 1817 homeless men, women and children. There are 67 counties in Florida. Bob Blair, a… Continue reading We See What We Choose To See.
By Eugene O’Neill. I, SILVERDENE EMBLEM O’NEILL (familiarly known to my family, friends, and acquaintances as Blemie), because the burden of my years and infirmities is heavy upon me, and I realize the end of my life is near, do hereby bury my last will and testament in the mind of my Master. He will… Continue reading The Last Will and Testament of Silverdene Emblem O’Neill.