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History of Dogs Through Science

Wolves are icons of pack behavior. Their collective strength is greater than their individual efforts. As Rudyard Kipling put it, “for the strength of...

TOP #109: Do Dogs Really Derive from Wolves?

In this episode, our guest Bernie Taylor, a naturalist and author, shares his thoughts on this interesting theory and the scientific proof that supports it.

Dog Domestication History (In Years)

How dogs came to be domesticated from their grey wolf ancestors is a long and complex history. And depending on which resources and scientific...

A Timeline of How and Why Beagles Were Used in Lab...

Animal cruelty and abuse of laboratory dogs is nothing new for pet owners who are aware of these problems, but did you know that...

10 Most Famous Dogs in History

While the likes of the mystery-solving Great Dane, Scooby Doo, and the classic romance of The Lady and a Tramp bring all the lovable...

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 Are Our Best Friends Because We May Share Similar Genes

People may have bred themselves the perfect companions from wild wolves, and a new study shows that a lot of this has to do...

We Now Know What Mayas Used to Do With Dogs Over...

New study found that Mayas raised and traded dogs for ceremonies, kept them as guardians and pets, and did not differentiate between breeds. Growing up,...

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K9 Dog Breeds

4 Top K9 Dog Breeds

Dogs have always played an important role in law enforcement. Today, K9 Dog Breeds, are trained for a range of tasks and given jobs...

Dog Breeds With Curly Tails

There are certain things that people find especially endearing among certain dogs. Some people like the glossy look of a short-haired dog. Others like...
Tito’s Handmade Vodka Shows Their Love for Dogs

Tito’s Handmade Vodka Shows Their Love for Dogs

When most people think of vodka, dogs are among the last things that come to mind, but Tito’s Handmade Vodka is an exception to...
Italian Dog Breeds

4 Most Popular Italian Dog Breeds

Italy is well loved for their fashion sense, food and wine. But perhaps what is not so apparent is their assortment of unique Italian...
Irish Dog Breeds

Most Popular Irish Dog Breeds

There are no docile Irish dog breeds, they are all highly intelligent and reared to outwit livestock or prey and endure the severe Irish...
Healthiest Dog Breeds

17 of the Healthiest Dog Breeds [2020]

Dogs are perhaps the best animal companions humans have ever known. Who wouldn’t want such a special friend to live with us longer? Some...
13 Best Hunting Dogs

13 Best Hunting Dogs You Should Know About

Humans and canines have been hunting together for a long time, probably ever since dogs were first domesticated. Hunting dogs share some common characteristics,...
Seventeen of the Healthiest Medium and Small Dog Breeds

Seventeen of the Healthiest Medium and Small Dog Breeds

Dogs are perhaps the best animal companions humans have ever known. Who wouldn’t want such a special friend to live with us longer? Some...

10 Surprisingly Dangerous Dog Breeds if Not Trained Properly

When shopping around for a new pet, it is only natural to want to avoid dangerous dog breeds. Even if not looking for a...

13 Best Dog Food Brands in Canada

According to a recent survey, approximately 35% of Canadians have a dog in their home. Over 50% of those dogs have no health issues...