Training Dogs to Find Truffles in Oregon – NYTimes.com

By NICK CZAP (NYT)
Dogs and their owners go to school to hunt and harvest an expensive fungus.

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At a Long Island Animal Hospital, Learning How to Treat Military Dogs – NYTimes.com

By ERIC NEWCOMER (NYT)
Rescuers with the New York Air National Guard recently underwent training in animal care at Long Island Veterinary Specialists.

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Is Your Dog Smarter Than a 2-Year-Old? – NYTimes.com

Is Your Dog Smarter Than a 2-Year-Old? - NYTimes.com

How are dog and child alike? How are they not? Herewith I report anecdotal instances of their behavior over one week, with some cherry-picked research to complete the story.

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More Military Dogs Show Signs of Combat Stress – NYTimes.com

SAN ANTONIO — The call came into the behavior specialists here from a doctor in Afghanistan. His patient had just been through a firefight and now was cowering under a cot, refusing to come out.

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They Bark, They Fetch, and Their Humans Vote – NYTimes.com

Jason Henry for The Bay Citizen  Dog walkers and their charges in a leash-free zone of Fort Funston. DogPAC represents dozens of dog lovers' groups.

By GERRY SHIH (NYT)
San Francisco’s canine citizens now have their own political action committee, DogPAC, and candidates are taking its power very seriously.

They Bark, They Fetch, and Their Humans Vote – NYTimes.com.

In ‘Chewed,’ Dog Toys Loved to Pieces – NYTimes.com

 

 

 

By RIMA SUQI (NYT)
Arne Svenson and Ron Warren, who were behind the 2002 book “Sock Monkeys,” have a new book with 140 color photographs of old canine toys.

 

 

In ‘Chewed,’ Dog Toys Loved to Pieces – NYTimes.com.

Dog Owned by a Navy Seal Team Member Grieves at His Funeral – NYTimes.com

A video of a dog apparently mourning the death of his owner at a funeral has gone viral, prompting an outpouring from viewers around the world.

Dog Owned by a Navy Seal Team Member Grieves at His Funeral – NYTimes.com.