People will get this

Max and the Curse of Popularity

I’m worried about the future of the Malinois*. On June 26 MGM will release the movie Max and I hope it tanks. I really do.   Movies can influence dog choice and the upcoming release of this movie threatens to make the Malinois the trendy dog to have; this effect can be felt 10 years…

W. E. Mason - Dogs of all Nations

Kevin Behan Ignores Genetics, Invents a New History for the Doberman

I’m nearly finished with Pat Shipman’s book ‘The Invaders‘ and thought about writing something on it; during the preliminary research I came across Kevin Behan’s take on this book. His post is the usual pseudo-science babble and mystical energy nonsense but one part caught my attention for its brazen dismissal of well documented history. Behan…

What a Child Leaves Behind

    In 2013 there was a bit of excitement when a group out of Missouri U reported finding Y-chromosomal DNA in the blood dogs that had given birth to male pups. The first time fetal microchimerism (FMc) has been detected in dogs. During pregnancy there is a small exchange of cells between mother and…

Dogs shouldn't surrender.
Doodle by Me

Cesar Millan, I submit

Cesar, you once wrote: “When I learned how to be calm-submissive to my wife, it improved my marriage 100 percent!” But you are now divorced. Did your recipe for an “improved” marriage lead to its eventual breakdown? Were you resentful about being submissive? Was your wife looking for a partner and not a prisoner to…