Home Tags Genetics

Tag: Genetics

Top 5 Best Dog DNA Tests

The surest way to know your dog's breed is dig into their genes with the help of dog DNA tests. Not only will these...

TOP #94: How DNA Research Is Helping Dogs Around the World

I'm speaking with Dr. Angela Hughes, PhD and her work in canine genetics field. We discuss current research and what the future holds for pets and owners.

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...

The Importance of Studying Dog Genetics and How This Helps Pet...

There’s a booming market for studying dog genetics and here’s what dog owners need to know about it. Some dog lovers believe that dogs behave...

Darwin’s Dogs Aim to Uncover Canine DNA Changes Caused by Domestication

Genetic testing breakthroughs in dogs are linking their breed, behavior, and health through DNA. “Darwin’s Dogs” is another new project that is paving the...

Study Shows We Share Similar Genes With Dogs That Impact Our...

Scientists have not only found 5 genes in dogs which influence their social ability to interact with humans, but have also discovered that 4...

Scientists Found Out Why Pugs, Boxers and Bulldogs Have Flat Faces

Scientists have conducted a study of canine DNA, and it has revealed the genetic reasoning behind the flat faces found in dogs like Bulldogs...

TOP #6: How Effective and Beneficial Are Dog DNA Tests?

These days, DNA tests for dogs are becoming more and more popular as a lot of pet owners choose to learn as much as possible about...

9 Wolf-Like Dog Breeds: Know the Difference and Choose Wisely

Wolf-type dogs have a special place in our hearts. Wolf-like dog breeds are large, beautiful, powerful animals that possess a “cool-factor” that some people...

Op-Ed: Canine Genetics – How to Make a Dog

Many years ago, I decided to breed a litter of cocker spaniels. I had a solid-black female with a good pedigree, and after some...

3 Best DNA Test for Dogs: What Works in 2017?

If you are the proud owner of a mixed breed dog, you have probably heard the question from other people around you many times:...

LATEST FEATURES

Poodle Doodle Doo! Top 10 Most Popular Poodle Mix

Poodle Doodle Doo! Top 10 Most Popular Poodle Mix

Dogs who have the Poodle mix are often endearingly nicknamed doodle breeds. It's one of the most popular mixed breeds globally, and for good reasons,...
8 Best Weight Gain Supplements for Dogs

8 Best Weight Gain Supplements for Dogs

Dogs that are quickly losing weight or cannot gain weight to reach their healthy and normal body weight stage can be at risk of...

Dog Coughing: 7 Reasons Dogs Cough and What to Do

Dogs can develop a cough for various reasons, as disconcerting as it can be for the owner to hear. Keep in mind that a...
Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister - Here’s What to Do

Does Your Dog Have a Blood Blister? Here’s What to Do

Blood blisters, or hematomas, are blisters that form on your dog and are filled with blood. If you ever see a blood blister on...
10 Ways to Help a Dog with Upset Stomach (And How to Prevent It)

10 Ways to Help a Dog with an Upset Stomach

All dogs will experience stomach upset issues at some point. In most cases, that is not a cause for concern, and this issue will...
Coyote Attacks on Dogs: Things You Must Know For Their Protection

Coyote Attacks on Dogs: Things You Must Know For Their Protection

When we talk about possible coyote attacks or sightings around the area, humans particularly fear their lives. Yet, this is not always the case. Aside...
Tips on Getting Pet Pee Out of Mattress: What To Do To Remove Them?

Tips on Getting Pet Pee Out of Mattress: What To Do...

One of the essential techniques you'll quickly learn as a new pet owner is cleaning pet pee on a mattress. It's a rather complex...
Can Dogs Safely Eat Hardboiled Eggs: An Overview

Can Dogs Safely Eat Hardboiled Eggs: An Overview

We have a long list of human foods that we should never give our dogs, such as almonds, grapes, and chocolate. But eggs, particularly hardboiled...
The Persian Cat Breed: A Whiskerrific Overview

The Persian Cat Breed: A Whiskerrific Overview

Like dogs, there are many different variations of cats out there. Take the Persian Cat, for example, one of the oldest purebreds in existence. Cats...
Goldendoodles: 10 Crazy Facts About The Ultimate Doodle Mix

Goldendoodles: 10 Crazy Facts About The Ultimate Doodle Mix

Goldendoodles, also known as Groodle, Goldenpoo, or Goldiepoo, are a cross between a Golden Retriever and a Poodle. Having both breeds as their parents...