Tag Archives: dog-breeds

Books: Dogface & The Genius of Dogs


Dogface by Barbara O’Brien Rating: 4 paws Photographer Barbara O’Brien’s book ‘Dogface’ will keep any dog lover smiling. This collection of more than 100 color photographs celebrate dogs of many breeds, including toys such as Yorkies and Chihuahuas, to giants like … Continue reading

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Breeders: Masters of Disaster?


I just finished reading a fascinating book called “What’s a Dog For? The Surprising History, Science, Philosophy, and Politics of Man’s Best Friend” by John Homans. Homans examines the dog’s role in human society throughout history. (It’s one of those … Continue reading

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Just a Dog


Genocide, Holocaust, Ethnic Cleansing. These are ugly words, with ugly thoughts behind them, which describe ugly acts. Here’s another: BSL. Some people reading this will be angry. They will ask “How can you compare the extermination of dogs with the … Continue reading

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The Vilification of Man’s Best Friend


Aug.2, 2010, Littleton, Colorado –  the Denver Channel reported that Linda Robinette’s Chihuahua, Buster, was grabbed by a coyote in his own back yard. Buster would surely have been killed, but when the neighbor’s Pit Bulls spotted the coyote and … Continue reading

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