Studies

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

 

Dogs in the study wore activity monitors on their collars for a two-week period, and their owners filled out a questionnaire on the dogs' sleep patterns.
Study sets baseline for sleep patterns in healthy adult dogs.
do dogs understand words
Say What? How dogs understand language.
dogs and smart cars
Researchers study people’s relationships with their dogs as a model for improved automotive experiences.
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
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.
dog communication about toys
New study shows owners make dogs enthusiastic but more likely to goof
do dogs forgive?
Science studies the reasons behind canine reconciliation behaviors.