Humans began selectively breeding dogs around 2,000 years ago, and these genes play a role in your pup's behavior, a new study of 4,000 purebred, mixed-breed and wild dogs finds.
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Is it really that bad to give a dog a bite of a chocolate bar? Live Science investigates just how much chocolate is lethal to dogs.
A new study has shown that a genetic mutation that influences the small size of dogs can be traced back to 54,000-year-old wolf DNA.
A new study has revealed that dogs' brains react differently to familiar and unfamiliar human languages.
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Researchers found that dogs react differently to false information given to them by a misinformed human than they do to a human who is flat-out lying to them.
Some hunting dogs may be able to sense Earth's magnetic field and use it as a compass, scientists are now reporting.
Can dogs be trained to detect COVID-19 by smell? Researchers in Pennsylvania are putting canine scent receptors to the test.
Tibetan mastiffs are monstrous dogs that survive high in the mountains, and now we know that's because of a little extra shot of wolf in their genes.
A little lick from a puppy may have led to a life-threatening infection for one woman in Ohio, who ended up needing her hands and legs amputated.
A common sugar substitute found in everything from chewing gum to peanut butter can be deadly for man's best friend.
A pair of escaped raccoon dogs are stalking the English village of Clarborough, according to the Nottinghamshire police. Here's what they really are.