Dogs quarantined after vets find dangerous disease that can be passed to humans

A pet’s sickness shouldn’t normally be transmissible to humans — except in this case.

Dogs really help people stay fit, new study shows

As if dogs weren’t precious enough, they also help with our fitness — new research shows that dog owners are 400% more likely to meet recommended physical activity guidelines.

Scientists draw inspiration from nature to develop cheese-smelling electronic nose

Scientists went to the zoo to develop better electronic noses.

Dogs successfully diagnose malaria in children

Dogs really have an amazing sense of smell.

A Czech dog just made a stunning archaeological discovery

Indiana Bones!

Do dogs have feelings?

If you live with a dog you just know when it’s happy or miserable, don’t you?

It takes just six minutes for a dog to die in a hot car

Never leave a dog in a hot car.

How Much To Feed Your Dog?

Useful info for our best friends.

Dog flu might cause the next influeza pandemic

Its pattern of development is strikingly similar to bird flu.

Most grey wolves today are actually wolf-dog hybrids, due to cross-breeding

Who’s a hybrid booooy?! Yes you are a hybrid booooy!

Vets caution dog owners about chocolate poisoning spike around Christmas

Chocolate can be very dangerous for dogs.

Scientists ‘reclone’ world’s first cloned dog

They want to see if there are any health hazards to cloning.

8,000 years old rock art in Saudi Arabia documents the earliest known use of dog leashes

Woof.

Owning a dog significantly lowers risk of premature death, especially in people living alone

Owing a doggo seems to our health well.

Dogs will sniff out stomach cancer in new Japanese trial

You can trust a dog’s nose.

Pet dogs help kids feel less stressed, new study confirms

Get your kids a dog.

Dogs and capuchins judge you as ‘good’ or ‘bad’, hint at the birth of human morality

Something as simple as opening a jar goes a long way with anyone. Even other species.

Mixed cat-and-dog teams are the best defense against rodent pests

It’s double the fun, too.

Ancient ‘bear dog’ species found by accident in museum collection from Chicago

They looked far less fearsome than their name suggests, though.

Wolves are better than dogs at solving problems, study finds

An experiment has found that domestic dogs have lost some of their problem solving abilities, and wolves currently do a much better job than them. In her paper published in the journal Biology Letters, they describe this result, and also offer a possible explanation.