Dogs

Pope Francis Says Dogs Go to Heaven, Fails to Mention the Bible Hates Dogs
December 12, 2014

"Dog" is the second-worst pejorative in the Bible, after "whore."

Horrifying Photos of China's Dog-Eating Festival—and the Activists Who Are Trying to Stop It
August 27, 2014

Warning: Some of these photos are upsetting. But some of them are inspiring, too.

The Only Thing Worse Than the Super Bowl Is the Puppy Bowl
Against the tyranny of cuteness
January 29, 2014

Against the tyranny of cuteness in America.

Scientists Have Discovered 11,000-Year-Old Sexually Transmitted Dog Cancer
January 24, 2014

This piece first appeared on newstatesman.com. Veterinary biologists have discovered that a sexually-transmitted cancer found in dogs around the world first originated 11,000 years ago, making it potentially the oldest living mammalian creature.

I Hate Dogs for What Their Popularity Says About Us
May 10, 2013

Yesterday, Slate tech columnist Farhad Manjoo slipped outside of his beat, which he does infrequently, to rail against dogs. Clearly, the man had had enough.