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Samuel Walker, MSc

Samuel Walker, MSc
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Sam has a Master's degree in Engineering Physics and years of experience in writing science reports, scientific research and science content. Being very passionate about animals, he's always looking for opportunities to use his skills and experience in researching and writing about dogs.

Kids Who Grow Up With Dogs Have Lower Asthma Risks

Research confirms how having a dog in the family with kids has many health benefits for children, particularly those with asthma. Kids who grow up...

Humans Have Superior Brains, But Dogs Think More Rationally

Who would've thought that it’s apparently in the dog’s nature to be rational? And how exactly does our dogs' rationality manifests itself? Researchers have...

Study: How Dogs Developed Such Good Sense of Smell

Scientists have discovered more clues as to why dogs have significantly more sensitive noses than humans and how their sense of smell developed. From the...

Do Dogs Really Know How to Tell Time?

Though they cannot read numbers or understand how the clock works, dogs have the amazing gift to tell time almost accurately. We see our dogs...

Friendly Dogs Likely Have Similar DNA Disorders as Humans with Williams...

Why are dogs so friendly? The answer might lie in a genetic anomaly, which evolution may have changed, scientists say. "Some of these structural variants...

Dogs Talk to Humans In 19 Different Ways, Study Reveals

Unsurprisingly to some, dogs send signals to their owners if they want to eat and drink, go outside to play, or long for a...

Our Dogs’ DNA Carry Cancer Genes from Over 10,000 Years Ago

Today’s American dogs have the DNA of a cancer gene that apparently wiped out the ancient dogs that originally roamed the Americas. The history of...

Dogs Visualize Objects Through Their Powerful Nose, Study Says

Dogs apparently form mental representations of things they smell in their brain as evidenced in a study on professional rescue dogs and family pets. Scientists...

Research Shows Dogs Have Their Favorite Scent – It’s the Owner’s...

Scientists found that dogs experience the feelings of pleasure that in the dog's brain is associated with the owner's scent. A dog's love for its...

Study Shows How Military Veterans with PTSD Benefit from Service Dogs

We suspected this before, but finally there's actual evidence showing that service dogs provide physiological benefits to veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder. The effects of...

Happy or Mad, Your Dog Knows How You Feel, Researchers Say

Dogs are attuned to the reactions of humans more than we thought, and a recent scientific experiment has taught researchers just how much our...

New Study Finds No Evidence That Dogs Can Predict Earthquakes

Most of us heard or read about dogs and other animals behaving oddly before an earthquake, owners often assuming their pets can predict an...

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