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What makes dogs howl, yawn and hide under the bed? Researchers plumb the inner workings of dogs.
Hookworms Are Developing Resistance to Current Treatments
Bad news: The parasites have evolved to evade all FDA-approved medications veterinarians use to kill them.
Researchers Lay Groundwork for Potential Dog-Allergy Vaccine
Scientists have identified the first step towards developing a vaccine for dog allergies.
The Bark Editors
Noise Anxiety in Dogs: Common Household Noises May Be Stressing Your Dog
Study shows people likely underestimate their dog’s anxiety.
How Dogs Understand and Process Human Words
Near Death Experiences: Will Our Dogs be Waiting For us?
At the end of our lives, loved ones—including dogs—may return.
Just How Accurate Are Canine Behavioral Assessments?
Testing Behavior Tests
Jessica Hekman, DVM, MS
A Dog’s Coat Patterns Hold Clues to Their Wolf Ancestors
Discovering ancient origins in DNA
Prostate Cancer Detection Dogs
Man’s best friend could help save him from prostate cancer.
Do Dogs Think About the Past?
Study determines if dogs get mad at you for what you did yesterday.
The Bark Editors
Chocolate Labradors Die Earlier Than Yellow or Black, and Have More Disease
Paul McGreevy, PhD, MRCVS
Dogs Can Help Children Accept the Challenges of Foster Care
Dogs provide a vital, non-threatening emotional comfort to some children.
Puppies are Wired to Communicate With People, Study Shows
Genetics may also help explain why some dogs perform better than others on social tasks such as following pointing gestures.
Can Dogs Live Longer?
Professor’s search for dogs’ healthier living, longevity drives Dog Aging Project
Dogs Can Sniff Out Coronavirus with Impressive Accuracy
In a proof-of-concept study led by the School of Veterinary Medicine, dogs identified positive samples with 96% accuracy.
Katherine Unger Baillie, University of Pennsylvania
New Blindness Gene Uncovered in a Canine Study
Dog Sleep Cycles Matter For Treating Pain
Study sets baseline for sleep patterns in healthy adult dogs.
Women Influenced Coevolution of Dogs and Humans
Sara Zaske, Washington State University
Do Dogs Understand Our Words?
Say What? How dogs understand language.
Mistrust May Be Why Some Dog Owners Avoid The Vet
When it comes to veterinary care, barriers to access, including a lack of trust play a big role.
How to Write Better Pet Adoption Ads
David Markowitz, University of Oregon