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.
Father, son seek to create sheepdog history Tue, 13 Oct 2015 05:38:00 GMT MIKE Hudson, of Cobar, NSW, and his father Pip are hoping to make Australian sheepdog trialling history. They are at Campbell Town this week to compete in the Supreme Australian Sheep Dog Championships for single handler-dog combinations. They will also ... Read more
Florida man accused of DUI blames driving dog Mon, 12 Oct 2015 21:39:00 GMT And while cops at the scene couldn't spot any dog on site, they could smell alcohol and marijuana. If Cooper's allegation is true, this will likely be the first time in all of Florida's history that a drunk fluffy house pet has engaged in a ... Read more
Pet Talk: Hip dysplasia in dogs Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:34:00 GMT Your veterinarian must review your dog's medical history, perform a physical examination, and assess their radiographs before deciding if a THR is the best option for your pet. Although some breeds are more susceptible to hip dysplasia than others ... Read more
Manitoba RCMP #tbt photo offers look at police dog history Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:24:00 GMT This #throwbackthursday photo posted by Manitoba RCMP is estimated to have been taken sometime in the 1940s. The image of two dogs on a car is from the personal collection of E.B. (Ted) Bailey, a former RCMP officer who was posted to Headingley. RCMP ... Read more
10 Strategic Dividend Dogs Average 4% Yields For Fall Tue, 13 Oct 2015 02:33:00 GMT ... The graphs below compare relative strengths of the top-ten M/H SDI dogs by yield as of market close 10/9/2015 with those of the Dow Industrials index. Annual dividend history from $10,000 invested as $1k in each of the ten highest-yielding stocks ... Read more