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    Study: Dogs Have The Brains To Understand Numbers

    Even though they’ve been our closest pals for thousands of years, there’s still so much about dogs we don’t know. How much can they really understand and relate to us? Do they have any idea what we’re talking about at all? At the...

      Scientists Need 10,000 Dogs To Help Them Study Canine Aging

      What would you do to help all dogs live longer? Would you fill out surveys about your pooch? Send in DNA samples and vials of poop? Scientists for the Dog Aging Project certainly hope so. They’re counting on 10,000 dog lovers to volunteer their pups...

        Humanity’s Best Friends: 10 Important Dogs Throughout History You Should Know About

        In school we’re often taught about famous people and their remarkable deeds throughout...

          Could Our Dogs Join Us On Mars Someday?

          For a long time people have speculated that humanity may one day colonize Mars. Well, imagine...

            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...

              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...

                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...