Some children with autism spectrum disorder respond well to therapy dogs as a motivator to complete tasks. But it doesn’t work for every child.
Researchers have decoded visual images from a dog’s brain. The results suggest major differences in how the brains of humans and dogs work.
Diabetes diagnoses in dogs are more common in colder areas of the United States and during the winter, researchers report.
A new study paves the way for more standardized diagnosis criteria for dogs with glioma brain tumors.
Dogs that live with a family have a lot more advantages than dogs that roam free. But when it comes to their stress level, it’s a different story.
“Hearing loss is one of the biggest predictors of dementia in people…. This study indicates that the same connection is at work in aging dogs.”
They might be called the “dog days” of summer, but in areas that experience extreme heat, the outdoors are not the best place for your four-legged friends.
Dogs can remember things they did in the past and repeat actions when told to “do that again.” That shows they can form abstract concepts, researchers say.
New research documents boom and bust cycles in both popular baby names and dog breeds. It’s a handy way to study evolution, says the researcher.
Tests that quantify changes in dogs suspected of having cognitive decline could also be a model for Alzheimer’s disease in people.