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Darwin’s Dogs lends a paw to food allergy research

Published on June 25, 2017

Do you, a friend or a relative have a food allergy? The prevalence of food…

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How do we extract DNA from your dogs swab?

Published on June 2, 2017

Ever wonder what the process of DNA extraction actually entails, or how your dog’s swab…

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Evolution and artificial design of dogs

Published on May 29, 2017

Evolution of dogs There are more than 400 pure breeds of dogs in the world…

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What do we mean when we say behavior is genetic?

Published on May 25, 2017

When I first brought Dashiell home, people who met him regularly exclaimed “What a confident…

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Unpacking Positive Reinforcement

Published on May 16, 2017

When you get a new dog you’re instantly inundated with advice from pretty much everywhere……

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What Makes Darwin’s Dogs Special When It Comes to Looking At Behavior?

Published on April 23, 2017

There are many reasons that Darwin’s Dogs is an exciting and unique new project: it…

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Do it For a Life Like Daisy’s

Published on April 16, 2017

Running the Boston Marathon can be daunting; motivation and support is essential for accomplishing such…

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The Epigenetics of Frisbee

Published on March 30, 2017

You and your puppy are getting ready to play with a frisbee on a warm…

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What happens to your sample when it arrives back at Darwin’s Dogs?

Published on February 23, 2017

Ever curious what happens to your sample once it arrives back at Darwin’s dogs? There…

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Who are the mutt dogs of America?

Published on January 16, 2017

A dog’s breed can tell you a lot about his appearance, personality, and even his…

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