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Don’t Trust the Headlines

Too often, it is difficult to know what is reliable information and what’s junk. If you read this blog with any regularity then you know I strongly emphasize the importance of going to the primary source because there is a lot of bad, bad, bad stuff out there. While it’s easy to dismiss a one-off…

Dogs Behave Jealously… in 1871

This chart appeared in “Mental Evolution in Animals” “Mental Evolution in Man”, both published in the 1880s; Romanes depicts the emotional and cognitive development starting with unicellular. On the left, at level 21, Romanes lists “Jealousy. Anger and Play.” On the right side, at level 28 we see “Anthropoid apes and dogs” at the same…

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New Journal: Canine Genetics and Epidemiology

  There is a new peer-review, open access journal focusing on all things related to canine genetics and epidemiology.  Over this blog’s history I’ve had to mine everything from Journal of Nucleic Acid research to the Journal of Biophysical Chemistry, not publications one thinks of when the subject of behavior or health pop to mind. I think it’s…