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    The Science Behind Cute Aggression: Why We 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...

      Scent Detection Dogs Are The Newest Technology In Stopping The Spread Of Malaria

      Thanks to a Labrador named Sally, a Labrador-Golden mix named Lexi, and a Springer Spaniel named Freya, how the world manages disease prevention might soon change. It’s no secret a dog’s nose is powerful, and scent detection dogs are already...

        Recent Study Suggests That Your Dog Does This For You When You’re Upset

        There’s something about a dog’s soft fur and kind eyes that works like medicine...

          Can Dogs Tell Time?

          Every night at exactly the same time, your dog gives you “the look.” You...

            Uncovering The Mystery Of How Some Lost Dogs Find Their Way Home

            Sassy, Champ, and Shadow from the movie “Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey”...

              Do Dogs Really Hold Grudges Like Humans Do?

              There’s a certain look dog owners know too well. It’s that unhappy glance you get...

                Science Says Dogs Recognize Happiness Better Than Any Other Human Emotion

                When you’re in bed with the flu or grieving the loss of a loved one, your dog seems to...

                  The Ugly Truth About Cloning Your Dog

                  The first successful dog cloning took place in 2005 when Snuppy, an Afghan Hound puppy, was...

                    Talking To Your Pets Isn’t Crazy, It’s A Sign Of Social Intelligence

                    I admit it: I talk to my pets. I even have a different voice for each one. My non-animal...

                      The Surprising Reason Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears

                      Basset Hounds, Bloodhounds, Beagles—there are countless dog breeds best known for their...

                        Scientifically Proven Ways To Show Your Dogs How Much You Love Them

                        Scientific research has helped us understand the complex thoughts and emotions our beloved dogs...

                          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 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...

                                    Can Science Explain Why Dogs Are Willing To Risk Their Lives For Us?

                                    They drag us from burning buildings, alert us to medical emergencies, battle intruders, and...

                                      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...

                                        According To Science, This Is What Your Guilty-Faced Dog Is REALLY Thinking

                                        You know the look: bowed head, flat ears, eyes wide and cut to the side, back hunched, tail...

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                                          Science Suggests Women Who Have Dogs Have Healthier Babies

                                          Children and pets have always had a special bond, but a recent study shows their connection...

                                            Ancient Dog Thought To Be Extinct Is Rediscovered In The Wild

                                            For decades, researchers have feared that the rare New Guinea Highland Wild Dog had gone...

                                              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...

                                                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...