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.
Since he was created in 1932, Goofy has proved one of Disney’s most enduring and popular characters. After 85 years, though, fans continue to wonder: Is Goofy a dog? A dog? A cow? A wolf?
Dog trancing happens when dogs creep as objects lightly touch their backs. So, are certain breeds more prone to dog trancing, and should you ever be concerned about dog trancing?
There are as many words for “dog” as there are spoken languages. How do you say “dog” in Spanish? French? Japanese? Arabic? German? Let’s look at dogs in other words!
So many cartoon dogs, so little time! Here’s a survey of canines from comics and cartoons from 1929-2007! Name a famous animated dog off the top of your head! Are any of them on our list?
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?
What were Pugs bred for? Was the Pug always a companion dog, or were they intended to hunt lions? What can 18th-century European art tell us about Pug history?
Have you ever seen a dog with dreadlocks, or one who looks like a mop, and wondered how they got that way? Let’s look at the natural and aesthetic processes that yield corded coats!
In Greek mythology, Cerberus was a three-headed dog who stood guard at the gates of the underworld. Learn more about this monstrous hound!
Dogs have stronger senses of hearing and night vision than humans. Can they perceive beings from spiritual and ethereal realms? Let’s investigate!
We know that dogs have dreams. What does it mean when humans dream about dogs? Let’s look into the possible meanings and interpretations of our dog dreams!
The study of animal cognition, including pig intelligence, is still a new field. Which animal does science say is smarter, the dog or the pig?
Dogs are being walked more than ever thanks to Pokémon Go, the all-conquering mobile game. Have you caught any of these canine, lupine, and vulpine Pokémon?
Denny Sargent and Sophia share a spell for bonding with a new puppy from their recently released “The Book of Dog Magic.”
Why do purebred, pedigreed dogs have such insane and nonsensical names? Are there guidelines for dog naming among domestic or international kennel clubs?
In this week’s Ask Frank, the advice-giving Frenchie shows his patriotic side — and it’s adorable!
In this week’s Ask Frank, the wise Frenchie helps a reader out of an awkward situation.
Context is everything when it comes to dog staring. We examine some of the emotional and biochemical reasons why dogs stare at their humans.
These cards should strike a chord with people who have kids and dogs and very little of their sanity left.
In this week’s Ask Frank, our funny French Bulldog tells a reader how to avoid grooming and vet appointments.
The hilarious vet tech talks about her inspiration for earworms such as “Crazy Dog Lady” and the social media series Things Overheard At An Animal Hospital.
In this installment of Ask Frank, our funny French Bulldog explains some hard truths about kids and toy sharing.
It’s rare to see a dog wearing a watch. Can dogs tell time? Do they even have a concept of time or mark its passage in any way we’d understand?
In this installment of Ask Frank, our funny French Bulldog helps a furry reader get camera ready.
In this installment of Ask Frank, our hilarious French Bulldog helps a furry reader work on his nighttime songs. Instead of barking, how about opera?
Only service dogs are allowed in the park, so we took a picture of our pet and brought it instead. Flat Louie had a blast!
In this installment of Ask Frank, our hilarious French Bulldog counsels a hungry Dachshund on how to get treats from everybody in the house.
I asked the Seattle-based healer to reach my recently passed German Shepherd, and I believe she connected with her spirit.
I run a website for dog names, so when I recently adopted another pup — my third! — my reputation was on the line.
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