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Shortage of guide dogs a crisis, prompting search for 'made in Canada' solution

April 28, 2021

'We believe every Canadian who needs a guide dog should have that opportunity — at no cost,' says the president of the CNIB Guide Dogs program.

Read More | nationalpost.com

Should You Really Only Buy Blue Dog Toys?

April 15, 2021

Dog owners often take canine comforts to dizzying extremes, like feeding their dogs home-cooked meals or enrolling them in fancy sleep away camps. When it comes to shopping for dog toys, it’s become popular to factor in the color of said toy when striving to make the best possible purchase.

Read More | lifehacker.com

The Hardworking Dogs of Medieval Europe

April 15, 2021

Not everyone can be a pampered pooch

Read More | daily.jstor.org

Pet Photographer Reveals How Adorable Dogs and Cats Look From Below

April 14, 2021

Andrius Burba is known for his unusual approach to pet photography—he photographs cats, dogs, and even horses from underneath while they stand on a glass table.

Read More | mymodernmet.com

Pet dog buried 6,000 years ago is earliest evidence of its domestication in Arabia

April 14, 2021

Archaeologists have discovered 6,000-year-old bones from a pet dog alongside the human remains of its owners at a burial site in Saudi Arabia. The remains may be the earliest example of dog domestication in the region, dating to around 1,000 years earlier than previous finds.

Read More | livescience.com

With impressive accuracy, dogs can sniff out coronavirus

April 14, 2021

In a proof-of-concept study led by the School of Veterinary Medicine, dogs identified positive samples with 96% accuracy.

Read More | penntoday.upenn.edu

Puppy scams cost Canadians thousands. Here's how to avoid being ripped off

March 23, 2021

'Take the necessary steps to ensure the breeder is legitimate and ethical,' says Better Business Bureau

Read More | cbc.ca/news

Dogs that Grew Wool and the People Who Love Them

February 23, 2021

Communities in the Pacific Northwest bred little, fluffy white dogs that provided for them, both materially and spiritually

Read More | www.hakaimagazine.com

Why Do We Even Have Dogs?

February 17, 2021

Two recent papers explore how and why humans started hanging out with wolves

Read More | slate.com

Bad Dog

February 17, 2021

Why live with a difficult animal?

Read More | www.newyorker.com