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Lab Results Are In. We Are the Most Popular Dogs.

Lab Results Are In. We Are the Most Popular Dogs.

Celebrities from Prince Charles to Steve Martin own Labrador Retrievers, and if you do not own one, your neighbor probably does. Labs are the most popular dogs in 47 out of the 50 states. In the three states where they are not top dogs, they are either second or...

Contemplations on Canine Judgement and Doggy Intelligence

Contemplations on Canine Judgement and Doggy Intelligence

Developmental Science, a journal devoted to the research of psychology and neuroscience, recently published an article about domestic dogs in an experiment that analyzed their ability to differentiate between necessary and necessary steps in the process to obtain a...

Yale Study Shows Canine Judgement to be Quite Impressive

Yale Study Shows Canine Judgement to be Quite Impressive

We all know that dogs are smart, but how much is learned behavior and how much is based on their own inherent canine judgement? According to a new Study titled "Exploring the Evolutionary Origins of Overimitation: A Comparison Across Domesticated and Non-Domesticated...

Just How Much Do We Know About Dog Understanding?

Just How Much Do We Know About Dog Understanding?

As dog owners, we see dog understanding often and know our dogs understand a lot of what we are saying. However, scientists have long disputed just how much they really understand. Until now, that is. According to the article "Dogs May Understand Even More Than We...

Doggie Gifs That Will Bring a Smile to Your Face

Doggie Gifs That Will Bring a Smile to Your Face

Graphics interchange format, also known as a gif, is a new and upcoming technological format that is frequently used for short animations. A gif can last anywhere between two to ten seconds. It is quickly becoming a new outlet for quick entertainment amongst people of...

The Origin of Dogs, A New Scenario Unfolds

The Origin of Dogs, A New Scenario Unfolds

The origin of dogs has long remained a mystery, with many of the blanks filled in by speculation on the part of scientists. There was agreement on the fact that dogs evolved from domesticated gray wolves, but as to the details of this occurrence, at least 17 different...

Dog Overboard! Jägermeister’s Miraculous Dog Rescue

Dog Overboard! Jägermeister’s Miraculous Dog Rescue

Jägermeister is a 12 year-old Jack Russell terrier and experienced sailor on his owner Joey Myrick's boat. Joey never though he would need to initiate a dog rescue for Jägermeister. However, on May 1st, the little dog disappeared from the deck of the boat. Mr. Myrick...

Dog’s Life Saved By Last Second Dog Tick Discovery

Dog’s Life Saved By Last Second Dog Tick Discovery

Recently in Portland, Oregon a dog tick discovery saved Ollie the Sheltie. The ten-year-old dog was lethargic, but within a week the lethargy had advanced so much that Ollie could not eat or relieve himself and was almost entirely paralyzed. According to owner Joelle...

Blossom the Neglected Dog ‘Blossoms’ After Her First Bath

Blossom the Neglected Dog ‘Blossoms’ After Her First Bath

Blossom the chocolate lab was living on the porch of an abandoned house in Oklahoma. She was shivering, hungry, and terrified of any human contact. A concerned neighbor named Erika repeatedly tried to catch the neglected dog. She could not get near enough to catch...

British Award Prestigious Medal to American Marine Dog

British Award Prestigious Medal to American Marine Dog

Lucca served valiantly as a Marine dog in both Iraq and Afghanistan for more than six years. This remarkable dog completed over 400 missions and saved an untold number of allied lives in the process. Reportedly, no one was ever injured on her patrols. As a Specialized...