Category: Dog Links

Why Dogs Have Floppy Ears: An Animated Tale

Why do dogs look different from wolves? The question bedeviled Charles Darwin. Now scientists have a fascinating theory that links droopy ears and splotchy coats with domestication. READ MORE >>

Furbo unveils treat-tossing dog camera with smart alerts, like when your dog is pacing

Furbo, the dog camera that lets you communicate with your pet and also tosses treats to your dog when you’re away, has launched a new version that provides.. READ MORE >>

Why Do Dogs Play?

A new paper finds there are many reasons why dogs play – and play is not always a sign of good welfare. READ MORE >>

The moment in history when Muslims began to see dogs as dirty, impure, and evil

The first Muslims had so many dogs.

This Dingo Has Won the Title of the World’s Most Interesting Genome

The winner of the World’s Most Interesting Genome competition has been announced – and a pure bred dingo called Sandy has ended up on top. READ MORE >>

Where did your dog come from? New tree of breeds may hold the answer

Data also help explain the distribution of some canine genetic diseases READ MORE >>

The World’s Rarest and Most Ancient Dog Has Just Been Re-Discovered in the Wild

After decades of fearing that the New Guinea highland wild dog had gone extinct in its native habitat, researchers have finally confirmed the existence of a healthy, viable population, hidden in one of the most remote and inhospitable regions on… READ MORE >>

Dogs ‘deliberately deceive owners’ to get what they want

Cats might have a reputation for being a bit sneaky or scheming – but, according to science, we really ought to be keeping an eye on dogs if we’re worried about our pets running rings around us. READ MORE >>

Experiments suggest dogs and monkeys have a human-like sense of morality

(—A team of researchers from Kyoto University has found that dogs and capuchin monkeys watch how humans interact with one another and react less positively to those that are less willing to help or share. In their paper published in the journal Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, the team… READ MORE >>

The Truth About Humping

Michael Baugh CPDT-KA CDBC Lots of dogs hump. For people who live with those dogs, it can be embarrassing and upsetting. We humans aren’t comfortable talking about things related to sex, especially when our beloved dogs are being indiscreet in front of guests. For many of us, dogs are cute READ MORE >>