Dogs and Science
Research shows that dogs can sniff out positive cases of COVID. Read on to get the scoop.
Dog cloning sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, but it’s much more widespread than you might think.
Why do dogs dig in their beds? Circling, scratching and digging are all things dogs do before settling into bed. Are these dog-nesting behaviors instinctive?
If your dog coughs after drinking water, let’s examine three potential health issues that could be at play and what to do about each.
Can dogs take ibuprofen? And what should you do next if your dog ate ibuprofen? Here’s what to know about ibuprofen and dogs.
Let’s explore the basics of the dog digestive system, like how long does it take for a dog to digest food? How long does food stay in a dog’s stomach? Where does you dog’s digestion actually take place?
Merles are popular, so it seems logical to breed two merles together to get more. But here’s why breeding merle to merle is actually a bad idea.
Regular-strength Benadryl is a common OTC antihistamine, but is it safe for dogs? Let’s look at how and when Benadryl might be recommended for dogs with allergies, anxiety, insect stings or bites, and motion sickness.
Many dogs circle or dig their beds before settling in; others groan when lying down. So, is dog groaning, moaning and sighing anything to worry about?
Most dogs urinate every four to six hours, while puppies and senior dogs tend to go more frequently. So, is your dog peeing a lot and is it a cause for concern?
Does your dog suddenly have irritated or possibly infected eyes? Should you use medicated OTC eye drops for humans as eye drops for dogs? Please read this first!
Science is learning all kinds of things about your dog’s sense of smell including this: Humans are splendidly, amazingly stinky to dogs, and they love us for it.
Can you put Neosporin on dogs to treat a minor wound, cut, or scrape? Can you put Neosporin on dogs’ stitches or sutures? What happens if a dog licked or ingested Neosporin? Let’s answer some common questions about Neosporin for dogs here.
While skin tags on dogs and other lumps are common as dogs grow older, no skin growth should be dismissed without veterinary attention!
Yeast infection in dogs can arise when naturally occurring fungi reproduce out of control. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatment options for yeast infection in dogs.
The weird odor of Frito feet in dogs arises when microscopic organisms proliferate due to diet, environmental conditions and irregular hygiene.
Puppy kisses and dog smiles warm our hearts. But wait; do dogs have lips? Do dogs smile? You’ll never look at your dog’s mouth the same way again!
Dog tails, woo-hoo! Why do dogs wag their tails? Why do dogs have tails in the first place? And what are they made of? Let’s learn!
Albinism in dogs is caused by a lack of melanin and pigmentation; albino dogs are pretty rare.
Humans crave variety from their potables. Is it safe to share drinks like milk, coffee, tea, or beer with puppies and dogs, or is water best?
Also known as “frapping,” or frenetic random activity periods, zoomies are not limited to puppy energy, nor to the most energetic dogs. Dogs need play time, and they’ll get it one way or another!
Stressed-out dogs may go gray earlier, according to a recent study.
A form of malocclusion where a dog’s teeth don’t have their usual scissored fit, an underbite is actually a normal feature in some short-muzzled dogs. Let’s learn more about dogs with undershot jaws!
We’ve all seen the blue-black tongue of the Shar Pei and Chow Chow. Why do other dogs have black spots on their tongues? Is dog tongue color change a cause for concern?
There are three major STDs that affect dogs: one bacterial, one viral, and one transmissible form of cancer. Each is most frequently found among intact strays, feral, or wild dogs.
Part of the Toddlers Up Project, the study of 12-year-olds found that they also seem to get along better with their pets than with their human brothers and sisters.
Is your senior dog’s once-stentorian bark starting to sound hoarse or weak? Are they less energetic? Let’s look at the canine voice box, or larynx, and examine laryngeal paralysis, a potentially debilitating condition.
The study, published in “Science of the Total Environment,” also found that a canned dog food it included that claimed to be BPA-free was actually not.
Canine gelotology, or the study of how — or even if — dogs laugh, is still a developing field of scientific inquiry. Can dogs laugh out loud? Can dogs be tickled? Let’s find out!
Have the most ancient dogs in the world really been around for millennia? What is the difference between ancient, primitive, and extinct dogs? Let’s try and untangle these mysteries!
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