Category: dogs

Brain scans reveal that dogs not only seem to love us back, but…

Brain scans reveal that dogs not only seem to love us back, but they actually see us as their family.

Brain scans reveal that dogs not only seem to love us back, but…

Brain scans reveal that dogs not only seem to love us back, but they actually see us as their family.

When humans domesticated wolves, we basically bred Williams…

When humans domesticated wolves, we basically bred Williams syndrome into dogs, which is characterized by “cognitive difficulties and a tendency to love everyone”.

Dogs are used in courtrooms to help child crime victims tell…

Dogs are used in courtrooms to help child crime victims tell their stories.

In the 90’s when Microsoft was unimpressed with a programmer’s…

In the 90’s when Microsoft was unimpressed with a programmer’s performance, they would threaten to reassign them to work on “Microsoft Dogs” an interactive CD-ROM to inform dog owners of the proper care and feeding for 500 different breeds of dogs.

Big dogs are more well-behaved pets. Studies show bigger dogs…

Big dogs are more well-behaved pets. Studies show bigger dogs usually have better behavior than small dogs, but it’s not because they’re inherently better animals; it’s because of humans. We tend to put less effort into the discipline of little dogs because we assume they can’t do as much damage- so larger dogs typically end up having better training.

In Finland, some children read to dogs and cows because they…

In Finland, some children read to dogs and cows because they actually like listening and are extremely attentive.

Meet Gavel, the German shepherd who was fired from a job as a…

Meet Gavel, the German shepherd who was fired from a job as a police dog for… being too friendly. Later receives an even better job offer, gavel became the official dog of Queensland governor who decided to adopt the dog.

“Puppy-dog eyes” are real. According to research, dogs produce…

“Puppy-dog eyes” are real. According to research, dogs produce more facial movements if a human is paying attention to them.

Greyhounds are universal blood donors, and with few exceptions,…

Greyhounds are universal blood donors, and with few exceptions, blood from any greyhound can be given to any other breed of dog.