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Rover to the Rescue: The First Canine Movie Star

In 1905 a silent film starred a fictional dog named Rover in a movie where the clever dog rescued a kidnapped baby. The popularity of that film made the name Rover the generic name for all dogs. Here is a chance for you to see that original 6 ½ minute blockbuster film and its hilarious sequel. Read More

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Stanley Coren, Ph.D., F.R.S.C., is a professor of psychology at the University of British Columbia.

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