Friday Funny: There’s No People Like Show People

Those crazy dog show people! (Almost as bad as cat ladies) Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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Mark Derr on the Active Social Model of Dog Domestication

Mark Derr has been writing critiques of the Coppinger model of dog domestication for decades. His best known work on the subject matter is How the Dog Became the Dog, but his ideas can be read in a more succinct … Continue reading

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RIP Aries

From the Facebook Page of Operation Military Resources:Today we honor the life and military service of MWD TEDD Aries R568, a 14-year-old Golden Retriever who served 4 tours in Afghanistan and saved countless lives as an Army bomb dog. Thankfully, … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on wolf evolution

We spend a lot of time debating about how wolves became dogs. A huge debate exists in the archaeological and paleontological literature about how one can determine whether the remains of a canid represent a wolf, a dog, or a … Continue reading

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Azawakh Joins the AKC Hound Group

The American Kennel Club (AKC®), the world’s largest purebred dog registry and leading advocate for dogs, announced today that the Azawakh (pronounced Oz-a-wok) has gained full AKC recognition. This new addition to the AKC registry became eligible to compete in … Continue reading

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Friday Funny: Face Massage

From the good folks at 4gifs.com Really, who doesn’t love a relaxing face massage? (Click on the picture, then click on it again to get the full experience!) Happy weekend! Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog … Continue reading

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Our Mexico Trip

Those of you who follow me on Instagram and Facebook know that we just got back from a glorious (and I mean glorious) trip to Mexico. For the past 12 years, the band my husband Stage Manages for a living … Continue reading

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Download a 2019 Pet Holiday Calendar–and Enter to Win a Wegman or Lil Bub Calendar!

Can you believe that 2019 is just around the corner? Download our 2019 Pet Holiday Calendar! A few weeks ago we updated our Pet Holidays Calendar with 2019 dates–and we just made it available… [[ This is a summary only. … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays + Taking a Break

Happy winter Solstice! Merry almost Christmas! I almost can’t believe I’m typing that. Is Christmas really only four days away? I know it’s super cliche to talk about how quickly time passes but truly, this season has gone by in … Continue reading

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The Redundancy of Canis familiaris

It’s not unusual for people who are trying to deny evolution or promote creationism or both, to come up with a common question: “If evolution is true, then why don’t dogs have something that isn’t a dog every once in … Continue reading

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