How sniffer dogs find cremated human remains after wildfires loading...
How sniffer dogs find cremated human remains after wildfires
Specially-trained dogs, one of which recently searched for Amelia Earhart's body, use their marvellous noses to find human cremains.
Why chocolate labs don’t live as long as other retrievers loading...
Why chocolate labs don’t live as long as other retrievers
It’s not the colour itself, but rather breeding for it that may have introduced harmful genes, a new study suggests.
What DNA From Pet Foxes Teaches Us About Dogs—And Humans loading...
What DNA From Pet Foxes Teaches Us About Dogs—And Humans
A Soviet-era experiment to breed tame and aggressive foxes has produced surprising revelations about social behaviour and domestication.
America's Oldest Dog Discovery Helps Solve Canine DNA Riddle loading...
America's Oldest Dog Discovery Helps Solve Canine DNA Riddle
Think your pup has something in common with dogs that roamed the Americas 10,000 years ago? It may, but not in the way you think.
About Dogs

Since their domestication, dogs have been selectively bred for well over a millennia in order to emphasize certain traits and qualities which have been deemed favourable by breeders. This was to utilize dogs for a vast range of purposes for the benefit of humans from working, guarding, companionship and even just for show.

 

 

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