Study Shows That Personality Traits Are Not Linked to A Dog's Breed

Published in the renowned journal Science, the study was focused on dog genetics, or more specifically, the possible connection between behavior and genetics.

Vegan Diets Could Be Better for Your Dog’s Health, Study Finds

Feeding pets vegetarian or vegan diets have long been a source of controversy in the pet space.

Are You Always Under Stress? Study Show Your Dog Mirrors Your Bad Fee

The recently done research confirms what dog people all over the world have suspected for decades- dogs feel everything you do, and to a staggering extent.

Canines Evolved a Special Muscle to Make Those Disarming ‘Puppy Dog

If you find it too hard to resist to your pet's pleading puppy dog eyes, don't feel bad. It seems that it's all about evolution.

Want To Meet New People? Survey Says Get A Dog

Dogs bring a lot of joy in our lives- but it seems that our four-legged besties have a way of bringing great people in it, too.

Study Shows Adopting a Pet Could Help With Depression Symptoms

A small-scale study by Portuguese scientists revealed that becoming a pet owner could significantly relieve symptoms of people with severe depression.

Detection Dogs Can Now Sniff Out Malaria From Your Socks

A team of UK researchers successfully trained dogs to detect people infected by malaria simply by smelling their clothes.

Researchers Reveal Dogs Can Be Right or Left-Pawed

Knowing which paw your pet favors could tell experts which hemisphere of their brain is the dominant one- revealing a lot about their personality.

Dogs Will Rush To Comfort Crying Owners, Study Shows

The scientists behind the study wanted to see if dogs can sense our feelings and would crying motivate them to try and help their owners.

Could Studying Canines Help People Lose Weight?

According to a new study, the behavior and responses of overweight dogs and humans are strikingly similar, which paves the road for further studies.

A New Generation of Bomb-Sniffing Dogs Picked Based on Brain Scans

To make sure that the puppies they chose have what it takes to complete the course, researchers are using fMRI machines to look for specific brain activity.

Scientists Reveal a Surprising Similarity Between Dogs and Humans

A study indicates that our canine companions have gut flora similar to ours. Here's how the findings could help nutritional research!

Morris Animal Foundation Awards $775,000 to Test Vaccine for Bone Tumo

Researchers believe that this vaccine that could improve longevity and quality of life for dogs suffering from osteosarcoma.

Canine Tech: Artificial Intelligence Trained to Behave as a Dog

A team working out of the University of Washington and Allen Institute for AI taught a neural network to behave like a dog.

Therapy Dogs Could Be Helping Lawyers Mediate Divorces

According to findings from a new Harvard study, we could be seeing canines helping people de-stress during family law mediation.

Are You Your Dog’s Favorite Person? Scientists Don’t Think So

A recent study reveals that context and environment can change the way a dog treats their owner. Spoiler alert: you might not like to know how. People who pr…

Therapy Dogs Help College Students Deal With Stress

Are you stressing over your finals? A study suggests some quality cuddle time with a pooch might take that UNI- caused anxiety away.

Study: Having a Dog Makes You More Attractive

Research indicates that people with dogs appeared much more attractive to potential partners, who also viewed them as caring and responsible.

Study: Dogs Lick Their Mouth in Response to Angry Human Faces

Your dog knows when you're angry! A new study indicates that dogs can interpret our body language, and lick their lips when they see an angry human face.

Study: Oxytocin Hormone Draws Dogs to Smiling Faces

The modulating role of hormone oxytocin in canine emotional processing has been confirmed, and it might change the way we communicate with our dogs.

Researchers Discover Gene Associated With Acute Respiratory Distress S

Researchers have uncovered a genetic lung tissue disorder in Dalmatians that is the likely cause of acute respiratory distress syndrome in dogs.

New Research Shows Dogs Can Be Generous

As if you needed a reason to be an animal lover, new research shows that dogs can be generous, especially when it comes to sharing with someone they know.

Study: Your Dog’s Sweet Dreams Are Because of You!

A Harvard researcher confirmed the unconscious connection between dogs and their humans. It turns out that when your dog sleeps, he probably dreams of you!

Study: Being Man’s Best Friend May Be Written In Dogs’ Genes

A new study has found a link between human connectivity and specific genes in Beagles, and helps answer the question, "Why is a dog Man's Best Friend?"

New Study Finds Dogs Don’t Take Bad Advice

A new study conducted at the Yale Canine Cognition Center has shown that you may give a dog advice, but if he thinks it's bad, he's not going to take it!

Study: Dog Therapy Reduces Homesickness in College Students

Off to college? Bring a dog! A new study has found that may be just what the dog-tor ordered to help relieve homesickness!

What Does Your Dog See When He Watches TV?

Do you leave your TV on for your dog? Ever wondered what his favorite show is? Researchers have found what your pooch likes to binge watch!

Study: Dogs Understand Us When We Speak in Positive and Negative Tones

A new study out of Hungary says that your dog DOES know what you're saying to him. And you'll get farther with training when you use your nice voice.

Study Shows Dogs Prefer Owners Over Food

We always knew it! Scientists at Emory University in Atlanta GA recently proved that most dogs prefer their owners over food.

Study: Dogs Use Scent To Detect Low Blood Sugar In Diabetics [Video]

Dogs truly are mankind's best friend. New research shows how dogs can detect oncoming hypoglycaemic episodes in humans by sniffing them out.

Dogs: So Nice, We Domesticated Them Twice

Great minds think alike. New research suggests that dogs were domesticated separately in both Europe and Asia at different times in history.

Dogs Respond Slower To an Angry Human’s Commands

A new study shows that dogs who are given commands by an angry or irritated stranger are slower to respond that those who talk positively.

Study: Labradors Gain Weight Due To Gene Deletion

Almost 60 percent of Labradors in the US are overweight. And a scientific discovery says that it may be linked to a breed-specific gene mutation.

Study: Seniors Who Walk Their Dogs Enjoy Better Physical Health

A recent study determined that seniors who own dogs are more likely to spend more time walking them outside and in turn, increase their physical health!

Study: Dogs Labelled as Pitbulls Stay 3 Times Longer in Shelters

A new study finds that being a "Pitbull" will increase the length of a dog's stay in a shelter threefold - even ones that are mislabeled as Pitbulls.

Study: 50% of Rescue Dogs Mislabeled as Pitbulls by Shelter Staff

The label of "Pitbull" can turn some families off. A recent study finds a large percentage of veterinarians and shelter staff are mislabeling rescued dogs.