Category Archives: Dogs at work

Sergeant Stubby

Book Review – Nonfiction, Canine Biography Sergeant Stubby is a biography of a dog, a stray Bull Terrier who joined the American forces in France in World War-I, and (as the sub-title puts it) “stole the heart of a nation.” … Continue reading

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Dogs of War – Special National Geographic Feature

Cover story in the June 2014 issue of National Geographic magazine. ‘Out in Front of America’s Troops, Combat Canines and Their Handlers Lead the Way into the Most Dangerous Battlefields on Earth…’

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If You’re on the Lam this Hound will Find You~!

BLOODHOUND IN BLUE: Book Review  The Bloodhound in Blue is ‘JJ’, partner to young officer Serio with Utah’s Salt Lake City police. For nine years JJ has tracked the good and the bad, from missing children and lost elders to thieves, … Continue reading

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Your Dog’s Behavior & Your Health

Your pet’s behavior may reflect your general state of health. This is a finding from recent research at Newcastle University in the UK, that a dog’s behavior may be used to alert others that its owner is having a problem … Continue reading

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Kinship With All Life (Book Review)

Kinship with All Life, by  J. Allen Boone (reviewed by Sten Linnander) This is a gem of a book. Although it was written 60 years ago, in 1954, it is still refreshingly relevant today, especially for lovers of dogs – … Continue reading

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Duggan’s SALUKI (Book Review)

Saluki: The Desert Hound and the English Travelers Who Brought It to the West, by Brian Patrick Duggan. Reviewed by Bryan Cummins. It is unfortunately true that many dog books, especially so-called “breed books,” are more of the same: reiteration … Continue reading

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Let the Dogs Speak!

Let the Dogs Speak! Puppies in Training Tell the Story of Canine Companions for Independence by Marianne McKiernan. Illustrated by Penny Blankenship. (Reviewed by Don Messerschmidt) Let the Dogs Speak! is a fun little book written by a trainer and … Continue reading

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