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Ian Forster

Shared April 26, 2017

Today, there are 80 million dogs, one for every four people. Eight million (one in 10) of these animals are in shelters.

Amber Weinberg

Shared January 25, 2017

Very long article, but extremely interested if you're into dogs. Also, a bit sad to hear about Caesar Milan.

Iván Bernáez Cobos

Shared December 29, 2016

"Basically, dogs are wolves that adapted to eat rice and be nice."

Jasen Farmer

Shared December 21, 2016

Insane new science about #dogs & recent #evolution based on ability to eat grain & be nice @qz #dogtraining

This matters because all the dogs in the world actually descended from a few gray wolves. And their evolution occurred relatively recently. While dogs lived with humans for tens of thousands of years, all these lines died out—except for one or two gray wolves in Asia. They made, according to UCLA biologist Robert Wayne, a “profound adaptation” by mutating to digest grain as well as meat. (This revelation was published earlier this year by Swedish geneticist Erik Axelsson.) Wayne established that every dog’s mitochondrial DNA is 99.9% the same as a gray wolf’s—so close they are the same species. One-third of that 0.1% difference is in the genes for fat and carbohydrate digestion. Half is in the brain and the tiny remainder—so little it surprised even Wayne—controls the time and rate of physical development and accounts for the vast differences in size and shape between breeds. Basically, dogs are wolves that adapted to eat rice and be nice.

Ahmad Al-shagra

Shared January 16, 2017

كالكلب في الوفاء

Copenhagen Digital

Shared February 8, 2017

99,9 ting, jeg ikke vidste om hunde

Copenhagen Digital

Shared February 8, 2017

A single man with a dog is much less likely to suffer from depression than a single man without one.

Eric Fung

Shared January 30, 2017

😹

A dog put in a stressful situation will relax if a familiar human is there, but a familiar dog, even his mother, will make no difference. Dogs, even ones raised without human company, understand what it means when a person points, even if the pointing is done with a leg, and even if the object being pointed at it is far away. Dogs have an ability to read and interpret human faces that is unique among all animals. Their first instinct when faced with a problem is to look to a human for guidance, something wolves do not do.

Huang Renyuan

Shared April 24, 2018

Lol

Nick Foden

Shared January 10, 2017

They keep millions of people sane. They have become guardians of being.

Vladimir Pran

Shared March 3, 2017

"A dog put in a stressful situation will relax if a familiar human is there, but a familiar dog, even his mother, will make no difference. "

Patrick T Hoffman

Shared December 24, 2016

Basically, dogs are wolves that adapted to eat rice and be nice.

Nick Boyce

Shared June 27, 2017

"Basically, dogs are wolves that adapted to eat rice and be nice"

Basically, dogs are wolves that adapted to eat rice and be nice

Veronica Balderas

Shared December 21, 2016

🐕

Jen Wells-Qu

Shared August 15, 2017

Excellent piece on dog cognitive psychology, Cesar Millan, and the benefits of having a dog.

"They keep millions of people sane. They have become guardians of being.

Tolle is a spiritualist, but his observation is more than mystical. It is supported by science. The findings are not as simple as dogs improving human life. It depends on the dog, and most of all, it depends on you But for all the proof that dogs need humans, a fairly consistent body of research does show benefits of the reverse. People with dogs feel more relaxed, less lonely, exercise more, and are even less likely to have infants with allergies. Some of the biggest impacts of dog ownership are felt by two types of people in particular: women and single men. A single man with a dog is much less likely to suffer from depression than a single man without one."

Jen Wells-Qu

Shared August 15, 2017

Excellent piece on dog cognitive psychology, Cesar Millan, and the benefits of having a dog.

"They keep millions of people sane. They have become guardians of being.

Tolle is a spiritualist, but his observation is more than mystical. It is supported by science. The findings are not as simple as dogs improving human life. It depends on the dog, and most of all, it depends on you But for all the proof that dogs need humans, a fairly consistent body of research does show benefits of the reverse. People with dogs feel more relaxed, less lonely, exercise more, and are even less likely to have infants with allergies. Some of the biggest impacts of dog ownership are felt by two types of people in particular: women and single men. A single man with a dog is much less likely to suffer from depression than a single man without one."

