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Robot Dog Opens Door For Another Robot Dog
A robot dog can now open a door for another robot dog thanks to new technology developed by Boston Dynamics. (February 13, 2018)

Earliest Beardogs Lived in Texas 38 Million Years Ago
Scientists have identified fossils of the earliest and most primitive members of the beardog family. (October 11, 2016)

FDA Warns Xylitol Sweetener is Toxic to Dogs
The FDA is warning that the sweetener Xylitol is toxic to dogs. It s found in chewing gum, sugar free candy and other products. (May 14, 2016)

Fossil of New Bone-Crushing Dog Species Discovered in Maryland
The fossil of a previously unknown species of a dog was discovered in Maryland. It belonged to a group of extinct bone-crushing dogs. (May 14, 2016)

Scientists Find Genetic Mutation That Causes Albinism in Doberman Pinschers
Scientists have found the genetic mutation that causes albinism in Doberman pinschers. (May 12, 2014)

Packs of Wild Chihuahuas Reportedly Terrorizing Arizona Town
Packs of wild chihuahuas are causing problems in the streets of an Arizona town. The tiny dogs are seen in packs of 8 to 12, sometimes with larger dogs. (February 19, 2014)

Scientists Say Prairie Dogs Use Jump-Yips to Test Alertness of Neighbors
Scientists have found that prairie dogs use jump-yips to test the alertness of their neighbors. (January 17, 2014)

Dogs Prefer to Poop in Alignment With Earth's Magnetic Field
Scientists have determined that dogs poop in alighnment with the Earth's magnetic field. Dogs prefer to excrete with the body being aligned along the North�south axis. (January 3, 2014)

Dogs Interact With Pointing PeopleBot in Experiment
Dogs interacted with a pointing PeopleBot in an experiment. (September 13, 2013)

NASA's WISE Survey Reveals Millions of Black Holes and About 1,000 Hot DOGs
A NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) mission has led to the discovery of millions of black holes. (August 31, 2012)

Dogs Being Trained to Find Burmese Pythons in the Everglades
Burmese pythons have become a major pest and are consuming wildlife in the Everglades National Park. (April 4, 2012)

Scientists Create Beagle Puppy Clone That Glows in the Dark
Seoul National University researchers genetically engineered a dog that glows when placed under ultraviolet light. (July 31, 2011)

The Physics of a Wet Dog Shaking Itself Dry
Watch a video that shows the physics of a wet dog shaking itself dry. (October 27, 2010)

Sheepdogs Guard Fairy Penguins
Treehugger reports that conservationists in Australia have turned to sheepdogs to help them protect a colony fairy penguins. (January 7, 2009)

Dogs Find Human Yawns Contagious
A British study has found that dogs find human yawns contagious. (August 5, 2008)

Robot Dogs Learn to Share Knowledge
Sony is developing algorithms that help robots learn to work together to solve problems. (July 10, 2006)