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Share your dog’s Embark Results with Darwin’s Dogs

Published on August 23, 2017

If you have Embark results for your dog, you can share their genetic data with…

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Sociability: a new study describes genetic and behavioral differences between dogs and wolves

Published on August 17, 2017

Dogs and wolves are very different from each other in many ways. They’re very similar…

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Dog vs Wolf Critical Period

Published on August 3, 2017

You might have seen our newest research subjects, a litter of adorable wolf puppies, on…

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Introducing the Working Dog Project

Published on July 16, 2017

I’m not a new voice on this blog, but I am a new face at…

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Helping to Build the Future of Behavior Research

Published on July 6, 2017

The Darwin’s Dogs research project is possible thanks to the efforts of thousands of engaged…

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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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