Resources on Dogs

Compiled by National Geographic News
Updated February 9, 2004

National Geographic's gone to the dogs. Our Web site features dozens of news features, photo galleries, and more about our "Best Friend." Learn about the latest research into the origins and evolution of the most diverse mammal; read about the many ways in which dogs work for people; find lesson plans based on pooches.

Bookmark this page and visit us regularly—we will update it every time we add a new story or online feature about dogs and other canids.

Photo Galleries
Westminster Dog Show Breeds
Westminster Past Winners
National Geographic magazine: Photo Flashback—Hounded

The Origin of Dogs
How Did Dogs Become Adept at Playing to Humans?
Human Gestures Fed Dogs' Domestication
Did Carolina Dog Arrive With Ancient Americans?
Human, Dog Genomes Similar, Study Finds
Scientists Start Deciphering Dog Genome
National Geographic magazine: Wolf to Woof—The Evolution of Dogs

Dog Behavior
Can Animals Sense Earthquakes?
Full Moon Effect on Behavior Minimal, Studies Say

Our Relationship With Dogs
Westminster: Greatest Dog-Gone Show on Earth?
What's a Labradoodle—Designer Dog or Just Another Mutt?
Barney Cam II: Presidential Pooch Is Back Online
Summer Camps Have Gone to the Dogs
Animal Acupuncture: More Pets Get the Point
National Geographic magazine: A Love Story—Our Bond With Dogs
U.S. Facing Feral-Dog Crisis

Dogs That Work
"Scat Dogs" Sniff Out Endangered Species Feces
Dogs Called Up in War on Terrorism
Seizure-Alert Dogs Save Humans With Early Warning
Dogs of War: Inside the U.S. Military's Canine Corps
Salukis: Ancient Dog Breed Still in the Hunt
Guard Dogs: Newfoundlands' Lifesaving Past, Present
Hollywood Gives Stray Dogs New Leash on Life
Crisis-Response Dogs Offer Comfort After Tragedy
Brooklyn Dog a Rising Star in New York Art Scene
Canine Companions May Help Kids Learn to Read
Life Is Serious Mission for Rescue Dogs
Therapy Dogs Seem to Boost Health of Sick and Lonely
Veterans: Dogs of War Deserve a Memorial
Bear Dogs on Patrol for Problem Grizzlies
"Detector Dogs" Sniff Out Smugglers for U.S. Customs
U.S. Beagle Brigade is First Defense Against Alien Species

Ice Dogs Explorer on Siberia-to-US Dogsled Attempt
Dogs Are "True Heroes" of Iditarod, Race Champ Says

Other Canids
Wolves' Leftovers Are Yellowstone's Gain, Study Says
Study: Noise Machine Keeps Predators Off Property
Hunting Helps Expand U.K. Wildlands, Study Says
Red Wolves Back From Extinction in the U.S. Wild
Thriving Gray Wolf May Come Off U.S. Endangered List
Scandinavian Wolves on Road to Recovery, Study Says
Most-Endangered Wolves May Be Saved By Vaccine
Hi-Tech Tracking Tool Tested in Wolf Recovery Efforts
National Geographic Television Special: Return of the Wolf

On the Trail of Africa's Endangered Wild Dogs
Rare-Dog Search Meets With Success, Then Tragedy

Eco-Terrorism Blamed for Tasmania Red Fox Release
Is U.S. Safe From Foxhunting Debate?

Coyotes Now at Home in Eastern U.S.
"Olympic Mascots" Killed as Pests in U.S.

Dog-gone Fun for Kids
National Geographic Explorer Classroom magazine:
Online Game Dogs at Work >>
Article: Working Like a Dog >>

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