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In places where dogs are used for herding, people are not as close with their dogs. Researchers also found that women have more affectionate relationships with dogs than men do.

Affection influenced dog domestication

TRINITY WILLSEY, Evergreen reporter February 11, 2021

Temperature and gender have influenced the relationships between humans and dogs in various cultures, a WSU anthropological research team has found. Environmental temperature has influenced how useful...

The effect of coronavirus on dogs is more nuanced than it appears.

Guest column: COVID-19 column needs reassessment

CHARLIE POWELL, Guest columnist October 28, 2020

The Oct. 22 Daily Evergreen opinion piece written by Jacqueline Maldonado-Hernandez titled “Protect dogs from COVID-19” contained an emotional risk assessment and errors that need correction. In...

Dogs detecting coronavirus puts them at risk, and we have to consider whether that’s acceptable.

OPINION: Protect dogs from COVID-19

JACQUELINE MALDONADO-HERNANDEZ, Evergreen columnist October 22, 2020

Dogs are now being used at Helsinki Airport to detect COVID-19 on arriving passengers, but they might be more at risk than we think. Elian Peltier, a writer for The New York Times, wrote that the dogs...

When determining whether to buy or adopt a new pet, adoption is always the best answer.

OPINION: Adopt, don’t shop for pets

MEGHAN HENRY, Evergreen columnist September 29, 2020

It’s romanticized, but in truth, the "Adopt, Don't Shop" ideal really does save animal lives. Animals of all kinds find their way to shelters like Whitman County Humane Society for many reasons. The...

Dogs are great companions and deserve a forever home, but don’t get one if you can’t provide that.

Ask Emma: I want to get a dog

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen columnist June 29, 2020

Dear Emma, Everyone I know has a dog or is getting one. I really want one but am living at home and haven’t been able to convince my mom yet. I keep suggesting that I can take it back to school with...

Dogs and cats have responded very differently to the coronavirus quarantine.

OPINION: Satire: Dogs and cats react to the quarantine

JACOB HERSH, Evergreen opinion editor May 13, 2020

While many have studied and acknowledged the impact of the quarantine on the economy, local business and healthcare workers, few have examined the effect the lockdown has had on our furry animal companions....

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