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Less Talk More Touch: What's Your Dog Saying to You?
Guest post by: Erica Feuerbacher, PhD, of Carroll College Anthrozoology Program ( Facebook ) via Flickr creative commons Hi Mia and Julie,   Like you and your readers, much of my energy is devoted to my dogs’ happiness. I can identify a plethora of things t...
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51 Shades of Grey: Misuse, Misunderstanding and Misinformation of the Concepts of “Dominance” and “Punishment”
Guest post by: Simon Gadbois, PhD, of the Canid Behaviour Research Laboratory at Dalhousie University ( @GadboisSimon & Facebook ). Simon Gadbois at SPARCS 2014 Ha the 80’s… So nostalgic of the eighties. Finishing High School, starting University, the best ...
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How do dogs and people respond to a crying baby?
Guest post by: Min Hooi Yong, PhD “ Does your dog know when you are sad? ” Puzzling question, perhaps?  We get a range of answers from dog owners, from the confident “ Yes! ” to “ Maaaaybe? ” , and the hopeful “ I like to think so... ” . Many dogs are consi...
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2015: Puppy New Year! Get some science into your dog
2015 is a bright and shiny new year for canine science!  But first, this face: After being a dog-less household for eight months (you might remember we sadly farewelled Elke in 2013 and gut-wrenchingly, also old man Caleb, in the first half of 2014) we welc...
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Don't miss out! Dogs + Science from November
Catch up! Participate! Plan your conferences for 2015! Check out all the latest in canine science from November here, thanks to the magic of Storify (if you don't see a beautiful array of handy snippets below, please click this link to view ) [ View the sto...
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Latest from Julie at Dog Spies :)
Nostrils. Your dog has them. Two of them actually. And you don’t give them any attention, do you? Sure, you might take your dog to the ...
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How dogs get the point: what enables canines to interpret human gestures?
Guest post by: Lucia Lazarowski, PhD candidate. Her research is available via free promotional access in the journal Behavioural Processes  until February, 2016. Hi Mia and Julie, As a long-time fan of the blog, it is an honor to be a guest contributor! I a...
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#RaisingRudy  covered by the Huffington Post  :) #dogs  #science #canine
Rudy the staghound gets to enjoy a lot of the things that many pets do: trips to the beach, playtime at the dog park, napping on the couch. But Rudy's adventures and home life are examined a lot more closely than those of an ordinary pet, because...
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Thanks to Companion Animal Psychology site for allowing me to share more about my research, animals and passion for science!
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Top 4 of 2014: Your Favourite Canine Science Posts
As December rolls into its second half, and the days warm up - or cool down - depending on where you are situated on the globe, we wanted to say thank you for joining us in 2014 - we are continually blown away with the popular and supportive community we ha...
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Dogtober = Canine science in October
What a BOOMING month for dogs and science October was! We've captured the links to all the latest blogs, research and news that caught out attention throughout Dog-tober. Thanks to Storify ( click here if the you can't see the collection of links below) you...
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We're two canine scientists experimenting with being pen pals in a digital era
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Mia and Julie’s work has been featured on Psychology Today, Scientific American, The Huffington Post, The Bark, ohmidog!, The Age and The New York Companion. 

Television appearances include NBC Nightly News, Totally Wild, Science&U!, Channel 10 News, Hound TV and a forthcoming NOVA program.

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