Tag Archives: dog science

How Well Can You Read Your Dog’s Expressions?


Written by: Phil Monahan

Can you tell what this dog is feeling from these expressions?
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As dog owners, we tend to read a lot into our best friends’ expressions, since they can’t actually tell us what they are thinking or feeling. But did you ever wonder if your interpretations are. . .

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An Animal Behaviorist Reveals Truths About Dogs


Written by: Phil Monahan

Best-selling author and behaviorist Dr. Alexandra Horowitz and Finnegan the dog.
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Dr. Alexandra Horowitz is a Barnard College professor and animal behaviorist whose work focuses on dogs. She combines the affection of a dog lover with the rigor of a scientist, and her. . .

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Scientists Hope to Help Dogs Live Longer


Written by: Phil Monahan

Older dogs, such as James, could see their lives extended if new research pans out.
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Perhaps the most bittersweet part of loving a dog is knowing that its life span will be so much shorter than yours. But, according to an article in the MIT Technology Review, there are. . .

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Animal Behaviorist Alexandra Horowitz Reveals Truths About Dogs


Written by: Phil Monahan

Best-selling author and behaviorist Dr. Alexandra Horowitz and Finnegan the dog.
Photo via philly.com

Dr. Alexandra Horowitz is a Barnard College professor and animal behaviorist whose work focuses on dogs. She combines the affection of a dog lover with the rigor of a scientist, and her. . .

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