Some hunting dogs may be able to sense Earth's magnetic field and use it as a compass, scientists are now reporting.
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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.
The re-created, three-dimensional face of a dog that lived 4,500 years ago in Scotland is so realistic, you almost want to reach out and pet its thick fur.
A sick dog in Colorado caused alarm at a veterinary hospital when doctors realized the animal was infected with a rare and deadly illness: the plague.
The authors of a new paper suggested that scientists have overstated dog smarts. But a dog researcher tells Live Science we should study canines anyway.