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.
Records: Dog had a history with police Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:44:00 GMT The owner of the dog killed by Lockport police on Saturday had told LPD that "the dog doesn't like people in uniform. It doesn't like cops or even the postman," according to city records received this afternoon from East Niagara Post through a Freedom of ... Read more
Stepmom: Drugs made man drown dog with bowling ball Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:23:00 GMT KXTV-TV, Sacramento, Calif. CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. The stepmother of a man accused of drowning a 12-year-old border collie by attaching a bowling ball to the dog's collar blames his long history of drug abuse for his behavior. "He's basically a good ... Read more
See 30 years of Naughty Dog history in one art book Fri, 26 Sep 2014 18:37:00 GMT Naughty Dog may not have been noticed by most gamers until 1996's Crash Bandicoot, but the upstart-developer-turned-industry-powerhouse has been around in one form or another since 1984. The studio turns 30 this year, and to celebrate, the team got ... Read more
Plan for Dog Run Near Native American Memorial Is Called an Insult Sun, 28 Sep 2014 01:00:00 GMT Casey, who is the secretary for two Bronx historical groups, the Kingsbridge Historical Society and the East Bronx History Forum. "You'd set up for memorial events and right behind you, you'd have dogs urinating and defecating. We consider it a ... Read more
Dog drowned after being tied to bowling ball Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:57:00 GMT CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. - The stepmother of a man accused of drowning a 12-year-old border collie by attaching a bowling ball to the dog's collar blames his long history of drug abuse for his behavior. "He's basically a good kid," Judy Meek said about her ... Read more