Who Says Dogs Can’t Climb Trees?

Most dogs, when they chase a cat up a tree, leave it at that. Some walk away, deeming their mission accomplished. Some might skulk away, feeling, or so we’d guess, outwitted. And some might stand sentry at the base of the tree, waiting hours for the cat to come down. But once in a rare while, … Read more

Why Dogs Are Smarter Than Wolves

dog vs wolves

An Oregon State University scientist’s study, published yesterday, is drawing a lot of attention for concluding (as scientific studies often do) the obvious: The longer dogs live with us, the more dependent they become on us, and, as a result, their problem-solving and survival skills aren’t what they were back when they were wolves. Not … Read more

Michael Vick to Receive “Courage” Award

Michael Vick recevie Courage Award for his career

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will receive an award in March for his “commitment to the principles of sportsmanship and courage.” If you just coughed up your breakfast cereal, join the club. Vick was hired by the Eagles after his release from federal prison, where he served a sentence for dogfighting. If anyone deserves a … Read more