• Dogs in myth and legend

    Alan Stevenson     |      July 14, 2022

    Genetic evidence suggests dogs were first domesticated from their wolf ancestors at least 27,000 years ago, and dogs have played a prominent role in our lives and myths throughout recorded history.

  • It’s a dog’s life

    Mia Cobb     |      April 22, 2022

    ABC TV’s new series A Dog’s World explores the evolutionary journey of dogs, their amazing senses and how science can help keep them happy and healthy.

  • How much does your dog miss you?

    Diane van Rooy     |      February 3, 2020

    Separation anxiety in pets can affect the quality of their life and the people who live with them. But there are ways to reduce the risk of your dog acquiring the condition.

  • What are we doing to our dogs?

    Andrew Trounson     |      October 6, 2018

    Designer dogs, selective breeding, clones and intensive breeding are having unintended effects on the health and well-being of man’s best friend – so is our love of pups actually bad for them in the long run?