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.
Anger after judge spares dog that attacked 10-year-old Sun, 23 Nov 2014 05:06:38 -0800 A DISTRAUGHT mother whose daughter was savagely attacked by a dog spoke of her anger after the animal's life was spared. Read more
Puppy Love: Science Gives A Glimpse Of What Dogs Really Think Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:22:52 -0800 You probably already believe that your dog loves you it's evident from the way your dog reacts as if your arrival home is the best thing that has ever happened in the history of the world, and the way your dog always chooses your shoes as the most preferable shoes to chew on. But Puppy Love: Science Gives A Glimpse Of What Dogs Really Think is an article from: The Inquisitr News Read more
Dog reunites with owner a year after 'Yolanda' Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:41:36 -0800 MANILA, Philippines - Not even the strongest typhoon that ever made landfall in recent history could break the bond that a dog shares with her owner. One year after the onslaught of Super Typhoon "Yolanda," known internationally as "Haiyan," a dog named "Bunny" was found by her owner in Tacloban City after they were separated when the typhoon barreled through the Visayas region. In a letter ... Read more
Plea for dog who savaged child's face to be destroyed Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:07:43 -0800 A DISTRAUGHT mum has called for the dog that savaged her daughter to be destroyed after its owners escaped with a fine. Read more
HPD: Dog finds women's body near Chinatown Sun, 23 Nov 2014 10:19:09 -0800 A man walking his dog near Chinatown Saturday afternoon found a woman's body in a wooded area. About 2:30 p.m., a man was walking along a drainage ditch near Harwin and Ranchester when his dog darted off into an area covered by several trees, said Houston Police Department Spokesman John Cannon. When the man neared the area, he found a woman's body lying in several inches of water. No further ... Read more