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New Theory Explains Why Europe's Original Dogs Vanished New Theory Explains Why Europe's Original Dogs Vanished

The first farmers to arrive in Europe from the Middle East brought their dogs along with them, effectively wiping out the original population of European canines, according to new research.

New Study Explores How Dogs Understand Human Language New Study Explores How Dogs Understand Human Language

If you’re a dog person who has suspected that your four-legged friend may know exactly what you mean when you use certain words or phrases—for example “toy,” or “car,” or maybe even “who’s the good boy?” (he is)—you may be correct.

Check Out io9's Video Tour of New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con 2018 is in full swing. But it’s not just about the panels and the special guests, it’s also about the cool stuff on the show floor. I’m joined by our new social editor Klaudia Amenábar to take a look at what Glass, Good Omens, Star Wars Resistance, and others have in store for attendees this…

Memory Week, Amazon, and Seafloor Sludge: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week Memory Week, Amazon, and Seafloor Sludge: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

It’s September 30th, 2018, and the theme of the last week was memory. Not just at Gizmodo, where we wrapped up Memory Week, our series on nostalgia, neuroscience, and all that data tightly locked up in our brains. No, you should additionally be trying to remember everything you’ve put into the sprawling Facebook…

Escaped Pup Rings Nest Doorbell to Get Back Inside Escaped Pup Rings Nest Doorbell to Get Back Inside

A good boy recently spent a regrettable evening on his front porch thinking about what he’d done.

A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull A Dog With Cancer Got a New, 3D-Printed Titanium Skull

A nine-year-old dachshund suffering from an unusually large brain tumor just got a new lease on life thanks to the powers of 3D-printing technology.

Pet Store Puppies Are Spreading a Diarrhea-Causing Superbug to Humans Pet Store Puppies Are Spreading a Diarrhea-Causing Superbug to Humans

One of the few bastions of purity left in this forsaken world—puppies—might be inadvertently spreading a bacterial superbug that causes diarrhea. Last week, the Centers for Disease and Prevention reported that an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Campylobacter jejuni has sickened more than 100 people across 18 states in…

A Gene Editing Study in Dogs Shows Promise in Treating a Deadly Form of Muscular Dystrophy A Gene Editing Study in Dogs Shows Promise in Treating a Deadly Form of Muscular Dystrophy

A new study of dogs published this week in Science offers a tantalizing glimpse of how life-changing the gene-editing technology CRISPR could be for some people in the near future. It suggests that CRISPR can be used to treat an otherwise incurable, fatal genetic disorder known as Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD).

Genetic Testing Reveals Shelters Often Label Dogs With the Wrong Breeds Genetic Testing Reveals Shelters Often Label Dogs With the Wrong Breeds

When adopting a new canine family member at a shelter, many people choose a dog based on the breed or breeds labelled on its cage. But new research using genetic testing shows that shelters don’t always correctly label dogs, meaning the pointer you just adopted could actually be more of a labrador.

Yes, the New Predator Movie Has Predator Dogs  Yes, the New Predator Movie Has Predator Dogs 

Any dog lovers out there? You might want to start lining up for The Predator.

Dog Owners Fake-Cried So Researchers Could Confirm the Sweet Truth About Our Pups Dog Owners Fake-Cried So Researchers Could Confirm the Sweet Truth About Our Pups

Canine lovers hardly need more evidence that dogs are, in fact, good. But for any remaining heartless monsters, there’s this new study published on Monday in the journal of Learning and Behavior. It suggests that many dogs will rush over to comfort their owners if they think they’re in a predicament.

An Airline Actually Saved a Dog's Life for Once An Airline Actually Saved a Dog's Life for Once

It’s dangerous to take your pet on an airplane. This is a lesson that Michelle Burt learned the hard way. On a recent JetBlue flight from Florida to Massachusetts, her French bulldog started to appear uncomfortable while the plane was in the air. Soon, the poor pup’s tongue was blue, and Burt knew there was a problem.…

America's First Dogs Were Wiped Out by Europeans, but Their Genetic Legacy Lives on as a Sexually Transmitted Cancer America's First Dogs Were Wiped Out by Europeans, but Their Genetic Legacy Lives on as a Sexually Transmitted Cancer

The evolutionary journey of how dogs came to occupy millions of human living rooms is a complicated one, filled with detours and false starts. A new study out Thursday in Science seems to better illuminate one of these detours. It suggests the first domesticated dogs to come to the Americas were brought by humans…

Another DNA Testing Company Reportedly Gets Fooled by Dog DNA Another DNA Testing Company Reportedly Gets Fooled by Dog DNA

Consumer DNA testing is going to the dogs. A Canadian testing company has been accused of sending back supposedly human ancestry results on a faux sample that actually came from a chihuahua named Snoopy, CBC News reported Wednesday. Remarkably, it’s the second company reported to have been fooled by doggy DNA in…

This Robot Dog Movie Is Transformers Meets Lassie  This Robot Dog Movie Is Transformers Meets Lassie 

It’s called A.X.L., and it’s about to change your life. Well, not really, but it damn sure is going to try.

Dog-Walking App Wag, Which Is Kind of Like an Uber for Dogs, Reportedly Loses Another Good Boy [Updated] Dog-Walking App Wag, Which Is Kind of Like an Uber for Dogs, Reportedly Loses Another Good Boy [Updated]

Dog-walking service Wag, the subject of fairly numerous press reports in the tabloid media regarding lost canines, has come up again in NYC rag the New York Post in reference to yet another pup that slipped a leash.

A Dozen Homeless Dogs From Chernobyl Are Being Put Up for Adoption in the U.S. A Dozen Homeless Dogs From Chernobyl Are Being Put Up for Adoption in the U.S.

As Ernest Hemingway might’ve said: Good dogs, for adoption, minor radiation.

I DNA Tested My Cat and She Was Not Happy About It

I was crawling around on the floor, chasing my cat, Avalanche, as she artfully wriggled away from me over and over again to gnaw at the piece of tape I had stuck to her gray and white fur. Avalanche had unwittingly become a victim of journalistic inquiry: I wanted to explore the latest fad in consumer DNA testing,…

Report: A DNA Testing Company Could Not Tell the Difference Between Human and Dog DNA Report: A DNA Testing Company Could Not Tell the Difference Between Human and Dog DNA

Dog may be man’s best friend, and even genetically similar to humans, to boot, but there are enough key differences that it shouldn’t be too hard to distinguish between human and doggie DNA.

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