The PWD nearly became extinct when they were rendered obsolete by advances in technology used on the fishing boats they once worked. Today, the breed thrives in the US, thanks in part to the Obamas’ dog, Bo.
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Collies have long been considered superhero dogs. They’re revered, but is it only because we’ve bred them to have intelligence that so closely matches our own?
From strapping dogs to running boards to asphyxiating pets in planes, we’ve done much worse things to animals than Mitt Romney ever did.
Warring against the notion of the Boston terrier as an aristocrat and legitimate American-created breed was the accusation that it really remained a mutt.
Born in France, Rin-Tin-Tin was a small German Shepherd who captured the heart of a generation of moviegoers. His acting skills had a lot to do with the constant close presence of a his trainer, and plates of juicy steaks.
In 1934, electric dog shock collars looked more obviously like the torture devices they are.
The skeleton of a dog believed to be from the Iron Age was just found in England and pieced together at the University of Leicester.