Free Family Dog Project Online Seminar

I just found out about this exciting event coming up on Nov 7 online.  It’s a free event with talks by researchers on dog behavior at the Family Dog Project in Budapest.  I visited the lab and heard from some of the researchers and am planning to post a blog...
Visiting the Clever Dog Lab in Vienna

Visiting the Clever Dog Lab in Vienna

During my European trip I was fortunate enough to be able to visit the Clever Dog Lab in Vienna, where scientists are studying different fascinating aspects of dog intelligence, brain function, and behavior.  The dogs used in the experiments are family pets from...
Nuremberg Dogs

Nuremberg Dogs

Our first stop in Europe was Nuremberg, Germany, infamous as a Nazi center of activity and for the trials of Nazi war criminals, but a lovely city to visit today.  We happened to visit at the opening of the Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival.  This...
Dogs in Art of Europe

Dogs in Art of Europe

I’ve been on the road in Europe, enjoying many things, including visiting museums and noting lots of dogs in art, like the one above doing what dogs have always done when no one is looking!  I think it’s fun to see canine friends immortalized in paint and...

Dog Law Reporter: A Varied Dog Blog

Some of the resources I list elsewhere on this blog may be unfamiliar even to serious dog folks, such as www.doglawreporter.blogspot.com.  I stumbled across this goldmine of reliable dog information while writing my book “Dogs on Duty: Soldiers’ Best...

Dogs Get You Out and About

One of the great things about dogs is they help us get our bodies moving and take us to fun places.   You may not have a dog-friendly beach available like these folks in California, but there are leash-free dog parks in many towns and cities these days.  For me,...