Science

Wolf. Dog. What’s the Difference?

A pair of scientists chase canine evolution deep into DNA.

10/17/2018 By Benjamin Tepler

Animal House

Happy 150th Birthday, Oregon Humane Society!

Portland's Hufflepuff cred goes way back.

06/19/2018 By Amy Martin

Woof!

Does Your Dog Have What It Takes to Lead a Parade?

Wannabe canine grand marshals, line up.

04/25/2018 By Christine Menges

Animal Therapy

Meet Portland's Instagram-Famous Golden Retriever

Scout gets all the likes.

01/30/2018 By Eleanor Van Buren

Mushing

This Is Oregon's Most Epic Dog Sled Race

Meet the mushers (and the adorable huskies) that defied blizzards to race in the 2017 Eagle Cap Extreme—some qualifying in the process for Alaska's Iditarod.

01/27/2017 By Ramona DeNies

Pets: Vets

Five Portland Vet Services You Need to Know

From emergency care to animal massage, here’s where to take your terrier (or tarantula).

01/23/2017 By Rebecca Jacobson

Pets: Canine Calendar

A Dream Day in a Portland Dog’s Life

From dog-friendly cafes to acupuncture and afternoon pedis, it’s a divine time to be alive.

01/23/2017 By Fiona McCann

Pets: Where the Wild Things Are

Five Favorite Portland Dog Parks

With 33 patches of off-leash, dog-friendly romping zones in city parks, how do you decide?

01/23/2017 By Rachel Ritchie

Pets: Beast Masters

Portland’s Dog Training Experts Are Divided into Dueling Camps. What Works?

It's been a long, confounding odyssey.

01/23/2017 By Benjamin Tepler

Pets: Zootopias

Day Care, Dog Walkers, and Animal Odditoriums: Pet Boarding in Portland

Be it your beagle or bearded dragon, the city's got you covered.

01/23/2017 By Margaret Seiler

Food Event Spotlight

Gifts of Winter: It's Time for the Oregon Truffle Festival

The annual “black gold” blowout returns January 20–29, 2017.

11/21/2016 By Arlo Voorhees and Benjamin Tepler

BARKLANDIA

A Dog's Life?

30 years ago, dogs were outdoor-only pets. They guarded the house, played with the kids, and dozed in the doggie house. Now facing a strong trend of sociological humanization in the US, man's best friend has taken on an anthropomorphized role in our lives

06/10/2010 By Linda Baker