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This Is Your Brain on Puppy Pictures
This National Puppy Day, we explore the science of cute with the help of vintage National Geographic pictures.
Climate Change is Rerouting America's Famous Dog Sled Race loading...
Climate Change is Rerouting America's Famous Dog Sled Race
In Alaska, a warm winter is hurting hunting, transportation — and the Iditarod
Trick or Treat: Conniving Behavior Discovered in Dogs loading...
Trick or Treat: Conniving Behavior Discovered in Dogs
Dogs demonstrate deception in new study, deliberately leading humans who withheld treats astray
Why Cats Poop on Your Bed and Other Odd Pet Behaviors loading...
Why Cats Poop on Your Bed and Other Odd Pet Behaviors
Our furred and feathered companions do some mystifying things—here are some we can misinterpret.
Your Dog Knows Exactly What You’re Saying loading...
Your Dog Knows Exactly What You’re Saying
Until now, scientists didn't know that the canines understand both our words and the tone in which we say them.
Demand for 'Cute' Bulldogs Is Destroying the Breed loading...
Demand for 'Cute' Bulldogs Is Destroying the Breed
A new genetic analysis finds a worrying lack of diversity among the popular dog breed.
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Australia’s War Hero Dog
Sarbi once went missing in Afghanistan for over a year and was awarded the RSPCA Purple Cross Award.
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Australia’s Railway Dog
Bob hitch-hiked across the South Australian railway system in the late 1800s.
The Most Feared Dogs May Also Be the Most Misunderstood loading...
The Most Feared Dogs May Also Be the Most Misunderstood
Many countries ban pit bulls as a dangerous breed but “there’s no science that bears that idea out,” says this author.
Dog Meat Festival Opens Amid Outrage loading...
Dog Meat Festival Opens Amid Outrage
Animal advocates say China's Yulin festival promotes inhumane conditions.
History of Dogs Tracked Through Contagious Canine Cancer loading...
History of Dogs Tracked Through Contagious Canine Cancer
A cancer, known as canine tranmissible veneral tumour, is the oldest living cancer ever and is highly contagious.
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Dogs Are Even More Like Us Than We Thought
For one, canines shun people who are mean to their owners, a new study says.
About the Show

Dogs and humans share a social bond unlike any two species on the planet. But how does your dog really feel about you? Dog scientist Dr. Brian Hare has created a series of games to help you better understand your canine companion.

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