Before I start on this interesting topic, let’s establish that I’m talking about field bred dogs here, not bench bred dogs. There’s a difference, but I’m not about to get into that thicket, so I’ll just stick . . .
We post a lot about Pit Bulls here on the Orvis Dogs blog, mostly about how the public’s perceptions of the breed are mistaken. A new book by Bronwen Dickey traces the history of. . .
As I was driving home last night, I was listening to “Fresh Air” on NPR and heard this fascinating interview with Bronwen Dickey, who has written a new book called Pit Bull: The Battle over. . .
We have posted many times about whether or not there is such a thing as a “dangerous” dog breed, and many communtites still have breed-specific legislation on the books. But we’ve. . .
The website fivethirtyeight.com is all about data: statistics, charts, and the like. Back in February, reporter Oliver Roeder visited the annual Westminster Kennel Club show to explore the. . .
Every year, the American Kennel Club counts down the most popular dog breeds in America. Although there hasn’t been any change in the top spot for a quarter century (can you guess which breed. . .
I got a fascinating email yesterday from Stephanie Kim, who works for the dog-sitting company DogVacay, and she expressed a bit of skepticism about the methodology behind the annual. . .
A new article on the Mother Nature Network website features the world’s largest breeds, in both height and weight, and it include lots of great photos. All the breeds you’d expect to see. . .
The social news and entertainment website Buzzfeed offers photos and information on some very unusual and rare dog breeds, most of which I hadn’t heard of. The vast majority are of. . .