Nuremberg Dogs

Our first stop in Europe was Nuremberg, Germany, infamous as a Nazi center of activity and for the trials of Nazi war criminals, but a lovely city to visit today.  We happened to visit at the opening of the Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival.  This city is using its dark …

Dog Law Reporter: A Varied Dog Blog

Some of the resources I list elsewhere on this blog may be unfamiliar even to serious dog folks, such as www.doglawreporter.blogspot.com.  I stumbled across this goldmine of reliable dog information while writing my book “Dogs on Duty: Soldiers’ Best Friends on the Battlefield and Beyond.”  Dog Law Reporter is by John …

Revisiting Audie, My Vick Dog Hero

May, 2010: As I knocked on the door, photographer Bill Muñoz and I heard a dog barking loudly from inside the house, and we exchanged nervous glances.  Our anticipation was high, because we were about to meet Audie, a young pit bull rescued three years earlier from Michael Vick’s notorious dog-fighting operation.  Bill …