— Researchers have found a link between paw preference and performance. Here's how it works.
— Heterochromia iridum makes eyes different colors, and it affects more dogs than humans. Do you have a pup like the ones in these pictures?
— Merles are popular, so it seems logical to breed two merles together to get more. But here's why that's an extremely bad idea.
— A survey shows my Border Collie/Australian Shepherd mix might be the canine equivalent of a brain surgeon, but it doesn't feel much like it.
— I can't help being cynical about people who are out to separate dog lovers from their cash.
— Converting dog years to human years depends on many factors, including size, breed, and health.
— Designer dogs are bred for dubious reasons: aesthetics, status, and allergies.
— No More Woof claims to be able to read your dog's brain waves and translate them into speech. Trouble is, it doesn't really exist.
— One researcher said that having dogs in the house "might inoculate the GI tract" of babies.
— U.K. researchers had an "odor judge" rate them to learn what foods result in maximum stench.
— A study of ancient DNA suggests dogs might have entered human culture 32,000 years ago.
— A study of 12 dogs suggests that dogs' emotions are as nuanced and real as those of people.
— This research is still very much in its nascency, but the research is definitely potentially a step in the right direction.
— Dogs can perceive color, but their spectrum contains a lot fewer hues than what humans see.
— In fact, dogs are more likely to catch them from their owners than strangers, a new study says.
— A study reveals that the eyebrows (and the left ear) convey important dog emotions. No kidding.
— Add this to your list of dog facts: A recent study shows that dogs can see color.
— A new study shows that people who treat their dogs like children have been right all along.
— The winner can save $70,000 when cloning a dog. Of course, that leaves $30,000.
— "The motions are precise, even mathematical," says one researcher. Just the same, it ain't pretty.
— The brainy Border Collie might soon be smart enough to go in the kitchen and make you a sandwich.
— It's no surprise the oft-quoted ratio on aging is a bunch of hooey, but the real answer is not simple.
— The same technician who made a prosthetic foot for the German Shepherd mix also adopted him.
— The study by Texas Tech University is among the first of its kind.
— Bill Wasik and Monica Murphy take a fascinating look at rabies through the ages.
— Researchers at Lund University in Sweden rigorously studied the behavior -- when they could have just asked us.
— The evidence says no (beyond the rare injection-site sarcoma). But I'm willing to engage in debate.
— According to a new study, dogs empathize. How has your dog comforted you in times of distress?
— A Munsterlander became the sixth dog to undergo an experimential, jaw-regrowth procedure.
— A drug called Zeuterin sterilizes male dogs with a simple injection into the testicles.
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