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What makes dogs howl, yawn and hide under the bed? Researchers plumb the inner workings of dogs.
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.
Two Studies to Examine Antibiotic Use in Cats and Dogs
Researchers look to veterinarians, digital records in ambitious data-collection effort
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
What Does a Wild Wolf Do All Day?
Thanks to a bit of tech and some intrepid researchers, we now have a better idea.
Do Dogs Get Jealous?
A look at new research on the topic of jealousy in dogs, and what it actually shows.
Karen B. London, PhD
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
Breeds and Behavior: How Closely Are They Linked?
“They’re not like other dogs”— or are they?
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.
Paw Hygiene No Reason to Ban Assistance Dogs From Hospitals
Assistance dogs’ paws are cleaner than their users’ shoe soles, Utrecht University researchers discover.
Women Influenced Coevolution of Dogs and Humans
Sara Zaske, Washington State University
Do Dogs Understand Our Words?
Say What? How dogs understand language.
Dogs Help Us Get One Step Closer Disease-Sniffing Device
Training dogs to detect prostate cancer gets one paw closer to a ‘robotic nose’ to diagnose the disease, including most lethal form.
PCF Staff Writer
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.
“What Do All These Dog Studies Really Mean?”
We must be careful about making sweeping generalizations.
How to Write Better Pet Adoption Ads
David Markowitz, University of Oregon
Do You Wish Your Car Were More Like Your Dog?
Researchers study people’s relationships with their dogs as a model for improved automotive experiences.
Karen B. London, PhD
Your Dog’s Nose Knows No Bounds – and Neither Does Their Love For You