The Tragedy of the Dog

Dogs are blessed and cursed by their co-evolution with our species. They are blessed in that their numbers greatly exceed any wild canid species. Many of the ones in much of the developed world receive better access to heath care, … Continue reading

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Friday Funny: Kool Aid Man

If you’re old like me, this will bring up happy memories of your childhood. Have a great weekend! Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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10 Delicious Plant-Based Recipes

PLANT BASED NACHOS, 3 WAYS I’ve been a vegetarian for most of my life, but I’m always trying to take things a step further and eat more completely plant-based foods. I also try to share a lot of plant-based recipes … Continue reading

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The problem with scenthounds

I grew up in rural West Virginia. One of the most common types of dog during my childhood was the scenthound. People had beagles for running rabbits.  The hardcore houndsmen kept coonhounds and foxhounds, and the really die-hard ones kept … Continue reading

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Why Spay and Neuter?

An important reminder on the benefits of spaying and neutering. Until next time, Good day, and good dog! Doggies.com Dog Blog

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2019 Halloween Haunted Houses that Help Homeless Animals

Combining fun, fright, and philanthropy, from coast to coast a number of Halloween haunted houses will help dogs and cats who need forever homes as they help fear fans get in the ‘spirit’… [[ This is a summary only. Click … Continue reading

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Stacking practice

Dare got some practice being stacked. She looks pretty good for four months old. Natural History

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A Fun First Day of Kindergarten Questionnaire

Over the past couple of years, I have put together a fun ‘interview’ with questions to ask my daughter on the first day of school. I then ask the same questions on the last day of school to see how … Continue reading

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Win a PawZaar Dog Walking Bag/Crossbody Phone Bag

We are SO excited to announce the launch of our newest PawZaar product: the CALL OF THE WALK dog walking bag and crossbody phone bag especially for dog moms! You’ll remember a few months ago we… [[ This is a … Continue reading

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Very high levels of dog introgression into wolves in Central Italy

As long-time readers of this blog know, I consider dogs to be a form of gray wolf.  I do not consider Canis familiaris to be a valid taxon, because of cladistics and because of the gene flow between domestic dogs … Continue reading

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