Friend, companion, confidante

Dogs are more than just pets. They are our confidantes, our companions. They are our sidekicks, our cohorts, our comic-relief. They are our biggest supporters and our constant champions. They are our best friends. They are family. No where in the world is this more apparent than it is here in the good old, USA….

Trained Tricks or Real Talk?

Ever wish your dog could let you know what she’s thinking? One woman thinks she may have found a way to communicate with canines.

Sacrificed for Science

On this day 62 years ago a small, former Moscow street dog became a worldwide celebrity. That fame came at the cost of her life. On November 3, 1957, Laika became the first creature from earth to enter space. As part of the Soviet space program she was one of numerous formally homeless dogs used…

Hitting the Books

Ever wonder what’s going on in your dog’s head? How about in their heart? Several new books look at that special bond between people and pooches.

New Memorial to Vietnam-era K9s

A new memorial has opened in Groveport Ohio dedicated to the Military Working Dogs of Vietnam. You can read about it here.

Last Stop

The final stop on The American Canine’s big European adventure takes to a beautiful city with a big love for dogs.