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.
Judge rules that friendly dog who liked to jump on people can be deemed 'vicious' Wed, 31 Aug 2016 13:26:00 GMT A friendly dog's history of jumping on people can be considered a "vicious" trait, a Long Island judge has ruled. Nassau County Supreme Court Justice Leonard Steinman made the determination in a case involving a Siberian Husky named Louie ... Read more
The Most Important Hot Dogs in Chicago History Thu, 25 Aug 2016 07:02:00 GMT The Chicago hot dog is a part of our lore and history as a food-driven city. There aren't many other places that give hot dogs as much respect as we do. For many of the early hot dog vendors in Chicago, it was part of an American Dream-- and its roots ... Read more
The History of Dogs as Pets Fri, 26 Aug 2016 10:38:00 GMT In honor of National Dog Day, ABC News looked back at how our furry four-legged companions evolved from feral wolves into our best friends. It was originally believed the first domesticated wolves appeared around 15,000 years ago in the Middle East. Read more
Dog owner "devastated" over attack that killed neighbor's dog Wed, 31 Aug 2016 16:56:00 GMT Jones says she was in her backyard with her Staffordshire Terriers; one, she says, has a history of being easily agitated. "I got this dog as a puppy, brand new, I'm his only owner," said Jones. "He was mauled by a German Shepherd as a puppy and he was ... Read more
10 Safest Top Yield S&P Aristocrat Dividend Dogs Found Wed, 31 Aug 2016 10:43:00 GMT The Dividend Dogs Rule The "dog" moniker was earned by stocks exhibiting ... That's the reason Aristocrats are so stable and reliable. They all have the history of paying increasing dividends for 25 years or more. $5000 invested as $1k in each of the ... Read more