Dimi DT Trajchevski

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Multi-dog study points to canine brain's reward center

After capturing the first brain images of two alert, unrestrained dogs last year, researchers at Emory University have confirmed their methods and …

Old Dogs Teach a New Lesson About Canine Origins

The story of dogs began thousands of years ago, when gray wolves began sidling out of the shadows and into the company of humans. There's little …

Can Phobias Be Cured in Our Sleep?

The brain can be trained to overcome fear during sleep, new research suggests.<p><b>You may think you're doing nothing at night, but to your brain, sleep means finally having some spare time to take stock of the day's events. Freed from the distractions of recording new experiences, a deeply sleeping</b> …

Do Animals Know Who they Are? (Op-Ed)

<i>Marc Bekoff, emeritus professor at the University of Colorado, Boulder, is one of the world's pioneering cognitive ethologists, a Guggenheim Fellow,</i> …

Is your dog happy to see you? Look at its eyebrows to find out

Dogs use specific facial expressions to show how happy they are to see their owners, scientists have found.<p>While most dog owners will recognise their pet’s wagging tail as a sign of joy, they may also want to pay more attention to their animal’s face the next time they walk in through the front …

Understanding Your Dog's Training, One Treat at a Time (Op-Ed)

<i>Mary Burch is a certified applied animal behaviorist — receiving her</i> <i>Ph.D. at Florida State University in 1982 —</i><i>is a board-certified behavior analyst,</i> …

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Dog and Human Genomes Evolved Together

Evolution shaped genes in humans and dogs that correspond to diet, behavior, and disease, according to a new study.<p><b>The bond betweendogs and humans is ancient and enduring. Dogs snuggle up to us at night, gambol by our side during daily walks, and flop adoringly at our feet when we crash on our</b> …

Purebred dogs not always at higher risk for genetic disorders, study finds

If you think your mixed-breed pup is naturally hardier than the neighbor’s purebred, you may want to think again. A new study by researchers at the …