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Whats a Dog For

What's A Dog For? The Surprising History, Science, Philosophy and Politics of Man's Best Friend

Timothy Braun | Posted 03.05.2013 | Books
Timothy Braun

Evolving from wild animals to working partners to actual members of families, our canine companions are now the focus of studies centered on pet ownership, evolutionary theory and cognitive science.

PHOTOS: 8 Reasons Owning A Dog Is Good For You

John Homans | Posted 01.21.2013 | Books
John Homans

What's a Dog for? There are a thousand answers to the question that is the title of my new book. This is because being human means needing help, of many different kinds, and sometimes there's not another to provide it.