Dog Culture

César Chávez and His Dogs
An iconic figure in the history of American farm labor was influenced by his German Shepherds.
adopting senior dogs
We chose a geriatric Pit Bull with many, many health issues. He enriched our lives in ways too numerous to list.
Documenting the canine search for the world’s most expensive fungi.
spring activities for dogs
Tips for preparing your pup for summer activities.
George Stubbs Brown and White Norfolk or Water Spaniel, 1778 Oil on canvas 31.75 x 38.25 inches Yale Center of British Art; Paul Mellon Collection
English painter George Stubbs made his name with animal portraits that revealed the individual dignity of their subjects
puppy dog
A family’s history is bookmarked by the dogs they’ve raised and loved.
This new comic book series and its hero fight animal abuse
dog poop bags on trail
A pandemic means more dogs on trails and more waste left behind.
three dogs
Financial investments, emotional rewards
St Patrick and the Irish Wolfhounds
The legend of St Patrick and the Irish Wolfhounds.
beagle
It’s a wise dog who knows his own mind.
J.R.R. Tolkien Dogs
From “Roverandom” to “The Lord of the Rings” learn about the dogs in J.R.R. Tolkien’s books.
dog bff
BFF quiz parody aimed at dog people seems normal
Pepito licking his new friend's tears
How this charming mini-opera about finding the right dog came to be.
Animal-Assisted Therapy
A placid Great Pyrenees proves that sometimes, just being there is enough.