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    Can Human Psychology Help Shelter Dogs Find The Right Homes?

    Potential adopters tend to enter animal shelters with some idea of their perfect pup. However, according to psychologists at Indiana University Bloomington, their final decision is often based on only a few specific traits. The discrepancy between what a...

      The Science Behind Cute Aggression: Why Some People Want To Squeeze Adorable Creatures

      Have you ever looked at your dog and thought, “You’re so cute, I could just squeeze you!”? You certainly aren’t alone! The desire to pinch a baby’s cheeks or bite an adorable pup’s ear are examples of a phenomenon known...

        The Color Of Your Labrador’s Coat Could Help Predict His Lifespan

        A recent study published in the journal, Canine Genetics and Epidemiology, has worrying news...

          Study Suggests Letting Dogs Sleep In Bed Is Good For Chronic Pain Sufferers

          Healthcare providers often recommend removing pets from the bedroom in order to improve a...

            Scientists Study YouTube Videos To Discover The Lesser Known Triggers For Dog Bites

            Common reasons dogs snap at humans include fear, pain and resource guarding. Recently, a team...

              Take A Peek Inside The Library That’s Dedicated Entirely To Dogs

              Did you know that the Kennel Club in London has a library devoted entirely to publications...

                What Are Dogs Thinking When They Stare Into Our Eyes?

                You may remember the classic TV show Lassie featuring a faithful Collie who inevitably saved...

                  Researchers Identify Possible Risk Factors For Anxiety & Aggression In Dogs

                  According to VetStreet.com, as many as 90% of all dog owners report behavioral problems –...

                    New Study Finds That Dogs Have More Brain Power Than Cats

                    Dog people and cat people have long argued about which species is more intelligent. Scientists...

                      Study Shows That Smiling, Gazing At Your Dog Makes Them Love You More

                      Dogs are incredible. Truly, they are. Not only do they recognize when we smile and gaze at...

                        The Truth About Color Blindness In Dogs

                        There was a time when dogs were thought to be completely colorblind, unable to see anything but...

                          Study Shows That Dogs’ Facial Expressions Change When Looking At You

                          We’ve all heard of “puppy dog eyes,” and if you’re a pup parent, you...

                            How Sharing Your Bed With Your Dog Can Affect Your Sleep

                            The results of a newly published study from the Mayo Clinic titled “The Effect of Dogs on...

                              Study Shows Pups Raised With “Tough Love” Make Better Guide Dogs

                              Researchers at The Seeing Eye training school in New Jersey have discovered that puppies whose...

                                Another Way That Dogs Benefit Your Health, Especially As You Age

                                A healthy level of activity is important at all ages, but when we reach late adulthood, it...

                                  Genetic Syndrome In Humans May Help Explain Friendliness In Dogs

                                  Researchers have found an interesting similarity between the genes of hyper-friendly dogs and...

                                    Study Finds That Looking At Photos Of Cute Animals May Improve Your Marriage

                                    What do puppies, pizza and babies have in common? Besides being some of life’s greatest...

                                      Dog Family Tree Reveals How Canine Breeds Came To Be

                                      After 20 years of collecting DNA samples from dogs all over the world, geneticists at the...

                                        More Shelters Are Removing Breed Labels So Adopters Can Choose With Their Hearts

                                        There’s no such thing as second chances when it comes to first impressions. That’s...

                                          Your Dog May Be Able To Sense Changes In Your Health Before You Do

                                          Drug-sniffing dogs, bomb-sniffing dogs, dogs who alert their owners to house fires or intruders...

                                            Are English Bulldogs On The Brink Of Extinction?

                                            Americans love English Bulldogs so much that we have made them our fourth most popular dog...

                                              5 Ways To Tell Your Dogs You Love Them In Their Own Language

                                              Pup parents know that our dogs love us deeply, even though they do not express it in the same...