— Children were dying of diptheria in Nome, Alaska, and the only way to get them the needed antitoxin was a 674-mile sled-dog sprint.
— A new book shows the heroic iconography the Soviets used to celebrate the dogs they sent into space, but there is a lot more to the story.
— Fame is fleeting and sometimes cruel -- even for a canine hero such as this sled dog.
— The Alaska sled race included Poodles for several years thanks to John Suter, a man with a dream.
— Was Togo robbed of his rightful place in history? His owner Leonhard Seppala sure thought so.
— Do you love dressing up your dog? Take a look at how the Chinese emperors did it.
— The ancient dogs of Polynesia are now gone, will all primitive dog breeds go the same way?
— Lima researchers want to know why the remains were placed in graves almost 1,000 years ago.
— You could get a copy of this "autobiography" by Willard Carroll -- we have 5 to give away.
— They belonged to no one, it is said, but they were often seen with the eccentric Emperor Norton.
— The Cavalier makes every lap his throne and every home his castle.
— How did this dog become a saint in 13th century France? Well, he saved a baby for starters.
— The storyteller talks about the inspiration behind his site, Dog Files, and what compelled him to create a documentary honoring the dogs of 9/11.
— This skull fossil was discovered in 1975, but only recently was it linked to modern-day canines.
— You can watch the animated short, which reimagines the story of Genesis to include a dog.
— We interview members of the family that has maintained the famous dog's bloodline since 1957.
— A float in the Rose Parade was a floral re-creation of the massive sculpture to be dedicated this fall.
— It's a floral replica of the Military Working Dog Teams National Monument, which will be dedicated in 2013.
— A celebration of the finest dogs to ever stand by and wait for their owners -- and wait, and wait, and wait.
— To celebrate the birthday of the late French leader, we present photos of five dogs in costume.
— The story of two canines who saved a village from diptheria -- and inspired the Iditarod sled race.
— Designing a logo? Consider including man's best friend. These companies did, and we think they all deserve treats.
— It's raining cats and dogs? What the heck does that mean? Find out here, along with the meanings behind nine other furry phrases.
— One day, Robot the dog happened upon the entrance to the Lascaux caves -- and found a bounty of paintings that stunned the world.
— In ancient civilizations, man's best friend was often man's most-worshipped divine being. (Though in many homes, maybe that's still the case.)
— In 1957, a dog boarded a Soviet spacecraft and blasted into the heavens. Despite the fanfare, this was nothing to celebrate.
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