Katerina Brus

Shared September 26, 2017

Basically, dogs are wolves that adapted to eat rice and be nice.

Paul K Maguire

Shared January 4, 2017

This is most informative, I wish I'd read it in preparation for 🐶 walking #dogs #wolves #evolution #domesticated

Priscilla Loewenthal

Shared February 12, 2017

Very interesting!

Jessica Low

Shared May 27, 2017

Wayne established that every dog’s mitochondrial DNA is 99.9% the same as a gray wolf’s—so close they are the same species. One-third of that 0.1% difference is in the genes for fat and carbohydrate digestion.

Jessica Low

Shared May 27, 2017

And a dog’s first instinct—unlike a wolf’s—is to look to the people for leadership. Only when it does not find that, either because its human is too abusive, affectionate, or unstable, does it start to behave more like a captive wolf with no family—aggressively questing for dominance, out of insecurity more than anything else. All along, this has been Millan’s secret to well-behaved dogs.

Juzer Ali

Shared July 10, 2017

Basically, dogs are wolves that adapted to eat rice and be nice.

Miguel Z

Shared February 26, 2017

And a dog’s first instinct—unlike a wolf’s—is to look to the people for leadership. Only when it does not find that, either because its human is too abusive, affectionate, or unstable, does it start to behave more like a captive wolf with no family—aggressively questing for dominance, out of insecurity more than anything else.

Reggie Nu

Shared November 29, 2017

Fascinating. A few years old, but still good.

Dj McDonald

Shared December 1, 2017

Good information. Could it be a little of both theories? Both seem to work at times.

at 470

Shared April 18, 2018

the llama and the horse. Nobody was

at 470

Shared April 18, 2018

death, he went through a divorce and discovered

Sergei Ivanov

Shared May 20, 2018

test

p gdstdt

Shared December 19, 2016

Basically, dogs are wolves that adapted to eat rice and be nice.

Paul Kounine

Shared December 28, 2016

This is a great article about dog behaviour.

David Anderson

Shared March 21, 2017

interesting read

Russ Alman

Shared April 8, 2017

Forget about alpha males. it's about being leader of the pack.

Lorena Contreras

Shared November 27, 2017

❤️!

shang weiwei

Shared November 29, 2017

okey

Ademar Couto

Shared May 24, 2018

Aprendam!

Andrew Leslie

Shared January 5, 2017

Sarah something to think about :)

Arnab Bose

Shared January 15, 2018

Ignore the title. The article is about dog psychology, how they are very different from wolves - almost completely opposite of what the title suggests.

Nathan Gross

Shared December 29, 2016

Must love dogs.

evelyn mcqueen allinger

Shared January 15, 2017

find this to be very interesting

thers, taught dogs to perform tricks like “sit” and “roll-over” by using command-based conditioning. The goal was not happiness but obedience. Behaviorism, like breed purity, dates back to the late 19th century. By the end of the 20th century, it had been displaced by a more complete, humane understanding of what living creatures do and why, called “cognitive psychology.” Cognitive psychology treats people and animals as complicated, sentient thinkers, with behaviors that result from instinct, intuition and reason, and are often directed by goals. Behaviorists train dogs to be obedient. Cognitivists lead dogs to be happy. Millan is in this latter category, the ultimate dog cognitivist. He seeks to understand what dogs need and think and

Len Rhodes

Shared January 17, 2017

Well worth reading about dog behaviour

Karlee Miller

Shared January 18, 2017

This is a good passage I did not know that my dog has 99.9 wolf in her and him

Mark Blair

Shared February 10, 2017

good stuff

Hannah Rogers

Shared April 10, 2017

Cool👍

Hannah Rogers

Shared April 12, 2017

Need to read if you love dogs👍

Jorge Câmara

Shared April 22, 2017

os cães e os lobos

Danielle Weisner

Shared April 23, 2017

psychology

Paul Lawley-Jones

Shared April 28, 2017

Read this if you have a dog. Or if you don't. Just read it!

Fernando Oliveira

Shared April 30, 2017

To understand a little bit more about our so loved four-paw friends.

