Studies

What makes dogs howl, yawn and hide under the bed? Researchers plumb the inner workings of dogs.

 

do dogs understand words
Say What? How dogs understand language.
prostate cancer sniffing dog
Training dogs to detect prostate cancer gets one paw closer to a ‘robotic nose’ to diagnose the disease, including most lethal form.
Siberian wolf
A new study calls northeast Siberia the birthplace of dogs.
mistrust of veterinarians among dog owners
When it comes to veterinary care, barriers to access, including a lack of trust play a big role.
We must be careful about making sweeping generalizations.
dogs and smart cars
Researchers study people’s relationships with their dogs as a model for improved automotive experiences.
Petting a senior Golden Retriever.
The death of a much-loved dog is sometimes followed by regrets and self-doubt.
An innovative project explores the “science of fear”
A nursing home resident interacts with her robotic dog companion
In times of isolation, the next generation of robo-pets may provide comfort
A dog and a cat snuggle up together, and are best friends.
Study suggests that pheromones can help ease interspecies conflict
Petting and walking shelter dogs.
More than walking them—petting shelter dogs is critical for their well-being
Canine Companions for Independence puppies / Duke
What kind of puppy problem-solving behavior predicts assistance dog success?
A new study confirms the influence in Labrador Retrievers
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.
heavy mixed breed dog
Study provides guidance on best age to neuter mixed breeds by weight.