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The app that helps you find your lost DOG:

Lost Dog? We Have An App For That – Finding Rover

The app that helps you find your lost DOG: Facial recognition tool detects Fido’s features to reunite him with his owner August 7, 2014 Scientists at the University of Utah create system to find lost dogs (shown). Their website called Finding Rover matches dogs with an online database. The app that helps you find your […]

Dogs Get Jealous, Too pet it dogs Canada

Dogs Get Jealous, Too

July 23, 2014 Dog owners were right all along. Our pups really do get jealous when we direct our affection elsewhere—especially when it’s toward another “dog.” Once thought to be too complex an emotion for nonhumans, or perhaps just a social construct, jealousy in canines—and the “pay attention to me” behaviors that arise from it—probably […]

Not In The Dog House Publishes New Features On Mixed Breed Dogs

New Features On Mixed Breed Dogs

May 28, 2014 Not In The Dog House Publishes New Features On Mixed Breed Dogs Genetic engineering sounds scary, but a version of it has been taking place for hundreds of years under the rather milder title of selective breeding. While this has taken place for all manner of domestic and farm animals, it is […]

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Dogs Sense Small Variations in Earth’s Magnetic Field

January 3, 2014 New Research Suggests Dogs Sense Small Variations in Earth’s Magnetic Field Researchers analyzed the body orientation of 70 dogs of different breeds, while the dogs relieved themselves in the open country and without being on the leash. The statistical analysis of the more than 7,000 observations (recorded together with the currently prevailing […]

The Daily Dog News Canada Dogs Recognize Familiar Faces from Images

Dogs Recognize Familiar Faces from Images

December 18, 2013 Dogs Recognize Familiar Faces assumed to be a quality that only humans and possibly primates possess. Main focus on spontaneous behavior of dogs Typically animals’ ability to discriminate different individuals has been studied by training the animals to discriminate photographs of familiar and strange individuals. The researchers, led by Professor Outi Vainio […]

How Household Dogs Protect Against Asthma and Infection

How Household Dogs Protect Against Asthma and Infection

December 16, 2013 Children’s risk for developing allergies and asthma is reduced when they are exposed in early infancy to a dog Exposure of mice to dust from houses where canine pets are permitted both indoors and outdoors can reshape the community of microbes that live in the mouse gut — collectively known as the […]

Spanish Stray Dogs is a non-profit organization

Spanish Stray Dogs

December 5 2013 Non-profit holds crowd funder to feed Spain’s abandoned dogs Spanish Stray Dogs has launched a crowd funding campaign to raise money to feed over 300 abandoned and neglected dogs at a Spanish council dog pound. The non-profit hopes to raise £11,000 through its Indiegogo campaign, the cost of feeding the dogs for […]

New Test Can Diagnose Emerging Strains of Canine Parvovirus pet it dogs Canada chihuahuas

New Test Can Diagnose Strains of Canine Parvovirus

November 11, 2013 A new test developed at the Kansas State University  is leading to earlier detection of Canine Parvovirus Canine parvovirus is a highly contagious worldwide disease that involves both domestic and wild canines. It can be fatal in immunocompromised dogs or puppies that have not yet been vaccinated, said Richard Oberst, professor of […]

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Mass Dog Vaccination to Eradicate Rabies

September 20, 2013 Some rabies infections may not be lethal, but be especially wary of dog bites. Last year a team of researchers from Peru and the U.S. made a discovery that challenged one of the most widely held assumptions about rabies—that the virus is nearly always fatal unless doctors administer a vaccine before it […]

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Man and Chihuahua do Yoga

August 11, 2013: An adorable chihuahua mimics his owner as they both go through a yoga routine!