Tag: dogs

Dogs’ Emotions Can Be Read in Their Eyes
“Puppy eyes” is a common expression referring to the look dogs give when they beg for one more dog treat or one more round of catch. Similar to humans, facial expressions in dogs (especially eye...
New Guinea singing dog
Scientists Rediscover the Elusive Singing Dogs of New Guinea
The New Guinea singing dog is an animal that was thought to have been extinct in the wild for around 50 years. The 200 dogs that exist in zoos and conservation areas are descendants of...
Pink blossoms on a tree in front of an Asian-style house.
Three Lucky Animals Bring Good Fortune to the Family
In the past in China, especially in the countryside, it was common for extended families to live together. People were used to hearing the wise sayings of their elders. One saying is that "three lucky...
Study of Ancient Dog DNA Traces Canine Diversity to the Ice Age
A global study of ancient dog DNA, led by scientists at the Francis Crick Institute, University of Oxford, University of Vienna, and archaeologists from more than 10 countries, presents evidence that there were different types...
A dog standing in the Helsinki airport ready to sniff out the coronavirus.
This Finnish Airport Is Using Dogs to Detect COVID-19
The Helsinki airport in the Finnish city of Vantaa recently began testing passengers for COVID-19 in a very unique way — by using dogs. The program is currently in the trial stage, with researchers hoping...
First Aid for Dogs: What You Need to Know as a Pet Owner
Dog lovers all feel that their pets are a big source of comfort and joy in their lives, so it’s important to care for them properly, especially in their times of need. Ask your vet...