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.
69 dogs seized in Polk dog-fighting bust will likely be euthanized Fri, 24 Oct 2014 17:28:00 GMT Echo Powell recently rescued a pit bull that was found in a Lakeland street. She said the dog has scarring but she doesn't know its history. However, she firmly believes a dog's demeanor is based on its surroundings and care. She is offering to take in one ... Read more
From 5 To 58 Years 5-Star Dividend Dogs Hiked Annual Dividends Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:55:00 GMT Projected annual dividend history from $10,000 invested as $1k in each of the ten highest-yielding stocks and the total single share price history of those ten stocks created the data points shown in green for price and blue for dividend. (click to enlarge ... Read more
We Borrowed a Shelter Dog to Go Hiking. You Can -- And Totally Should -- Too Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:58:00 GMT we discovered -- as my own dog Murray, who I was already aware behaves more jealously, glowered from the back seat. Manassas is where the Union army experienced a great defeat, and where Murray, perhaps wanting to really immerse himself in history ... Read more
Learning and Teaching Wrong Zambian History: Distracted Dog Syndrome. Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:18:00 GMT In our African history in 1968 in Form II (Grade 9) at the prestigious Chizongwe Secondary School, we learned that some of the earliest humans 125,000 years ago included the Broken Hill man (Kabwe) whose skull was found in the mine. There was also ... Read more
The history behind the American Pit Bull Mon, 13 Oct 2014 05:24:00 GMT October is Pit Bull Awareness month. Although good Pit Bull owners practice awareness and education about the Pit Bull Breed all year long, it is our hope that during this month, all non Pit Bull owners will pay closer attention to the truths about one of ... Read more