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View Resource Ask Dog Lady

What to do with a problem dog? What is the best book on dog training? Would Tony Soprano benefit from owning a dog? How can you trust your dog walker with your dog? All these questions are addressed by the Dog Lady, who gives advice, as she says herself, on "dogs, love, and life." Always readable and often funny, the Dog Lady answers emails from viewers with questions about their canine pets....

https://www.askdoglady.com/
View Resource BANR Petdoor: Nutrient Requirements of Cats and Dogs

The National Academies Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources (BANR) recently announced the pre-publication release of Nutrient Requirements of Cats and Dogs, "the latest in BANR's respected series on domestic animal nutrition." Readers are invited to check out free "tidbits" from the 500-page report in this Web site -- the full report is available for a substantial sum. Fortunately, the...

http://dels.nas.edu/global/banr/petdoor
View Resource DiscoverySchool.com: Adapting to the World

DiscoverySchool.com presents this lesson plan based on Adapting to the World, a Discovery Channel documentary that includes a segment on the domestication of dogs. Designed for grades 6-8, the lesson covers the evolution of dogs from wolves and the creation of specific breeds for specific tasks. The lesson plan works quite well without viewing the program, thanks to well-outlined activities and...

http://www.discoveryeducation.com/teachers/free-lesson-plans...
View Resource Mixed-Breed Dogs Increasing in Popularity

To the average person words such as cockapoo, yorkipoo, and dorgi may seem inappropriate for polite conversation, but in actuality they are the names of mixed-breed dogs. Previously, many of these mixed-breed dogs (formerly referred to as mutts), would have been of little interest. But in recent years more and more people have become entranced with having these animals as household pets. The...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2004/0123
View Resource PBS-Nova: Dogs And More Dogs

This Nova website, designed to accompany a television Feature Program on the world of Dogs, asks "How and why did man's best friend evolve from wolves, and why are dogs so remarkably diverse today?" The site showcases a slide show on working dogs and an interactive matching game entitled, Dogs Around the World. Also included at this website are a Teacher's Guide, a Links and Books page, and an...

https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/dogs/
View Resource Animal Planet: Dog Breed Directory

Are you considering bringing a canine into the family, and wondering which type of dog would be the best fit? This website from Animal Planet provides potential dog owners with information about a variety of breeds. The site directory lists dogs under such categories as Hound, Sporting, Terrier, Working, Herding, and more. Site visitors can view profiles for many different types of dogs including...

http://www.animalplanet.com/breed-selector/dog-breeds.html
View Resource After proposition to ban greyhound racing in Massachusetts passes, some express concern about the fate of the dogs, while others voice concern about racetrack workers

Track employees racing against unemployment http://www.wickedlocal.com/raynham/news/x596325272/Track-employees-racing-against-unemployment Adopt a Greyhound http://www.adopt-a-greyhound.org/ Greyhound Care Manual http://www.recycledracers.org/FAQ/greyhound-care-manual.html Greyhound Club of America http://www.greyhoundclubofamerica.org/ The Greyhound: Its History, Points, Breeding, Rearing,...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/1205