Amber Jing

Shared May 11, 2017


In 2015, Amazon introduced the Alexa Fund, a $100 million pool of money for startups and companies interested in or actively developing technology and hardware that uses Alexa, its digital voice assistant in its Echo speakers and Fire products. The retail giant has invested in a range of companies since then, including Nucleus, a startup producing an Alexa-powered video intercom system. Amazon invested $5.6 million in Nucleus, leading the company’s Series A funding round in August 2016.
In the intervening months, Amazon did what many venture-capital firms would do after investing in a fledgling startup. The company gave Nucleus advice on marketing the product, listed its product on Amazon’s website, and worked with its developers to show them how to best implement the Alexa voice technology. Nucleus’ product sold out within a day of launching on Amazon’s site. Nucleus’ relationship with Amazon had been, according to CEO Johnathan Frankel, with whom Quartz spoke, excellent—up until two days ago.
Two days ago (Tuesday, May 9), Amazon unveiled the Echo Show, a new version of its speaker that included a 7-inch touchscreen and a camera. Beyond all the usual Echo-related functions, the new Show also allows owners to easily make and receive video calls to anyone else with a Show, and voice calls to any Echo owner. It was, for all intents and purposes, a product nearly identical to the one it had invested in with Nucleus.

Draven Rutland

Shared May 17, 2017

Great read for dog lovers and the deeper understanding behind them, great story behind what was known as the dog whisperer.

Jackie Tracey

Shared May 28, 2017

I love dogs.

Ilias Katsouras

Shared July 6, 2017

dogs do not bark to communicate with each other, they bark to communicate with us.

Ilias Katsouras

Shared July 6, 2017

A most unnatural selection: Dogs became our babies

Scott Mackenzie

Shared August 17, 2017

Interesting read about your dog.

Daniel Hadley

Shared October 7, 2017

love that dog

Kathryn Downie

Shared November 12, 2017

Wonderful overview of evolving methods of training dogs. We’ve been having some challenges with hyper vigilant corgis and I think there are definitely some useful tidbits in here.

bob steinman

Shared December 5, 2017

To put it another way, yelling at your dog makes no sense.

Brett Marcum

Shared December 5, 2017

attacks

Marcelo Demestri

Shared December 13, 2017

La historia del "encantador de perros"...

Jean Erdman

Shared December 25, 2017

Read the entire article

Pavel Kateshov

Shared January 14, 2018

Великолепный Пёс

Giulia Nöich

Shared January 21, 2018

👿

TheCointologist Lajeunesse

Shared January 27, 2018

Dogs ar lovely and lonely don't AF to stop loving themes or stop coddling themes

Kas smith

Shared February 7, 2018

true

frank pfeifer

Shared March 18, 2018

Wer kommt darauf, dass das jetzt eine Überraschung ist?

James Williams Sr

Shared May 20, 2018

2010

Vincent Gonzalez

Shared 3 days ago

THE ADVENTURES OF THOR:

Phenomenal article! Raising Thor (because I am home all day I am his primary care giver) this article makes a lot of sense!
-v

Jordan Garrison

Shared 2 hours ago

This was an interesting read

Devon

Shared January 7, 2017

Of the vital function that dogs perform, Eckhart Tolle says:

They keep millions of people sane. They have become guardians of being.

Tolle is a spiritualist, but his observation is more than mystical. It is supported by science. The findings are not as simple as dogs improving human life. It depends on the dog, and most of all, it depends on you But for all the proof that dogs need humans, a fairly consistent body of research does show benefits of the reverse. People with dogs feel more relaxed, less lonely, exercise more, and are even less likely to have infants with allergies. Some of the biggest impacts of dog ownership are felt by two types of people in particular: women and single men. A single man with a dog is much less likely to suffer from depression than a single man without one.

Abdul Wahab

Shared April 4, 2017

I love this article. So stop coddling your dog. Your dog is 99.9% wolf. If you have dogs, you need to be their pack leader. don't treat them as your babies. They are not.

Tom Jackson

Shared April 18, 2017

interesting article

Dave Higgins

Shared April 29, 2017

Must read.

Steven Howe

Shared August 4, 2017

Yes a wolf

Laura

Shared December 2, 2017

Sharon Gillen, A must read.

Nelson Caetano

Shared December 3, 2017

Muito interessante

John Garin

Shared January 9, 2018

Interesting

Patrick Tully

Shared March 14, 2018

A must read for dog owners.