Thursday, December 14, 2017
Dogs in History

Dogs in History

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One hundred years ago, at 2:20 a.m., the RMS Titanic sank in the north Atlantic after hitting an iceberg. Of the 2,224 people on board,...

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Today as people of Mexican heritage commemorate the Mexican army's victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 1862, dog lovers are called...

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In Henry Bergh's lifetime,it was not unusual fordogs to be used to turn treadmills or pull small carts . . . For sporting men...

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Two beloved dogs -- Franklin Roosevelt's Fala and Richard Nixon's Checkers -- inspired speeches that brought their owners back from the brink of political...
Antis the military dog who could fly

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There are many dogs who should be honored on Veterans Day, from Sgt. Stubby, the most decorated war dog of World War I, to...
Dogs for Defense WWII

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Seventy-two years ago today, the bombing of Pearl Harbor catapaulted the United States into World War II. Thousands of young American men enlisted. The event...

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This Memorial Day weekend flags will flutter over the graves of veterans across the nation. But at a unique cemetery for military dogs at...

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It's official: Today is National Dog Day. No creatures ever deserved more honor and appreciation than dogs. The Lassies and Rin Tin Tins of the world...
Dogs on board the Titanic

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As the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic is upon us, we'd like to remember the dogs on board.  Our April 15 post...

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Sure and begorrah we’ll be lifting a glass (or two) to St. Patrick and his dog today. “His dog?” you say. “Of course!” we, here at...

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Dog essays by women writers

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This delightful collection of dog essays by women writers will make you nod knowingly, laugh or cry at the inevitable goodbyes. The contributors include biographer Susan Cheever, science writer Rebecca...