Bark Magazine

Bark Magazine

Published Quarterly 4 issues per year
(6 Reviews)
4.5 6
Bark magazine is written for people who treasure their relationship with their canine companions. First published in 1997, the magazine, whose motto is "My dog is my co-pilot," is the first to combine lifestyle and service into one innovative publication. More Info >>
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About Bark

Each quarterly issue of Bark magazine explores topics such as behavior and health, recreation and travel, culture and community, and art and literature, all as they relate to dogs. Bark isn't just for dog lovers, but also for people who want to learn more about them.

Content in the magazine includes a mix of informative features, inspiring ideas, and indispensable products. The dog culture magazine also includes these regular sections: "Travel," tips to keep in mind when traveling with your pet; "Recipe," a healthy dish you can make just for your dog; "Pet Care," wide-ranging advice about common concerns and questions; "Second Opinion," advice from a veterinarian about your dog's health care; "Assistance," an inspirational feature about how dogs are serving others; "Behavior," insight into decoding your dog's actions and how to improve behavior; "Food Safety," ensuring your dog gets the best in food and treats; and "Book Reviews," reviews of books about dogs and recommendations on what you should read next.

During the year, Bark may publish special issues, such as the "Holiday Gift Guide."

A subscription to Bark magazine would make a great gift for the dog lover in your life!
Issues Per Year: 4
Estimated Delivery: Up to 12 weeks
Publisher Name: The Bark, Inc.

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(1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)


Favorite Dog Magazine


from Vista, CA

I have subscribed to Bark for many years. I love it and will always be a subscriber.

(36 of 62 customers found this review helpful)


Excellent Magazine

By Doglover

from So Cal

I have subscribed for many years to Bark. The articles are thoughtful and writers are articulate.I love the artistic and literary bent. This is not Dog Fancy. Bark magazine is published from Berkeley, CA, so it attracts a very different reader group.

(52 of 110 customers found this review helpful)


What a snore.

By d-o-g

from LA, CA

I subscribed to this magazine because of so many popular reviews and had never seen the magazine until I purchased a year subscription. Not going to do that again and I have been inundated with renewal notices to the level of annoying. Fido Friendly Magazine is much more of an interesting read.

(57 of 106 customers found this review helpful)


At last an intelligent animal book

By patrialinda

from Naples, Fl.

I had to read the magazine from cover to cover, even the shorts on each writer. Each one an expert in their field. The articles covered everything about dogs, i particularly enjoyed the article regarding their nutrition and the war going on with the food companies. At last a magazine that doesn't focus on a particular breed, but on love and care we should have for our Buddies no matter what breed they are ;) I truly loved this magazine, and will be a faithful subscriber for a long, long time.

(11 of 14 customers found this review helpful)


My Favorite Magazine

By Marilyn

from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

The Bark magazine is my favorite magazine. It is informative, it is funny and it is delightful. I can relax and unwind with the awesome stories told about "dogs and their people." ;) Bark is well written and I enjoy the huge selection of advertisement in the back of the magazine. I have learned a great deal about all kinds of dogs, and the people, places and things connected with these amazing animals. This magazine was a gift to me from my partner and not only will I continue to subscribe to Bark, I will add to my subscription, a good friend of mine, so that she too, can experience this one of a kind, wonderful magazine!

(10 of 13 customers found this review helpful)


Best Dog Magazine Ever

By PagParCal

from Lake St Louis, MO

I prefer this dog magazine over any other I"ve ever read. It's definately not just a one-night-read as I tend to be interested in reading every article inside. The articles are practical and interesting, provide good tips and useful information. I'll keep renewint this one!!

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Bark Magazine Subscription Review

Video Transcript
Hi, I’m Christen from,
No one may truly understand just how special your dog is to you, but if a magazine could, it would be Bark. That’s because it focuses on the relationships between humans and dogs, whether they are beloved pets or service animals.
While each issue carries regular features about training tips, dog behavior, book reviews and travel advice, Bark magazine is more dedicated to the joy that dogs bring to our lives.
Some dog magazines are all about purebreds, physical characteristics and showing techniques. But Bark magazine knows that all of our furry friends are special, so you’ll find plenty of pups regardless of pedigree acknowledged inside. Even better, a lot of the magazine’s advertising supports shelters and rescue organizations, as well as spay and neuter programs.
Published six times a year, the magazine covers tales about how we love our dogs and what they do for us as pets and in professional capacities. Among these are inspirational stories about service animals, like those that work as sheep herders, as part of rescue squads or even with game wardens.
Some readers have called Bark magazine the NPR or the New Yorker for dog owners and dog lovers, and with such entertaining essays and engaging content, they may well be right.
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