Harry Potter fans have been dismayed to learn that Berry, the black German Shepherd, has gone from film star to charity case.
Monthly Archives For September 2011
There are just not enough dog biographies aimed at readers over the age of five. Thank goodness for animal-obsessed journalist Susan Orlean’s new entry into the canon Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend.
Are dogs allowed in Buckingham Palace? Of course! In fact, Amos and I might just move in.
Last Sunday at Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ, the organization Finding One Another (FOA) honored the working dog teams who were on the scene at Ground Zero following the 9/11 attacks.
At my friend Amit’s birthday party the other night, I met Victor Vazquez of the rap group Das Racist. I asked if he’d sing to me about dogs. He charged me $10 for this. He assured me it was money well spent.
It can be quite difficult, if not impossible, to tell if a dog is descended from any of the breeds that fall under the umbrella term “Pitbull.”
B.F. Skinner, the great 20th century psychologist and social philosopher, had an idea about how to bring about world peace. It involved teaching pigeons to guide missiles.