Let Sleeping Dogs Lie

It’s a sunny Sunday in February and our spirits are running high. We’re back in Colorado, headed to the Denver Coliseum for the Twentieth Annual Rocky Mountain Dog Show...
THE DRAMA QUEEN AND THE GUNSHOT SURVIVOR

The Drama Queen and The Gunshot Survivor

On a back road near a highway in eastern Memphis, Tennessee, from somewhere out of the overgrown thickets of wilderness, perhaps north from the dense forests that lined the Mississippi...
OUR NEW HOME IS THE CITY DUMP

Our New Home Is The City Dump

The test was coming. The FEMA Canine SAR Certification test would eventually merge into a single exam, but in 1997, there were two separate tests. Basic certification—two victims across two rubble piles...

Child and Parent Perspectives on the Responsible Care of Dogs, Safety Issues with Canines,...

IntroductionIn reviewing the literature on children and the family dog, we found few studies that collected data directly from children; this was particularly true...
ENTER THE MASTER TRAINER

Enter The Master Trainer

Ana, Dusty, and Harley—in terms of their combination of physical ability and prey drive—were in the top percentile of dogs in America. But in a way, finding them was the...