10 Best Articles on Dogs
The most useful articles on dogs from around the web—beginners to advanced—curated by thought leaders and our community. We focus on timeless pieces and update the list whenever we discover new, must-read articles or videos—make sure to bookmark and revisit this page.
Top 5 Dogs Articles
At a glance: these are the articles that have been most read, shared, and saved on dogs by Refind users in 2023 so far.
- Dogs are symbolic containers of human hopes, desires and vices
- Who could dogs become without humans in their lives?
- Punishment, Puppies, and Science: Bringing Dog Training to Heel
- Timeline: The Domestication of Animals
- Inside the brains of aging dogs
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Punishment, Puppies, and Science: Bringing Dog Training to Heel
Efforts to regulate dog training have centered on studies examining the efficacy of punishment as a training tool
Timeline: The Domestication of Animals
While dogs weren’t always our docile companions, research indicates that they were likely one of the first animals to be domesticated by humans. In fact, genetic evidence suggests that dogs split from…
Inside the brains of aging dogs
In a citizen science project, thousands of pet dogs are helping scientists to understand what happens to memory and cognition in old age
How Dogs Perceive Time
Dogs can’t tell us what time means to them — but maybe we can try and understand how dogs perceive the passing of time.
Do dogs really love us? Trainer reveals 10 signs that your dog actually does
Our relationship with our dogs can be a simple yet confusing one. Now, a trainer has revealed 10 signs that help you tell your dog loves you.
These are some of the most-read long-form articles on dogs.
Dogs are symbolic containers of human hopes, desires and vices
In all its baroque and sometimes cruelly overbred forms, the dog is a paramount symbol of both human hopes and foibles
«As a rising middle class started to focus on their own family trees, creating an ‘elite’ from new money, so dogs started to be classified too.»
Humans Can’t Quit a Basic Myth About Dog Breeds
Breed doesn’t have that big an effect on a dog’s personality.
Who could dogs become without humans in their lives?
If humans were to disappear from the face of the Earth, what might dogs become? And would they be better off without us?
«What dogs have to lose from human disappearance: No veterinary care No pain management (medicines, massage, acupuncture, palliative care, pain medications, etc) No vaccinations No human-provided control of parasites»
THE NAMES OF ALL MANNER OF HOUNDS: A UNIQUE INVENTORY IN A FIFTEENTH-CENTURY MANUSCRIPT
The Names of All Manner of Hounds is a unique list of 1065 names for hunting dogs (running hounds, terriers and greyhounds) found in a fifteenth-century manuscript that has recently been sold into a…
The Dogs That Grew Wool and the People Who Love Them
Indigenous communities in the Pacific Northwest bred little, fluffy white dogs that provided for them, both materially and spiritually.
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