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.
Top Dog battles injury in NRL thriller Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:23:06 -0700 Canterbury playmaker Trent Hodkinson says he wasn't supposed to use his boot on Saturday due to injury, but ended up the hero with two field goals. Read more
Nations that eat dog Fri, 05 Sep 2014 06:18:56 -0700 Grossed out at the thought of eating dog? Serving up a dish of man's best friend is a cultural taboo in the U.S. that would bring PETA protestors to your doorstep faster than you say bow wow. Read more
Hip Harness Helps Dogs with Dysplasia Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:41:03 -0700 The Hipster for dogs prevents the hip joint from disconnecting, while at the same helps the dog strengthen its supporting muscles. Continue reading â' Read more
How Dog & Pony DC makes 'Toast' Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:01:18 -0700 The interactive theatrical experience challenges audience members to put their heads together and innovate. Read more
Every Dog Has its Day Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:11:57 -0700 Bernie Wagner had just been told by her dog trainer that her border collie, Breaker, could not be saved, ascribing three words that she desperately tried to avoid hearing: "Put him down." Read more