— Australian researchers say some dogs are optimists while some are pessimists. But does their methodology justify the conclusion?
— A team of scientists may have figured out the algorithm that describes how dogs herd sheep. Do we want to replace sheepdogs with machines?
— The Center for Canine Behavior Studies aims to show how owner personality affects dog behavior, which could help more dogs find homes for life.
— Sometimes black dogs linger in shelters forever; but sometimes, black coats can be a selling point.
— A city leader wants to follow Ipswich, Massachusetts, in considering DNA testing as a way to catch and stop dog-poop scofflaws.
— I believe so, but only where real dogs aren't appropriate; they're machines, not sentient beings.
— Scientists find ground zero for a popular form of canine cancer: an ancient Malamute-type dog.
— How do dogs learn to swim so easily? Well, it turns out they just start running.
— A study says dogs might have inherited traits that led ancient humans to wolves; we're skeptical.
— The acclaimed new book is by Dr. Gregory Berns, the groundbreaking scientist who conducts MRI tests on dogs to discover what makes them tick.
— Lima researchers want to know why the remains were placed in graves almost 1,000 years ago.
— Layla is helping an Emory University team gauge the thoughts and emotions of dogs.
— And get this: The dog's name is Elvis.
— Researchers say dogs have "left-brain" and "right-brain" responses to directions of the wag.
— Two researchers with personal stakes in the outcome make use of dogs' similarity to people.
— Two new studies say coat color doesn't affect adoption rates in shelters. My experience says that’s total BS. What's yours?
— Obie is down from a staggering 77. But as his weight evaporated, his excess skin did not.
— After losing his toes to frostbite, this courageous dog now runs with the best of them.
— Guess what? On a microscopic level, we are one with our dogs. At least, according to this study.
— In an article for Popular Science, the writer goes behind the scenes at a dog-food flavor-maker.
— What are the ethics of cruelty to companions, even if they're not what we consider real?
— This skull fossil was discovered in 1975, but only recently was it linked to modern-day canines.
— Pregnancy is an anxious time, but including all members of the family might alleviate stress.
— It's pricey, but possible. If you could, would you have a laboratory re-create your lost pal?
— In a post on marijuana I said dogs have especially sensitive lungs. A reader asks what I meant.
— Well, they did it. Two dogs drove around a track in New Zealand on live television. The world smiles.
— Paige and Dexter explain bonds between atoms in this Dogs Teaching Science video.
— Dogster is more than just the place to go for all things dog-related -- we can improve your performance.
— The cells can be used for regenerative therapy later in a dog's life, among other medical uses.
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