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Science Magazine: Your dog understands more than you think

New research shows that dogs do not only listen to people’s voices but also understands the words we are saying. Want to know more? Then, head to this article Dogs don’t just hear what we’re saying, but also how we’re saying it.  

University of Oxford: Scientists show that dogs were domesticated twice

The question, ‘Where do domestic dogs come from?’, has vexed scholars for a very long time. Some argue that humans first domesticated wolves in Europe, while others claim this happened in Central Asia or China. A new paper, published in Science, suggests that all these claims may be right. Supported by funding from the European …

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Cambridge University : How dogs can sniff out diabetes

A chemical found in our breath could provide a flag to warn of dangerously-low blood sugar levels in patients with type 1 diabetes, according to new research the University of Cambridge. The finding, published today in the journal Diabetes Care, could explain why some dogs can be trained to spot the warning signs in patients. …

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The New York Times: How Dogs Drink | ScienceTake

They do not drink like cats, that is for sure. But as for cats, there’s more going on than splashing when a dog’s tongue hits the water.  

BBC: Inside the Animal Mind | How powerful is a dog’s nose?

Just how powerful is a dog’s sense of smell.? Today, search dog Fern is going to test out her senses to see if she can find a canister filled with pork meat – in the middle of a lake, under 7 meters of water and mud.  

BBC: Secret Life of Dogs – Dogs Can Smell Cancer

Dogs watch us all the time and read our body language like a sixth sense. They also smell our bodies for changes.