The Lassie Effect

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-22-2018) #589: Featuring Jim Gorman, Margaret Mitsushima, and Karen Killian. New York Times writer Jim Gorman talks about his recent article on a study exploring the “Lassie effect” and whether all dogs would eagerly “get help for Timmy in the well”; Margaret Mitsushima discusses her newest Timber Creek K-9 mystery […]

Competitions for Owners and Their Dogs

Dog Talk (And Kitties Too!) (09-24-2016) #491: Outdoors man and canine-human competitor Kale Casey’s movie “Dog Power” is the engine in the “Outdoors & Adventure” program of the Dog Film Festival –– a thrilling look at the myriad ways in which people, even in wheelchairs, compete with their dogs in demanding athletic competitions; Penelope Laurence’s […]