- Dogs are symbolic containers of human hopes, desires and vices
- Who could dogs become without humans in their lives?
- Punishment, Puppies, and Science: Bringing Dog Training to Heel
- Timeline: The Domestication of Animals
- Inside the brains of aging dogs
Efforts to regulate dog training have centered on studies examining the efficacy of punishment as a training tool
While dogs weren’t always our docile companions, research indicates that they were likely one of the first animals to be domesticated by humans. In fact, genetic evidence suggests that dogs split from…
In a citizen science project, thousands of pet dogs are helping scientists to understand what happens to memory and cognition in old age
Dogs can’t tell us what time means to them — but maybe we can try and understand how dogs perceive the passing of time.
Our relationship with our dogs can be a simple yet confusing one. Now, a trainer has revealed 10 signs that help you tell your dog loves you.
In all its baroque and sometimes cruelly overbred forms, the dog is a paramount symbol of both human hopes and foibles
«As a rising middle class started to focus on their own family trees, creating an ‘elite’ from new money, so dogs started to be classified too.»
Breed doesn’t have that big an effect on a dog’s personality.
If humans were to disappear from the face of the Earth, what might dogs become? And would they be better off without us?
«What dogs have to lose from human disappearance: No veterinary care No pain management (medicines, massage, acupuncture, palliative care, pain medications, etc) No vaccinations No human-provided control of parasites»
The Names of All Manner of Hounds is a unique list of 1065 names for hunting dogs (running hounds, terriers and greyhounds) found in a fifteenth-century manuscript that has recently been sold into a…
Indigenous communities in the Pacific Northwest bred little, fluffy white dogs that provided for them, both materially and spiritually.
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