Doggy Dog World

How smart is your dog? Plus: Animal emotions, the pet craze, and what's the link between dogs and wolves?

Animal Emotions

By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC

Dogs have the same emotions as a human 2 year-old child.

Canine IQ: Breed Does Matter

By Stanley Coren PhD., DSc, FRSC

A dog's relative intelligence depends on the specific behaviors tested.

Confessions of a Pet Addict

By Jessica Pierce Ph.D.

The hidden costs (to animals) of the pet industry

What Is the Dog to a Wolf?

By Mark Derr

A new theory says garbage turned the big bad wolf into a friendly dog.

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