Studies

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

 

husky puppy
New findings challenge popular views of estrogen’s role in cancer risk.
greyhound dog
A rare genetic mutation could result in dogs being exposed to dangerously high levels of anesthetic agents.
A team of Greenland sled dogs working in Greenland’s Disko Bay. The ancestors of these dogs arrived with the Inuit to the North American Arctic. (Courtesy/Tatiana Feuerborn)
UC Davis Anthropologists and Geneticists Traced Dog’s DNA Back 2,000 Years
Aversive dog training techniques negatively affect canine welfare
DNA tests show that over two-thirds of the breed labels on dogs in shelters or on pet rescue websites are wrong.
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Bigger dogs outdo little dogs at this one intelligence test.
PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHARLES BALDWIN
University classes for fitness walking with dogs
working dog
Canine 'Aptitude Test' Might Offer Clues
Black Pug Dog Waiting
Studies of mice reveal a possible mechanism