Science and History

From cave to condo, Canis lupus has been loping beside us every step of the way.

Saint Bernard current and past
Breeders, judges and historians talk about breed standards—why they work and when they don’t
New study reveals that our dogs are affected by how long we're gone.
Village dogs’ genetic code may hold clues to canine evolution and health
What do dogs know and how do they know it?
Which DNA test should you choose to settle the “what’s in the mix” question?
The Science and Art of Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon
Unraveling the genetic tapestry provides clues to breeds and their mixes
Celebrating the bicentennial of the father of evolution