Mark Derr on the Active Social Model of Dog Domestication

Mark Derr has been writing critiques of the Coppinger model of dog domestication for decades. His best known work on the subject matter is How the Dog Became the Dog, but his ideas can be read in a more succinct … Continue reading

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Spy in the wild with social carnivorans

The little AWD puppy robot is so cute! Natural History

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How To Spot an Animal Social Justice Warrior

There’s something happening in the animal world, something sticky and kind of ugly, and we need to talk about it. You learn to spot patterns when you’ve been around long enough, trends that start in one area but quickly pick … Continue reading

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Hiring Social Media Consultants

If you are interested in a free year of membership to PetsitUSA, then you can become a new social media consultant!  There are varying options on what a pet sitter should contribute.  You could write blog posts about pet sitting … Continue reading

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