1. This is your brain on dogs

    The bond between human and pup tugs at some of the same heartstrings as the bond between mother and child




  4. Puppies take the plunge

    These swimming newbies make quite the splash






  9. Orphaned children and the abandoned dogs they love

    In Bangladesh, an Australian photographer finds a tight-knit, motley family



  11. The week’s best photojournalism

    In some of the week’s most eye-catching images, a pianist performs in the sky, a dog takes a drive, and more


  12. But the reason we shouldn’t eat dogs is related to the same reason it is more heinous and hateful to burn a synagogue than a community center, or that it is more of a violation to burn down a man’s home than the two rental properties he owns of an equivalent dollar value. The spaces, objects, and even animals we sanctify with our respect, friendship, and time really do enter into different moral categories. It is not inherently evil to smash a picture, but it is a gesture of hatred to tear a beloved family photo.

    Why you shouldn’t eat dog. Not even once.

    It may be irrational to object to dog-eating. But when rationalism is divorced from human feeling, it becomes crude and vulgar.


  13. Dogs may be capable of jealousy, study shows

    You’re not imagining that sad look on Fido’s face