Dog News Round-Up

November 17, 2011

The most interesting articles that have lately accumulated in my saved bookmarks. . .

‘Pet Industry Booming, With Sales of Gourmet Treats’ from The New York Times

‘A Birth Control Pill for Dogs?’ from The Week

A nicely designed infographic from Hunch, Woof vs. Meow, What Our Furry Friends Reveal About Us

Owney the Postal Dog, one of several dogs that traveled on mail trains in the US and England during the great steam engine days, was honored by a ‘forever’ stamp this year. Owney is considered an unofficial Railway Mail Service Mascot. From the Times-Union

‘Dogs can instinctively sense a friendly face’ from The Telegraph

A fine art photobook of chewed dog toys has been published, Chewed by Arne Svenson and Ron Warren. It contains 140 exquisite color photos of “lovingly destoyed canine playthings.” From The New York Times

‘5 Surprising Facts about Dog Walking’ from The Week 

Canine DNA is being used to trace owners who don’t pick up after their pets in ‘Tracing Unscooped Dog Waste Back to the Culprit’ from The New York Times

‘The Phenomenon of Grieving Dogs’  An article that demonstrates the truth of Mark Twain’s saying, “Heaven goes by favor; if it went by merit, you would stay out and your dog would go in.” From the The Week



Got something to say?

You must be logged in to post a comment.