New dog, old tricks

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Sometime in the 6th century BCE, an unknown Athenian, or perhaps the city itself, dedicated the statue of a hunting dog to the Acropolis, in front of the Sanctuary of Artemis, goddess of the hunt, which was near the Parthenon. … Continue reading


Photo of the week: dog and demonstrators

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Two years ago, it was Greece. Now it’s Turkey. Police cracked down with teargas (and more) on peacefully demonstrating citizens. In the photo, a teargassed dog receives treatment from fellow demonstrators. In both countries, strays petted and fed by the crowds … Continue reading