Your pets can catch Covid from you, and cats appear more susceptible than dogs

Pet cats and dogs are much more likely to contract Covid-19 than their stray peers —…

Your dog’s brain understands words like a one-year-old child

Dogs don’t process the difference between similar-sounding words, a study has found. Dogs’ brains don’t process…

First humans in Americas took their dogs with them

Researchers think dogs were first domesticated in Siberia, and humans took them along as they migrated.…

Dogs perceive their owners’ preferences (but do their own thing anyway)

Researchers have demonstrated that dogs can understand when their owner expresses a preference for one thing…

Ancient canine DNA reveals diversity of Ice Age dogs

There were at least five different types of dog with distinct genetic ancestries during the period…

First rehoming of laboratory dogs in Finland successful but required a great deal of work

The rehoming of laboratory dogs was the first of its kind in Finland. The rehoming process…