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.
The History of Kosher Hot Dogs Fri, 22 Jul 2016 08:34:00 GMT In celebration of National Hot Dog month, we thought it would be the perfect time to dig into history to find out more about everyone's ballpark and summer BBQ favorite the kosher hot dog. The origin story of the first hot dog which was definitely ... Read more
History Of 'Dog Days' Has More To Do With Stars Than Thermometer Fri, 22 Jul 2016 04:03:00 GMT The recent hot and humid conditions we are experiencing are sometimes referred to as the "dog days of summer." But it really has nothing to do with the heat or dogs, it has more to do with astronomy. It goes back to the ancient Greeks and Romans when the ... Read more
Presidential Pet Museum Started by White House Dog Groomer Up for Auction Tue, 19 Jul 2016 13:39:00 GMT For 15 years, Claire McLean cultivated and shared a sentimental part of American history: the pets of presidents. It all began with a 1985 portrait of "Lucky," the Reagan family dog, painted by McLean's own mother and finished off with actual clippings ... Read more
Monthly Pay Dividend Dogs Stay Bullish As Dow Turns Bearish July 22 Sun, 24 Jul 2016 06:19:00 GMT The "dog" moniker was earned by stocks exhibiting three traits ... red-lined by analysts, showed a positive price history compared to a negative report for the analysts upside star stock, Fifth Street Finance, in blue. STAG is a REIT and FSC is a business ... Read more
Watch Chris Bassitt's dog surf like a champion at Bark at the Park Night in Oakland Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:56:00 GMT which A's marketing coordinator Laiken Whitters says will be the heaviest and longest float in Rose Bowl history, if all goes according to plan. So, if you're interested in dogs surfing -- as well you should be -- you should tune into next year's Rose Bowl ... Read more