Dog types

Dingoes aren’t just feral dogs, says study

Dingoes might look like regular mutts, but in fact, they're genetically in between wolves and dogs, according to a new study published on April 22 in Science Advances.

The species, revered in Aboriginal culture but the bane of modern ranchers,- has been Australia's top predator since the extinction of Tasmanian tigers last century.

Dogs show signs of mourning after loss of canine companions

Dogs are deeply affected by the deaths of canine companions, eating and playing less and seeking attention more following a loss, a large scientific study said on Feb. 24.

Signs of grief have previously been reported across many species, including great apes, whales, dolphins, elephants and birds.

Data show pet trends among Turks

There are 1.2 million dogs and 4.1 million cats in Turkey, according to the data of the European Pet Food Industry Federation (FEDIAF), as the pandemic has caused a boom in the tendency to own pets among Turkish people.

Observing a similar rise, petlebi.com, an online portal that sells pet products, shared Turkey's 2021 pet trends based on sales statistics.

Sniffer dog ‘Volta’ retires after 10 years of service

A sniffer dog named Volta has retired after serving for ten years in the gendarmerie forces in the western province of Manisa.

The Pointer breed dog's carrier in the gendarmerie forces began in 2011.

Volta assisted the local anti-smuggling and organized crime squad in the province of Manisa in 2016.

Romania's largest open-air museum inviting visitors to dog sledding

The ASTRA Museum at Dumbrava Sibiului Forest, Romania's the largest open-air museum, has for the past two days invited visitors to dog sledding trips at the initiative of one of the museum's employees who is passionate about dog-pulling competitions, according to the museum's spokesman, Cosmin Calinescu.

Conservation society condemns mass poisoning of dogs in Florina

The Arcturos brown bear conservation society has reported and condemned the mass poisoning of dogs in the northern Greek region of Florina, where the organization is headquartered.

In a post on social media, Arcturos reported that at least 26 dogs - the majority working dogs belonging to local shepherds - were found poisoned to death in the areas of Sklithro, Aetos and Nymphaio.

A Single Mother Barely Survived an Attack by Dogo Argentino

A single mother was attacked by Dogo argentino and barely survived.

The two huge dogs attacked the woman on the street in the Montana village of Sumer, NOVA reported.

The intervention of neighbors saved the woman's life, she has a three-year-old child. She is in a hospital with multiple wounds and tears.

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