German Shepherds are among the most popular breeds in the world, but their numbers have started to decline. New research suggests the decreasing demand for German Shepherds may have something to do with the breed’s propensity for health problems—likely the result of selective breeding for cosmetic traits.
You know that thing you do where you talk to your dog like it’s a baby? New research shows that puppies respond well to this silly form of speech, but older dogs could give a crap. So, stop doing it when your dog grows up.
Unlike a certain companion animal that will go unnamed, dogs lose their minds when reunited with their owners. But it’s not immediately obvious why our canine companions should grant us such an over-the-top greeting—especially considering the power imbalance that exists between the two species. We spoke to the experts…
Nice work, my canine friends. You got all of your human pets to photograph you, then email us the photos. Here are the entries from this week’s Shooting Challenge, dogs.
Tail docking, the practice of removing part of a puppy's tail early in life, has been banned or restricted in many parts of the world, but in the US and parts of Canada, you can still dock your dog's tail for cosmetic reasons. Here's why it doesn't make sense to subject your non-working dog to this traumatic…
Contrary to popular belief, DOGS (of either the WAR or POLICE variety) are not impervious to bullets. And yet! Man's best friend still throws caution to the wind in order to serve and protect.
This is a very niche product for a.) those who want to move overseas with their dogs, or b.) Mariah Carey. Who knew dogs needed additional oxygen supplies when flying at altitudes above 8,000 feet?