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News and insights from experts to enthusiasts.

Dogs could be an important sentinel species for the long-term health effects of environmental chemicals, research shows.
Research shows tags may be used as early warning system for human health.
dog pulling on tug
Part Two of Life with Dogs During the Covid-19 Pandemic
emotional support dogs on planes
...and Make Life Harder for People Like Me Who Rely on Service Dogs
Shelter dogs need a little R&R outside of the shelter.
husky puppy
New findings challenge popular views of estrogen’s role in cancer risk.
greyhound dog
A rare genetic mutation could result in dogs being exposed to dangerously high levels of anesthetic agents.
How my wife and I started a rescue devoted to rehoming dogs who’ve lost their families to debility or death.
A team of Greenland sled dogs working in Greenland’s Disko Bay. The ancestors of these dogs arrived with the Inuit to the North American Arctic. (Courtesy/Tatiana Feuerborn)
UC Davis Anthropologists and Geneticists Traced Dog’s DNA Back 2,000 Years
dog and human hold hands
President Trump Needs a Canine Correction
Author Karen B. London
It took a lot of frames and a lot of patience to get a new headshot
Sam Cohen with a dog at a shelter. (Credit: Cadence L. Baugh Chang/Indiana U.)
Choosing the perfect dog poses challenges similar to speed-dating.