Single gene causes stubby legs in dogs

February 24, 2012 by  
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The following article was published in AFP/Reuters (17.7.09): “The stubby legs appear to be the result of a wolf gene that got spliced back into the dog genome, say researchers. The stubby, curved legs of dog breeds such as dachshunds, corgis and basset hounds stem from the mutation of a single gene early in the […]

Dogs Really Do Look Like Their Owners

February 14, 2012 by  
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The following article was written by Anna Salleh (2.4.04) ABC: “It’s official. Dogs look like their owners, a U.S. study suggests. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego showed that people choose purebred dogs that resemble them. But they weren’t so fussy when it came to choosing a mongrel. Psychologists Michael Roy and Professor […]

It’s Official: Dogs Do Have Personalities

February 8, 2012 by  
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Note sure that researchers needed to test this hypothesis (as I would have thought it was glaringly obvious that dog’s have personalities!), but I will include an overview of the study below anyway…… The following article was written by Jennifer Viegas (15.12.03), Discovery News: “Spot the personality (Los Alamos National Laboratory) Confirming dog owner suspicions, […]

Small dogs originated in the Middle East

February 6, 2012 by  
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The following article was written by Jennifer Viegas (26.2.10), Discovery News: “Small dogs the world over can all trace their ancestry back to the Middle East, where the first diminutive canines emerged more than 12,000 years ago. A new study, which appears in BMC Biology, focused on a single gene responsible for size in dogs. […]

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