The unconditional love of a dog heals the soul, reaching into the heart to cross canyons of loneliness and despair. Military researchers are trying to learn if there’s real science behind that semi-mystical link and whether it can help treat the signature wounds of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.
by Anna Cooke, Editor in Chief, The New Barker dog magazine. Would you be able to tell whether or not … More
As Laura drives down the road that leads up to the Aquatic Center, Lucy is already jumping around in the car.
How much money would you spend on your dog’s medical care? The following appears in the current/winter issue of THE … More
The following, by Anna Cooke, first appeared as a feature in the Spring 2011 issue of The New Barker dog … More
We first met Jolene, a beautiful white Standard Poodle, in Tampa at Woofstock, hosted by TampaPets.org. Her fur had been … More
An interview with Kari Goetz, who is preparing to play a talking dog – the lead character in the A.R. Gurney play, … More
One thing we know for sure, dog lovers are a hearty lot, ready to share in their camaraderie and love … More
INTRO: One of the recipients of the 14th annual AKC Humane Fund Award for Canine Excellence (ACE) was featured in … More
While doing some window shopping over the last couple of weeks, we discovered some fun finds for Valentine’s Day gift … More