This Archive includes the best of the History of the Dog articles featured on Working Dogs Cyberzine since 1996.
German Shepherd dog breeder Janice L. Bartmess reviews the history of DDR (East German) lines and the economic and political pressures that generated the divergence of the characteristic DDR lines from the remainder of the GSD genetic pool in Europe; and how that contributed to the importance of these bloodlines for the viability of the breed today.
K9 Soldiers Should Take a Bite Out of Bugs eloquently expresses the history and accomplishments of K9 soldiers in the heat of battle. Renowned anthropologist and author Mary Elizabeth Thurston issues a call for recognition of the war dogs and their boundless courage and remarkable devotion to the servicemen they unconditionally served and loved.
A history association in Colorado is looking for old working dog equipment from the '40s and needs your help building their living history display. Can you help?
Anthropologist Mary Elizabeth Thurston, well-known author of The Lost History of the Canine Race, publishes her first in our exclusive series of fascinating essays about the history of the dog.
Anthropologist Mary Elizabeth Thurston, well-known author of The Lost History of the Canine Race, publishes her second in our exclusive series of brief essays about the fascinating history of the dog, a heartbending story of one soldier's profound love and respect for his military K9 partner.
Meet Gizmo: A Dog So Sad He's Forgotten How To Wag His Tail Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:26:00 GMT A dog called Gizmo, who has served more time in Battersea Dogs and Cats home than any other waif or stray in history, has become so broken by his situation he has forgotten how to wag his tail. In many ways, asking a dog to stop wagging his tail is like ... Read more
Dog Eats Diorama Depicting Farm In Middle Ages, Makes Full Recovery Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:45:00 GMT High school sophomore Reagan Hardin made the model as an assignment for her AP World History class earlier this month, but she couldn't turn in for credit after her dog, Roscoe, ate it. Yep, thanks to Roscoe, Reagan had to use the line that's synonymous ... Read more
ALPS Sector Dividend Dogs ETF Surpasses Billion Dollar Mark Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:30:00 GMT The ALPS International Sector Dividend Dogs and ALPS Emerging Sector Dividend Dogs ETF are new products with a limited operating history. IDOG and EDOG are subject to foreign investing risks including currency fluctuations and political uncertainty. Read more
Save Bela campaign: Plan to euthanize dog to bury with dead owner sparks outrage Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:49:00 GMT The 105-pound German shepherd "has a history of aggressive behavior." This is the type of behavior that often leads to a dog being euthanized after they've gone after someone and caused harm. The dead woman's attorney told WCPO News that a ... Read more
Dog Sworn in as Mayor of Minn. Town Competes for 'Dog of the Year' Award Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:09:00 GMT He made history when he was elected to lead a Minnesota township ... Duke is now one of five finalists for the CW's Dog of the Year Award. Duke is up against the Sky, the "Supermodel of Dogs;" Hank, the Milwaukee Brewers' unofficial mascot; ... Read more