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What makes dogs howl, yawn and hide under the bed? Researchers plumb the inner workings of dogs.
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
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
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
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
African Wild Dogs: Helping to Restore Wildlife Ecosystems
An innovative project explores the “science of fear”
Can Robotic Dogs Substitute for Therapy Animals?
In times of isolation, the next generation of robo-pets may provide comfort