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City Planning To DNA Test Dog Poop

Posted 02.28.2014 | Green

Well, this is kind of sh*tty, isn't it? The city of Naples, Italy, is implementing a plan to take DNA tests from dog poop to catch people who don'...

Link Between Wolves, Dogs May Be More Complicated Than We Thought

LiveScience | Stephanie Pappas | Posted 01.25.2014 | Science

A new genetic analysis of modern dogs and wolves suggests that man's best friend was domesticated before agriculture. But the origin of this domesti...

DNA Study Reveals Where Your Pet Came From

AP | MALCOLM RITTER | Posted 11.14.2013 | Science

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, scientists have been dogged by this evolution question: Just where did man's best friend first appear? The earliest know...

DNA Study Reveals American Dogs' Surprising Ancestry

LiveScience | Tia Ghose | Posted 07.10.2013 | Science

European colonization of the Americas brought smallpox, starvation and warfare that decimated indigenous populations. But the canine companions that...

How To Catch A 'Poopetrator' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.22.2012 | Business

Fingering the four-legged culprits who do their business without their owners cleaning up has become big business. Poo Prints, a doggie DNA lab in ...

WATCH: Hey, What Kind Of Dog Is That?

Posted 10.29.2011 | Comedy

Adopting a shelter dog isn't all sunshine and rainbows. Sure, you're getting an adorable new family member, and you're giving an animal in need a chan...