dogs

The Most Unknown

What Monkeys and ‘Dognition’ Can Teach Us About the Human Brain

Humans clearly have advanced mental abilities compared to other animals on Earth. Laurie Santos wants to know what makes us special.
Becky Ferreira
3 days ago
dogs

Your Dog Isn't That Special, According to Science

Researchers looked at hundreds of studies to determine whether dogs were exceptional when compared to other species.
Samantha Cole
10.1.18
virtual reality

This Virtual Reality Dog Could Prevent Dog Bites

As players get closer, the dog shows anxiety and aggression through body language.
Ian Birnbaum
8.27.18
lost dogs

The Mysterious Disappearance of North America's First Dogs

When people migrated to North America some 10,000 years ago, they brought their canine companions with them.
Becky Ferreira
7.6.18
puppers

Science Says This Is When Puppies Are at Max Cuteness

Important research out of Arizona State University gets to the bottom of puppy irresistibility.
Samantha Cole
5.17.18
PUPPIES

The Radioactive Puppies of Chernobyl Will Find Homes in the United States

Some of the descendants of the region’s abandoned dogs are up for adoption.
Becky Ferreira
5.14.18
YouTube

The YouTuber Who Taught a Dog to Nazi Salute Won’t Have to Go to Jail

Mark Meechan, aka “Count Dankula,” received a fine for his grossly offensive video.
Samantha Cole
4.23.18
Nootropics

You Can Now Build a Nootropic Stack for Your Dog

Birdnip says it wants to “help our best friends unlock even more of their magnificent potential.”
Kaleigh Rogers
1.5.18
future

Sony Wants to Sell You a Subscription to a Robot Dog

aibo is back but now you need a subscription to use it because 2017.
Kaleigh Rogers
11.1.17
No Really Why?

Meet the Woman Who Created a Coffee for Dogs Called ‘Rooffee’

Agota Jakutyte, the product’s creator, assured me she’s serious.
Louise Matsakis
10.26.17
animal behavior

Wolves Are Better than Dogs at Working Together to Solve a Problem

New research published in PNAS tested how well wolves can work in pairs versus domestic dogs.
Kaleigh Rogers
10.18.17
Radioactive Dogs

Please Do Not Pet the Radioactive Puppies of Chernobyl

Fallout dogs IRL.
Becky Ferreira
9.21.17