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.
I became a chew toy for an Air Force dog. It really hurt. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:31:00 GMT Rebecca Frankel is senior editor of special projects at Foreign Policy. This piece is an adapted from her book, "War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love." It really hurts when a trained Dutch shepherd sinks its teeth into your flesh. Read more
On Lincoln Park History Tour, Dogs, People Find Common Interest in Statues Sun, 19 Oct 2014 10:45:00 GMT LINCOLN PARK Chicago History Museum volunteer Henry Wykowski believes there's no better way to learn about Lincoln Park's history than with your four-legged friend by your side. "Instead of a pub crawl, we should have a puppy crawl," said Wykowski ... Read more
Boy attacked by dog in Clearfield Wed, 29 Oct 2014 20:13:00 GMT Investigators don't have any more details about the dog's history. The family turned the dog over to Davis County and it was euthanized. Read more
Top Ten Techno Dividend Dog Upsides Soar For October Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:12:00 GMT ... Index Dogs Relative strengths of the top ten technology dogs graphed below by yield were plotted as of market close 10/27/2014 compared to those of the Dow. Projected annual dividend history from $10,000 invested as $1k in each of the ten highest ... Read more
Dogs become therapists, from battlefields to college campuses Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:10:00 GMT A new book highlights the many roles of military dogs: "War Dogs: Tales of Canine Heroism, History, and Love," and author Rebecca Frankel discussed what she learned on the Oct. 20 episode of Diane Rehm's talk show. Frankel said that war dogs deserve more ... Read more