Before I start on this interesting topic, let’s establish that I’m talking about field bred dogs here, not bench bred dogs. There’s a difference, but I’m not about to get into that thicket, so I’ll just stick . . .
Have you ever wondered if your dog uses the Earth’s magnetic field when he or she decides to poop? Yeah, me neither. But some scientists from. . .
You know how old your dog is in human years, but how do you translate this to “dog years”? The old saw that one of our years equals seven for the dog. But it turns out that this is overly simplistic and, frankly, not true. A fun article on dogster.com looks at. . .
Here’s a great 2010 documentary from National Geographic that tells the history of the dog, from prehistoric roaming packs of wolves to high-priced show breeds today. There’s also plenty of discussion of what. . .
An article posted yesterday on parade.com offers five tips for communicating with dogs in a nonverbal way. According to author Michelle C. Hollow, . . .
A fascinating story on npr.com today focuses on how scientists are using dogs to help in field work. Specifically, the story features a Groenendael (Beligian sheepdog) named Sharpy, who is being trained to sniff out the nests of. . .