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.
In Honor Of National Dog Day, Here Are The Cutest Canines Of Art History Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:48:00 GMT Katherine Brooks Senior Arts & Culture Editor, The Huffington Post. Read more
Blind Marathoner and His Guide Dog Are History-Making Running Buddies Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:14:00 GMT There was something extra special about one of the pups who graduated from a New York State guide dog school on Saturday. That's not to say all of the four-legged graduates at Guiding Eyes for the Blind, a nonprofit that provides guide dogs to people ... Read more
Celebrate National Dog Day with your canine best friend at University of Oregon natural history museum Wed, 26 Aug 2015 11:15:00 GMT People and pooches are in for some highbrow entertainment tonight at the University of Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. The second annual Dog Days of Summer features everything from a doggie photo booth to an exhibit on canine evolution in ... Read more
State dog to be focus of program Thu, 27 Aug 2015 23:19:00 GMT NASHUA - The Nashua Historical Society will host a presentation by Bob Cottrell titled "Harnessing History: On the Trail of New Hampshire's State Dog, the Chinook," at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at 5 Abbott St. The program will look at how dog sledding ... Read more
For National Dog Day, Meet a Hero Dog From 1928 Wed, 26 Aug 2015 08:31:00 GMT Max barked until a policeman came to revive Gilbert Kirkwood' In honor of National Dog Day celebrated on Aug. 26 allow us to look back at the the first nonhuman to be a TIME cover subject: a basset hound puppy who was a born show dog with champion parents. Read more