Squirrels capable off sniffing out narcotics have been trained by police in the city of Chongqing in southwestern China.
Most of us write with either our left or our right hand, but is 'handedness' also a thing in the animal kingdom ?
Prof Sophie Jacques takes a look at just how capable dogs are at understanding human speech.
A line-up of Spot robot dogs feature in a new viral video recreating the energetic performance of The Rolling Stones.
A new study has indicated that our canine companions can often tell whether or not someone is telling the truth.
The intriguing anomaly, which looks like a figure with two green orbs, was filmed at the Twa Dogs Inn, England.
Tyndall Air Force Base in Florida is replacing human guard patrols with a new type of four-legged robot.
Some dogs seem to have the uncanny ability to know exactly when their owner is returning home, but how ?
Authorities have been struggling to get to the bottom of a spate of dog deaths involving an unidentified disease.
Scientists have discovered that dogs have evolved eye muscles to help make them more appealing to humans.
Scientists in the UK have warned of the threat posed by packs of wolf-dog hybrids in the wilds across Europe.
A small army of Boston Dynamics' dog-like robots have been filmed hauling a truck through a parking lot.
A pastor believes that he may have determined why dozens of dogs have been leaping to their deaths.
A disturbing new report highlights some of the unsavoury animal experiments carried out by government scientists.
Newly declassified documents have revealed the CIA's efforts to control dogs through electrical brain stimulation.
Scientists have determined that dogs are no more intelligent than several dozen other animal species.
A new study has revealed that, unlike wolves, dogs seem to have lost the ability to reconcile after a fight.
A new company is planning to rejuvenate dogs with the eventual goal of attempting the same thing in humans.
An experienced hunter from Russia has died in a freak accident involving one of his own hunting dogs.
A university professor in Arizona is working on a system that can translate animal noises in to English.